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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 the Synonyms Practice Quiz 2 sample questions and answers.
A Synonym is a Word (or) Phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example, shut is a synonym of close. Synonyms Practice Quiz 2 are very useful for different competitive exams such as IBPS PO, Clerk, SSC CGL, SBI PO, NIACL Assistant, NICL AO, IBPS RRB, Railways, Civil Services, etc.

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Directions (1Q - 5Q): Read the following questions which are SYNONYMS and answer them below.
Q1. Abominable
    A. evil B. fearsome C. detestable D. culpable E. dreadful

Answer - Option C
Explanation - Abominable – something which is really bad, awful, hated
Q2. Admonish
    A. supervise B. request C. advise D. oversee E. scold

Answer - Option E
Explanation - Admonish – to scold, rebuke
Q3. Frugal
    A. suffer B. prudent C. conquer D. endorse E. sanction

Answer - Option B
Explanation - Frugal – sparing or economical as regards money or food
Q4. Irrepressible
    A. irresistible B. languid C. dictate D. acclaim E. severe

Answer - Option A
Explanation - irresistible – too attractive and tempting to be resisted.
Q5. Abettor
    A. devotion B. briskness C. accomplice D. assuage E. persist

Answer - Option C
Explanation - accomplice is the best choice for abettor which means a person who helps another commit a crime.
Directions (1Q - 5Q): Read the following questions which are SYNONYMS and answer them below.
Q1. Kiosk
    A. debase B. counter C. enervate D. dampen E. None of these

Answer - Option B
Explanation - Kiosk – a small open-fronted hut or cubicle from which newspapers, refreshments, tickets, etc. are sold.
Q2. Tinsel
    A. deductive B. cognitive C. decoration D. degrade E. None of these

Answer - Option C
Explanation - Tinsel – a form of decoration consisting of thin strips of shiny metal foil attached to a long piece of thread.
Q3. Knavish
    A. compress B. decrease C. virtuous D. rigorous E. adamantine

Answer - Option C
Explanation - virtuous – having or showing high moral standards.
Q4. Enliven
    A. virtuous B. shorten C. frolicsome D. austere E. chiseled

Answer - Option C
Explanation - frolicsome – lively and playful.
Q5. Slither
    A. bullheaded B. wriggle C. jazz up D. galvanize E. invigorate

Answer - Option B
Explanation - wriggle – twist and turn with quick writhing movements.
Directions (1Q - 5Q): Read the following questions which are SYNONYMS and answer them below.
Q1. Coddle
    A. excite B. divert C. recognized D. grouch E. oblivious

Answer - Option E
Explanation - oblivious – not aware of or concerned about what is happening around one.
Q2. Poignant
    A. disdain B. scorning C. evading D. groan E. agitating

Answer - Option E
Explanation - agitating – make (someone) troubled or nervous.
Q3. Grumble
    A. bellyache B. changeless C. invariable D. stringent E. inexorable

Answer - Option A
Explanation - bellyache – complain noisily or persistently.
Q4. Jubilant
    A. unalterable B. euphoric C. squawk D. snivel E. repine

Answer - Option B
Explanation - euphoric – characterized by or feeling intense excitement and happiness.
Q5. Tranquil
    A. lenient B. unyielding C. obdurate D. static E. stern

Answer - Option A
Explanation - lenient – (of a punishment or person in authority) more merciful or tolerant than expected.

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