In the passage below, the missing words are indicated by numbers. At the bottom of each passage is a group of words marked A, B, C and D and numbered to fit the gaps in the passage. Choose the word that is most suitable to fill each gap
Newspapers play a very important part in our lives. They employ -1- to collect facts about -2- affairs and tell them to the public. Besides domestic news, most newspapers
contain reports from foreign -3- who keep us up to date with -4- abroad. By reading the -5- on the -6- on the world without going into the articles in depth.
A newspaper does more than inform the reader, however, it educates him about ideas. By reading the -7-, the reader may experience different views on a subject in the news. Other -8- discuss topics from their own viewpoint in their columns.
Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word and that will, at the same time, correctly fill the gap in the sentence
Rachael was PERTURBED by her father’s illness but her sister remained——-
Dare OFTEN visits me, unlike Dayo who ……… comes
Principal: How do you find the student in your class? Teacher: Though many are APATHETIC, quite a few are ……………..
The man’s speech is rather verbose: it needs to be more ……..
Choose the word that best completes each of the following sentences
John did not fulfil the requirements for admission and so was ……. from taking the entrance examination
The plan of the committee seemed ……. but there were still some doubts if it would succeed
Susan is …….. because she has not been able to go to University
I had seldom ……… rice before coming to Ghana
Lydia: How often do you go to see your parents? Lucia: I usually ….. there once a week
The students denied …… in the examination
The children were inoculated …….. an outbreak of cholera
Mary and David are always fighting ………