Please help me with the two following multiple-choice questions. The task is to choose the word that is closest in meaning to each underlined word.
1. The furnace in the factory was turned up as high as possible.Could a furnace be an oven? Though I usually hear about an oven as a kitchen appliance but I think a furnace could be a special kind of oven
A.Temperature B.oven D.kiln
2. There was a hitch in the program, which caused a two-hour delay.I feel that both choices are acceptable but setback may be the best choice because it refers to delay. But my teacher chose A.