English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 24

Vocabulary Quiz for Competitive Exams

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 Word for Bank PO exams

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: PRECIPITOUS
    A) Flat
    B) Arduous
    C) Gradual
    D) Calm
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    Precipitous – dangerously high or steep..
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ABASE
    A) Demean
    B) Elevate
    C) Esteem
    D) Flatter
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Abase – to reduce or lower, as in rank, office, reputation, or estimation; humble; degrade.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ESPIONAGE
    A) Unravel
    B) Unfold
    C) Reveal
    D) Shadowing
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Espionage – the practice of spying or of using spies, typically by governments to obtain political and military information.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ABSURDITY
    A) Idiocy
    B) Wisdom
    C) Farce
    D) Crap
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Absurdity – a state of flustered excitement or fear..
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: CONVULSE
    A) Disturb
    B) Soothe
    C) Pacify
    D) Explain
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Convulse – to shake violently; agitate.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: TICKLISH
    A) Variable
    B) Precarious
    C) Risky
    D) Unproblematic
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Ticklish – difficult or tricky and requiring careful handling..
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CONTRITE
    A) Apologetic
    B) Unrepentant
    C) Humble
    D) Remorseful
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Contrite – feeling or expressing remorse at the recognition that one has done wrong..
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ABSTRUSE
    A) Perplexing
    B) Esoteric
    C) Concrete
    D) Complicated
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Abstruse – difficult to understand; obscure..
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: HURL
    A) Fling
    B) Heave
    C) Lob
    D) Receive
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Hurl – throw or impel (someone or something) with great force.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: GAMBIT
    A) Artifice
    B) Maneuver
    C) Frankness
    D) Trick
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Gambit – an act or remark that is calculated to gain an advantage, especially at the outset of a situation.

 

 

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