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 46 :

I wrote to him as lately as last week.

A). immediately
B). early
C). recently
D). late
Answer : Option C

Question 47 :

Many species of animals have become extinct during the last hundred years.

A). aggressive
B). non-existent
C). scattered
D). feeble.
Answer : Option B

Question 48 :

The tablet alleviated the pain, and the patient was soon feeling much better.

A). mitigated
B). moderated
C). removed
D). lightened
Answer : Option A

Question 49 :

The International Community may begin to doubt the credentials of the largest democracy in the world.

A). principles
B). dependability
C). capacity to return loans
D). trustworthiness
Answer : Option D

Question 50 :

They were totally unaware of the impending disaster.

A). threatening
B). imminent
C). terrible
D). possible
Answer : Option B