SSC CGL Tier 2 English Antonyms Quiz: 8 July

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 2 is to be conducted from 11 to 13 September 2019. With 200 questions for 200 marks, English Language Section plays a vital role in the final selection of a candidate.  SSC CGL Tier 2 English quizzes being provided daily on SSCADDA are in the interest of candidates qualifying for SSC CGL Tier 2 and question quality is solely based on the expected experimentation of English Question paper for CGL Mains. 

Direction (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Q1. HOGWASH
(a) Crap
(b) Logic
(c) Malarkey
(d) Sharp

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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Hogwash: nonsense.
Hence Hogwash and Logic are antonyms to each other.

Q2. EXTANT
(a) Forsake
(b) Abiding
(c) Destroyed
(d) Living

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S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Extant: still in existence; surviving.
Hence Extant and Destroyed are antonyms to each other.

Q3. FLACCID
(a) Upright
(b) Taut
(c) Uneven
(d) Tough

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S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Flaccid: soft and hanging loosely or limply, especially so as to look or feel unpleasant.
Taut: stretched or pulled tight; not slack.
Hence Flaccid and Taut are antonyms to each other.

Q4. BALK
(a) Admire
(b) Break
(c) Glabrous
(d) Impetus

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S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Balk: hesitate or be unwilling to accept an idea or undertaking.
Impetus: something that makes a process or activity happen or happen more quickly.
Hence Balk and Impetus are antonyms to each other.

Q5. UPTURN
(a) Soar
(b) Upheave
(c) Slump
(d) Recline

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S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Upturn: an improvement or upward trend.
Slump: a sudden severe or prolonged fall.
Hence Upturn and Slump are antonyms to each other.

Q6. INDENTURE
(a) Pit
(b) Protrusion
(c) Hollow
(d) Dint

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S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Indenture: a legal agreement, contract, or document, in particular:
Protrusion: something that protrudes; a protuberance.
Hence Indenture and Protrusion are antonyms to each other.

Q7. MOTTLE
(a) Clean
(b) Stipple
(c) Blotch
(d) Tardily

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S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. Mottle: mark with spots or smears of color.
Hence Mottle and Clean are antonyms to each other.

Q8. APPORTION
(a) Dispense
(b) Dress up
(c) Withhold
(d) Mean

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S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Apportion: to give as a share or portion.
Withhold: to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing.
Hence Apportion and Withhold are antonyms to each other.

Q9. BLAZON
(a) Declare
(b) Conceal
(c) Parade
(d) Pleasing

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S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Blazon: display prominently or vividly.
Conceal: to prevent disclosure or recognition of.
Hence Blazon and Conceal are antonyms to each other.

Q10. UNSAVORY
(a) Delicious
(b) Unpalatable
(c) Typify
(d) Differ

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S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Unsavory: disagreeable to taste, smell or look at.
Hence Unsavory and Delicious are antonyms to each other.