Synonyms Questions & Answer - Verbal Ability

This page gives important Synonyms questions and answers covered in the English language section of various competitive exams. 

Candidates who aspire to appear for various Government Exams should also go through the Synonyms questions carefully as questions worth 2-3 marks based on synonyms are definitely asked in the exam and English is an important part of the syllabus of these exams as well. 

Candidates can go through the list of Synonyms and Antonyms for a quick revision before moving ahead with the Synonyms Questions. 

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The Synonyms questions given in this article are already asked in various competitive exams and chances are that they might be asked again. Hence, going through these questions on Synonyms will enable candidates to get an idea on the scope and variety of Synonyms questions they can encounter in the government exams.

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Synonyms Question And Answers

Candidates will get the 20 Synonyms questions and answers to practice and prepare well for the verbal ability section. 

From this point, candidates will find Synonyms Questions for practice.

Directions (1-20) Given below are the statements with highlighted words. You are required to find the word from the given options that can be replaced with the highlighted word without changing the meaning of the sentence.

Q.1. They say he is an uncouth person, but my perception is something different, and I enjoy being with him.

  1. Unfriendly
  2. Ill-mannered
  3. Extremely Polite
  4. Extremely boring

Q.2. The decision regarding the closure of the company was made over the vociferous objections by the employees. 

  1. Dedicated
  2. Violent
  3. Silent
  4. Loud

Q.3. Although the treatment was abortive, the doctor learned a lot from the response by the medicine.

  1. Ineffective
  2. Productive
  3. Great
  4. Harmless

Q.4. The children in the party were not attracted to the vapid entertainment.

  1. Dull
  2. Grand
  3. Fun
  4. Serious

Q.5. Catherine gave a masterly performance in the taming of the shrew.

  1. Cruel
  2. Brilliant
  3. Influencing
  4. Crafty

Q.6. Because Jackson could not make it to the finals of the tournament he has been doleful to the point of not being able to do anything.

  1. Vivacious
  2. Hopeless
  3. Gloomy
  4. Gleeful

Interested aspirants can check other important topics covered in English sections of government exams:

List of Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs Difference Between Reign, Rein and Rain Rules for Prepositions
Difference between Affect and Effect Rules and List of Conjunctions  List of One word Substitutions

Candidates can check English For Competitive Exams page to get the list of topics covered in the syllabus and to know the basic concepts and rules of all the topics.

Q.7. The speech given by the minister at the republic day parade was terse, plain and forcible.

  1. Long
  2. Brief
  3. Expanded
  4. Catchy

Q.8. She will come with us for the trek because since her birth she has been living in a placid hilly region and misses that in the hustle of the city.

  1. Calm
  2. Clean
  3. High
  4. Green

Q.9. Walk by the sea during dusk to experience the beauty of nature; you will see scintillating water, crimson sky and the setting sun.

  1. Frosty
  2. Refreshing
  3. Sparkling
  4. Blazing

Q.10. Due to the therapies, she has been undergoing; her body is too weak to combat the infection anymore.

  1. Normalize
  2. Accord
  3. Retreat
  4. Fight

Q.11. She committed suicide because of the constant criticism on her relationship from the society made her precarious.

  1. Angry
  2. Disturbed
  3. Insecure
  4. Lonely

Q.12. To deal with frustrated and disappointed customers, you need an affable manager.

  1. Smart
  2. Witty
  3. Sharp
  4. Friendly

Q.13. A group of people from society cleared up the fritters to celebrate the world environment day.

  1. Waste
  2. Crowd
  3. Wrappers
  4. Garden

Q.14. He couldn’t secure good marks as he was not a ponderous student.

  1. Sharp-minded
  2. Laborious
  3. Studious
  4. Intelligent

Q.15. The jury decided to sentence the indict for child abuse and murder of the victim.

  1. Criminal
  2. Murderer
  3. Accused
  4. Leader

Q.16. If you wish to outshine the dance competition, then you should be stringent with your practice.

  1. Habitual
  2. Routine
  3. Steady
  4. Rigorous

Candidates can go through relevant Verbal Ability topics given below for assistance in Preparation:

List of Degree of Comparison Rules for Tenses Difference Between Programme and Program
Rules for Active and Passive Voice Difference Between Phrase and Clause Difference Between Subject and Predicate

Q.17. Although the measures are being taken by the government, the labours class is in abject condition amidst the virus spread across the country.

  1. Miserable
  2. Terrible
  3. Earned
  4.  Worthy

Q.18. It is cynical that the thief’s car crashed into a police station.

  1. By grace
  2. Humorous
  3. Ironic 
  4. Bitter

Q.19. In the hospital, for some inexplicable reason, he had an argument with the staff assisting the patients.

  1. Stupid
  2. Unexplainable
  3. Ridiculous
  4. Legitimate

Q.20. ‘Looks’ is too feeble a reason that she gave to not like him.

  1. Rude
  2. Stupid
  3. Weak
  4. Valid

Candidates can check the answer to the above Synonyms Questions in the PDF attached below:

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Practising these verbal ability questions on Synonyms will enable candidates to grasp more synonyms words going forward, it will help them deal with the questions asked in the English section with relative ease.

Candidates can check the relevant links for preparation and topic-wise syllabus of other sections of various competitive exams.

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus Logical Reasoning Syllabus Daily News

Candidates preparing for various government exams can check the following links for assistance:

Bank Exam Syllabus SSC Syllabus
RRB Syllabus UPSC CAPF Syllabus

For any further details, information, study material or exam information, candidates can visit BYJU’S. 

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