Verbal Ability - Synonyms

Exercise :: Synonyms - Section 2

In each of the sentences given below a word is printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most nearly the same in meaning as the word printer in bold and can replaces it without altering the meaning of the sentence.

8. 

In spite of their efforts, the team of scientists could not make much headway to solve the problem.

A. progress
B. thinking
C. efforts
D. start

Answer: Option A

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9. 

On scrutiny the police officer found out that the documents provided by the landlord were totally fabricated.

A. forged
B. historical
C. prepared
D. genuine

Answer: Option A

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10. 

Lack of occupation is not necessary revealed by manifest idleness.

A. easily perceived
B. easily acquired
C. easily infected
D. easily deflected

Answer: Option A

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11. 

The accident occurred due to his lapse.

A. trick
B. interval
C. error
D. ignorance

Answer: Option C

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12. 

Sunlight and shadow made the landscape a kaleidoscope of colour.

A. tube containing mirrors and loose pieces of coloured glass
B. frequently changing pattern of bright scenes
C. a mixture of black and white
D. resembling the seven colours of rainbow

Answer: Option B

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13. 

After the dismal performance of the team in the series concluded yesterday, the captain offered his resignation to the president of the club.

A. poor
B. sorrowful
C. minimum
D. short

Answer: Option A

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14. 

We didn't believe in his statement, but subsequent events proved that he was right.

A. later
B. many
C. few
D. earlier

Answer: Option A

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