Antonym Quiz For SSC CGL And SSC CPO Exam 2018: 10th November


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Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

Q1. Humdrum
(a) tedious
(b) trite
(c) drab
(d) fascinating
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Sol. Humdrum: lacking excitement or variety; boringly monotonous.
Fascinating: extremely interesting.
Hence option D is the correct choice.

Q2. Ingestion
(a) gulp
(b) slug
(c) excrete
(d) chug

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Sol. Ingestion: the process of taking food, drink, or another substance into the body by swallowing or absorbing it.
Excrete: (of a living organism or cell) separate and expel as waste (a substance, especially a product of metabolism).
Hence option C is the correct choice.

Q3. Fidgety
(a) composed
(b) restive
(c) twitchy
(d) antsy

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Sol. Fidgety: inclined to fidget; restless or uneasy.
Composed: having one’s feelings and expressions under control; calm.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

Q4. Bland
(a) blah
(b) insipid
(c) tame
(d) lively

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Sol. Bland: lacking strong features or characteristics and therefore uninteresting.
Lively: full of life and energy; active and outgoing.
Hence option D is the correct choice.

Q5. Conjoined
(a) sever
(b) adjoin
(c) mend
(d) affix

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Sol. Conjoined: join; combine.
Sever: divide by cutting or slicing, especially suddenly and forcibly.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

Q6. Mishmash
(a) potpourri
(b) medley
(c) organized
(d) haphazard

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Sol. Mishmash: a confused mixture.
Hence organized is the correct choice.

Q7. Ogle
(a) leer
(b) gaze
(c) ignore
(d) gawk

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Sol. Ogle: stare at in a lecherous manner.
Ignore: refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally.
Hence option C is the correct choice.

Q8. Genteel
(a) uncivilized
(b) stuffy
(c) urbane
(d) prim

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Sol. Genteel: characterized by exaggerated or affected politeness, refinement, or respectability.
Uncivilized: (of a place or people) not socially, culturally, or morally advanced.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

Q9. Flog
(a) whop
(b) compliment
(c) flay
(d) flax

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Sol. Flog: beat (someone) with a whip or stick as a punishment.
Compliment: a polite expression of praise or admiration.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

Q10. Primed
(a) fit
(b) able
(c) unready
(d) prepped

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Sol. Primed: to make something ready for use or action, in particular.
Prepped: to prepare something ready.
Hence option C is the correct choice.

Q11. To spurn
(a) to accept
(b) to flout
(c) to scorn
(d) to rebuff

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Sol. Spurn: reject with disdain or contempt.
Rebuff: to reject someone or something in an abrupt or ungracious manner.
Flout: openly disregard
Hence option A is the correct choice.

Q12. To brood
(a) to repine
(b) to ignore
(c) to fret
(d) to mope

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Sol. Brood: think deeply about something that makes one unhappy, angry, or worried.
Ignore: refuse to take notice of or acknowledge; disregard intentionally.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

Q13. Facade
(a) frontage
(b) semblance
(c) veneer
(d) reality

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Sol. Facade: a deceptive outward appearance.
Frontage: the facade of a building.
Semblance: the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.
Reality: the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them.
Hence option D is the correct choice.

Q14. Beleaguer
(a) gnaw
(b) assist
(c) badger
(d) pester

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Sol. Beleaguer: put in a very difficult situation.
Gnaw: bite at or nibble something persistently.
Badger: a heavily built omnivorous nocturnal mammal of the weasel family, typically having a grey and black coat.
Pester: trouble or annoy someone with frequent or persistent requests or interruptions.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

Q15. Escort
(a) entourage
(b) cavalier
(c) foe
(d) convoy

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Sol. Escort: a person or group of persons accompanying another to give protection or as a courtesy.
Foe: an enemy or opponent.
Hence option C is the correct choice.

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