English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 11

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. Vocabulary Quiz SBI PO Hindu Newspaper

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: BELLIGERENCE
    A) Antagonism
    B) Agreeable
    C) Spiffy
    D) Dandy
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    Belligerence – aggressive or warlike behavior.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: RHETORIC
    A) Ephemerality
    B) Pithiness
    C) Oratory
    D) Conciseness
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Rhetoric – the art of effective speaking or writing
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: TRUMPED
    A) Debt
    B) Asset
    C) Stupidity
    D) Fail
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Trumped – surpass (something) by saying or doing something better.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: STARK
    A) Covered
    B) Indefinite
    C) Clothed
    D) Abrupt
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    Option D
    Explanation
    : Stark – severe or bare in appearance or outline.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: EMBRACE
    A) Shun
    B) Give
    C) Enfold
    D) Push Away
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Embrace – accept (a belief, theory, or change) willingly and enthusiastically..
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CARNAGE
    A) Peace
    B) Warfare
    C) Offing
    D) Blitz
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    Option A
    Explanation
    : Carnage – the killing of a large number of people.
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: BUTTRESS
    A) Strut
    B) Weaken
    C) Pier
    D) Abutment
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Buttress – to give encouragement or support to (a person, plan, etc.)
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: THRONG
    A) Populous
    B) Cramped
    C) Imprecise
    D) Huddled
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Throng – fill or be present in great numbers.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: CONFRONTATIONAL
    A) Adversarial
    B) Passive
    C) Truculent
    D) Pugnacious
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    Option B
    Explanation
    : Confrontational – tending to deal with situations in an aggressive way.
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: BYGONE
    A) Oldfangled
    B) Defunct
    C) Existent
    D) Archaic
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    Option C
    Explanation
    : Bygone – belonging to an earlier time.

 

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