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Direction: In the following question, out of four alternatives, select the word which can replace the underlined word given in the question. In case no replacement is needed, select 'None of these'.

Those who follow world affairs would not be entirely wise to consign colonialism to the proverbial dustbin of history, as it remains a relevant factor in understanding the problems and the dangers of the world.

  • 1
    Announce
  • 2
    Circulate
  • 3
    Indicate
  • 4
    Assign
  • 5
    None of these
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Answer : 4. "Assign"
Explanation :

The word "consign" means put someone or something in (a place) in order to be rid of it or them and "assign" means designate or set (something) aside for a specific purpose. 

Therefore, "consign" can be replaced with "assign" in the sentence, without changing its meaning. 

Hence, 4 is the correct option.

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