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Question 11

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
The military Governor UPHELD the decision of his cabinet

Options

A) held up

B) undercut

C) maintained

D) abolished

E) reversed

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Question 12

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
Many untrustworthy students gives EVASIVE answers to questions which they fully understand.

Options

A) direct

B) outspoken

C) simple

D) truthful

E) clever

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Question 13

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
The deafening noise of the two jet planes which flew across our compound yesterday made people fear that an assault on the country might be IMMINENT

Options

A) impending

B) ahead

C) remote

D) eminent

E) threatening

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Question 14

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
Disgruntled people are INDIFFERENT to any plans to rid the society of evil

Options

A) different from

B) diffirent about

C) in agreement with

D) interested in

E) opposed to

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Question 15

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
The SEVERITY of the harmattan helped me to complete my writing assignment in record time because i had no choice but to lock my self indoors

Options

A) warmth

B) mildness

C) moderation

D) leniency

E) gentility

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Question 16

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
The increase in transport fares DETERRED our club from planning an excursion this year.

Options

A) deferred

B) irritated

C) impelled

D) restricted

E) encouraged

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Question 17

In the question below choose the option opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters:
This card ENTITLES you to attend the film show

Options

A) disqualifies

B) discourages

C) disenchants

D) proclaims

E) satisfies

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Question 18

Choose the option that best best completes the gap(s).

Did you have _________ when you went to visit the medical doctor?

Options

A) diarrhoea

B) diarrehea

C) diarhoea

D) diarhea

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Question 19

Choose the option that best best completes the gap(s).

Your performance will improve if you _________ hard?

Options

A) are practising

B) practical

C) would practice

D) practise

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Question 20

Choose the option that best best completes the gap(s).

The brave hunter killed the _________ in the forest?

Options

A) big spitting cobra black

B) black big spitting cobra

C) big black spitting cobra

D) big spitting black cobra

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