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.

71. 

The novel was so interesting that I was oblivious of my surroundings.

A. precarious
B. unmindful
C. aware
D. watchful

Answer: Option B

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72. 

All the characters in this novel are fictitious.

A. unbelievable
B. unreliable
C. infamous
D. unreal

Answer: Option D

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73. 

Everyone was listening to the news of earthquake with mounting anxiety.

A. curiosity
B. grief
C. uneasiness
D. eagerness

Answer: Option C

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74. 

He corroborated the statement of his brother.

A. confirmed
B. disproved
C. condemned
D. seconded

Answer: Option A

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75. 

The prince fell in love with a comely young maiden.

A. delightful
B. pretty
C. homely
D. elegant

Answer: Option B

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76. 

When I look back over there wartime years I cannot help feeling that time is an inadequate and even capricious measure of their duration at one moment they seem so long, at another so short.

A. misleading
B. whimsical
C. erratic
D. unpredictable

Answer: Option B

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77. 

Manish neglected to remit the fees in time and therefore had to pay a fine.

A. refused
B. failed
C. promised
D. obstructed

Answer: Option B

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