Directions(1-5): In the given question, four words are given of which two are most nearly the same or opposite in meaning. Find the two words and indicate your answer by marking the option which represents the correct combination.
- A) Abundance
D) PlethoraACABCDBDADOption E
Abundance and plethora refer to a large quantity that is more than enough or required. Hence, these are synonyms.
Incomparable = without an equal in quality or extent; matchless.
Projection = an estimate or forecast of a future situation based on a study of present trends.
- A) Consent
D) InsecureACBDBCADABOption C
Consent means permission for something to happen or agreement to do something.
Nascent and Emerging both mean beginning to exist.
Insecure means uncertain or anxious about oneself; not confident.
- A) Tormented
D) RemovedACABADCDBCOption B
The words tormented and agonised refer to being inflicted with pain or misery.
Arouse means evoke or awaken (a feeling, emotion, or response).
- A) Fathomed
Fathomed- understand (a difficult problem or an enigmatic person) after much thought.
Devastated- cause (someone) severe and overwhelming shock or grief.
Ruined- cause great and usually irreparable damage or harm to; have a disastrous effect on, destroy or ruin.
Abrupt- sudden and unexpected.
- A) Patent
D) FashionableACCDADBDBCOption D
The words ‘fashionable’ and ‘stylish’ both refer to the prevalent trends in the fashion world.
Patent means a government authority or licence conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
- The captain is very ________ of his cricket team.
- The boy was rewarded for his ________ behaviour.
- If you _____ fast, we will reach on time.
- The boy was curious to know what was _____ the parcel.
Into is used to indicate movement toward the inside of a place.
With is used to express a quality or a possession.
In is a definitive and specific description of an object’s location.
Within describes an estimation.
- The board members could not arrive at a _____ regarding the employee.
“Consensus” means a general agreement.
Directions(6-10): A sentence with one blank is given, indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the word that best fits into the blank appropriately.