Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word in each of the following questions
Choose the word CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word: We are facing severe environmental pollution despite the fact that many world organizations are working hard to reduce it.
Correct Answer: EASY
Explanation: Severe = serious (adj) serious
We are facing serious environmental pollution although many world organizations are making efforts to reduce it.