Vocabulary Test – 1

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In the following questions, each word in capital letters is followed by four words or phrases. Choose the one which is similar in meaning to the word given in the, capital letters.

1. ACCOUTERMENTS
(a) Relatives (b) Companions
(c) Blemishes (d) Belongings

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Accouterments means additional requirements for a dress, blemishes are spots so can’t be the synonym, belongings refer to objects one owns and this too cannot be the answer. Of relatives and companions the latter will be the correct choice because relatives implies intrinsic relations while companions are only additional people with you.

2. APOLITICAL
(a) Antipolitical (b) Terrorist
(c) Not interested in politics (d) Subversive

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation:

‘A’ when added as a prefix does not imply anti but an indifference or apathy e.g. ‘amoral’ and ‘immoral’ immoral means not moral while amoral is only someone who does not care about morals.

3. AZURE
(a) Blue (b) Green
(c) Brown (d) Round and big

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Azure means blue.

4. BONHOMIE
(a) Friendliness (b) Wrath
(c) Very (d) Greed

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Bonhomie means cheerful, friendly, while wrath means extreme anger.

5. CANDOUR
(a) Enthusiasm (b) Openness
(c) Freedom (d) Intimacy

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Candour means frankness, Enthusiasm is excitement and Intimate is closeness or nearness.

6. FLUCTUATION
(a) Increase (b) Change
(c) Stability (d) Decrease

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Fluctuation refers to a change, it may be an increase or conversely a decrease.

7. BASHFUL
(a) Haughty (b) Discreet
(c) Shy (d) Upset

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Bashful means a shy person, haughty is very proud and snobbish, discreet is someone who is cautions and prudent, not showy.

8. TRIVIAL
(a) Significant (b) Momentous
(c) Unimportant (d) Critical

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Trivial means insignificant or unimportant, momentous means for/of the moment, critical is someone who looks for faults.

9. RIVALRY
(a) Competition (b) Cooperation
(c) Compromise (d) Campaign

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Rivalry means competition, campaign is an organised course of action.

10. COLLAPSE
(a) Rise (b) Failure
(c) Rebirth (d) Debt

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Collapse means to fall down or lose strength, of the given options the nearest to its meaning is failure.

 

 

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