Exercise 4

Instructions to Solve
Each sentences below consist of a word or a phrase which is bold. It is followed by four words or phrases. Select the word or pharse which is closes to the OPPOSITE in meaning of the bold word or phrase.

Question 6 :

In a literary work obscurity cab be a virtue.

A). clarity
B). precision
C). definiteness
D). specificity
Answer : Option A

Question 7 :

It was universally characterized as a progressive measure.

A). regressive
B). obstructive
C). retrograde
D). abhorrent
Answer : Option A

Question 8 :

Mala was often teased as corpulent by her friends.

A). fat
B). belligerent
C). garrulous
D). gaunt
Answer : Option D

Question 9 :

His vindictive nature often came up for comment among his friends.

A). forgetful
B). forgiving
C). obedient
D). timid
Answer : Option B

Question 10 :

The minister gave a public speech on the controversial subject to precipitate the matter.

A). aggravate
B). create
C). defer
D). push
Answer : Option C