Tuesday, March 17, 2015

English: Synonym Quiz for SSC CGL Tier-2

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Direction: In the following questions, certain words are printed in bold at the question places and against each four options of its meaning are given. You have to select the word which has right meaning or sense of the word from each group of four words.


1. VITIATE


(1)accord(2)impair
(3)split(4)punish

2. IMPASSE

(1)deadlock(2)firmness
(3)ability(4)readiness
3.TRANSCEND

(1)attend(2)install
(3)warrant(4)surpass
4.AVER

(1)declare(2)implicate
(3)dedicate(4)discover
5. FRUGAL

(1)thrifty(2)intolerant
(3)eager(4)durable
6.DISTINGUISHED

(1)ample(2)comfortable
(3)broad(4)eminent
7.ACCURATE

(1)blooming(2)unpolished
(3)prudent(4)exact
8. INTRIGUE

(1)trickery(2)uproar
(3)commotion(4)argument
9. VIRTUALLY

(1)grandly(2)effectively
(3)generally(4)normally
10. PETTY

(1)insolent(2)uncivil
(3)abusive(4)small
11. HIGHBROW

(1)original(2)unflinching
(3)jubilant(4)brainy
12. EXUBERANT

(1)memorable(2)prolific
(3)chaotic(4)illegal
13. NOVELTY

(1)disposition(2)excitement
(3)innovation(4)inclination
14. RETROGRADING

(1)illegible(2)feeble
(3)flippant(4)backward
15. UPHOLD
(1)emaciate(2)manipulate
(3)preserve(4)originate


Answers with Explanation
  1. (2) The different meanings of the Vitiate are: blunt, damage, devalue, diminish, harm, hinder, impair, injure, reduce, spoil etc. Therefore, its suitable synonym would be Impair
  2. (1) The meanings of the word Impasse(Noun) are: blind alley, dead end, dead lock, halt, stalemate, standstill etc. Therefore, we can select deadlock.
  3. (4) The different meanings of the word Transcend(verb) are: eclipse, exceed, excel, out do, out rival, out shine, out strip, over step, surmount, surpass etc. Therefore we can select Surpass.
  4. (1) The different meanings of Aver(verb) are: earnestly entreat, urgue, appeal to, solemnly command etc. Therefore, we can select Declare.
  5. (1) The word Frugal(Ajective) is used in different senses viz.- careful, economical, meagre, parsimonious, pennywise, provident, prudent etc.
  6. (4) The word Distinguished(Adjective) means: acclaimed, celebrated, eminent, extraordinary famed, honoured, illustrious, marked, notable, outstanding, renowned, striking, well-known etc. Its synonym should be eminent.
  7. (4)The word Accurate means: authentic, careful, exact, factual, just, mathematical, nice, perfect, proper etc. Its synonym should be exact.
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  12. (2)The word Exuberant means: abundant, copious, effusive, abounding, growing, luxuriantly, overflowing, prolific etc. Its synonym should be prolific.
  13. (3)The word Novelty means: freshness, innovation, newness etc. Its synonym should be innovation.
  14. (4)The word Retrograding means: backward, declining, deteriorating, downward, negative, retrogressive, worsening etc. Its synonyms should be backward.
  15. (3) The word Uphold means : advocate, aid, back, champion, countenance, defend, encourage, endorse, fortify, justify,maintain, promote etc. Its synonym should be preserve.

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