English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 7

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 Quiz Answers

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: GRAPPLE
    A) Clasp
    B) Be Immune
    C) Dodge
    D) Cancel
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Grapple – to hold or make fast to something.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: FLAK
    A) Sycophancy
    B) Flattery
    C) Hokum
    D) Brickbat
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      Option D
    Explanation
    : Flak – criticism; hostile reaction; abuse
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: VIABLE
    A) Quixotic
    B) Chimerical
    C) Doable
    D) Unfeasible
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      Option C
    Explanation
    : Viable – capable of living.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: EMPHATIC
    A) Impotent
    B) Dogmatic
    C) Obscure
    D) Inexact
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Emphatic – uttered, or to be uttered, with emphasis; strongly expressive.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: TAWDRY
    A) Sophisticated
    B) Blatant
    C) Switched off
    D) Blase
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Tawdry – (of finery, trappings, etc.) gaudy; showy and cheap, low or mean; base.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: VERBOSE
    A) Succinct
    B) Bombastic
    C) Circumlocutory
    D) Gabby
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Verbose – characterized by the use of many or too many words; wordy
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: FUMBLE
    A) Flub
    B) Botch
    C) Succeed
    D) Bollix
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      Option C
    Explanation
    : Fumble – to feel or grope about clumsily.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RETICENT
    A) Taciturn
    B) Hesitant
    C) Bashful
    D) Extroverted
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      Option D
    Explanation
    : Reticent – disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reserved.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SQUANDER
    A) Lavish
    B) Hoard
    C) Dissipate
    D) Blow
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Squander – to spend or use (money, time, etc.) extravagantly or wastefully
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: REBUFF
    A) Inclusion
    B) Reprimand
    C) Snub
    D) Rebuke
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      Option A
    Explanation
    :  Rebuff – a blunt or abrupt rejection, as of a person making advances.

 

 

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