Test: PSAT Critical Reading

Choose the word or set of words that best completes the following sentence.


Throughout the early middle ages, what we call “canon law” was far from being the organized, __________ system of law that the Catholic Church now follows. It took the work of many jurists to collect and systematize what had been an extremely __________ system of jurisprudence.

ecclesiastical . . . civic

pious . . . corrupt

juridical . . . lackadaisical 

codified . . . ad hoc

religious . . . secular

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