Salient Synonyms Quiz For SSC CGL And SSC CPO Exam 2018: 10 July


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Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Important Synonyms Questions. To make you learn basic English vocabulary is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

(a) Flatter
(b) Josh
(c) Restore
(d) Defer
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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Chaff: to make fun of in a good-natured way.
Josh: to tease good-naturedly.
Defer: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Hence Chaff and Josh are synonyms to each other.

(a) Behead
(b) Decipher
(c) Deploy
(d) Delve
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S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Decapitate: to cut off the head of.
Behead: cut off the head of (someone).
Delve: dig; excavate.
Hence Decapitate and Behead are synonyms to each other.

(a) Exclude
(b) Debar
(c) Enunciate
(d) Necessitate
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S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Entail: involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.
Debar: prohibit (someone) officially from doing something.
Enunciate: say or pronounce clearly.
Necessitate: make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.
Hence Entail and Necessitate are synonyms to each other.

(a) Compel
(b) Disfigure
(c) Absolve
(d) Twist
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S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Exempt: free (a person or organization) from an obligation or liability imposed on others.
Absolve: declare (someone) free from guilt, obligation, or punishment.
Hence Exempt and Absolve are synonyms to each other.

(a) Soothe
(b) Ruffle
(c) Forgo
(d) Cede
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S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Fluster: make (someone) agitated or confused.
Ruffle: disconcert or upset the composure of (someone).
Forgo: go without (something desirable).
Cede: give up (power or territory).
Hence Fluster and Ruffle are synonyms to each other.

(a) Slick
(b) Flat
(c) Crooked
(d) Gory
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S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Gnarled: being twisted, rugged, or full of knots.
Slick: smooth and glossy.
Crooked: bent or twisted out of shape or out of place.
Gory: involving or showing violence and bloodshed.
Hence Gnarled and Crooked are synonyms to each other.

(a) Steady
(b) Adroit
(c) Nimble
(d) Hesitant
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S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Halting: slow and hesitant, especially through lack of confidence.
Adroit: clever or skilful.
Nimble: quick and light in movement or action; agile.
Hence Halting and Hesitant are synonyms to each other.

(a) Omega
(b) Genesis
(c) Closure
(d) Incidental
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S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Inception: the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity.
Omega: the extreme or final part.
Genesis: the origin or mode of formation of something.
Closure: an act of closing: the condition of being closed.
Hence Inception and Genesis are synonyms to each other.

(a) Lissome
(b) Stiff
(c) Lummox
(d) Luminary
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S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Limber: (of a person or body part) lithe or supple.
Lissome: (of a person or their body) thin, supple, and graceful.
Stiff: (of a person or part of the body) unable to move easily and without pain.
Lummox: a clumsy, stupid person.
Luminary: a person who inspires or influences others.
Hence Limber and Lissome are synonyms to each other.

(a) Windfall
(b) Benefit
(c) Fervid
(d) Adversary
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S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Nemesis: a long-standing rival; an inescapable agent.
Adversary: one’s opponent in a contest, conflict or dispute.
Hence Nemesis and Adversary are synonyms to each other.

(a) Nullify
(b) Chagrin
(c) Wary
(d) Restore
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S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. Mortification: great embarrassment and shame.
Chagrin: annoyance at having failed or been humiliated.
Hence Mortification and Chagrin are synonyms to each other.

(a) Scold
(b) Attach
(c) Wear off
(d) Twist
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S12. Ans.(c)
Sol. Abrade: scrape or wear away by friction or erosion.
Wear off: lose effectiveness or intensity.
Hence Abrade and Wear off are synonyms to each other.

(a) Bargain
(b) Celebrate
(c) Transport
(d) Drown
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S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. Ferry: convey in a ship or boat, especially across a short stretch of water.
Hence Ferry and Transport are synonyms to each other.

(a) Confound
(b) Suffer
(c) Sacrifice
(d) Beget
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S14. Ans.(d)
Sol. Engender: cause or give rise to (a feeling, situation, or condition).
Beget: cause; bring about.
Hence Engender and Beget are synonyms to each other.

(a) Rankle
(b) Repay
(c) Rest
(d) Repudiate
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S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. Requite(verb): return a favor to (someone).
Rankle (verb): (of a wound or sore) continue to be painful; fester.
Repay(verb): do or give something as recompense for (a favor or kindness received).
Repudiate (verb): refuse to accept; reject.
Hence Requite and Repay are synonyms to each other.

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