Target SSC CGL 2016- English Quiz Set-3

Dear SSC Aspirants, practice English Quiz questions for upcoming CGL 2016 and Railway recruitment board exam of 18252 vacancies. We will provide you various types of Quizzes for upcoming railway and CGL 2016.

Practice English Questions for upcoming Exams. These questions based on previous papers.

Which of these words is most nearly the opposite of the word provided?

1. withdraw
a. reduce
b. need
c. advance
d. want

2. secret
a. friendly
b. covert
c. hidden
d. overt

3. heartfelt
a. loving
b. insincere
c. unhealthy
d. humorous

4. impartial
a. hostile
b. biased
c. dislike
d. worried

5. luminous
a. clear
b. dim
c. brittle
d. clever

6. awe
a. borrow
b. shallow
c. low
d. contempt

7. pit
a. group
b. peak
c. select
d. marry

8. rotund
a. round
b. unimportant
c. thin
d. dull

9. talent
a. ungrateful
b. silent
c. show
d. inability

10. common
a. strange
b. uneasy
c. quick
d. fast

1. c. to withdraw means to remove or retreat; to advance is the
opposite of retreat

2. d. secret means hidden or covert; overt means open to view

3. b. heartfelt means expressing genuine feeling, or sincere, so
insincere is its opposite

4. b. impartial means to be without prejudice or bias, therefore
biased is the opposite

5. b. luminous means radiating or reflecting light, or glowing; dim
means dark or dull

6. d. awe means a sense of deep respect or veneration; contempt means a lack of respect,

7. b. a pit is a hole and a peak is the top of a hill or mountain

8. c. rotund means rounded or plump, therefore thin is the opposite

9. d. a talent is a special creative or artistic ability, therefore inability is the opposite

10. a. common means ordinary or familiar; strange means unfamiliar