Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word : Exercise – 6

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. Regard

(1) respect
(2) liking
(3) love
(4) suspicion

2. Swap

(1) snap
(2) exchange
(3) break
(4) exclude

3. Prudent

(1) wise
(2) cunning
(3) frank
(4) severe

4. Genius

(1) a generous person
(2) a foreigner
(3) a person with uncommon intellect
(4) an athlete

5. Culmination

(1) conclusion
(2) climax
(3) abyss
(4) cultivation

Answers 1 to 5

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


6. Cease

(1) stop
(2) lapse
(3) close
(4) arrest

7. Liability

(1) debt
(2) debit
(3) asset
(4) credit

8. Integration

(1) symmetry
(2) unity
(3) coordination
(4) compromise

9. Discriminate

(1) compare
(2) distinguish
(3) comprehend
(4) connect

10. Appear

(1) see
(2) allow
(3) seem
(4) enter

Answers 6 to 10

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


11. Tame (N)

(1) wild
(2) savage
(3) domesticated
(4) silent

12. Mercy

(1) merit
(2) sympathy
(3) loss
(4) pain

13. Obscene

(1) beautiful
(2) unhealthy
(3) unwanted
(4) indecent

14. Effect

(1) result
(2) warning
(3) chance
(4) purpose

15. Speculate

(1) think
(2) guess
(3) argue
(4) speak

Answers 11 to 15

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


16. Emulate

(1) echo
(2) mimick
(3) imitate
(4) simulate

17. Laud

(1) like
(2) acknowledge
(3) praise
(4) record

18. Emancipate

(1) liberate
(2) exist
(3) correct
(4) restrain

19. Absorbing

(1) concentrating
(2) engrossing
(3) fascinating
(4) enriching

20. Caricature

(1) biographical sketch
(2) grotesque likeness
(3) eccentricity
(4) personality trait

Answers 16 to 20

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


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