English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 59

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. 

Direction: Read the question and answer accordingly.

  1. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: FLIMSY
    A) Plausible
    B) Fragile
    C) Sturdy
    D) Tumult
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Flimsy – insubstantial and easily damaged.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: DISSECT
    A) Scrutinize
    B) Abdicate
    C) Stern
    D) Legitimate
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Dissect – analyse (a text or idea) in minute detail.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: AUSTERE
    A) Irrelevant
    B) Adorned
    C) Rigorous
    D) Extravagant
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    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    Austere – severe or strict in manner or attitude.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: BREW
    A) Advance
    B) Forfeit
    C) Compound 
    D) Brink
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    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    Brew – To be in a state of preparation
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SANGUINE
    A) Confident
    B) Pessimistic
    C) Hypothesize
    D) Gloomy
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Sanguine – optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
  6. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: FACADE
    A) Candid
    B) Herald
    C) Insipid
    D) Exterior
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    Option D
    Explanation
    :
    Facade – a deceptive outward appearance.
  7. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PIQUANT
    A) Bland
    B) Embrace
    C) Sparkling
    D) Detach
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    Option C
    Explanation
    :
    Piquant – pleasantly stimulating or exciting to the mind.
  8. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: OVERTURE
    A) Immanent
    B) Precursor
    C) Ephemeral
    D) Epilogue
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    Option B
    Explanation
    :
    Overture – an introduction to something more substantial.
  9. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SIEGE
    A) Blockade
    B) Relief
    C) Complete
    D) Destroy
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    Option A
    Explanation
    :
    Siege – a circumstance in which a group, usually a military or law enforcement agency, surrounds an area or building in an attempt to take it over
  10. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: GRAVEST
    A) Unresponsive
    B) Trivial
    C) Indifferent
    D) Profound
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Gravest – giving cause for alarm; serious.

 

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