Quest for Clerk Mains: English Quiz




Directions (1to 10): Choose the word which is most OPPOSITE in meaning of the word printed in bold as used in the passage.

1. Malapropism
(1) atrocity
(2) catachresis 
(3) provincialism
(4) solecism
(5) kindness

2. Factitious
(1) artifical
(2) genuine
(3) bogus
(4) ersatz 
(5) phony 

3. Maladroit 
(1) clumsy 
(2) gauche
(3) capable
(4) inept
(5) lumbering

4. Quip
(1) witty remark
(2) gibe
(3) satire
(4) riposte 
(5) flattery

5. Unprepossessing 
(1) unremarkable 
(2) pleasing
(3) horrid 
(4) grisly 
(5) hideous

6. Glean 
(1) collect 
(2) amass
(3) winnow
(4) dissipate
(5) reap

7. Redress
(1) Correct Unfeirness
(2) Vengeance
(3) aid
(4) damage
(5) cure

8. Facetious 
(1) humorous
(2) funny
(3) punning
(4) sportive 
(5) serious

9. Behoove 
(1) befit
(2) beseem
(3) compel
(4) lacked
(5) be one's duty

10. Goad 
(1) impulse
(2) urge 
(3) zeal
(4) pressure
(5) disgust

Answers:
1.5
2.2
3.3
4.5
5.2
6.4
7.4
8.5
9.5

10.5


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