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English Language Quiz For Bank Mains Exam 2024-06th January

Directions (1-5): Pick out the words opposite or nearly so in the meaning of the given words.


(a) Fiery
(b) Arbour
(c) Poisonous
(d) Apathetic
(e) Original


(a) Sonorous
(e) Antipathy


(a) Garnish
(b) Disfigure
(c) Adorn
(e) Perish


(a) Expedient
(e) Obnoxious


(a) Least acceptable
(b) Unanimated
(c) Heavenly
(d) Humane
(e) Extravagant


S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Apathetic is an antonym of fervent.
Fervent means having or displaying a passionate intensity.
Apathetic means showing or feeling no interest, enthusiasm, or concern.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Antipathy is similar in meaning to repugnance
Repugnance means intense disgust.
Antipathy means a deep-seated feeling of aversion.
Predilection means a preference or special liking for something; a bias in favour of something

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Disfigure is an antonym of Embellish
Embellish means make (something) more attractive by the addition of decorative details or features.
Disfigure means spoil the appearance of.

S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Alienate is similar in meaning to estrange
Estrange means cause (someone) to be no longer on friendly terms with someone.
Alienate mean to make (someone) feel isolated or estranged.
Amalgamate means combine or unite to form one organization or structure

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Noble is an antonym of bestial
Bestial means savagely cruel and depraved.
Humane means having or showing compassion or benevolence

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When is the IBPS Clerk Mains exam scheduled for?

The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is scheduled for 7 October 2023.