Select the option that is nearest in meaning to the word underlined in the given sentence:
The big tree hindered the sunlight access into the house.
Correct Answer : a ) ImpededExplanation :
Let us look at the meanings of the words one by one:
Hindered - To be an obstacle.
Impeded - To retard in movement.
Shaded - A place of comparative darkness
Facilitated - To make easier.
Poured - To send a liquid from one container to another.
By looking at the meanings, we can say that the correct answer is (a).
This question was asked in the previous year question paper of UPS CDS (II) 2021.