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Tuesday, May 15, 2012

English Vocabulary for Competitive Exams(Vocabulary Quiz - 147)

1. Querulous
[A]Flatter Of Favors
[B]Bringing Into Conformity With Reason
[C]Fretful; Whining
[D]Branching Into Two Parts


2. Rancor
[A]Enigmatic; Mysterious
[B]Bitterness; Hatred
[C]Cut The Top Off
[D]Depressed; Gloomy


3. Recluse
[A]Monarch; Sovereign
[B]Artificial Channel For Directing Or Controlling The Flow Of Water
[C]Hermit
[D]Fear; Trembling Agitation


4. Refurbish
[A]Draw Out By Discussion
[B]Interpret Incorrectly; Misjudge
[C]Renovate
[D]Stale; Spoiled By Age


5. Remiss
[A]Worthless Products Of An Endeavor
[B]Flagrant; Consciously Obvious; Loudly Offensive
[C]Put Into Effect; Carry Out
[D]Negligent


6. Reprove
[A]Endless
[B]Stockpile; Accumulate For Future Use
[C]Censure; Rebuke
[D]Shrivel; Decay


7. Retentive
[A]Painful Labor
[B]Odd; Old-Fashioned; Picturesque
[C]Quarrelsome
[D]Holding; Having A Good Memory


8. Rigor
[A]Assign
[B]Severity
[C]Silly; Senseless
[D]Pacify; Conciliate


9. Rustic
[A]Last Demand; Warning
[B]Pertaining To Country People; Uncouth
[C]Remainder
[D]Of A Law Which Dates Back To A Period Before Its Enactment


10. Saturate
[A]Glimmer Intermittently
[B]Lack Of Seriousness
[C]Soak
[D]Controlling Force


11. Secession
[A]Speak Foolishly
[B]Withdrawal
[C]Small Plane Surface (Of A Gem); A Side
[D]Quick Or Willing To Receive Ideas, Suggestions, Etc.


12. Silt
[A]Not Frank; Eluding
[B]Long Heroic Poem Or Similar Work Of Art
[C]Sediment Deposited By Running Water
[D]Bitterness Of Speech And Temper


13. Sleight
[A]Characteristic Of A Class Or Species
[B]Tasteless; Dull
[C]Dexterity
[D]Common; Pertaining To The Common People


14. Sophistry
[A]Concise; Meaty
[B]Daydream; Musing
[C]Seemingly Plausible But Fallacious Reasoning
[D]Deadly; Destructive


15. Spurn
[A]Lead Astray; Wheedle
[B]Worsen; Embitter
[C]Reject; Scorn
[D]Put To Rout; Defeat; Disconcert