Verbal Ability - Synonyms - Discussion

Discussion :: Synonyms - Section 1 (Q.No.7)

In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

7. 

ALERT

[A]. Energetic
[B]. Observant
[C]. Intelligent
[D]. Watchful

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Yared said: (Oct 13, 2010)  
I want more explanation neatly and more broadly?

Saravanan said: (Dec 14, 2010)  
Alert means cautiously, vigilant so watchful is correct answer.

Vipul Raut said: (Dec 29, 2010)  
Alert means watchful and cautious. So watchful is a right answer.

Sathishkumar said: (Jan 10, 2011)  
Ya. Watchful is right. Alwaya alert and always watchful both are same.

Baskaran said: (Jan 28, 2011)  
Alert means somewhat how we are in careful so intelligent, energetic, observant not suitable for this ques.

So watchful is correct.

Rajesh said: (Feb 13, 2011)  
Alert means to be careful so that's why watchful is correct answer.

Mammu said: (Feb 19, 2011)  
Alert means quick and energetic know. Then energetic also correct answer. But why watchful is correct ans?

Adithya said: (Feb 23, 2011)  
Guys tke examples like army people are watchfull with attacks from enemies and watchmen are watchfull in bank every minute fom robberies.

Shruthi said: (Feb 28, 2011)  
Why observant can't be its answer?

E3Bx said: (Apr 16, 2011)  
What about energetic?

Anupama Sharma said: (Apr 22, 2011)  
Observant means after a work you observe but alert always be attention.

Mohamedkallelulah said: (May 7, 2011)  
Why observant is not correct answer?

Yogashree said: (Jun 17, 2011)  
Correct answer is OBSERVANT...

MEANING:
strict in observing, or keeping, a law, custom, duty, rule, etc.

paying careful attention; keenly watchful

perceptive or alert

Rubiny said: (Jul 6, 2011)  
alert- pay full attention to the things happening around
watchful- notices everything
observant- pay lot of attention
so the ans is B) OBSERVANT

Arif said: (Jul 7, 2011)  
Alert Neurology adjective 1. Referring to a state in which an individual is awake and appropriately answers all questions.
So, Watchfull is correct answer.

Vivek Ugare said: (Sep 13, 2011)  
Observant means only observe things going to happen. But watchful means on any movement you watch.

Nida said: (Sep 23, 2011)  
Alert : police is ordered to be alert in the city.

Observant : teacher is observing the student.

Raghuraj said: (Jan 11, 2012)  
Why not observant, both watchful and observant gives same meaning, can any one give more explanation please.

Lily said: (Feb 21, 2012)  
Energetic means something like enthusiastic, observant means attentive, alert and watchful also mean alert, so answer was wrong I think.

Bejin Joe said: (Jun 10, 2012)  
Watchful is the right answer. Since observant is a person who pays attention to one particular thing. If you are watchful you must be aware of evrything around. Energetic and intelligent are absurd answers.

Davinder Singh said: (May 10, 2013)  
Watchful is the right answer. Since observant is a person who pays attention to one particular thing. If you are watchful you must be aware of everything around. Energetic and intelligent are absurd answers.

Swapna said: (Jan 4, 2014)  
But why not energetic, this is also near meaning to alert, can anyone give more explanation?

Nikhil said: (Jan 14, 2014)  
Observant and watchful are same so why observant is not the answer?

Khyati said: (Jan 21, 2014)  
Alert means quick and energetic know. Then energetic also correct answer. But why watchful is correct answer?

Nisha said: (Feb 18, 2014)  
Alert refers to be careful hence the answer becomes as watchful.

Vasantha said: (Apr 19, 2014)  
Alert - Vigilantly attentive, watchful.

Options:

Energetic - active.
Observant - Quick to perceive, careful.
Intelligent - mentally acute.

Ans:

Watchful - alert, vigilant.

Mangal Gupta said: (Aug 1, 2014)  
Energetic means powerful and strong so it is irrelevant answer.

Vinya Guptha said: (Sep 9, 2014)  
Alert means observant also then why only watchful ?

Santhiya said: (Oct 7, 2014)  
Alert means energetic and curious. So watchful will be the correct answer.

Arjun Dutta said: (Dec 16, 2014)  
If you go and type "alert meaning" in Google you will see both the word observant and watchful are there as synonyms.

Yashwanth said: (Mar 26, 2015)  
Can you please give me a correct explanation?

Harini said: (Aug 7, 2015)  
Observant mean the person who observe that means check out the things. This person is not sure that he has to be alert all the time. So watchful is correct.

Venkat said: (Sep 1, 2015)  
Hello,

Anyone can help me in learning these synonyms and antonyms. Are there any specific set of words that is should compulsorily learn?

Roop Rai said: (Jun 14, 2016)  
Please give me any example for this.

Palani said: (Jun 23, 2016)  
Alert mean watchful.

Soumya said: (Jul 3, 2016)  
Observant is alert and paying close attention. So OBSERVANT is correct.

Neha said: (Jul 6, 2016)  
Alert means watchful.

For ex: In an examination hall the duty of examiner is continuously alert and watch the student. They should not cheat.

Limon said: (Aug 7, 2016)  
Synonym for Alert =Watchful.

Shivam Shah said: (Aug 12, 2016)  
Why not observant? Observant means quick to notice or perceive things.

Paras said: (Aug 14, 2017)  
Why not Observant?

Srimathi said: (Sep 10, 2017)  
Can anyone say a good differentiation between watchful and observant?

Sumonta Kumar said: (Dec 25, 2017)  
Watchful is correct.

Priya said: (Apr 23, 2018)  
I agree with Observant.

Alpana said: (Jun 22, 2018)  
Quick to notice any unusual and potentially dangerous or difficult circumstances; vigilant.

"an alert police officer discovered a lorry full of explosive".

Synonyms: vigilant, wide awake, aware, *watchful*, attentive, *observant*, circumspect, heedful.

Both (B) & (D) are right.

Madhu Msd said: (Dec 22, 2019)  
An observant synonym is intelligent and it means alert.

The alert means watchful.

I think except energetic remaining all will have a chance to be an answer but watchful get more preference comparatively because alert means watchful.

Rishitha said: (Apr 7, 2020)  
watchful is correct. I agree.

K. Kishore Kumar said: (May 30, 2020)  
Both option B and D are correct.

For example, when we watch something dangerous, here we are observing the circumstance. We immediately respond or alert to this situation.

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