English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 2

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: ANTIQUATED
    A) reshuffle
    B) lemming
    C) superannuated
    D) mirth
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Antiquated – old-fashioned or outdated.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: EXTRAPOLATE
    A) doubt
    B) envision
    C) Persistence
    D) mistrial
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Extrapolate – estimate or conclude (something)
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SCAREMONGER
    A) provost
    B) ordain
    C) infuriate
    D) pessimist
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Scaremonger – a person who spreads frightening or ominous reports or rumours.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ATROPHY
    A) diminution
    B) ascent
    C) inimical
    D) flicker
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Atrophy – gradually decline in effectiveness
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: DIMINUTIVE
    A) immense
    B) compact
    C) dastardly
    D) induct
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Diminutive – extremely or unusually small.
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: OUTRAGEOUS
    A) contemptible
    B) scurrilous
    C) delightful
    D) scandalous
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Outrageous – very bold and unusual and rather shocking.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: OSTENSIBLY
    A) improbably
    B) superficially
    C) incorporeal
    D) shingle
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Ostensibly – as appears or is stated to be true, though not necessarily so; apparently.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RHETORIC
    A) conciseness
    B) eloquence
    C) expression
    D) elocution
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Rhetoric – the art of effective or persuasive speaking or writing, especially the exploitation of figures of speech and other compositional techniques.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: UNTRAMMELLED
    A) rampant
    B) unrestricted
    C) unbounded
    D) restricted
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Untrammelled – not deprived of freedom of action or expression; not restricted or hampered.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: RETALIATORY
    A) rewarding
    B) vindictive
    C) punitory
    D) rancorous
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Retaliatory – To do something in response to an action done to oneself or an associate, especially to attack or injure someone as a response to a hurtful action.

 

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