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English Knowledge is an important section in the employment-related competitive exams in India. In particular, exams like IBPS, SBI and other bank-related employment exams have English Language questions along with Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The English Language section primarily has questions related to Paragraph Reading, Spotting Errors, Cloze Test, Antonyms, Synonyms, Grammar, Sentence Rearrangement, etc. This article presents Antonyms Practice Quiz 1 sample questions and answers.
An Antonym is a word or phrase whose meaning is the opposite of another word or phrase. For example: One of the antonyms of CLOSE is OPEN. Antonyms are one of the frequently appearing topics in competitive exams. Antonyms Practice Quiz 1 are a list of few selected antonyms that have frequently appeared in several competitive exams.

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Directions (1Q - 5Q): Read the following question which are ANTONYMS and answer them.
Q1. Contempt
    A. regard B. celerity C. mound D. pile E. vouchsafe

Answer - Option A
Explanation - Contempt – the feeling that a person or a thing is worthless or beneath consideration
Q2. Insipid
    A. hamper B. blunt C. curt D. delicious E. plenary

Answer - Option D
Explanation - Insipid – lacking flavour; weak or tasteless
Q3. Adamant
    A. gracious B. vivid C. outfit D. replete E. flexible

Answer - Option E
Explanation - Adamant – refusing to be persuaded or to change one’s mind
Q4. Bewitching
    A. outspoken B. repulsive C. tawdry D. augur E. garish

Answer - Option B
Explanation - Bewitching – enchant and delight
Q5. Fragile
    A. thwart B. meter C. tough D. gaudy E. equip

Answer - Option C
Explanation - Fragile – easily broken or damaged.
Directions (1Q - 5Q): Read the following question which are ANTONYMS and answer them.
Q1. Candid
    A. hovel B. exotic C. pattern D. evasive E. motif

Answer - Option D
Explanation - Candid – truthful and straightforward
Q2. Deliberate
    A. brandish B. absurd C. rash D. supervene E. tide

Answer - Option C
Explanation - Deliberate – done consciously and intentionally
Q3. Adjunct
    A. rapid B. glimpse C. trifle D. supple E. separated

Answer - Option E
Explanation - Adjunct – a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part.
Q4. Baroque
    A. modish B. plain C. exploit D. dismay E. lethal

Answer - Option B
Explanation - Baroque – highly ornate and extravagant in style
Q5. Morbid
    A. healthy B. dread C. steadfast D. frailty E. zealot

Answer - Option A
Explanation - Morbid – of the nature of or indicative of disease
Directions (1Q - 5Q): Read the following question which are ANTONYMS and answer them.
Q1. Jaunty
    A. somber B. cajole C. entice D. inveigle E. amiable

Answer - Option A
Explanation - Jaunty- Having an air of easy carelessness or liveliness
Q2. Malicious
    A. spruce B. revivify C. enliven D. invigorate E. benign

Answer - Option E
Explanation - Malicious- Bearing, or acting with, deliberate ill-will or spite
Q3. Zenith
    A. acme B. shrew C. nadir D. culmination E. shallow

Answer - Option C
Explanation - Zenith- the highest point
Q4. Banal
    A. benevolent B. avidity C. genuine D. bogus E. vivid

Answer - Option E
Explanation - Banal- lacking in freshness or originality
Q5. Clandestine
    A. collaboration B. conniving C. surreptitious D. manifest E. ample

Answer - Option D
Explanation - Clandestine – Secret; stealthy

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