Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word : Exercise – 3

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. Concealed

(1) covered
(2) closed
(3) sealed
(4) hidden

2. Relish

(1) realize
(2) taste
(3) enjoy
(4) reveal

3. Acute

(1) dull
(2) drowsy
(3) unpleasant
(4) sharp

4. Solicit

(1) command
(2) request
(3) sympathize
(4) agree

5. Surmount

(1) discount
(2) surround
(3) overcome
(4) capture

Answers 1 to 5

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


6. Prognosis

(1) diagnosis
(2) forecast
(3) preface
(4) identity

7. Poach

(1) catch
(2) hunt
(3) preach
(4) plunder

8. Repartee

(1) refuse
(2) celebrate
(3) response
(4) question

9. Exhort

(1) recommend
(2) coax
(3) pressure
(4) push

10. Lurid

(1) happy
(2) abundant
(3) bright
(4) shocking

Answers 6 to 10

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


11. Defer

(1) indifferent
(2) defy
(3) differ
(4) postpone

12. Cease

(1) begin
(2) stop
(3) create
(4) dull

13. Pious

(1) religious
(2) sympathetic
(3) afraid
(4) faithful

14. Abandon

(1) forsake
(2) keep
(3) cherish
(4) enlarge

15. Cancel

(1) abolish
(2) approve
(3) allow
(4) break

Answers 11 to 15

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


16. Diligent

(1) intelligent
(2) eminent
(3) hardworking
(4) reliable

17. Tempest

(1) drama
(2) temperature
(3) temptation
(4) storm

18. Instant

(1) constant
(2) distant
(3) immediate
(4) sudden

19. Disaster

(1) death
(2) epidemic
(3) misfortune
(4) derailment

20. Adverse

(1) unequal
(2) unfavorable
(3) unwanted
(4) undue

Answers 16 to 20

16. (3) 17. (4) 18. (3) 19. (3) 20. (2)


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