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English Vocabulary Quiz For SSC CGL & CHSL Exam: 24th Jan 2020 For Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution and Spelling Correction questions

Direction (1-2): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

Q1. Refulgent
(a) Dark
(b) Loud
(c) Rough
(d) Sweet

Q2. Fecund
(a) Prolific
(b) Sterile
(c) Necessitate
(c) Turmoil

Direction (3-5): In these questions, four words are given. In each group, one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

(a) chaastity
(b) collapse
(c) radialy
(d) scansiune

(a) brunete
(b) nemonic
(c) abhorred
(d) carammels

(a) fidelety
(b) befalen
(c) probable
(d) salwager

Direction (6-7): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Q6. The action of repeating something aloud from memory
(a) paraphrase
(b) rendition
(c) erudition
(d) recitation

Q7. To trip or momentarily lose one’s balance; almost fall.
(a) to totter
(b) to stammer
(c) to stumble
(d) to blunder

Direction (8-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q8. Sentry
(a) bandit
(b) competitor
(c) sentinel
(d) foe

Q9. Subsidy
(a) endowment
(b) forfeit
(c) mulct
(d) reward

Q10. Truculent
(a) Ferocious
(b) Luxurious
(c) Luscious
(d) Delicious


S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Refulgent: shining very brightly.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Fecund: producing or capable of producing an abundance of offspring or new growth; highly fertile.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Collapse: suddenly fall down or give way.
Chastity: the state or practice of refraining from extramarital, or especially from all, sexual intercourse.
Radially: arranged or having parts arranged like rays.
Scansion: the action of scanning a line of verse to determine its rhythm.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Abhorred: regard with disgust and hatred.
Brunet: a woman or girl with dark brown hair.
Mnemonic: A system such as a pattern of letters, ideas, or associations which assists in
remembering something.
Caramel: sugar or syrup heated until it turns brown, used as a flavoring or coloring for
food or drink.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Probable: likely to happen or be the case.

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Recitation: the action of repeating something aloud from memory.
Erudition: the quality of having or showing great knowledge or learning; scholarship.
Rendition: a performance or interpretation, especially of a dramatic role or piece of music.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Totter: move in a feeble or unsteady way.
Stammer: speak with sudden involuntary pauses and a tendency to repeat the initial letters of words.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Sentry: a soldier stationed to keep guard or to control access to a place.
Bandit: a robber or outlaw belonging to a gang and typically operating in an isolated or lawless area.
Sentinel: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Foe: an enemy or opponent.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Subsidy: a sum of money granted by the state or a public body to help an industry or business keep the price of a commodity or service low.
Endowment: a quality or ability possessed or inherited by someone.
Forfeit: a fine or penalty for wrongdoing.
Mulct: extract money from someone by fine or taxation.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Truculent: eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.
Ferocious: savagely fierce, cruel, or violent.


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