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 workers expected management to be...........rather than indifferent to, their welfare.
A. different from
B. interested in
C. opposed to
D. careful of
Words spoken in the heat of an argument could offend rather than...............
Although they have declared the student a suspect he may turn out be ...........
Some outspoken social critics live a........... family life
While the manager was prudent in his expenditure, his deputy was..........
The cultured and the..........are known by their conduct
Tunde seldom asks questions in class and was..................very careful when he did
From the words or group of words lettered A to D, choose the word or group of words that best completes each of the following sentences:
Tests revealed that the winning athlete had taken performance-enhancing.................
The lawyer's client was..........under oath in the law court
That Fulani man has a large..........of cattle
The relationship between the couple is ........for lack of communication
Many players have complained about biased............by referees.
Government officials have to swear to .......of secrecy
A. an oath
B. a vow
C. a pledge
D. an Act
The students..........the planned meeting with the new principal.
She won by........because her opponent refused to play
Some candidates have developed the.................for cheating in examinations
The secretary was............from her job for absenteeism.
After each of the following sentences, a list of possible interpretations of the sentence is given. Choose the interpretation that you consider most appropriate for each sentence.
Peter was on tenterhooks until the examination results were announced. This means that Peter was
A. unhappy about the examination
B. suspended from school
C. anxiously waiting for the results
D. detained by the police
The military leader blazed the trail by handing over power to civilians. This means that the leader
A. resigned from the army
B. supported civilian ideals
C. was against the army
D. set an example
Life is all about ''give and take''. This means that
A. people should be willing to compromise
B. life gives and takes
C. life is about gifts
D. any gift should be accepted
Jumal's life was in danger but now she has turned the corner. This means that Jumai