English Antonyms Quiz For SSC CGL Exam: 20th February 2020 for Vocabulary questions

Q1. Select the antonym of “Falter”
(a) demur
(b) endure
(c) cunning
(d) delusion

Q2. Select the antonym of “Demarcation”
(a) confusion
(b) distinction
(c) isolation
(d) derivation

Q3. Select the antonym of “Impound”
(a) strengthen
(b) generate
(c) stimulate
(d) release

Q4. Select the antonym of “Homogeneous”
(a) akin
(b) ditto
(c) disparate
(d) cognate

Q5. Select the antonym of “Feign”
(a) bluff
(b) affect
(c) act
(d) sincere

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Q7. Select the antonym of “Dodge“
(a) avoidance
(b) clear
(c) evade
(d) confront

Q8. Select the antonym of “Enjoin”
(a) direct
(b) counsel
(c) forbid
(d) prompt

Q9. Select the antonym of “Amenable”
(a) responsive
(b) pliable
(c) docile
(d) unsusceptible

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Q10. Select the antonym of “Muster”
(a) convocation
(b) rally
(c) estrange
(d) aggregate

Solutions

S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Falter: lose strength or momentum.
Endure: remain in existence; last.
Hence Falter and Endure are antonyms to each other.

S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. Demarcation: the state of being kept distinct.
Confusion: the quality or state of being confused.
Hence Demarcation and Confusion are antonyms to each other.

S3. Ans. (d)
Sol. Impound: seize and take legal custody of.
Hence Impound and Release are antonyms to each other.

S4. Ans(c)
Sol. Homogeneous means of the same kind; alike.
Disparate means essentially different in kind; not able to be compared.
Hence Homogeneous and Disparate are antonyms to each other.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Feign means pretend to be affected by (a feeling, state, or injury).
Sincere means free from pretence or deceit; proceeding from genuine feelings.
Hence Feign and Sincere are antonyms to each other.

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Mendacity means untruthfulness.
Hence Mendacity and Honesty are antonyms to each other.

S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Dodge means avoid (someone or something) by a sudden quick movement.
Hence Dodge and Confront are antonyms to each other.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Enjoin means to instruct or urge (someone) to do something.
Hence Enjoin and Forbid are antonyms to each other.

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. Amenable means capable of being acted upon in a particular way; susceptible and
Unsusceptible means not likely or liable to be influenced or harmed by a particular thing.
Hence Amenable and Unsusceptible are antonyms to each other.

S10. Ans(c);
Sol. Muster means assemble (troops), especially for inspection or in preparation for battle and
Estrange means cause (someone) to be no longer on friendly terms with someone.
Hence Muster and Estrange are antonyms to each other.

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