Question 14: 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 questions following: There was a long period without rain in the countryside last year compared the harvest was poor.
a long period without rain: a long period without rain
epidemic: epidemic flood: flood
drought: drought famished: famine
drought means closest
There was a long time without rain in the countryside last year so the harvest was very poor