Antonyms Quiz For SSC Exams 2018-19:1st January

SSC CGL,  SSC CPO, SSC Stenographer 2018 Exams are big opportunities to serve in a govt job and to live in clover. The Commission has already released exam dates for three SSC exams to be conducted in the month of January & February 2019 among which one major exam is SSC Stenographer Exam 2018, to be held from 5 to 7 February 2019. Also SSC CGL and CPO Exam dates can surprise you anytime soon. English Section carries a heavy weightage in SSC CPO & SSC Stenographer exams. Also SSC CGL is no exception. Consolidating the level, priorities and type of questions, Daily English Quiz on SSCADDA & ADDA247 App is a productive outcome of our experts’ efforts to sharpen your practice skills.

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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.

(a) Estrange
(b) Reconcile
(c) Sunder
(d) Incense
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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Disgruntle: to make ill-humored or discontented.
Estranged: no longer close or affectionate to someone; alienated.
Reconcile: restore friendly relations between.
Sunder: split apart.
Hence Disgruntle and Reconcile are antonyms to each other.
(a) Gripe
(b) Rejoice
(c) Quibble
(d) Bleat
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S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Repine: to express dissatisfaction, pain or resentment usually tiresomely. 
Gripe: complain about something in a persistent, irritating way.
Rejoice: feel or show great joy or delight.
Quibble: argue or raise objections about a trivial matter.
Bleat: make a characteristic weak, wavering cry.
Hence Repine and Rejoice are antonyms to each other.
(a) Imbecile
(b) Sage
(c) Perceptive
(d) Discerning
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S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Sapient: having or showing deep understanding and intelligent application of knowledge. 
Imbecile: stupid; idiotic.
Hence Sapient and Imbecile are antonyms to each other.
(a) Lopsided
(b) Oblique
(c) Symmetrical
(d) Crooked
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S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Askew: inclined as twisted to one side.
Lopsided: with one side lower or smaller than the other.
Symmetrical: made up of exactly similar parts facing each other or around an axis; showing symmetry.
Hence Askew and Symmetry are antonyms to each other.
(a) Plumb
(b) Cool
(c) Combative
(d) Diffused
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S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Seethe: boil or be turbulent as if boiling.
Plumb: measure (the depth of a body of water).
Hence Seethe and Cool are antonyms to each other.
(a) Strengthen 
(b) Generate
(c) Stimulate
(d) Release
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S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Impound: seize and take legal custody of.
Hence Impound and Release are antonyms to each other.
(a) Affluent 
(b) Comatose 
(c) Ruthless 
(d) Superficial
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S7. Ans.(a) 
Sol. Impecunious: having little or no money.
Hence Impecunious and Affluent are antonyms to each other.
(a) Adroit
(b) Messy 
(c) Convoluted
(d) Boorish
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S8. Ans.(a) 
Sol.  Clumsy: awkward in movement or in handling things.
Adroit: clever or skillful.
Hence Clumsy and Adroit are antonyms to each other.
(a) Compliment
(b) Refute
(c) Labor
(d) Condone
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S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Concur: be of the same opinion; agree. Refute: prove (a statement or theory) to be wrong or false; disprove.
Hence Concur and Refute are antonyms to each other.
(a) Rag
(b) Nobility
(c) Scanty 
(d) Sanction
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S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Rabble: a disorderly crowd; a mob.
Nobility: the quality of being noble in character; integrity.
Hence Rabble and Nobility are antonyms to each other.

(a) Loner
(b) Socialize 
(c) Elite 
(d) Indecent
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S11. Ans.(a)
Sol. Coterie: a small group of people with shared interests or tastes, especially one that is exclusive of other people.
Hence Coterie and Loner are antonyms to each other.

(a) Hallowed 
(b) Profane
(c) Hope 
(d) Revered
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S12. Ans.(b)
Sol. Sacrosanct: (especially of a principle, place, or routine) regarded as too important or valuable to be interfered with.
Profane: not relating to that which is sacred or religious; secular.
Hence Sacrosanct and Profane are antonyms to each other.

(a) Balmy
(b) Thrifty 
(c) Harsh
(d) Unreal
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S13. Ans.(c)
Sol. Clement: (of a person or their actions) merciful.
Hence Clement and Harsh are antonyms to each other.
(a) Humorlessness
(b) Fling
(c) Stunt
(d) Gimmick
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S14. Ans.(a)
Sol. Escapade: Adventure
Hence Escapade and Humorlessness are antonyms to each other.
(a) Heedful
(b) Ruse
(c) Cocky
(d) Truth
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S15. Ans.(d)
Sol. Stratagem: Trick
Hence Stratagem and Truth are antonyms to each other.

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