English Vocabulary Quiz- Set 8

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

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: ALLURE
    A) Resentment
    B) Charisma
    C) Aversion
    D) Denial
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Allure – to attract or tempt by something flattering or desirable.
  2. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: WRANGLING
    A) Quibble
    B) Concur
    C) Coadjute
    D) Accede
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Wrangling – to argue or dispute, especially in a noisy or angry manner.
  3. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: ABSCOND
    A) Endure
    B) Abide
    C) Yield
    D) Hightail
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      Option D
    Explanation
    : Abscond – to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution.
  4. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: HOARY
    A) Unseasoned
    B) Neoteric
    C) Antiquated
    D) Callow
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      Option C
    Explanation
    : Hoary – gray or white with age.
  5. Choose the word meaning SIMILAR to the word: SYNCRETISM
    A) Demarcation
    B) Amalgamation
    C) Severance
    D) Autopsy
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Syncretism – the attempted reconciliation or union of different or opposing principles, practices, or parties, as in philosophy or religion
  6. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: OBSEQUIOUS
    A) Assertive
    B) Beggarly
    C) Complacent
    D) Differential
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      Option A
    Explanation
    : Obsequious – characterized by or showing servile complaisance or deference; fawning
  7. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: SLY
    A) Canny
    B) Impish
    C) Roguish
    D) Inept
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      Option D
    Explanation
    : Sly – stealthy, insidious, or secret , cunning or wily.
  8. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: UBIQUITOUS
    A) Inescapable
    B) Pervasive
    C) Rare
    D) Ubiquitary
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      Option C
    Explanation
    : Ubiquitous – existing or being everywhere, especially at the same time; omnipresent.
  9. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: PENCHANT
    A) Predilection
    B) Antipathy
    C) Affinity
    D) Proclivity
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      Option B
    Explanation
    : Penchant – a strong inclination, taste, or liking for something
  10. Choose the word meaning OPPOSITE to the word: ECCENTRIC
    A) Familiar
    B) Erratic
    C) Bizarre
    D) Idiosyncratic
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      Option A
    Explanation
    :  Eccentric – deviating from the recognized or customary character, practice, etc.; irregular; erratic; peculiar; odd, not situated in the center..

 

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