Vocabulary Test – 8

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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. COMPASSIONATE
(a) Indecisive (b) Unsympathetic
(c) Unlawful (d) Untrustworthy

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Compassionate is someone who cares or is concerned about another person, unsympathetic is one who does not care or understand another’s condition or position. Indecisive means someone who cannot take decisions easily, unlawful is something against law, and Untrustworthy is someone who cannot be trusted.

 

2. RESTIVE
(a) Buoyant (b) Placid
(c) Resistant (d) Insolent

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Restive is something very difficult to control and placid is calm and peaceful so can be controlled easily. Buoyant is very cheerful and insolent is rude.

 

 

3. GRADUAL
(a) Energetic (b) Dynamic
(c) Rapid (d) Enthusiastic

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Gradual refers to a slow and steady process, Rapid means quick and swift, dynamic means changing.

 

 

4. RUDIMENTARY
(a) Developed (b) Polite
(c) Pale (d) Weak

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Rudimentary means still in the initial stage, developed will be opposite to this.

 

 

5. SALVAGE
(a) Burn (b) Remove
(c) Confuse (d) Lose

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Salvage is to save something from destruction, burn will be to destroy.

 

 

6. SEDENTARY
(a) Vivid (b) Afraid
(c) Indolent (d) Active

Answer & Solutions

Option: D

Explanation: Sedentary means something inactive or sleeping. Indolent means rude.

 

 

7. SCRIMP
(a) Lavish (b) Parsimonious
(c) Meticulous (d) Polite

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Scrimp means to live on very little money and Lavish is to live extravagantly, i.e., spending a lot of money, parsimonious are means for making money.

 

 

8. DELECTABLE
(a) Agonising (b) Appetising
(c) Distasteful (d) Laborious

Answer & Solutions

Option: C

Explanation: Delectable is delightful or pleasant, distasteful is something unpleasant, agonising is something that gives pain and anxiety, appetising means to rouse or increase appetite, laborious means something that needs or shows much effort.

 

 

9. GRAVE
(a) Noble (b) Inconsequential
(c) Solemn (d) Senile

Answer & Solutions

Option: B

Explanation: Grave means seriously important, and inconsequential is something of no importance at all, solemn means serious and calm and can be synonymously used with Grave, senile is to grow old and weaker.

 

 

10. CONFIDANT
(a) Turncoat (b) Arrogant
(c) Confederate (d) Firm

Answer & Solutions

Option: A

Explanation: Confidant is the person you tell your secrets and who keeps that secret, turncoat is a person who changes allegiance from one to another and does not remain loyal, arrogant means rude, firm means strict and strong, confederate means joined by a treaty or agreement.

 

 

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