Exercise 3

Instructions to Solve
In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence.

Question 11 :

The accident occurred due to his lapse.

A). trick
B). interval
C). error
D). ignorance
Answer : Option C

Question 12 :

Sunlight and shadow made the landscape a kaleidoscope of colour.

A). tube containing mirrors and loose pieces of coloured glass
B). frequently changing pattern of bright scenes
C). a mixture of black and white
D). resembling the seven colours of rainbow
Answer : Option B

Question 13 :

After the dismal performance of the team in the series concluded yesterday, the captain offered his resignation to the president of the club.

A). poor
B). sorrowful
C). minimum
D). short
Answer : Option A

Question 14 :

We didn't believe in his statement, but subsequent events proved that he was right.

A). later
B). many
C). few
D). earlier
Answer : Option A

Question 15 :

The pioneers left a blazing trial of courage, manliness and chivalry.

A). inventors
B). explorers
C). colonialist
D). settlers
Answer : Option D