Question 1 Report
CHOOSE THE OPTION THAT IS NEAREST IN MEANING TO THE WORD(S) IN BRACKET, FOR QUESTIONS below.
Her findings [exploded] widely held beliefs about learning
The most suitable option that is nearest in meaning to the word in the bracket is 'debunked'. The word 'exploded' in this context means to disprove something strongly or to bring an end to a belief. 'Debunked' means to expose the falseness or hollowness of a belief or myth, which is similar to what 'exploded' means in this sentence. Therefore, the option 'debunked' is the best choice.