English Quiz for NDA & Other Defence Exams: 16th March


Dear Students, Defence Adda is providing you all with this quiz on English Language questions for NDA and other Defence Examinations. One can attempt the maximum number of questions in the minimum time in the English Language section of defence competitive exams. If you have the basics of the important topics of English all groups, you can definitely score good marks in the upcoming defence examinations. Practicing daily with daily quizzes on Defence Adda not only ensures good marks in this section but also strengthens your chances of getting through the above-mentioned defence examinations.

Direction (1-10): Each of the following questions consists of a word in capital letters, followed by four words or group of words. Select the word that is farthest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

Q1. TRAUMA
(a) Anguish
(b) Blessing
(c) Painful
(d) Dolorous

Q2. INOPPURTUNE
(a) Problematic
(b) Convenient
(c) Ghoulish
(d) Jaunty

Q3. BRUISE
(a) Beautify
(b) Contort
(c) Deform
(d) Tragedy

Q4. BARMY
(a) Waggish
(b) Sensible
(c) Freely
(d) Gladly

Q5. EXULTANTLY
(a) Happily
(b) Unhappily
(c) Moderate
(d) Inability

Q6. RECUPERATE
(a) Relapse
(b) Rude
(c) Rush
(d) Sparse

Q7. TREMULOUS
(a) Healthy
(b) Steady
(c) Obese
(d) Young

Q8. ELUDE
(a) Dodge
(b) Support
(c) Thwart
(d) Flee

Q9. CONTEMPTUOUS
(a) Respected
(b) Derisive
(c) Haughty
(d) Expedite

Q10. RELISH
(a) Zest
(b) Apathy
(c) Corporal
(d) Prototype
                                                                          
                                                                              Solutions
S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Trauma: Severe mental or physical pain.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Inopportune: Unsuitable

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Bruise: distort

S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Barmy: Foolish

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Exultantly: Cheerfully

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. Recuperate: recover from illness or exertion. Relapse: a deterioration in someone's state of health after a temporary improvement. Being opposite in meaning both Recuperate and Relapse are antonyms to each other.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Tremulous: shaking or quivering slightly. Steady: firmly fixed, supported, or balanced; not shaking or moving. Being opposite in meaning both Tremulous and Steady are antonyms to each other.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Elude: evade or escape from (a danger, enemy or pursuer), typically in a skillful or cunning way.

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Contemptuous: showing contempt; scornful.

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Relish: Great Enjoyment.




         


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