Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word : Exercise – 2

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. LUCIDITY

(1) Fluidity
(2) politeness
(3) Clarity
(4) Fluency

2. INDICT

(1) Implicate
(2) Elude
(3) Charge
(4) Manifest

3. APPRAISE

(1) Accuse
(2) Praise
(3) Appreciate
(4) Judge

4. DELUGE

(1) Confusion
(2) Deception
(3) Flood
(4) Weapon

5. PREPONDERANCE

(1) Pre-eminence
(2) Dominance
(3) Domineering
(4) Preoccupation

Answers 1 to 5

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


6. BARREN

(1) good
(2) wholesome
(3) unproductive
(4) profitable

7. INFAMY

(1) notoriety
(2) glory
(3) integrity
(4) familiarity

8. INTREPID

(1) hesitant
(2) fearless
(3) extrovert
(4) rash

9. PRODIGAL

(1) exclusive
(2) productive
(3) lavish
(4) carefree

10. PERSPICUOUS

(1) relevant
(2) precise
(3) brief
(4) clear

Answers 6 to 10

6. (3) 7. (1) 8. (2) 9. (3) 10. (4)


11. LOQUACIOUS

(1) Talkative
(2) Slow
(3) Content
(4) Unclear

12. VINDICTIVE

(1) Imaginative
(2) Accusative
(3) Spiteful
(4) Aggressive

13. INCLEMENT

(1) Selfish
(2) Active
(3) Unfavorable
(4) Inactive

14. GENIAL

(1) Cordial
(2) Unselfish
(3) Careful
(4) Specific

15. ACCRUE

(1) Accumulate
(2) Accommodate
(3) Grow
(4) Suffice

Answers 11 to 15

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


16. Poignant

(1) showy
(2) sad
(3) silly
(4) snobbish

17. Querulous

(1) critical
(2) curious
(3) complaining
(4) ambiguous

18. Audacious

(1) brilliant
(2) powerful
(3) bold
(4) frightening

19. Perilous

(1) hazardous
(2) rigorous
(3) resilient
(4) requisite

20. Reverie

(1) determination
(2) day-dream
(3) reality
(4) realization

Answers 16 to 20

16. (2) 17. (3) 18. (3) 19. (1) 20. (2)


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