In the question below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phase...
In the question below, choose the option nearest in meaning to the word or phase in italics.
Accountability is certainly a desirable quality in a politician.
The correct answer is C.
This question is asking you to choose the option that is closest in meaning to the word or phrase in italics. The word in italics is "Accountability". The sentence says "Accountability is certainly a desirable quality in a politician." Now, you need to choose the option that means almost the same thing as "Accountability".
Option A is "Respectability", Option B is "Courage", Option C is "Responsibility" and Option D is "Diligence". Out of these options, Option C, which is "Responsibility", is the correct answer.
"Accountability" means being responsible for one's actions and decisions. It is important for politicians to be accountable for their actions. "Responsibility" means being accountable for something and being able to take charge of it. It is similar in meaning to "Accountability".
To further clarify, "Respectability" means being worthy of respect, "Courage" means being brave, and "Diligence" means working hard and being persistent. These words have different meanings and are not close in meaning to "Accountability".
So, the correct option is Option C, "Responsibility".
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