Logical Reasoning - Essential Part - Discussion

Find the word that names a necessary part of the underlined word.



[A]. rarity
[B]. artifact
[C]. aged
[D]. prehistoric

Answer: Option C


An antique is something that belongs to, or was made in, an earlier period. It may or may not be a rarity (choice a), and it does not have to be an artifact, an object produced or shaped by human craft (choice b). An antique is old but does not have to be prehistoric (choice d).

Yogesh Sharma said: (Aug 12, 2010)  
The word "antique" is referred to only for man-made articles...so "artifact" is the correct answer...The non-man-made articles are not called "antiques" but "fossils"...

Anas Khan said: (Nov 27, 2014)  
Antique refers to a thing which rarely resembles to any thing of its kind or other. So it is rarely found.

Lalit Mohan said: (Mar 8, 2015)  
Of course antique things are aged, artifact and may belong to prehistoric time but the main thing is antique things are found rarely. Therefore answer is option A.

Vivek Verma said: (Sep 3, 2015)  
I agree with Lalit Mohan.

Harshit said: (Jan 22, 2016)  
The answer should be A. As, the antique thing net not to be aged or prehistoric or may be an artifact, it can also be a unique thing which cannot be made or produced.

Sonal said: (Oct 4, 2016)  
Even the iPhone 1 is now an antique, which sells for thousands of dollars. It's hardly aged. Because it's rare and has a significance. Answer Should be A.

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