English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 17

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. The Hindu Vocabulary Word Quiz Competitive Exam

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: ESCHEW
    A) Embrace
    B) Related
    C) Keep
    D) Renounce
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Eschew – deliberately avoid using; abstain from..
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: DUBIOUS
    A) Trustworthy
    B) Aboveboard
    C) Fishy
    D) Unobscure
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    Option C
    Explanation
    Dubious – hesitating or doubting..
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ADROIT
    A) Clumsy
    B) Deft
    C) Inept
    D) Trigger
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Adroit – clever or skilful..
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: IMPREGNABLE
    A) Indestructible
    B) Destructible
    C) Giddy
    D) Fitful
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Impregnable – (of a fortified position) unable to be captured or broken into…
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: CELIBATE
    A) Promiscuous
    B) Chaste
    C) Loose
    D) Dissipated
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Celibate – a person who abstains from marriage and sexual relations…
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: OUTMANOEUVRE
    A) Bypass
    B) Outflank
    C) Circumvent
    D) Surrender
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Outmanoeuvre – evade (an opponent) by moving faster or with greater agility.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RECOIL
    A) Demur
    B) Reel
    C) Dodge
    D) Steady
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Recoil – suddenly spring or flinch back in fear, horror, or disgust.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: QUINTESSENCE
    A) Exemplar
    B) Exteriority
    C) Epitome
    D) Escape
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Quintessence – the most perfect or typical example of a quality or class..
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: DEFIANCE
    A) Cartel
    B) Brazenness
    C) Cowardice
    D) Revolt
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Defiance – open resistance; bold disobedience…
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: VOCIFEROUS
    A) Nonvocal
    B) Clamorous
    C) Distract
    D) Boisterous
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Vociferous – expressing or characterized by vehement opinions; loud and forceful..

 

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