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.

15. 

The pioneers left a blazing trial of courage, manliness and chivalry.

A. inventors
B. explorers
C. colonialist
D. settlers

Answer: Option D

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16. 

He has a propensity for getting into debt.

A. natural tendency
B. aptitude
C. characteristic
D. quality

Answer: Option A

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17. 

That young is quite sanguine about the result of his competitive examination.

A. depressed
B. pessimistic
C. anxious
D. optimistic

Answer: Option D

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18. 

He is averse to the idea of holding elections now.

A. convinced
B. angry
C. agreeable
D. opposed

Answer: Option D

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19. 

The thief outwitted the constable on some pretext and disappeared on the way to the police station.

A. defeated
B. be fooled
C. cheated
D. outmanoeuvred

Answer: Option A

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20. 

Silence is mandatory for meditation to be effective.

A. compulsory
B. necessary
C. required
D. needed

Answer: Option A

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21. 

We should always try to maintain and promote communal amity.

A. bondage
B. contention
C. friendship
D. understanding

Answer: Option C

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