English Synonyms Solved : SSC Exams Previous Years Question Papers Set 1

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In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q.1:- Flaunt

  1. Cut
  2. Deceive
  3. Exhibit
  4. Blame

Ans:- (c) Exhibit

Q.2:- Dubious

  1. Doubtful
  2. Disputable
  3. Duplicate
  4. Dangerous

Ans:- (a) Doubtful

Q.3:- Ravage

  1. Destroy
  2. Break
  3. Demolish
  4. Abolish

Ans:- (c) Demolish

Q.4:- Heralded

  1. Clapped
  2. Proclaimed
  3. Protested
  4. Rewarded

Ans:- (a) Clapped

Q.5:- Salacious

  1. Angry
  2. Unhappy
  3. Satisfied
  4. Lustful

Ans:- (d) Lustful

Q.6:- Cajole

  1. Insist
  2. Persuade
  3. Flatter
  4. Recommend

Ans:- (c) Flatter

Q.7:- Dexterity

  1. Incompetence
  2. Gaucheness
  3. Adroitness
  4. Ineptitude

Ans:- (c) Adroitness

Q.8:- Mentor

  1. Guide
  2. Genius
  3. Stylist
  4. Philosopher

Ans:- (a) Guide

Q.9:- Acronym

  1. A word with two or more meanings
  2. A word of new coinage
  3. A word formed by the initial letters of words
  4. A word of picturesque effect

Ans:- (c) A word formed by the initial letters of words

Q.10:- Enigma

  1. Truth
  2. Fear
  3. Difficulty
  4. Puzzle

Ans:- (d) Puzzle

Q.11:- Collate

  1. Describe
  2. Narrate
  3. Prescribe
  4. Assemble

Ans:- (d) Assemble

Q.12:- Antagonist

  1. Non-believer
  2. Trouble-maker
  3. Trouble-shooter
  4. Opponent

Ans:- (d) Opponent

Q.13:- Sole

  1. Only
  2. Principal
  3. Important
  4. Immediate

Ans:- (a) Only

Q.14:- Absurd

  1. Diligent
  2. Ridiculous
  3. Brisk
  4. Complex

Ans:- (b) Ridiculous

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Q.15:- Jealous

  1. Interested
  2. Hatred
  3. Envied
  4. Admired

Ans:- (c) Envied

Q.16:- Spume

  1. Spit
  2. Poison
  3. Lava
  4. Foams

Ans:- (d) Foams

Q.17:- Receptacle

  1. Compartment
  2. Hole
  3. Container
  4. Funnel

Ans:- (c) Container

Q.18:- Mordant

  1. Stupid
  2. Pensive
  3. Senseless
  4. Sarcastic

Ans:- (d) Sarcastic

Q.19:- Honour

  1. Determination
  2. Courage
  3. Respect
  4. Discipline

Ans:- (c) Respect

Q.20:- Diligent

  1. Industrious
  2. Energetic
  3. Intelligent
  4. Modest

Ans:- (a) Industrious

Q.21:- Novice

  1. Expert
  2. Specialist
  3. Generalist
  4. Beginner

Ans:- (d) Beginner

Q.22:- Regard

  1. Respect
  2. Liking
  3. Love
  4. Suspicion

Ans:- (a) Respect

Q.23:- Elude

  1. Allure
  2. Leave
  3. Deceive
  4. Escape

Ans:- (d) Escape

Q.24:- Alert

  1. Hostile
  2. Watchful
  3. Brave
  4. Quick

Ans:- (b) Watchful

Q.25:- Impost

  1. Fertilizer
  2. Dispatch
  3. Tax
  4. Postage

Ans:- (c) Tax

 

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