This is an interesting sentence equivalence question that tests words that describe emotions, tone and manner of speech. Try the question without looking at the answer explanation. If you face difficulty in arriving at the correct answer, take help from the detailed explanation provided below.
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|1||taciturn||not speaking much|
|3||temperamental||changing quickly and dramatically|
|4||laconic||not speaking much|
|5||mercurial||subject to drastic and quick change|
|6||peremptory||bossy and dominating|
The policeman was totally in charge of the situation. How do we know that? Because his tone and manner indicates that he was in charge. His tone must have been commanding and dominating. Answer potions B and F.