English Vocabulary Quiz – Set 57

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. Synonym Antonym Vocabulary Quiz Bank PO Exams

Direction: Read the question and answer accordingly.

  1. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Hiatus
    A) nuisance
    B) pause
    C) inception
    D) Annoyance
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Hiatus – pause , break, interval , gap or intermission
    Nuisance – annoyance , inconvenience
    Inception – origination, initiation
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Abysmal
    A) Endless
    B) Extortion
    C) Prospective
    D) Cite
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    abysmal – terrible , extreme , endless or immeasurable
    Extortion: blackmail, demanding money with menaces
    Prospective – potential , possible
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Condign
    A) Intrusions
    B) Glut
    C) Appropriate
    D) Essence
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Condign – well deserved, fitting
    Intrusions – the act of intruding
    Glut – surplus, excess
    Essence – spirit , intrinsic nature
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Sacrilege
    A) Kindness
    B) Offence
    C) pious
    D) amenable
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    sacrilege – violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred.
    Amenable- manageable , controllable
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: Grudge
    A) sympathy
    B) grievance
    C) hoard
    D) clumsy
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Grudge – resent
    Hoard – stockpile, store
    Clumsy – awkward , ungraceful
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Foment
    A) tranquilizea
    B) agitate
    C) instigate
    D) provoke
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    foment- instigate , provoke , agitate
    Tranquilize – soothe, pacify
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Tenacity
    A) Stubbornness
    B) determination
    C) courage
    D) timidity
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    tenacity – determination, diligence
    Timidity – lack of courage
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Naive
    A) skeptical
    B) childlike
    C) innocent
    D) coerce
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Naive – innocent , unsophisticated , trusting
    Skeptical – doubtful
    Coerce – pressurize , push
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Extradite
    A) Surrender
    B) abandon
    C) apprehend
    D) capture
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Extradite – deport , expel , banish
    Apprehend – arrest , seize
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: Embrace
    A) Grasp
    B) fondle
    C) exclude
    D) Hug
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Embrace- grab, clutch , seize
    Fondle – caress , stroke or pat

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