English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 3

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: SQUANDER
    A) gather
    B) cagey
    C) dissipate
    D) incongruous
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Squander – waste (something, especially money or time) in a reckless and foolish manner.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: PREDICAMENT
    A) quandary
    B) closure
    C) heady
    D) revert
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Predicament – a difficult, unpleasant, or embarrassing situation.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: BEFITTING
    A) unseemly
    B) felicitous
    C) difficulty
    D) muddle
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Befitting – appropriate to the occasion.
    felicitous- well chosen or suited to the circumstances.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: TRANSGRESSION
    A) submission
    B) downsize
    C) compatible
    D) infringement
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Transgression – an act that goes against a law
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: CANDOUR
    A) deception
    B) sincerity
    C) artifice
    D) erratic
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Candour – the quality of being open and honest; frankness.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SPURN
    A) despise
    B) scorn
    C) venerate
    D) estuary
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Spurn – reject with disdain or contempt.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SUCCUMB
    A) acquiesce
    B) capitulate
    C) conquer
    D) disintegrate
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Succumb – fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ASTUTE
    A) shrewd
    B) joust
    C) imbecile
    D) modish
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Astute – having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage.
    imbecile- a stupid person.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ANNUL
    A) revoke
    B) abrogate
    C) revoke
    D) legalize
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Annul – declare invalid (an official agreement, decision, or result).
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ALACK
    A) alas
    B) spindle
    C) squall
    D) glory
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Alack – used to express sorrow or distress

 

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3 Thoughts to “English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 3”

  1. Sunil Sharma

    9/10 good words. bring some tricky business words also

  2. jaga

    thank u mam 🙂

  3. Inaayat

    Thanks 🙂

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