Question 17: 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: Scientists warn about the impending extinction of many species of plants and animals if we don’t take urgent action to save them.
absolute (adj): absolute
imminent (adj): imminent = impending (v)
formidable (adj): terrible, formidable
basic (adj): basic
Scientists have warned of the imminent extinction of many plant and animal species if we do not take timely measures to protect them.