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Monday, June 25, 2012

English Vocabulary Building Game Quiz (Vocabulary Quiz - 165)

Directions (Qs. 1 to 15) : Choose the word which is most nearly the same in meaning as the given word in question.

1. Swarthy
[A]Vague Statement
[B]Dark; Dusky
[C]Pitiless
[D]Tireless


2. Tarry
[A]Repudiation; Self-Sacrifice
[B]The Intelligent And Educated Classes [Often Used Derogatory]
[C]Delay; Dawdle
[D]Warn; Reprove


3. Tepid
[A]Made Impure Or Spoiled By The Addition Of Inferior Materials
[B]Lukewarm
[C]Contradict; Infringe On
[D]Please Intensely


4. Titanic
[A]Behead
[B]Ruinous; Poisonous
[C]Gigantic
[D]Phrase Dulled In Meaning By Repetition


5. Transcend
[A]Motivate
[B]Exceed; Surpass
[C]Express; Utter
[D]Lying; False


6. Trilogy
[A]Extremely Small
[B]Explosion
[C]Group Of Three Works
[D]Procession; Parade


7. Vendetta
[A]Fear
[B]Blood Feud
[C]Generous; Showing Bounty
[D]Smallest Speck


8. Versatile
[A]Hot-Tempered
[B]Having Many Talents; Capable Of Working In Many Fields
[C]Loyal
[D]Picture; Short Literary Sketch


9. Visage
[A]Sameness Leading To Boredom
[B]Separate; Part
[C]Face; Appearance
[D]Weaken; Destroy


10. Waggish
[A]Plan Of A Trip
[B]Confused Uproar
[C]Like A Fanatic; Furious
[D]Mischievous; Humorous; Tricky


11. Whit
[A]Expedient; Prudent; Well Devised
[B]Clumsy; Boorish
[C]Smallest Speck
[D]Long Heroic Poem Or Similar Work Of Art


12. Yen
[A]Large Volume
[B]Longing; Urge
[C]Parti-Colored; Mixed
[D]Moved Gently By Wind Or Waves


13. Aboriginal
[A]Gather; Store Up
[B]Truthful
[C]Being The First Of Its Kind In A Region; Primitive; Native
[D]Tax Levied By A Ruler; Mark Of Respect


14. Accomplice
[A]Very Fat
[B]Gift Giver; Patron
[C]Presumptuous; Arrogant
[D]Partner In Crime


15. Adept
[A]Dejected; Dispirited
[B]High, Flat-Topped Hill
[C]Gradual Wearing Down
[D]Expert At


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