Let us know what are Antonyms?
This is very commonly known information that Antonyms are the words which mean opposite of the given word. It can also be termed as having incompatible binary relationship with the word in question. The other word is termed as an antonym. For example, Opposite & Antonym of Precede is Follow.
Types of Antonyms:
Let us now know some methods to do well here. Sometimes antonyms are directly asked in the examination and sometimes they are based on the paragraph so we will cover both.
The most reliable report about the progress of Open Admissions became available at the end of August, 1974. What the document showed was that the dropout rate for all freshmen admitted in September, 1970, after seven semesters, was about 48 percent, a figure that corresponds closely to national averages at similar colleges and universities. The discrepancy between the performance of ''regular'' students (those who would have been admitted into the four year colleges with 80% high school average and into the two year units with 75%) and Open Admissions freshmen provides a better indication of how the program worked. Taken together the attrition rate (from known and unknown causes) was 48 percent, but the figure for regular students was 36 percent while for Open Admissions categories it was 56 percent.
Question: What is the antonym of the highlighted word.
Answer: Correct answer is 2 as all the other 3 words have the same meaning as the main word. Only 2nd word viz. misinformation has an opposite meaning.
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