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Choose the pair of words that best expresses a relationship similar to that expressed in the pairs of words in capital. (Find answers and explanation to the answers at the bottom of the page.)
11. DETERIORATE : IMPROVE
(A) feckless : careless
(B) evanescent : exigent
(C) hope : hone
(D) obstinate : tractable
12. AGGRAVATE : ALLEVIATE
(A) later : precede
(B) urbane : naive
(C) evasive : wordy
(D) feeble : worker
13. VINDICTIVE : MERCY
(A) transient : fleeting
(B) elated : happy
(C) crestfallen : cognizant
(D) skeptical : trustfulness
Fill in the blanks with suitable answer from the given options.
14. In Lahore, fares are __________ high.
(A) fascinatedly
(B) extraneously
(C) exorbitantly
(D) passionately
15. As a result of the __________, no one can trade with North Korea.
(A) enigma
(B) embargo
(C) vicious
(D) voracious
ANSWERS: NTS VERBAL PRACTICE PAPER
11(D) 12(A) 13(D) 14(C) 15(B)
EXPLANATION: NTS VERBAL PRACTICE PAPER
11. (D) deteriorate  means to become worse. So, deteriorate and improve are opposite. Similarly, obstinate  (strict to own style, behavior; difficult to deal with) and tractable  (easy to deal with or control) are opposite.
12. (A) aggravate  (to make worse) and alleviate  (ease; to make sth less severe) are opposite. Similarly, later  and precede  are opposite.
13. D vindictive  (trying to harm) and mercy  (kindness) are opposite. Similarly, skeptical  (dubious, doubtful) and trustfulness are opposite.
14. (C) exorbitant  (too much high) is the most suitable option.
15. (B) embargo  (ban on commercial activities) is the most suitable option.

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