English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 4

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: RECOURSE
    A) hindrance
    B) providential
    C) enthuse
    D) resort
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Recourse – a source of help in a difficult situation.
    resort- turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PROPITIOUS
    A) unfavorable
    B) opportune
    C) interpose
    D) platen
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Propitious – giving or indicating a good chance of success; favorable.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: DISCONTENT
    A) corrigible
    B) vexation
    C) gild
    D) contentedness
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Discontent – dissatisfaction with one’s circumstances; lack of contentment
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: APPROBATE
    A) repudiate
    B) tinge
    C) endorse
    D) pledge
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Approbate – approve formally; sanction.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: CLEMENCY
    A) indulgence
    B) stymie
    C) distend
    D) forbearance
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Clemency – an act or deed showing mercy or leniency.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: VAGARY
    A) certainty
    B) crotchet
    C) caper
    D) vision
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Vagary – an unpredictable or erratic action, occurrence, course, or instance.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: MULTIFARIOUS
    A) assorted
    B) intrude
    C) homogenous
    D) portico
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Multifarious – having many varied parts or aspects.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ALLAY
    A) assuage
    B) aggravate
    C) mollify
    D) explicate
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Allay – to put (fear, doubt, suspicion, anger, etc.) to rest; calm; quiet.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: EQUIVOCAL
    A) determined
    B) problematic
    C) muddled
    D) obscurestar
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Equivocal – allowing the possibility of several different meanings, of doubtful nature or character; questionable.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ENUNCIATE
    A) propound
    B) conceal
    C) outwit
    D) dogged
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Enunciate – to announce or proclaim, to utter or pronounce (words, sentences, etc.), especially in an articulate or a particular manner.

 

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