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 21 :

We should always try to maintain and promote communal amity.

A). bondage
B). contention
C). friendship
D). understanding
Answer : Option C

Question 22 :

The soldier displayed exceptional courage and saved Major from the enemy's hand.

A). avoidable
B). unusual
C). strange
D). abnormal
Answer : Option B

Question 23 :

Public figures should not indulge in mud-slinging.

A). caricatures
B). mockery
C). slander
D). quarrelling
Answer : Option C

Question 24 :

The notice said that the meeting would begin precisely at 9.30 AM.

A). approximately
B). exactly
C). accurately
D). concisely
Answer : Option B

Question 25 :

That the plan is both inhuman and preposterous needs no further proof.

A). heartless
B). impractical
C). absurd
D). abnormal
Answer : Option C