Mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions
Choose the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s): The chairman’s thought-provoking question ignited a lively debate among the participants in the workshop.
Correct answer: A
A. cause, blow up
C. to appear, to arise
D. preside over
Ignite (v): to arouse, to ignite = trigger
The chair’s thought-provoking question initiated a dramatic debate among the panelists.
→ Choose answer A