# NIELIT 2017 July Scientist B - Section A: 55

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Choose the appropriate answer to complete the following sentence:

To those of us who had always thought him timid, his ________came as a surprise.

1. inability
2. inevitability
3. intrepidity
4. inertness

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Option C is the right answer.

The question is a double negative which asks for the opposite of “timid”. Here, timid(adj): easily frightened.

Option C intrepidity(n): fearlessness, brevity | Refer: https://www.collinsdictionary.com/dictionary/english-thesaurus/intrepidity

Option A inability(n): state of being unable to do something

Option B inevitability(n): certain to occur

Option D inertness(n): inability to move

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