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Q:

One who deserts his religion

A) Profane B) Turn coat
C) Apostate D) Deserter
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Apostate

Explanation:

Apostate:

A person who abandons or renounces or deserts his religious or political beliefs or principles.

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Ornate is the opposite of

A) Offensive B) Elegant
C) Fancy D) Lavish
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Offensive

Explanation:

Ornate means which is beautiful, lavish one. Opposite of Ornate is ugly, offensive, dull or plain.

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Q:

Foam brightens like the dogwood now is an example of

A) a metaphor B) consonance
C) a simile D) alliteration
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) a simile

Explanation:

A simile is a figure of speech in which two different things are compared using like or as words.

 

Here in the given sentence, Foam brightens like the dogwood foam's brightness is compared to dogwood. Hence, it is a simile.

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A restrictive clause is one that

A) usually occurs at the beginning of a sentence B) should be set off by commas
C) limits the meaning of the word it describes D) functions as an adverb
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) limits the meaning of the word it describes

Explanation:

A restrictive clause is one that limits the meaning of the word it describes.

For example :: 

The girl who lives next door is beautiful.

This restrictive clause limits "the girl" to say it's specifically the one next door.

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Q:

Small most nearly means

A) Muscular B) Slippery
C) Tiny D) Bacon
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Tiny

Explanation:

Small means a little in size or quantity.

Here in the given options, Tiny means same as small.

 

Hence, Small most nearly means as Tiny.

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Q:

That which cannot be seen -

A) Invisible B) Unseen
C) Intangible D) All of the above
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Invisible

Explanation:
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Q:

Inhabit most nearly means

A) Vacate B) Move
C) Reside D) Leave
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Reside

Explanation:

Inhabit means a place or environment to live in for a person or animal or a group.

 

Vacate, move and reside means to leave a place and are opposite to live. Reside is the only word most nearly means as inhabit.

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Q:

Synonym of Sad?

A) Glad B) Lucky
C) Somber D) Fortunate
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Somber

Explanation:

Sad means being unhappy, sorrowful, mournful, wistful,...

 

Hence, Somber means cheerless i.e, unhappy which is synonym of sad. All other options are opposites of Sad.

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