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 21 :

It is one of pernicious customs prevailing in the society.

A). permanent
B). beneficial
C). parochial
D). dangerous
Answer : Option B

Question 22 :

He was asked to accelerate the pace of work.

A). supervise
B). slacken
C). control
D). check
Answer : Option B

Question 23 :

The commission took two years to go through the massive collection of files and documents before preparing its report.

A). meager
B). heavy
C). light
D). short
Answer : Option A

Question 24 :

He is the most prudent person. I have ever came across.

A). shortsighted
B). reckless
C). inconsiderate
D). injudicious
Answer : Option B

Question 25 :

According to a great philosopher magnanimity in a man implies many other qualities.

A). enmity
B). meanness
C). jealousy
D). poverty
Answer : Option B