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

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Lower Level Verbal

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Example Questions

Example Question #74 : Identifying Synonyms

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

VERMIN

Possible Answers:

Quacks

Animals

Tyrants 

Lawyers 

Pests

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 #75 : Identifying Synonyms

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

FELINE

Possible Answers:

Horse

Dog

Car

Cat

Subway

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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