English Quiz For SSC Exam: "SYNONYM"

Directions (1-15): In the following questions a word is given followed by four alternatives. Select the alternative that conveys the same meaning as the word given.

                                                      

Q1.  ABYSMALLY
(a) Platonism
(b) shoal
(c) profound
(d) shallow


Q2. INTERMITTENT
(a) continual
(b) continuous
(c) incessant
(d) constant
     
Q3. MASSACRE
(a) Extent
(b) butchery
(c) Trustee
(d) Sinecure
     
Q4. ANXIETY
(a) heckle
(b) lose
(c) agitation
(d) unconcern
     
Q5. RHETORIC
(a) conciseness
(b) inarticulateness
(c) quiet
(d) fustian
     
Q6. ECCLESIASTICAL
(a) churchly
(b) nonchurch
(c) Maxim
(d) Brewery
     
Q7. INNOCUOUS
(a) Harmless 
(b) Harmful
(c) Useful
(d) Abominable     

Q8. ZENITH
(a) gibbous
(b) apex
(c) bottom
(d) nadir
     
Q9.  FABLED
(a) mythical
(b) existent
(c) authentic
(d) factual
     
Q10. FIASCO
(a) winner
(b) success
(c) blockbuster
(d) catastrophe
     
Q11. VERBOSE
(a) terse
(b) concise
(c) pleonastic
(d) pithy
     
Q12. CLINCHED
(a) muddy
(b) confuse
(c) unsettle
(d) determine
     
Q13. VAMOOSE
(a) scat
(b) stay
(c) wait
(d) continue     

Q14. OBSTINATE
(a) Mischievous
(b) Unyielding
(c) Foolish
(d) Unreasonable

Q15. Plausible
(a) Manageable
(b) Seemingly true
(c) Pleasing taste
(d) Cannot be proved 

Answers
1-(c)  ABYSMALLY -> extremely poor or bad
2-(a) INTERMITTENT -> starting, stopping, and starting again : not constant or steady
3-(b)  MASSACRE ->  the violent killing of many people
4-(c)  ANXIETY -> fear or nervousness about what might happen
5-(d) RHETORIC  -> language that is intended to influence people and that may not be honest or reasonable
6-(a) ECCLESIASTICAL -> of or relating to the Christian church or clergy
7-(a)  INNOCUOUS -> not harmful or offensive.
8-(b) ZENITH -> the strongest or most successful period of time
9-(a) FABLED -> told about in old stories
10-(d) FIASCO -> something that has failed
11-(c) VERBOSE -> using or containing more words than necessary to express an idea
12-(d) CLINCHED -> to make final, definite, or beyond dispute 
13-(a) VAMOOSE -> depart hurriedly.
14-(b) OBSTINATE ->Stubbornly refusing to change one's opinion
15-(b) PLAUSIBLE -> Seeming responsible or probable


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