English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 12

Vocabulary Quiz for Bank exams. Synonym and Antonym Quiz. Useful for upcoming banking and insurance exams like SBI PO, IBPS PO, NIACL Assistant, NICL AO, IBPS Clerk, RRB PO, IPPB etc. English Vocabulary Competitive Exam Quiz

Last year in the SBI PO exam synonym and antonym of words which were not the part of Reading Comprehension were asked separately. To prepare you for such questions we are providing you with similar exercise.

Direction: Read the question and answer accordingly.

  1. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SCRUTINY
    A) Glance
    B) Perlustration
    C) Neglect
    D) Ignorance
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Scrutiny – critical observation or examination.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PERJURE
    A) Forswear
    B) Attest
    C) Avow
    D) Endorse
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Perjure – wilfully tell an untruth or make a misrepresentation under oath
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: DENOUEMENT
    A) Onset
    B) Genesis
    C) Commencement
    D) Epilogue
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Denouement – the outcome or resolution of a doubtful series of occurrences.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: EMBATTLED
    A) Respite
    B) Death
    C) Crenelated
    D) Hiatus
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Embattled – involved in or prepared for war, especially because surrounded by enemy forces.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: CAVEAT
    A) Consonance
    B) Monition
    C) Chime
    D) Harmony
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Caveat – a warning of specific stipulations, conditions, or limitations.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: JETTISON
    A) Assert
    B) Abdicate
    C) Maroon
    D) Slough
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Jettison – to cast (goods) overboard in order to lighten a vessel or aircraft or to improve its stability in an emergency..
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: BELLICOSE
    A) Combative
    B) Battleful
    C) Pugnacious
    D) Pacifistic
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Bellicose – demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ECLECTIC
    A) Heterogeneous
    B) Extensive
    C) Dogmatic
    D) Selective
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Eclectic – deriving ideas, style, or taste from a broad and diverse range of sources..
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: TORRID
    A) Damp
    B) Tropic
    C) Sultry
    D) Parched
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Torrid – very hot and dry..
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ACCUSATION
    A) Imputation
    B) Commendation
    C) Assertion
    D) Incrimination
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Accusation – a charge or claim that someone has done something illegal or wrong.

 

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