Night Class: English Quiz for IBPS/BOB Exam

Directions
(1-15): Each question has a word followed by five choices. From among the
choices, identify the word which is opposite in meaning (antonym) to the main
word and mark its number as your answer.
Q1. APOCRYPHAL
(a) reliable
(b)
authentic
(c)
incredible
(d)
fabricated
(e)
plausible

Q2. DECREPIT
(a) sturdy
(b) feeble
(c)
attractive
(d)
repulsive
(e)
neglected
Q3. SKIMPY
(a) glaring
(b) generous
(c) affluent
(d) miserly
(e) modest
Q4. PREPOSTEROUS
(a)
unpleasant
(b)
pertinent
(c)
reasonable
(d)
interesting
(e) asinine
Q5. GORGE
(a) starve
(b) crave
(c) relish
(d) dislike
(e) surfeit
Q6. DOCILE
(a) painful
(b) hesitant
(c) obdurate
(d) silent
(e)
susceptible
Q7. EXPOSTULATE
(a) decline
(b) entreat
(c) engage
(d) project
(e) endorse
Q8. DOLOROUS
(a) annoying
(b)
gratifying
(c) jocund
(d)
exhausted
(e)
authoritative
Q9. REPLETE
(a) profuse
(b) wanting
(c) lavish
(d) glutted
(e) complete
Q10. STOLID
(a)
passionate
(b) moody
(c) unreal
(d) barren
(e) lumpish
Q11. INCESSANT
(a)
continued
(b)
essential
(c) sporadic
(d)
momentary
(e) lengthy
Q12. DEPICT
(a)
misrepresent
(b) portray
(c)
misunderstand
(d) construe
(e) sketch
Q13. FLUSTER
(a) approval
(b) tranquility
(c) turmoil
(d) drudgery
(e)
agitation
Q14. ERRATIC
(a) loose
(b) faulty
(c) regular
(d) brave
(e) volatile
Q15. ELUCIDATE
(a) impart
(b) inflame
(c) excite
(d) baffle
(e)
enlighten


Solutions
S1. Ans.(b) 
Sol. APOCRYPHAL-(of a story or statement) of doubtful authenticity, although
widely circulated as being true.

S2. Ans.(a) 
Sol. DECREPIT-worn out or ruined because of age or neglect.

S3. Ans.(e) 
Sol. SKIMPY-(of clothes) short and revealing.

S4. Ans.(c) 
Sol. PREPOSTEROUS-contrary to reason or common sense; utterly absurd or
ridiculous.

S5. Ans.(a) 
Sol. GORGE-eat a large amount greedily; fill oneself with food.

S6. Ans.(c) 
Sol. DOCILE-ready to accept control or instruction; submissive

S7. Ans.(e) 
Sol. EXPOSTULATE- express strong disapproval or disagreement.

S8. Ans.(c) 
Sol. DOLOROUS-feeling or expressing great sorrow or distress.

S9. Ans.(b) 
Sol. REPLETE-filled or well-supplied with something.

S10. Ans.(a) 
Sol.  STOLID-calm, dependable, and
showing little emotion or animation.

S11. Ans.(c) 
Sol.  INCESSANT-(of something regarded as
unpleasant) continuing without pause or interruption.

S12. Ans.(a) 
Sol.  DEPICT-represent by a drawing,
painting, or other art form.

S13. Ans.(b) 
Sol.  FLUSTER-make (someone) agitated or
confused.

S14. Ans.(c) 
Sol.  ERRATIC-not even or regular in
pattern or movement; unpredictable.

S15. Ans.(d) 
Sol.  ELUCIDATE-make (something) clear;
explain.