ANTONYMS (Solved PRACTICE SET-2)
ANTONYMS — PRACTICE SET-2 — SOLVED
QUESTIONS: 25 MAXIMUM TIME: 5 minutes
- Kapil’s bowling yesterday proved very costly.
A) economical B) frugal
C) thrifty D) expensive
- I cannot see much likeness between the two boys.
A) enmity B) hatred
C) difference D) dislike
- I am still dubious about that plan.
A) certain B) doubtful
C) docile D) faithful
- The wise say that life is meant not merely to accumulate wealth but for self-realization.
A) amass B) produce
C) scatter D) gather
- He will never turn down your request.
A) turn up B) turn over
C) reject D) accept
- Real happiness does not lie in material possessions alone.
A) physical B) essential
C) spiritual D) manual
- I was upset by his hostile attitude.
A) friendly B) positive
C) negative D) inimical
- Ashoka was a magnanimous king.
A) small B) petty
C) kind D) majestic
- Mala is always defiant in her behaviour.
A) obedient B) rebellious
C) meek D) friendly
- I find his views repugnant.
A) amiable B) repulsive
C) amoral D) apolitical
- The officer exaggerated the damage caused by the rowdies.
A) underwrote B) condemned
C) ignored D) underestimated
- The speaker was unable to pacify the crowd.
A) excite B) antagonize
C) threaten D) challenge
- His officer was a very strict person.
A) pleasant B) open hearted
C) lenient D) indifferent
- Servitude is not helpful for mental growth.
A) Disservice B) Retirement
C) Freedom D) Termination
- His attitude to poor people is deplorable.
A) commendable B) miserable
C) equitable D) desirable
- The guest made derogatory remarks about the food he was served.
A) interesting B) complimentary
C) unnecessary D) cheerful
- He has an aversion to milk.
A) dear B) loving
C) liking D) pet
- The paucity of good teachers is the chief reason for the present condition of these schools.
A) presence B) surplus
C) appointment D) retention
- Don’t you think his account of things was monotonous?
A) agreeable B) acceptable
C) varied D) indecent
- Spurious drugs can prove to be fatal.
A) Virtuous B) Inferior
C) Genuine D) Contemptuous
- His short but pointed speech was applauded by all sections of the audience.
A) disapproved B) misunderstood
C) praised D) welcomed
- The climbers found the ascent nerve breaking.
A) slide B) fall
C) decline D) descent
- A friendly dog met us at the farm gate.
A) helpful B) understanding
C) quiet D) hostile
- He is extremely intelligent but proud.
A) dull B) weak
C) ignorant D) arrogant
- The young leader was reluctant to shoulder the responsibilities of the ministerial office.
A) wanting B) willing
C) anxious D) eager
|1. A||2. C||3. A||4. C||5. D||6. C||7. A||8. B||9. A||10. A|
|11. D||12. A||13. C||14. C||15. A||16. B||17. C||18. B||19. C||20. C|
|21. A||22.D||23. D||24. A||25. B|
Solution with explanation
4. Option ‘C’ (scatter). SCATTER = throw in various random directions
8. Option ‘B’ (petty). PETTY = not important and not worth giving attention to; e.g.
Prisoners complain that they are subjected to too many petty rules and restrictions.
10. Option ‘A’ (amiable). AMIABLE = friendly
19. Option ‘C’ (varied). VARIED = containing or changing between several different things or types; e.g.
With its varied climate, the country attracts both winter and summer sports enthusiasts.
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