Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word : Exercise – 11

Directions (1-20) : In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

1. Hard

(1) difficult
(2) simple
(3) common
(4) easy

2. Humorous

(1) witty
(2) innovative
(3) fashionable
(4) timid

3. Gather

(1) scatter
(2) disperse
(3) congregate
(4) separate

4. Greet

(1) welcome
(2) hostile
(3) unsociable
(4) aloof

5. Happiness

(1) grief
(2) sorrow
(3) misery
(4) bliss

Answers 1 to 5

1. (1) 2. (1) 3. (3) 4. (1) 5. (4)


6. Catastrophe

(1) Clumsy
(2) Disease
(3) Rustic
(4) Calamity

7. Hallucination

(1) delusion
(2) habitat
(3) dress
(4) deception

8. Salacious

(1) angry
(2) unhappy
(3) satisfied
(4) lustful

9. Derive

(1) contain
(2) attain
(3) sustain
(4) obtain

10. repeated

(1) disputed
(2) elaborated
(3) explained
(4) reiterated

Answers 6 to 10

6. (4) 7. (1) 8. (4) 9. (4) 10. (4)


11. revere

(1) condemn
(2) reverse
(3) humiliate
(4) respect

12. erudite

(1) scholarly
(2) unlettered
(3) stingy
(4) sloppy

13. Citadel

(1) mansion
(2) fortress
(3) palace
(4) metropolis

14. Stern

(1) young
(2) stem
(3) strict
(4) lenient

15. Aberration

(1) intensification
(2) deviation
(3) rationality
(4) justification

Answers 11 to 15

11. (4) 12. (1) 13. (2) 14. (3) 15. (2)


16. Abnormal

(1) Unnatural
(2) Aggressive
(3) Unique
(4) Informal

17. Venal

(1) Corrupt
(2) Comprehensible
(3) Legible
(4) Forgivable

18. Conjurer

(1) Magician
(2) Jester
(3) Performer
(4) Trickster

19. Invoice

(1) Word
(2) Sound
(3) Statement
(4) Language

20. Ameliorate

(1) Improve
(2) Degrade
(3) Motivate
(4) Agree

Answers 16 to 20

16. (1) 17. (1) 18. (1) 19. (3) 20. (1)


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