Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court, ________ appointed by President Ronald Reagan in 1981.

a. she
b. and
c. but
d. was
  1. d. This is the only choice that results in a complete and logical sentence. Choice a is illogical; choices b and c result in sentence fragments.

Test ID: 60
Source: 501 Grammar and Writing Questions