Vocabulary Quiz for SSC CGL Exams

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. OMNIPRESENT
(a) Monolith
(b) evasive
(c) ubiquitous
(d) meshuggener



Q2. SCRUTINY
(a) glimpse
(b) audit
(c) scan
(d) browse

Q3. REINFORCE
(a) weaken
(b) diminish
(c) undermine
(d) support

Q4. DECISIVE
(a) determined
(b) unresolved
(c) faltering
(d) hesitant

Q5. FORGE
(a) destroy
(b) stop
(c) remain
(d) produce

Q6. DISDAINFUL
(a) courteous
(b) abhorrent
(c) appreciative
(d) tolerant

Q7. SUBTLER
(a) exact
(b) coarse
(c) harsh
(d) ignorant

Q8. ENSLAVEMENT
(a) autonomy
(b) subjection
(c) liberty
(d) freedom 

Q9. EVOCATIVE
(a) regressive 
(b) aggressive
(c) reminiscent
(d) equivalent

Q10. ANTICIPATE
(a) fumble
(b) assume
(c) doubt
(d) atrocious

Q11. SUBVERT
(a) corrupt
(b) improve
(c) elevate
(d) ennoble

Q12. REGRESSIVE
(a) progressive
(b) retrograde
(c) associative
(d) innovative

Q13. PERPETRATE
(a) leave
(b) execute
(c) neglect
(d) abstain

Q14. ANXIETY
(a) comfort
(b) consolation
(c) ease
(d) agitation

Q15. RESURGENCE
(a) death
(b) extinction
(c) revival
(d) expiration

Answer
1- (c) OMNIPRESENT -present in all places and at all times

2. (b) SCRUTINY -the act of carefully examining something especially in a critical way

3. (d) REINFORCE -to strengthen (a group of people) with new supplies or more people

4. (a) DECISIVE ->able to make choices quickly and confidently

5. (d) FORGE - a place where objects are made by heating and shaping metal

6. (b) DISDAINFUL ->feeling or showing open dislike for someone or something regarded as undeserving of respect or concern

7. (a) SUBTLER ->made or done with extreme care and accuracy

8. .(b) ENSLAVEMENT -the state of being a slave

9. (c) EVOCATIVE -provoking a memory or mental association

10. (b) ANTICIPATE -to believe in the future occurrence of (something)

11. (a) SUBVERT -to lower in character, dignity, or quality

12. (b) REGRESSIVE - returning to a former or less developed state

13. (b) PERPETRATE ->to carry through (as a process) to completion

14. ANXIETY -an uneasy state of mind usually over the possibility of an anticipated misfortune or trouble

15. .(c) RESURGENCE -the act or an instance of bringing something back to life, public attention, or vigorous activity