English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 6

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 Words Bank PO 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: DRUBBING
A) Triumph
B) Bludgeoning
C) Depressed
D) Amble

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  Option B
Explanation:
Drubbing – a beating; a thrashing, a resounding defeat in a match or contest.

2.Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: LETHAL
A) Salutary
B) Propitious
C) Homicidal
D) Wholesome

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  Option C
Explanation
: Lethal – sufficient to cause death, very harmful or destructive

3.Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: AFFABLE
A) Benign
B) Uncivilized
C) Grouchy
D) Surly

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  Option A
Explanation
: Affable – friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to.

4.Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SANGUINE
A) Ending
B) Gloomy
C) Pallid
D) Buoyant

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  Option D
Explanation
: Sanguine -optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.

5.Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: WHIM
A) Fact
B) Vagary
C) Gospel
D) Certitude

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  Option B
Explanation
: Whim – a sudden desire or change of mind, especially one that is unusual or unexplained

6.Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PRELUDE
A) Epilogue
B) Harbinger
C) Overture
D) Herald

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  Option A
Explanation
: Prelude – an action or event serving as an introduction to something more important.

7.Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: DAWDLE
A) Dissuade
B) Stroll
C) Hasten
D) Tarry

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  Option C
Explanation
: Dawdle – move slowly and idly in a particular direction.

8.Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: NIGGARD
A) Chintzy
B) Bounteous
C) Closefisted
D) Parsimonious

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  Option B
Explanation
: Niggard – a mean or ungenerous person; a miser.

9.Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PERVERT
A) Eulogize
B) Distort
C) Subvert
D) Garble

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  Option A
Explanation
: Pervert – distort or corrupt the original course, meaning, or state of (something).

10.Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: OBVERSE
A) Antipode
B) Negative
C) Verso
D) Antithesis

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  Option C
Explanation
:  Obverse – the opposite or counterpart of a fact or truth.

 

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