Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word : Exercise – 7

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. Quicken

(1) Accelerate
(2) Delay
(3) Hinder
(4) Stop

2. Transient

(1) Temporary
(2) Durable
(3) Timely
(4) Transparent

3. Compensate

(1) Compile
(2) Make up for
(3) Result in
(4) Complete

4. Retaliate

(1) Pardon
(2) Corrupt
(3) Avenge
(4) Rejoice

5. Epidemic

(1) Endemic
(2) Local
(3) Widespread
(4) Natural

Answers 1 to 5

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


6. Curious

(1) Doubtful
(2) Inquisitive
(3) Sad
(4) Suspicious

7. Candid

(1) Honest
(2) Greedy
(3) Dishonest
(4) Secretive

8. Forsaken

(1) Nurtured
(2) Neglected
(3) Pardoned
(4) Abandoned

9. Vivacious

(1) Lonely
(2) lively
(3) Beautiful
(4) Brooding

10. Amiable

(1) Rude
(2) Curt
(3) Friendly
(4) Annoyed

Answers 6 to 10

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


11. Petition

(1) Rotation
(2) Administration
(3) Appeal
(4) Vocation

12. Proposition

(1) Intimation
(2) Protestation
(3) Proposal
(4) Invitation

13. Vivacious

(1) Imaginary
(2) Lively
(3) Perceptible
(4) Languid

14. Sporadic

(1) Timely
(2) Scattered
(3) Frequent
(4) Irrelevant

15. Persevere

(1) Fickle
(2) Persist
(3) Constant
(4) Polite

Answers 11 to 15

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


16. Adequate

(1) Suitable
(2) Capable
(3) Appropriate
(4) Enough

17. Yearn

(1) To earn
(2) To crave
(3) To regret
(4) To yawn

18. Transmission

(1) Administer
(2) Conveyance
(3) Connect
(4) Disconnect

19. Meander

(1) Blow
(2) Curve
(3) Bend
(4) Wind

20. Jabber

(1) Eloquent
(2) Chatter
(3) Talk
(4) Speak

Answers 16 to 20

16. (4) 17. (2) 18. (1) 19. (2) 20. (2)


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