Vocabulary Test – 2

Hello and welcome to exampundit. Here is a Vocabulary Test for Bank & SSC Examinations.

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. OMINOUS
(a) Threatening (b) Powerful
(c) Ubiquitous (d) Burdensome

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Ominous is a sign of something bad in future, a forboding, threat is a warning for future, ubiquitous is something that is found everywhere, burdensome is thing that appears like a burden to the owner.

 

2. PROCRASTINATE
(a) Multiply (b) Irregular
(c) Postpone (d) Predict

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation:

Procrastinate is to delay and so is postpone, predict is to guess something about future.

 

3. HIATUS
(a) Atrocious (b) Gap
(c) Dominance (d) Obscure

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Hiatus is a break or a gap in a process, atrocious is bad and crude, while dominance is extreme and forceful influence. Obscure is anything not clear.

 

4. FOMENT
(a) Vex (b) Waste
(c) Renounce (d) Instigate

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Foment is to stir up, and instigate means to initiate or incite which is very similar to stir up or provoke, renounce is to give up and vex is annoyed.

 

5. VAGARY
(a) Caprice (b) Emptiness
(c) Enthusiasm (d) Truthfulness

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation:

Vagary is a capricious idea, enthusiasm is excitement, caprice means whim or sudden fancy.

 

6. MACABRE
(a) Innocent (b) Tarried
(c) Gruesome (d) Pleasing

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Macabre means gruesome or horrible, Tarried is delayed.

 

7. DENOUEMENT
(a) Outcome (b) Eschew
(c) Action (d) Character

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Denouement is the final part of a drama or a story, i.e. the outcome, eschew is to avoid doing something bad.

 

8. MANACLE
(a) Fetter (b) Ornament
(c) Spectacles (d) Order

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Manacle is a chain or something used to bind, fetters are also chains, ornaments are piece of jewelry.

 

9. FEIGN
(a) Hesitate (b) Pretend
(c) Deserve (d) Attend

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Feign is to pretend or act something that one is not, hesitate is reluctant.

 

10. ASSAY
(a) Attack (b) Accept
(c) Case (d) Evaluate

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation:

Assay is to evaluate something for its quality.

 

Regards

Team Exampundit

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!