Wednesday, 14 October 2015

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Test your vocab? -Part-1

Test your vocab?

Part-1

Knowledge philic presents....

Directions: In each of the following questions four words are given of which two are most nearly the same or opposite in meaning. Find the two words which are most nearly the same or opposite in meaning and find the number of the correct letter combination.


Kp-1 . (A) Vocal (B) Benign (C) Unpleasant (D) Drastic
1) A-B   2) B-C   3) C-D   4) A-C   5) A-D
Benign = kind; gentle; mild; pleasant

Kp-2. (A) Abysmal (B) Diligence (C) Zenith (D) Nadir
1) A-B   2) B-D   3) C-D   4) B-C   5) A-C
Abysmal = extremely bad; extreme; very great
Diligence = steady effort; careful hard work


Kp-3. (A) Elude (B) Avoid (C) Harness (D) Hatch
1) A-B   2) A-C   3) A-D   4) B-C   5) B-D
Elude = to escape somebody/something especially by a clever trick; to avoid somebody/something
Harness = to control and use a natural force to produce electrical power etc.
Hatch = to come out of an egg.


Kp-4. (A) Languid (B) Gorgeous (C) Knack (D) Ability
1) A-B   2) A-D   3) B-C   4) C-D   5) B-D
Languid = moving slowly and involving very little physical effort
Gorgeous = giving pleasure and satisfaction; wonderful
Knack = an ability; a skill at performing some special task


Kp-5A) Gregarious (B) Quixotic (C) Sociable (D) Discernible
1) A-B   2) B-C   3) C-D   4) A-C   5) B-D
Gregarious = liking to be with other people
Quixotic = having fine romantic ideals and good intentions that are not at all practical or realistic
Discern = to perceive, know or find out something; to see, taste, notice etc
something but not without effort.


Kp-6. (A) Testimony (B) Aura (C) Augment (D) Decrease
1) A-B   2) B-C   3) C-D   4) A-D   5) B-D
Testimony = a thing that is evidence of or demonstrates something
Aura = a distinctive atmosphere that seems to surround and be caused by a
person or thing
Augment = to increase something


Kp-7. (A) Discomfit (B) Baffle (C) Epicure (D) Enumerate
1) A-B   2) A-C   3) A-D   4) B-C   5) B-D
Discomfit = to confuse or embarrass somebody
Baffle = to be too difficult or strange for somebody to understand, solve or
explain
Epicure = a person who takes a special interest in and gets great pleasure
from food and drink
Enumerate = to name things on a list one by one.


Kp-8. (A) Unkempt (B) Unremitting (C) Slackening (D) Distasteful
1) A-B   2) B-C   3) C-D   4) A-D   5) B-D
Unkempt = not kept tidy
Unremitting = never stopping
Slacken = to become or make something slower, less active
Distasteful = a feeling that somebody/something is unpleasant or unacceptable; Dislike
Tidy = arranged neatly and in order


Kp-9. (A) Apathetic (B) Wrath (C) Whirl (D) Twirl
1) A-B   2) A-C   3) A-D   4) B-C   5) C-D
Apathetic = showing or feeling a lack of interest, enthusiasm or concern
Wrath = great concern
Whirl = to move or make somebody/something move quickly round and round
Twirl = to spin something


Kp-10. (A) Onus (B) Testimony (C) Burden (D) Recitation
1) A-B   2) B-C   3) C-D   4) A-C   5) B-D
Onus = a duty or responsibility for doing something
Testimony = a thing that is evidence of or demonstrates something
Recitation = an act of saying a series of things aloud.


Kp-11. (A) Blushing (B) Unconscionable (C) Reasonable (D) Whiff
1) A-B   2) B-C   3) C-D   4) A-C   5) B-D
Blush = to become red in the face because of shame; embarrassment
Unconscionable = excessive; greater or longer
than is reasonable




what's your answer?

Post your ans in comment box and check that.....key is posted.

Enjoy !
Kp

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