Key Synonyms Quiz For SSC CGL And SSC CPO Exam 2018: 3 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) Pleasant
(b) Dismay
(c) Composure
(d) Relief
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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Consternation (noun): a feeling of anxiety or dismay, typically at something unexpected.
Dismay (noun): concern and distress caused by something unexpected.
Hence Consternation and Dismay are synonyms to each other.

(a) Fiend
(b) Assailant
(c) Contrast
(d) Spouse

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S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Consort (noun): a wife, husband, or companion, in particular the spouse of a reigning monarch.
Fiend (noun): an evil spirit or demon.
Assailant (noun): a person who physically attacks another.
Spouse (noun): a husband or wife, considered in relation to their partner.
Hence Consort and Spouse are synonyms to each other.

(a) Aid
(b) Displace
(c) Thrust
(d) Steal

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S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Foist (verb): impose an unwelcome or unnecessary person or thing on.
Thrust (verb): force (someone) to accept or deal with something.
Hence Foist and Thrust are synonyms to each other.

(a) Revere
(b) Discern
(c) Embolden
(d) Affront

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S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Snub (verb): rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully.
Revere (verb): to show devoted deferential honor to.
Discern (verb): to recognize or identify as separate and distinct.
Embolden (verb): give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something.
Affront (verb): offend the modesty or values of.
Hence Snub and Affront are synonyms to each other.

(a) Uprise
(b) Depose
(c) Acclaim
(d) Rest

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S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Topple (verb): remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
Depose (verb): remove from office suddenly and forcefully.
Acclaim (verb): praise enthusiastically and publicly.
Hence Topple and Depose are synonyms to each other.

(a) Crave
(b) Despise
(c) Shun
(d) Disturb

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S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Hanker (verb): feel a strong desire for or to do something.
Crave (verb): feel a powerful desire for (something).
Despise (verb): feel contempt or a deep repugnance for.
Shun (verb): persistently avoid, ignore, or reject (someone or something) through antipathy or caution.
Hence Hanker and Crave are synonyms to each other.

(a) Break
(b) Dupe
(c) Succour
(d) Praise

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S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Finagle (verb): obtain by dishonest or devious means.
Dupe (verb): deceive; trick.
Succour (verb): give assistance or aid to.
Hence Finagle and Dupe are synonyms to each other.

(a) Ascent
(b) Addendum
(c) Development
(d) Depravity

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S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Decadence (noun): moral or cultural decline as characterized by excessive indulgence in pleasure or luxury.
Ascent (noun): an advance in social status or reputation.
Addendum (noun): a thing added.
Depravity (noun): moral corruption; wickedness.
Hence Decadence and Depravity are synonyms to each other.

(a) Minuscule
(b) Transient
(c) Massive
(d) Paltry

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S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Whopping (adjective): very large.
Minuscule (adjective): extremely small; tiny.
Transient (adjective): lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
Massive (adjective): large and heavy or solid.
Paltry (adjective): (of an amount) very small or meagre.
Hence Whopping and Massive are synonyms to each other.

(a) Vanquish
(b) Surrender
(c) Renovate
(d) Patch

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S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Pulverize (verb): defeat utterly.
Vanquish (verb): defeat thoroughly.
Patch (verb): treat someone’s injuries or repair the damage to something in an improvised way.
Hence Pulverize and Vanquish are synonyms to each other.

Q11. SHAM 
(a) Veritable
(b) Spurious
(c) Quality
(d) Valid

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S11. Ans.(b)
Sol. Sham (adjective): bogus; false.
Spurious (adjective): not being what it purports to be; false or fake.
Hence Sham and Spurious are synonyms to each other.

(a) Discourteous
(b) Demure
(c) Deferential
(d) Didactic

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S12. Ans.(a)
Sol. Insolent (adjective): showing a rude and arrogant lack of respect.
Discourteous (adjective): showing rudeness and a lack of consideration for other people.
Demure (adjective): affectedly modest, reserved, or serious.
Deferential (adjective): showing or expressing respect and high regard.
Didactic (adjective): intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive.
Hence Insolent and Discourteous are synonyms to each other.

(a) Exonerate
(b) Accredit
(c) Celebrate
(d) Frail

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S13. Ans.(b)
Sol. Impute (verb): represent (something, especially something undesirable) as being done or possessed by someone.
Accredit: attribute an action, saying, or quality to.
Hence Impute and Accredit are synonyms to each other.

(a) Ruin
(b) Conserve
(c) Mysterious
(d) Arduous

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S14. Ans.(b)
Sol. Perpetuate (verb): make (something) continue indefinitely.
Conserve (verb): maintain at a constant overall total.
Hence Perpetuate and Conserve are synonyms to each other.

(a) Revered
(b) Obscene
(c) Applauding
(d) Influencing

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S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. Salacious (adjective): having or conveying undue or indecent interest.
Obscene (adjective): offensive or disgusting by accepted standards of morality and decency.
Hence Salacious and Obscene are synonyms to each other.

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