Friday, March 28, 2008

Stubborn, obtuse, sullen -- are the SAT folks hinting at something?

Are there times, perhaps, when the SAT Question of the Day seems to have a bit of an attitude about young folks?

Mrs. Williams found it ironic that her twelve-year-old son, who made all A’s on his report card, was so ------- at home, apparently unable to follow her most basic instructions concerning such commonsense matters as tidiness.

a) stubborn
b) astute
c) candid
d) obtuse
e) sullen

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