English: Word Usage Questions Set 40

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

  1. SWAMP: This area is full of swamp so it smells fouls all the time.
    highland
    lowland
    plateau
    height
    All are Correct
    Option B
    SWAMP (NOUN): (कीचड़) quagmire Synonyms: marshland, lowland Antonyms: clean land, clear

     

  2. RANKLE : Sarika was rankled by his assertion.
    annoy
    soothe
    placate
    mollify
    All are Correct
    Option A
    RANKLE (VERB): (खिजाना/चिढ़ाना) to cause bitterness or irritation Synonyms: annoy, embitter Antonyms: comfort, pacify

     

  3. AKIN : Something akin to gratitude overwhelmed her.
    heterologous
    disparate
    analogous
    distinct
    All are Correct
    Option C
    AKIN (ADJECTIVE): (समान) similar in nature Synonyms: analogous, comparable Antonyms: dissimilar, unlike

     

  4. ARCHAIC : In comparison to portable laptop typewriters are archaic.
    complicated
    charitable
    modern
    primitive
    All are Correct
    Option D
    ARCHAIC (ADJECTIVE): (प्राचीन) old and no longer useful Synonyms: primitive, old-fashioned Antonyms: modern, up-to-date

     

  5. CONCORD : The two countries signed a pact of peace and concord.
    strife
    difference
    struggle
    harmony
    All are Correct
    Option D
    CONCORD (NOUN): (समझौता) a state of accord or agreement Synonyms: unanimity, harmony Antonyms: disagreement, agitation

     

  6. BRUSQUE : His child is brusque and impatient.
    amiable
    gruff
    pleasant
    agreeable
    All are Correct
    Option B
    BRUSQUE (ADJECTIVE): (बेअदब) blunt in manner or harsh speech Synonyms: gruff, discourteous Antonyms: polite, kind

     

  7. FRACAS : The students were suspended from the class when they started a fracas.
    commotion
    disturbance
    turmoil
    violence
    All are Correct
    Option A
    FRACAS (NOUN): (दंगा/कोलाहल) a noisy disagreement Synonyms: commotion, disturbance Antonyms: agreement, harmony

     

  8. FIAT : The CM’s latest fiat prohibits the chewing of tobacco in office.
    request
    denial
    dictum
    footle
    All are Correct
    Option C
    FIAT (NOUN): (आज्ञाप्ति) order Synonyms: command, dictum Antonyms: opposition, denial

     

  9. ENNUI : Eaten up by ennui at his workplace, he decided to go on a vacation.
    enthusiasm
    languor
    alacrity
    discipline
    All are Correct
    Option B
    ENNUI (NOUN): (थकान) boredom Synonyms: tedium, languor Antonyms: excitement, liveliness

     

  10. EFFIGY : The fringe set fire to an effigy of the director.
    array
    estimate
    figure
    guess
    All are Correct
    Option C
    EFFIGY (NOUN): (पुतला) dummy Synonyms: statue, figure Antonyms: entity, being

     


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