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Q 1.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
CHARMED

A

Offended

B

Stunned

Repulsed

D

Jealous

E

Outraged

Q 2.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
AVID

unenthusiastic

B

efficient

C

boring

D

impartial

E

incompetent

Q 3.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
ABSTINENCE

A

synchronic

B

torrential

restraint

D

gluttony

E

None of these

Explanation

If you abstain from something, you deliberately do not do it. Abstinence, however, is a particular kind of abstaining �that from alcoholic drink, sex etc, often for health or religious reasons. If you abstain from drinking, you do not get drunk. Abstinence does not refer to �drink� only,

Q 4.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
IMMINENT

A

eminent

B

immediate

C

future

impending

E

None of these

Q 5.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
LOQUACIOUS

A

Victorian

B

bombastic

verbose

D

ambiguous

E

None of these

Explanation

Verbose means using or containing more words than are needed, ambiguous means having more than one meaning.

Q 6.

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For underlined part, four words/ phrase are listed below. Choose the word which is nearest of the opposite of the underlined word or phrase.
Where ignorance is sometimes bliss, illiteracy is always considered a curse.

A

erudition

B

experience

C

education

information

E

None of these

Q 7.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
ATTENUATE

A

repent

make thin

C

force

D

divide

E

None of these

Explanation

You are familiar with the word tenuous. Attenuate also comes from the same Latin root tenuis (= thin). If you attenuate something, you make it slender or thin; you reduce it in force or value.

Q 8.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
CAPTIVATE

A

repel

B

subjugate

C

dangerous

fascinate

E

None of these

Explanation

You are captivated by something attractive; It fascinates you.

Q 9.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
BLITHE

A

joyless

B

grudging

C

somnolent

cheerful

E

None of these

Explanation

One who is blithe is carefree and cheerful.

Q 10.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
FORESEE

A

contemplate

visualise

C

assume

D

hypothesis

E

None of these

Explanation

If you visualise something, you imagine what it is like by forming a mental picture of it. You may visualise future events as well, your wedding for example. You thus foresee your wedding.

Q 11.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
BANISHED

A

Secluded

Embraced

C

Included

D

Loved

E

Delivered

Q 12.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
BEFRIENDED

A

recoiled

B

killed

C

accepted

D

mistrusted

ignored

Q 13.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
SPLENDIDLY

A

Wisely

B

Unfairly

C

Rudely

D

Reluctantly

Unimpressively

Q 14.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
RECUPERATE

A

recapture

B

reclaim

recover

D

regain

E

None of these

Explanation

Once I fall ill, it takes me long to recuperate. That is, I take a long time to recover my health or strength after I have been ill. Convalesce is another synonym of recuperate. Convalescence is the period or process of becoming healthy and well again after an illness or operation.

Q 15.

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For underlined part, four words/ phrase are listed below. Choose the word which is nearest of the opposite of the underlined word or phrase.
He plunged into the turbid waters of the stream.

A

deep

muddy

C

clear

D

fresh

E

None of these

Q 16.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
INFIRMITY

A

disease

B

malady

weakness

D

slimness

E

None of these

Explanation

If something is firm, it is strong enough to maintain its balance. Infirmity therefore suggests weakness.

Q 17.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
HAUGHTY

A

imperial

imperious

C

adamant

D

empire

E

None of these

Explanation

imperial means of an empire or its rulers, adamant means firmly or stubbornly, determinedly.

Q 18.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
BEQUEST

A

Parsimony

B

matrimony

heritage

D

patrimony

E

None of these

Explanation

heritage

Q 19.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
FRAIL

A

Unhealthy

B

Massive

C

Rich

Robust

E

Civilised

Q 20.

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For underlined part, four words/ phrase are listed below. Choose the word which is nearest of the opposite of the underlined word or phrase.
The news brought by the maidservants authentic.

authoritative

B

baseless

C

rediculous

D

vacuous

E

None of these

Q 21.

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Pick up the correct synonym for the following word
ANNEX

add

B

low

C

copy

D

initial

E

None of these

Explanation

From Akbar to Aurangzeb, every Mughal emperor went on annexing one kingdom or another to what they inherited. In other words, each of them added to his father's empire.

Q 22.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
SLUMP

A

output

rise

C

slide

D

slack

E

input

Q 23.

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For underlined part, four words/ phrase are listed below. Choose the word which is nearest of the opposite of the underlined word or phrase.
The proposal was denounced by one and all.

announced

B

pronounced

C

appraised

D

commended

E

None of these

Q 24.

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Pick up the correct antonym for the following word
REINFORCING

contradicting

B

wishing

C

jolting

D

forcing

E

re-inventing