English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 16

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

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: EMBEZZLE
    A) Return
    B) Reimburse
    C) Defalcate
    D) Compensate
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Embezzle – steal or misappropriate.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: VENAL
    A) Uncorrupt
    B) Ethical
    C) Upright
    D) Mercenary
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    Option D
    Explanation
    Venal – showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery; corrupt.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: AGAPE
    A) Awestruck
    B) Apathetic
    C) Indifferent
    D) Unconcerned
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Agape – (of a person’s mouth) wide open in surprise or wonder.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: EXTOL
    A) Debase
    B) Eulogize
    C) Castigate
    D) Condemn
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Extol – praise enthusiastically..
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ENFEEBLE
    A) Allow
    B) Energize
    C) Invigorate
    D) Prostrate
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Enfeeble – make weak or feeble..
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PROFLIGACY
    A) Absurdity
    B) Frugality
    C) Amenity
    D) Dissipation
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Profligacy – reckless extravagance or wastefulness in the use of resources.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: DELINQUENT
    A) Criminal
    B) Tardy
    C) Responsible
    D) Shabby
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Delinquent – tending to commit crime, particularly minor crime..
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SEMBLANCE
    A) Pretence
    B) Concrete
    C) Facade
    D) Veneer
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Semblance – the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CONUNDRUM
    A) Axiom
    B) Enigma
    C) Front
    D) Mystery
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Conundrum – a confusing and difficult problem or question..
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CRESCENDO
    A) Ascension
    B) Crest
    C) Escalation
    D) Nadir
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Crescendo – Gradually increasing in volume, grow louder.

 

 

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