English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 1

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: DAMPEN
    A) brighten
    B) corral
    C) diminish
    D) grout
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Dampen – make less strong or intense, make slightly wet.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PALPABLE
    A) improbable
    B) detectable
    C) obscure
    D) halcyon
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Palpable – able to be touched or felt.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ENIGMA
    A) corbel
    B) enthuse
    C) conundrum
    D) chastise
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : enigma- a person or thing that is mysterious or difficult to understand.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PROTRACTED
    A) chasten
    B) insidious
    C) crackle
    D) stretched
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Protracted – lasting for a long time or longer than expected or usual.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SLAPDASH
    A) haphazard
    B) chary
    C) prudent
    D) accurate
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Slapdash – done too hurriedly and carelessly.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CALIBRATE
    A) readjust
    B) disorganise
    C) porch
    D) piccolo
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Calibrate – mark (a gauge or instrument) with a standard scale of readings.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: DISSONANT
    A) irreconcilable
    B) irregular
    C) concordant
    D) dissentient
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Dissonant – unsuitable or unusual in combination; clashing
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: COAGULATE
    A) Consolidate
    B) Dissolve
    C) Coalesce
    D) Clabber
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Coagulate – cause (a fluid) to change to a solid or semi-solid state.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CATAPULT
    A) Stationary
    B) Propel
    C) Launch
    D) Gentry
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Catapult – move suddenly or at great speed
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: DELINEATE
    A) Portray
    B) Interact
    C) Distort
    D) Fruition
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Delineate – to outline and define something in detail

 

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