English Synonym Set 1

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English Synonym Set 1

Directions (1-5): For each of the words below, a contextual usage is provided. Pick the word/phrase from the alternatives that is most the appropriate substitute in the given context and mark its number as your answer.

Q1. Innocuous: Many innocuous works take a totally different meaning when translated literally into another language.
(a) offensive
(b) inoffensive
(c) high sounding
(d) strong
(e) prolific

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Q2. Cohesiveness: The debate took a toll on the government with the cohesiveness of the coalition eroded.
(a) divisiveness
(b) diversity
(c) plan
(d) amity
(e) unity

Q3. Repercussions: The repercussions for the mistake were borne by innocent people.
(a) consequences
(b) joys
(c) benefits
(d) controversies
(e) pains

Q4. Compendium: This book is an excellent compendium of modern medicine.
(a) exposition
(b) epilogue
(c) composition
(d) elaboration
(e) abstract of essential information

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Q5. Loquacious: Under the influence of alcohol he became loquacious.
(a) desolate
(b) audible
(c) talkative
(d) humble
(e) numb

Answers:

S1. Ans.(b)

Sol. Innocuous-not harmful or offensive.

inoffensive-not objectionable or harmful.

these two words are same in the meaning, hence innocuous and inoffensive can be used interchangeably. hence, option B is correct answer choice.

S2. Ans.(e)

Sol. Cohesiveness-the quality of forming a united whole. The word “Cohesiveness “ is used in the sense of unity, hence option E is correct answer choice.

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S3. Ans.(a)

Sol. Repercussion-an unintended consequence of an event or action, especially an unwelcome one. The word ‘repercussion’ is used in the sense of results or consequences of actions or events. Hence, option A is correct answer choice.

S4. Ans.(e)

Sol. Compendium-a collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject, especially in a book or other publication. Option E is correct answer choice. other options are irrelevant.

S5. Ans.(c)

Sol. Loquacious-tending to talk a great deal; talkative. Option c is correct answer choice.  The given sentence gives an idea about great deal of talking after drinking alcohol.

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