# Graduate Assessment Battery (Grt 1) Verbal Reasoning

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• 1.

### Malleable means the same as..?

• A.

Changeable

• B.

Labile

• C.

Hard

• D.

Pliable

• E.

• F.

Easy

D. Pliable
Explanation
The word "malleable" means capable of being bent or shaped easily without breaking. The word "pliable" also means easily bent or shaped, making it a synonym for "malleable". Therefore, the correct answer is "pliable".

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• 2.

### Which of the bottom words has a similar relationship to each of the top two words?                                         Fayre   | Cuisine

• A.

Cooker

• B.

Food

• C.

Fete

• D.

Fair

• E.

Foreign

• F.

Wine

B. Food
Explanation
The top two words, Fayre and Cuisine, are related to each other as they both refer to types of food or cuisine. The word "Food" from the bottom words also has a similar relationship to the top two words as it is a general term that encompasses different types of cuisine or food items.

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• 3.

### Which of the following is the odd one out..?

• A.

Barometer

• B.

Telescope

• C.

Microscope

• D.

Amplifier

• E.

Enlarger

• F.

Magnifying glass

A. Barometer
Explanation
The odd one out in this list is "Barometer" because it is the only item that is used to measure atmospheric pressure, while the others are all optical devices used for magnification or amplification.

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• 4.

### .  Notorious means the same as..?

• A.

Important

• B.

Famous

• C.

Popular

• D.

Infamous

• E.

Unimportant

• F.

Common

D. Infamous
Explanation
The word "notorious" means well-known, but in a negative or unfavorable way. It is often used to describe someone or something that is famous for something bad or negative. Therefore, out of the given options, "infamous" is the best synonym for "notorious" as it captures the negative connotation associated with the word.

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• 5.

### Which of the bottom words has a similar relationship to each of the top two words.                                              Pedantic | Specific

• A.

Certain

• B.

Correct

• C.

Proper

• D.

Particular

• E.

General

• F.

Easygoing

D. Particular
Explanation
The word "particular" has a similar relationship to each of the top two words, "pedantic" and "specific," because it is a synonym that shares the same meaning. Both "pedantic" and "specific" imply a level of detail and specificity, and "particular" also conveys this idea.

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