ISEE Lower Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Nonhuman Living Things

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Nouns For Nonhuman Living Things

Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

VERMIN

Possible Answers:

Animals

Quacks

Tyrants 

Pests

Lawyers 

Correct answer:

Pests

Explanation:

“Vermin” are pests. For instance, rats and mosquitos could be considered vermin. To provide further help, a “lawyer” is someone who understands and practices the law; a “tyrant” is a ruler whose power is absolute is often cruel to his people; a “quack” is a phony.

Example Question #2 : Synonyms: Nouns For Nonhuman Living Things

Synonyms: Select the word that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

FELINE

Possible Answers:

Cat

Horse

Subway

Dog

Car

Correct answer:

Cat

Explanation:

A "feline" is another word for a "cat." "Canine" is a similar synonym for "dog," and "equine" is a similar synonym for "horse." As a word "feline" has no relation to subways or cars.

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