Sentence Completion
Verbal Ability

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Q.

Although he was generally considered an extremely _________ individual, his testimony at the trial revealed that he had been very ________.

 A.

intrepid, valiant

 B.

guileless, hypocritical

 C.

abstemious, temperate

 D.

meek, timorous

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Solution:
Option(B) is correct

In reputation he was a guileless or deceitful person: in real life he showed himself to have been hypocritical or deceptive.
Note the use of although to signal the contrast


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Grenewbie
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Guileless or deceitful is wrong. Guileless means innocent or honest.

The answer is correct, only the explanation is wrong