Choose the option nearest in meaning to the underlined words : As he was a…

Choose the option nearest in meaning to the underlined words : As he was a…

Choose the option nearest in meaning to the underlined words :
As he was a gullible leader his followers took advantage of him

 

A.
He was weak and unable to enforce his authority

B.
He was partial and unfair in dispensing justice

C.
He was simple minded to a fault

D.
He was slow to act

E.
He was lacking in education and experience in everyday affair

 

Correct Answer: Option C
Explanation

someone is said to be Gullible when they can be easily persuaded to believe something or easily fooled

synonyms: credulous · over-trusting · over-trustful · trustful · easily deceived/led · easily taken in · exploitable · dupable · deceivable · impressionable · unsuspecting · unsuspicious ·

This means that, a gullible person is simple minded to a fault and may end up being taken advantage of if not mindful.

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