Question 22: Mark the letter A, B, C or D to indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions. Question 20. Her passport seemed legitimate, but on closer inspection, it was found to have been altered.
Synonyms – knowledge of vocabulary
Her passport appeared to be legitimate, but upon closer inspection, it was found to have been replaced.
=> legitimate /lɪˈdʒɪtɪmət/ (a): lawful; legal
Consider the answers:
A. invalid /ɪnˈvælɪd/ (a): no effect
B. illegal /ɪˈliːɡl/ (a): illegal, against the law
C. improper /ɪmˈprɒpə(r)/ (a): inappropriate
D. lawful /ˈlɔːfl/ (a): lawful, lawful
Other structures to note:
on closer/close inspection: look, take a closer look