28 December SSC CGL English Synonyms Quiz (Advanced level)

Q1. CHIMERA
(a) Reality
(b) Mirage
(c) Prolix
(d) Terse

Q2. RAMPANT
(a) Restrained
(b) Comprehensible
(c) Unbridled
(d) Complementary

Q3. FAUX
(a) True
(b) Sham
(c) Noise
(d) Roasted

Q4. RAPT
(a) Doleful
(b) Ecstatic
(c) Demolish
(d) Build

Q5. COMPENDIUM
(a) Summary
(b) Dullness
(c) Capability
(d) Antipathy

Q6. BOUFFANT
(a) Braid
(b) Barren
(c) Hirsute
(d) Glabrous

Q7. IDYLLIC
(a) Paucity
(b) Peaceful
(c) Profusion
(d) Copiousness

Q8. FURBISH
(a) Command
(b) Ruin
(c) Restore
(d) Pale

Q9. RANKLE
(a) Quiet
(b) Lapse
(c) Bother
(d) Infinite

Q10. GINGERLY
(a) Cautiously
(b) Timidly
(c) Freeze
(d) Graceful

Solutions

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Chimera: A thing which is hoped for but is illusory or impossible to achieve.

S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Rampant: flourishing or spreading unchecked.
Unbridled: uncontrolled; unconstrained.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Faux: not genuine; fake or false.
Sham: not genuine.

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Rapt: completely fascinated or absorbed by what one is seeing or hearing.
Ecstatic: feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement.

S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Compendium: a collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject, especially in a book or other publication.

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Bouffant: (of a person’s hair) styled so as to stand out from the head in a rounded shape.
Braid: a length of hair made up of three or more interlaced strands.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Idyllic: like an idyll; extremely happy, peaceful, or picturesque.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Furbish: To renovate, polish or give a fresh look.

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Rankle: of a comment or fact) cause continuing annoyance or resentment.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Gingerly: in a careful or cautious manner.

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