This is the hardest English question on the Korean CSAT – Can you get it right?


Below is considered the most difficult question in the English section of the College Scholastic Ability Test or CSAT in South Korea. This test can break or make the future of many Korean students and is a very stressful one.

Can you get the hardest English question right?


Fill in the blank space:
A. a refuge from public attention
B. poetic purity out of political chaos
C. the approval of his contemporaries
D. immortality in literature itself
E. fame with political celebrities

The correct answer is (highlight to find out): C. the approval of his contemporaries

Written by Joan Chen

Psychology graduate, K-pop enthusiast and bibliophile.