English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 16th April ( Synonyms)

Updated Fri, 16 Apr 2021 07:29 PM IST

Direction(1-10) : Select the correct synonym of the given words : 

Question 1:Prosaic

Option 1:  uninspiring

Option 2:  poetic

Option 3:  exotic

Option 4:  imaginative

Question 2: Conundrum

Option 1:  riddle

Option 2:  dampness

Option 3:  impudence

Option 4:  servility

Question 3: Parsimonious

Option 1:  thirfty

Option 2:  cunning

Option 3:  extravagant

Option 4:  upright

Question 4: Preposterous

Option 1:  careful 

Option 2:  casual

Option 3:  absurd

Option 4:  deterrent

Question 5: Mosquerade

Option 1:  to provide support

Option 2:  to go in disguise

Option 3:  to mesmerise

Option 4:  marathon race 

Question6: Slipshod

Option 1:  vulgar

Option 2:  careless

Option 3:  commonplace 

Option 4:  retaliatory

Question 7: Commiseration

Option 1:  commission

Option 2:  vastness

Option 3:  sympathy

Option 4:  commendation

Question 8: Rectitude

Option 1:  duplication

Option 2:  integrity

Option 3:  rectification

Option 4:  recovery

Question 9: Solitude

Option 1:  musical composition

Option 2:  aloneness

Option 3:  true statement

Option 4:  single mindedness

Question 10: Zealot

Option 1:  tolerant

Option 2:  liberal

Option 3:  impious

Option 4:  fanatic


Ans 1: uninspiring

Explanation:  prosaic means having or using the style or diction of prose as opposed to poetry; lacking imaginativeness or originality.

exotic- originating in or characteristic of a distant foreign country.

Ans 2:  riddle

Explanation:  conundrum-a confusing and difficult problem or question.

dampness-the state or condition of being slightly wet.

impudence-not showing due respect for another person

servilityan-- excessive willingness to serve or please others.

Ans 3;   thirfty

Explanation: thrifty-using money and other resources carefully and not wastefully.

extravagant-lacking restraint in spending money or using resources.

upright-strictly honourable or honest.

Ans 4;  absurd

Explanation: preposterous-contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or ridiculous.


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something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress. 

Ans 5: to go in disguise

Explanation: to go in disguise

Ans 6: careless

Explanation: slipshod characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization.

retaliatory(of an action) characterized by a desire for revenge.

Ans 7: sympathy

Explanation: commiseration mean sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others; compassion.

vastness-very great extent or size; immensity.

commendation-formal or official praise.

Ans 8:  integrity

Explanation: integrity --the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles.

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rectification-the action of putting something right.

Ans 9:  aloneness

Explanation: the state or situation of being alone.- solitude

Ans 10;   fanatic

Explanation: fanatic-a person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause.

tolerant- showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviour that one does not necessarily agree with.

impious-showing a lack of respect for God or religion.


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