Vocabulary Practice Questions

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Vocabulary Practice Questions


Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1: E A G E R           [Stenographers’ Exam, 1994]

A) Clever                       B) Enthusiastic                          C) curious                       D) Devoted

Q2: P L A C I D

A) Clear                         B) Calm                                C) Enjoyable                         D) Dull

Q3: C O M M E M O R A T E

A) Boast                      B) Remember                         C) Manipulate                       D) Harmonise

Q4: D E I F Y                           [C B I 1995]

A) Face                       B) Worship                           C) Flatter                         D) Challenge

Q5: A M E N I T I E S

A) Pageantries                   B) Privileges                     C) Facilities                         D) Courtesies

Q6: D I S P A R I T Y

A) Injustice                      B) Unlikeness                       C) Partiality                               D) Distortion

Q7: B A R B A R I A N

A) Arrogant                        B) Impolite                           C) Uncivilized                        D) Unkind

Q8: L E T H A L                       [ Hotel Management, 1992]

A) Unlawful                     B) Deadly                          C) Sluggish                           D) Smooth

Q9: S E R E N E

A) Solemn                           B) Meak                    C) Delicate                    D) Calm

Q10: G R U E S O M E

A) Hateful                        B) Painful                           C) Tragic                           D) Frightful

Q11: S E C U R E

A) Secret                B) Comfortable                      C) Safe                      D) Independent

Q12: T Y R A N N Y                    [Railways, 1991]

A) Misrule                    B) Power                    C) Madness                      D) Cruelty

Q13: O B L I G A T O R Y

A) Useful                     B) required                  C) Stubborn                       D) Agreeable

Q14: C O N N O I S S E U R                             [Railways, 1996]

A) Ignorant                            B) Interpreter                              C) Delinquent                   D) Lover of art

Q15: I M P E T U O U S

A) Violent                          B) Resourceful                         C) Pleasing                          D) Rash


Find Your Answers Here

Q1: C), Q2: B), Q3: B), Q4: B), Q5: B), Q6: B), Q7: C), Q8: B), Q9: D), Q10: D), Q11: C), Q12: D), Q13: B), Q14: B), Q15: D)


Directions: Each of the following questions consists of a word or phrase which is italicised bold in the sentence given. It is followed by certain words or phrases. Select the word or phrase which is closest to the opposite in meaning of the italicised bold word or phrase.

Q1: He is a very timid  person.   [N D A, 1992]

A) Dashing                   B) Outgoing                  C) Bold                   D) Chivalrous

Q2: Raju often walks to school.

A) Rarely                   B) Never                      C) Always                       D) Sometimes

Q3: One can acquire fame only by being truthful, honest and faithful.

A) Lose                   B) Deprive                      C) Forsake                    D) Surrender

Q4: The treaty was ratified by the heads of states.                [C D S, 1994]

A) Set aside                       B) Unsettled                      C) Destroyed                       D) Annulled

Q5: Always avoid late-night jobs.

A) inspire        B) compel                C) pursue                  D) take

Q6: Mother Teresa devoted her life to the service of the poor and the destitute.

A) Greedy                B) Noble                   C) Rich                       D) Extraordinary

Q7: Many people try to resist reforms in the society.           [I E S, 1994]

A) repel                 B) welcome                     C) accept                  D) fight

Q8: He was always prepared to refute  the idea.

A) Agree                  B) Subscribe                    C) Recommend                     D) Endorse

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: C), Q2: A), Q3: A), Q4: D), Q5: C), Q6: C), Q7: B), Q8: D).

Vocabulary Test

Directions: In each question below, a word is given in capitals. Against this word, there are some alternatives, one of which is either same in meaning (synonym) or opposite in meaning (antonyms) of the word printed in BOLD TYPE. Find out which of the given alternatives is either a synonym or an antonym of the word, oriented in capitals.

Q1: C O N S W Q U E N C E                         [S. B. I. P. O. ]

A) Indifference             B) Affect                   C) Serial         D) Outcome             E) Divergence

Q2: E N I G M A T I C

A) Short-sighted                        B) Learned            C) Puzzling                       D) Displeased

Q3: V I R T U O U S

A) Vulgar                 B) Insincere                 C) Vicious                    D) Miserly

Q4: I M P E T U O U S

A) Pleasing                            B) Rash                     C) Violent                      D) Resourceful

Q5: I N T E R I M

A) Interval                         B) Temporary                C) Timely                D) Internal

Q6: E X P U R G A T E

A) Admit                    B) Renew                    C) Stain                     D) Entertain

Q7: A B A T E                         [Bank P. O. 1996]

A) Tighten                   B) Increase                        C) Abandon                      D) Diminish                         E) Postpone

Q8: T E M P E R A M E N T A L

A) Satisfied                    B) Contented                 C) Unruffled                     D) Pleased

Find Your Answers Here

Q1: D) [Synonym], Q2: C) [Synonym], Q3: C) [Antonym], Q4: B) [Synonym], Q5: B) [Synonym], Q6: A) [Antonym], Q7: B) [Antonym], Q8: C) [Antonym].

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