English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 5

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.

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: INNATE
    A) Brood
    B) Ruminate
    C) Inbred
    D) Meditated
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      Option C
    Explanation
    : Innate – inborn; natural, originating in the mind.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PERNICIOUS
    A) Amiable
    B) Malign
    C) Innocuous
    D) Benign
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Pernicious – having a harmful effect, especially in a gradual or subtle way.  
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: BURGEON
    A) Proliferate
    B) Shrivel
    C) Desiccate
    D) Atrophy
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Burgeon – begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: EMANATION
    A) Excrescence
    B) Protuberance
    C) Outgrowth
    D) Concomitant
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      Option D
    Explanation
    : Emanation – something which originates or issues from a source.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: BEFUDDLE
    A) Dilate
    B) Perplexed
    C) Explicate
    D) Untangle
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Befuddle – cause to become unable to think clearly.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: EFFACE
    A) Blot Out
    B) Obliterate
    C) Reenact
    D) Veil
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      Option C
    Explanation
    : Efface – erase (a mark) from a surface, make oneself appear insignificant
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: DEFACE
    A) Bedeck
    B) Vandalize
    C) Sully
    D) Dilapidate
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Deface – spoil the surface or appearance of (something), for example by drawing or writing on it
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: COUTH
    A) Jaded
    B) Blase
    C) Disenchanted
    D) Naive
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      Option D
    Explanation
    : Couth – cultured, good manners, refined, and well mannered.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PAUCITY
    A) Rarity
    B) Affluence
    C) Sparseness
    D) Paltrinessstar
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Paucity – the presence of something in only small or insufficient quantities or amounts.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PESTER
    A) Soothe
    B) Beleaguer
    C) Hound
    D) Importune
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Pester – trouble or annoy (someone) with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.

 

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