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 the most 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 the most appropriate one.

The new Prime Minister will now have to build on his successor’s (A) / predecessor’s (B) success and address his failures.

The country was steered (A) / stere (B) out of the financial collapse.

The focus on quick fixes has pushed aside the real structural issues behind the cringe (A) / crisis (B).

A AAB Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
B AAA Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
C BAB Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
D ABA Correct Answer Incorrect Answer


Successor means the one who will come after Predecessor means the one who was earlier in that position steer means to row, drive stere is a unit of volume meaning one cubic meter cringe means to pull back crisis means difficult times

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