English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 15

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. Improve English Vocabulary Quiz

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: AMBUSH
    A) Camouflage
    B) Frankness
    C) Deception
    D) Artifice
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Ambush – a surprise attack by people lying in wait in a concealed position.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: CONTRABAND
    A) Decreed
    B) Enjoined
    C) Judicial
    D) Verboten
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    Option D
    Explanation
    Contraband – imported or exported illegally, either in defiance of a total ban or without payment of duty..
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: IMPREGNABLE
    A) Eroding
    B) Unstable
    C) Invincible
    D) Decaying
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Impregnable – (of a fortified position) unable to be captured or broken into..
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: QUIP
    A) Flattery
    B) Banter
    C) Mush
    D) Laud
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Quip – a witty remark.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: RECTITUDE
    A) Slyness
    B) Guile
    C) Deceit
    D) Integrity
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Rectitude – morally correct behaviour or thinking.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SERVILE
    A) Craven
    B) Abject
    C) Aggressive
    D) Ignoble
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Servile – having or showing an excessive willingness to serve or please others..
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RANCOR
    A) Sympathy
    B) Spleen
    C) Animus
    D) Spite
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Rancor – bitterness or resentfulness, especially when long standing.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PRESAGE
    A) Foretoken
    B) Determine
    C) Warning
    D) Augury
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Presage – be a sign or warning of (an imminent event, typically an unwelcome one).
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: REPRISAL
    A) Avenging
    B) Retaliation
    C) Pardon
    D) Counterstroke
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Reprisal – the action or practice of using force, short of war, against another nation, to secure redress of a grievance.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RAZE
    A) Zap
    B) Capsize
    C) Delete
    D) Restore
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Raze – completely destroy

 

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