Exercise 4

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 :

The novel was so interesting that I was oblivious of my surroundings.

A). precarious
B). unmindful
C). aware
D). watchful
Answer : Option B

Question 22 :

All the characters in this novel are fictitious.

A). unbelievable
B). unreliable
C). infamous
D). unreal
Answer : Option D

Question 23 :

Everyone was listening to the news of earthquake with mounting anxiety.

A). curiosity
B). grief
C). uneasiness
D). eagerness
Answer : Option C

Question 24 :

He corroborated the statement of his brother.

A). confirmed
B). disproved
C). condemned
D). seconded
Answer : Option A

Question 25 :

The prince fell in love with a comely young maiden.

A). delightful
B). pretty
C). homely
D). elegant
Answer : Option B