Surprisingly, Alaska received scanty rainfall this year

Answer : C. Little

Select the correct alternative that is similar in meaning to the word in italics.
Surprisingly, Alaska received scanty rainfall this year ?

A. Rare

B. Heavy

C. Little

D. Scattered

Answer : C. Little

Explanation

  • Rare : (of an event, situation, or condition) not occurring very often.
  • Heavy : Weight, Difficult to lift or move.
  • Little : Small in size, Amount, or Degree (often used to convey an appealing diminutiveness or express an affectionate or condescending attitude)
  • Scattered : Throw in various random directions.
  • Scanty :Tiny, Small, Paltry, Negligible, Insufficient, Inadequate, Deficient

Synonym of Scanty is Little.

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