Question 1 Report
From the list of words or group of wordslettered A to D, choose the one that is mostnearest opposite in meaning to the underlined word or group of words and that will, at the same time correctly fill in the gap in the sentence.
The pilot says that it is easier to take off from the airport than to ___________ on the tarmac
The opposite of "take off" in the context of an airplane is "land", so the correct answer is A, "land". When an airplane takes off, it becomes airborne and ascends into the sky, whereas when it lands, it returns to the ground. The sentence suggests that the pilot finds it easier to get an airplane off the ground from an airport runway than to bring it to a stop on the tarmac, so the correct choice to fill in the blank is "land".