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1
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
"Hello Musa" is a ...........opening for a friendly letter, but it is inappropriate for a formal letter

A casual

B serious

C happy

D suitable



Correct Option: D


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2
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.

We blamed Obi for breaking the door, but when Ade confessed that he did it, Obi was...........

A rewarded

B exonerated

C released

D jailed



Correct Option: B


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3
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
Parking on this street is ........on weekdays, but permitted at weekends.

A rejected

B sanctioned

C abolished

D prohibited



Correct Option: D


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4
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
The children expected to be praised for putting out the fire, but they were..........for taking such a risk.

A rebuked

B accused

C despised

D sentenced



Correct Option: A


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5
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
They had to ........the old buildings to construct the five-star hotel.

A close

B remove

C demolish

D damage



Correct Option: C


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In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
If we can commence the meeting on time, we should be able to ............by 4.00 p.m.

A return

B vacate

C convene

D adjourn



Correct Option: D


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7
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
A child got stuck trying to squeeze through an iron fence, but some adults managed to .........him.

A extract

B push

C save

D extricate



Correct Option: D


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8
In each of the following sentences, there is one word underlined and one gap. From the list of words lettered A - D, choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the underlined word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentences.
They ended the discussion on amicable terms though they were........to each other at the beginning.

A unacceptable

B hostile

C unknown

D annoying



Correct Option: B


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9
From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that best completes each of the following sentences.
The class prefect's ............of the quarrel is different from yours

A statement

B account

C outline

D summary



Correct Option: B


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10
From the words lettered A to D, choose the word that best completes each of the following sentences.
I refused to ...........my statement because it was true

A retract

B make

C withhold

D voice



Correct Option: A


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