Vocabulary Test – 7

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A word in capital letters is followed by four words. Choose the word that is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word given in capital letters.

1. SALUTATORY
(a) Sad (b) Valedictory
(c) Derivative (b) romising

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Salutatory is the welcome speech and valedictory is a farewell speech, derivative means something that has been derived from another.

 

2. TRACTABLE
(a) Irreligious (b) Incapable
(c) Unmanageable (d) Unreal

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Tractable is something that can be managed easily, i.e., manageable.

 

3. CYNICAL
(a) Trusting (b) Gallant
(c) Brazen (d) Tiresome

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Cynical is a person who believes the motives and intentions of other people are always bad or evil, i.e., he always suspects, doubts mistrusts, as opposite to a trusting person. Gallant is very brave, brazen means shameless and Tiresome is long and tiring work.

 

4. GRISLY
(a) Fragrant (b) Haggard
(c) Pleasant (d) Shapely

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Grisly means unpleasant, fragrant is something that smells pleasant, haggard is very thin and lean.

 

5. CADAVEROUS
(a) Skilful (b) Obese
(c) Lucid (d) Inquisitive

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Cadaverous is very slim or thin, obese is very fat, lucid means clearly expressed, inquisitive is to be very curious, and skillful is someone who shows great skill.

 

6. SOLICITIOUS
(a) Concerned (b) Indifferent
(c) Eager (d) Noisy

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Solicitous is someone who is anxious about a person’s welfare, concerned will be a synonym to solicitous. Indifferent is one who does not care, eager is full of desire.

 

7. RAMPANT
(a) Furious (b) Stylish
(c) Restrained (d) Healthy

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Rampant is widespread, something that can’t be controlled or kept in limits, furious is angry and restrained is controlled, kept in limits.

 

8. PROLIFIC
(a) Barren (b) Backward
(c) Reckless (d) Profound

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Prolific means fecund or very productive, Barren means unproductive, reckless is wildly impulsive, profound is something with much depth (of meaning).

 

9. SEQUESTER
(a) Slump (b) Isolate
(c) Unify (d) Simple

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Sequester is to isolate or confiscate and unify means to bring together. Slump is a sudden fall down in an economy. Isolate will be a synonym to sequester.

 

 

10. TRITE
(a) Hackneyed (b) Correct
(c) Original (d) Certain

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Trite and hackneyed mean something that has been overused and thus has lost its impact, original on the other hand is the get unused new in character, being the first form of something still has its impact.

 

 

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