In each question, there are three sentences. Each has a pair of words that are italicised and highlighted. From the italicised and highlighted words, select themost appropriate words (A or B) to form correct sentences. The sentences are followed by options that indicate the words, which may be selected to correctly complete the set of sentences. From the options given, choose themost appropriate one.

    Although his parents were worried, they did not try to dissuade [A] / assuage [B] him.

    New Zealand’s iconic Yellow-eyed penguins may go instinct[A]/extinct [B] within the next 25 years due to rising ocean temperatures and climate change.

    The system, which uses a sophisticated logarithm[A]/ algorithm [B] to recreate a particular voice, could one day make editing podcasts and narration in videos much easier.

    A BBA Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    B AAA Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    C ABB Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    D AAB Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
    E None of these Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


    Dissuade – deter, discourage, divert, faze, prevent Assuage - allay, alleviate, mollify, pacify Instinct - aptitude, intuition, feeling, talent Extinct – abolished, defunct, exterminated Logarithm – algebraic, arithmetic, exponent Algorithm – set of rules, process

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