English: Word Usage Questions Set 28

Directions (1-10): In each of the following questions one sentence is given with a word in bold, choose the most similar meaning of that word and mark it as your answer.

  1. INEVITABLY: These legislators are liable for disqualification will inevitably invite legal scrutiny.
    obscurely
    cynically
    necessarily
    dismally
    All are correct
    Option C
    INEVITABLY (ADVERB): certain to happen Synonyms: necessarily, surely Antonyms: unnecessarily, questionably

     

  2. MALICE: Regardless of the charge of political malice, the correctness of the EC’s decision will be decided on legal grounds.
    benevolence
    animosity
    charity
    clemency
    All are correct
    Option B
    MALICE (NOUN): desire to harm someone Synonyms: animosity, antipathy Antonyms: morality, respect

     

  3. CONTEND: The posts, he contended was offices of profit.
    collaborate
    argue
    acquiesce
    agree
    All are correct
    Option B
    CONTEND (VERB): struggle to difficulty Synonyms: argue, resist Antonyms: agree, abandon

     

  4. REMUNERATION: The parliamentary secretaries would not be eligible for any remuneration or perquisites.
    compeensate
    bribe
    wage
    boon
    All are correct
    Option C
    REMUNERATION (NOUN): money paid for work or a service Synonyms: pay, wage Antonyms: debt, penalty

     

  5. PECUNIARY: The posts that are capable of yielding pecuniary gains would be office of profit.
    frugal
    lavish
    miopic
    monetary
    All are correct
    Option D
    PECUNIARY (ADJECTIVE): financial, economic Synonyms: monetary, budgeting Antonyms: expensive, costly

     

  6. ASSENT: The President withheld assent to a law it passed without the LG’s nod.
    acceptance
    demur
    repudiate
    veto
    All are correct
    Option A
    ASSENT (NOUN): approval Synonyms: acceptance, consent Antonyms: denial, dissent

     

  7. CONTENTIOUS: There is a contentious element in the National Medical Commission Bill 2017.
    conciliatory
    amicable
    combative
    pacifist
    All are correct
    Option C
    CONTENTIOUS (adjective): controversial Synonyms: combative, antagonistic Antonyms: agreeable, fair

     

  8. PAUCITY: The problem occurs due to the paucity of MBBS doctors.
    plethora
    affluence
    dearth
    amplitude
    All are correct
    Option C
    PAUCITY (NOUN): insufficient quantity Synonyms: deficiency, dearth Antonyms: sufficiency, affluence

     

  9. INEQUITABLE: Increasing burden of chronic diseases make health care inequitable.
    fair
    biased
    candid
    square
    All are correct
    Option B
    INEQUITABLE (ADJECTIVE): unfair Synonyms: biased, unequal Antonyms: impartial, fair

     

  10. OSTENSIBLY: Ostensibly the main objective of the report was to make a case for a better payroll reporting system in the country.
    evidently
    square
    bonny
    comely
    All are correct
    Option A
    OSTENSIBLY (ADVERB): apparently Synonyms: evidently, officially Antonyms: obscurely, improbably

     



 

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