XAT 2019 Question 3

Question 3

Study the first sentence and then identify from among the options given the closest antonym of the highlighted word in the second sentence:

It’s conventional wisdom that procreation between first cousins is unhealthy. But what are the actual genetic risks?

Solution

The highlighted word is conventional which here means common knowledge, known by all. The perfect antonym would be unfounded which means having no foundation or not based on truth.



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