Choose from the alternatives lettered A to D the one which is nearest in meaning to the underlined word or expression in each sentence.

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Question 1 of 10

1. The drainage system in the city is in an appalling state.

SSSCE 1994

Question 1 of 10

Question 2 of 10

2. Joe was a very bright student

SSSCE 1997

Question 2 of 10

Question 3 of 10

3. Dishonesty is pervasive in the world.

WASSCE 2014

Question 3 of 10

Question 4 of 10

4. We have lodged a protest against the reconstruction exercise.

WASSCE 2015

Question 4 of 10

Question 5 of 10

5. Instead of being aggressive the culprit was conciliatory.

WASSCE 2013

Question 5 of 10

Question 6 of 10

6. His contract was abrogated because of his conviction.

WASSCE 2013

Question 6 of 10

Question 7 of 10

7. The manager is under pressure to increase the company's profits.

WASSCE 2013

Question 7 of 10

Question 8 of 10

8. We must resist oppressors' rule at all costs.

WASSCE 2013

Question 8 of 10

Question 9 of 10

9. Stanley was caught by Mr. Jones when he tried to mimic him.

WASSCE 2012

Question 9 of 10

Question 10 of 10

10. He resented any criticism of the way he worked.

WASSCE 2011

Question 10 of 10


 


See also: English language-Antonyms