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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