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TROUBLED : DISTRAUGHT

A. annoyed : disillusioned

B. disturbed : interrupted

C. covetous : rapacious

D. outmoded : ostentatious

E. tranquil : placid


MERCENARY : MONEY

A. vindictive : revenge

B. scholarly : library

C. immaculate : cleanliness

D. thirsty : water

E. belligerent : invasion


SKIRMISH : INSIGNIFICANCE

A. revolution : democracy

B. duel : formality

C. feud : impartiality

D. bout : sparring

E. crusade : remoteness


COMPLAIN : CARP

A. supply : donate

B. argue : debate

C. grumble : accuse

D. drink : guzzle

E. pacify : intervene


REDOUBTABLE : AWE

A. tart : pungency

B. tacit : solitude

C. despicable : contempt

D. engrossing : obliviousness

E. venerable : renown


TILE : MOSAIC

A. wood : totem

B. stitch : sampler

C. ink : scroll

D. pedestal : column

E. tapestry : rug


COOL : FROZEN

A. Sharp : Cut

B. Warm : Hot

C. Hassock : Stool

D. Freedom : Liberty


SCHOLAR : IGNORANT

A. Hardworking : Lazy

B. Knife : Sword

C. Courage : Bold

D. Luxury : Wealth


STRUT : WALK

A. Sweating : Wrestling

B. Hunter : Fire

C. Speech : Stage

D. Stammer : Talk


RACE : FATIGUE

A. Fasting : Hunger

B. Round : Boxing

C. Flower : Color

D. Hiking : Gangrene


COUNSELOR : ADVICE

A. Artist : Musician

B. Patron : Support

C. Honesty : Charity

D. Bank : Banker


FISH : SCHOOL

A. Puppy : Dog

B. Novel : Story

C. Cocks : Pride

D. Ear : Nose


GILL : FIN

A. Cockroach : Antenna

B. Instrument : Pencil

C. Hard Disk : Keyboard

D. Bread : Butter


FISH : TROUT

A. Hair : Black

B. Bird : Aviary

C. Tiger : Carnivorous

D. Mammal : Cow


KNIFE : CUT

A. Winter : Summer

B. Sword : Sharp

C. Run : Fast

D. Drill : Hole


SKETCH : ARTIST

A. Secret : Confident

B. Cell : Prisoner

C. Palette : Painter

D. Draft : Writer

E. Lawyer : Court room


COLLAGE : IMAGES

A. Cement : Building

B. Medley : Songs

C. Furniture : Sofa

D. Grains : Tree

E. Book : Volumes


FISH : SCALES

A. Book : Papers

B. Snake : Fangs

C. Birds : Feather

D. Car : Wheels

E. Cat : Claws


IRON : BLACKSMITH

A. Cotton : Cloth

B. Food : Gourmet

C. Clay : Potter

D. Silver : Miner

E. Gold : Miser


Orthopedic: Bone

A. Psychiatry: Mind

B. Skin: Allergy

C. Antibiotics: Fever

D. Fracture: Plaster

BLANDISHMENT : COAX

A. medal : honor

B. budget : save

C. diary : reminisce

D. concert : play

E. plea : threaten


EXORBITANT : MODERATION

A. dispassionate : equanimity

B. macabre : interest

C. perfidious : loyalty

D. brilliant : gullibility

E. lavish : extravagance


FERTILIZE : GROW

A. immunize : resist

B. nourish : enrich

C. heat : burn

D. graft : multiply

E. prune : dwarf


PERFUNCTORILY : INSPIRATION

A. insolently : veneration

B. ardently : passion

C. phlegmatically : composure

D. surreptitiously : obsession

E. haltingly : reluctance


RELEVANT : CRUCIAL

A. marginal : unique

B. perceptible : obvious

C. apparent : real

D. peripheral : central

E. possible : desirable


CANVAS : PAINTER

A. leather : shoe

B. brush : palette

C. chisel : wood

D. marble : sculptor

E. hammer : carpenter


Mask: Disguise

A. Clothes: Necessity

B. Building: Offices

C. Make-up: Beautify

D. Radio: News


Words: Poetry

A. Dictionary Letters

B. Notes: Music

C. Wheat: Food

D. Planet: Sun


Cobbler: Leather

A. Shirt: Boutique

B: Television: Engineer

C. Woodcutter: Furniture

D. Mason: Stone


Day: Night

A. Dark: Black

B. Good: Rough

C. Kind: Cruel

D. Shining: Bright




Joke: Laughter

A. Cry: Sorrow

B. Disease: Medicine

C. Death: Life

D. Miracle: Surprise


Hiss: Snake

A. Notes: Music

B. Splash: Water

C. Trumpet: Elephant

D. Cat: Mew


Lust: Sex

A. Friend: Foe

B. Lamp: Light

C. Anger: Pugnacity

D. Hoard: Amass


Sodium: Salt

A. Potassium: Phosphorous

B. Calcium: Marble

C. Lime: Limestone

D. Room: House


DISTANCE: MILE

A. liquid: litre

B. bushel: corn

C. weight: scale

D. fame: television


INDIGENT: WEALTHY

A. angry: rich

B. native: affluent

C. gauche: graceful

D. scholarly: erudite


AFTER: BEFORE

A. first: second

B. present: past

C. contemporary: historic

D. successor: predecessor


PORK: PIG

A. rooster: chicken

B. mutton: sheep

C. steer: beef

D. lobster: crustacean


WAN: COLOUR

A. corpulent: weight

B. insipid: flavour

C. pallid: complexion

D. enigmatic: puzzle


TEN: DECIMAL

A. seven: septet

B. four: quartet

C. two: binary

D. five: quince




MUNDANE: SPIRITUAL

A. common: ghostly

B. worldly: unworldly

C. routine: novel

D. secular: clerical


ARMY: LOGISTICS

A. business: strategy

B. soldier: students

C. war: logic

D. team: individual


GRAVITY: PULL

A. iron: metal

B. north pole: directions

C. magnetism: attraction

D. dust: desert


FILTER: WATER

A. curtail: activity

B. expunge: book

C. edit: text

D. censor: play


LIGHT: BLIND

A. speech: dumb

B. language: deaf

C. tongue: sound

D. voice: vibration


PAIN: SEDATIVE

A. comfort: stimulant

B. grief: consolation

C. trance: narcotic

D. ache: extraction


DIVA: OPERA

A. producer: theatre

B. director: drama

C. conductor: bus

D. thespian: play


GRAIN: SALT

A. shard: pottery

B. shred: wood

C. blades: grass

D. chip: glass


SYMPHONY: COMPOSER

A. Leonardo: music

B. Fresco: painter

C. Colours: pallet

D. Art: appreciation


CORPOREAL: SPIRITUAL

A. mesa: plateau

B. moron: savant

C. foreigner: immigrant

D. pedagogue: teacher




HOPE : ASPIRES

A. love: elevates

B. film: flam

C. fib: lie

D. fake: ordinary


CIRCUITOUS : ROUTER

A. problematic : solution

B. devious : argument

C. elliptical : brevity

D. judicious : selection

E. profound : depth


Synonym of WIELD _____________?

A. Abstain

B. Avoid

C. Forgo

D. Excert


Synonym of WANE _____________?

A. Employ

B. Decline

C. Rise

D. Revive


Synonym of WARY is _____________?

A. Heedless

B. Negligent

C. Prudent

D. Reckless


Synonym of VAGRANT is _____________?

A. Roving

B. Stable

C. Honoured

D. Stubborn


Synonym of VALOUR is _____________?

A. Stable

B. Coward

C. Heroism

D. Fear


Synonym of YOKE is _____________?

A. Detach

B. Harness

C. Release

D. Liberate


Synonym of YELL is _____________?

A. Shackle

B. Hitch

C. Whisper

D. Shout


Synonym of YEARN is _____________?

A. Require

B. Extra

C. Unwanted

D. Muted




Synonym of ZEST is _____________?

A. Passive

B. Enthusiasm

C. Disgust

D. Various


Synonym of ZEALOT is _____________?

A. Fanatic

B. Apathy

C. Liberal

D. Impious


Synonym of EXUDE is _____________?

A. Ooze

B. Overflow

C. Wither

D. Evaporate


Synonym of PREVARICATE is _____________?

A. Truth

B. Early

C. Lie

D. Delay


Synonym of PRECARIOUS is _____________?

A. Safe

B. Brittle

C. Perilous

D. Unsafe


Synonym of DELEGATE is _____________?

A. Representative

B. Officer

C. Member

D. Servant


Synonym of LETHARGY is _____________?

A. Serenity

B. Laxity

C. Active

D. Bold


Synonym of EMACIATED is _____________?

A. very fat

B. very thin

C. very small

D. very heavy


Synonym of CIRCUITOUS is _____________?

A. Direct

B. Strong

C. Cyclic

D. Weak


Synonym of Enigma is _____________?

A. Question

B. Puzzle

C. Answer

D. Content






1. The word “fodder” is closest in meaning to

A. material

B. stories

C. support

D. problems


2. The opposing force between the molecular particles inside a star is called

A. general relativity

B. the exclusion principle

C. infinite density

D. a singularity


3. The word “offset” could best be replaced by

A. carry

B. arrange

C. overflow

D. counteract


4. It can be concluded from paragraph 3 that light

A. destroys a black hole

B. can barely reveal a black hole

C. does not exist near a black hole

D. originates in spacetime


5. Which of the following is NOT mentioned as the possible fate of an astronaut who falls into a black hole?

A. Experience of amusement

B. Death by gamma rays

C. Knowledge of the universe

D. Destruction by gravity


6. It can be inferred from the passage that black holes are

A. soon to be located and studied

B. a scientific impossibility

C. the key to the entire future of the universe

D. a source of inspiration and entertainment


LIQUID: HYDRAULICS

A. motion: dynamics

B. water: hydroponics

C. data: statistics

D. music: eurythmics




Ocean currents play a _______role in setting long-term climate_________.

A. vital … date

B. important … variations

C. major … patterns

D. unusual … changes


Antonym of DENIGRATE is _____________?

A. Asperse

B. Besmirch

C. Boost

D. Vilify


Antonym of ELATED is _____________?

A. Roused

B. Blissful

C. Sad

D. Happy


Antonym of INGEST is _____________?

A. Disgorge

B. Disrupt

C. Absorb

D. Devour


Antonym of LUCID is _____________?

A. Evident

B. Obvious

C. Explicit

D. Vague


Antonym of INORDINATE is _____________?

A. Dizzying

B. Wasteful

C. Wanton

D. Moderate


Antonym of PHILISTINE is _____________?

A. Smutty

B. Uncultured

C. Uncultured

D. Cultured


Antonym of QUIESCENT is _____________?

A. Asleep

B. Active

C. Deactivated

D. Fallow


Antonym of FOREMOST is _____________?

A. Unimportant

B. Hindmost

C. Disposed

D. Mature


Antonym of FALLACIOUS is _____________?

A. Credit

B. Clean

C. Truthful

D. Dishonest


Antonym of PARSIMONY is _____________?

A. Verbosity

B. Generosity

C. Clan

D. Tenderness


Antonym of DOLEFUL is _____________?

A. Vivacious

B. Witty

C. Empty

D. Full


Antonym of TACIT is _____________?

A. Punish

B. Dictated

C. Grand

D. Small


Antonym of MITE is _____________?

A. Bit

B. Bug

C. Insect

D. Whole


Antonym of NEBULOUS is _____________?

A. Misty

B. Apparent

C. Murky

D. Shadowy


Antonym of PRODIGAL is _____________?

A. Spendthrift

B. Squandering

C. Thrifty

D. Wanton




Antonym of WEAN is _____________?

A. Attach

B. Detach

C. Discourage

D. Halt


Antonym of FRIVOLOUS is _____________?

A. Trivial

B. Silly

C. Petty

D. Wise


Antonym of DUCTILE is _____________?

A. Docile

B. Pliable

C. Stiff

D. Supple


Antonym of DEVIANT is _____________?

A. Bent

B. Devious

C. Regular

D. Atypical


Antonym of CURTAIL is _____________?

A. Cramp

B. Prolong

C. Chop

D. Clip


Antonym of DEXTEROUS is _____________?

A. Inexpert

B. Acute

C. Active

D. Able


Antonym of DOCILE is _____________?

A. Pliable

B. Pliant

C. Quiet

D. Unyielding


Antonym of SARTORIAL is _____________?

A. Homespun

B. Cheerful

C. Inelegant

D. Sincere


Antonym of SENILE is _____________?

A. Doting

B. Anile

C. Alert

D. Ancient


Antonym of GARBLED is _____________?

A. Slant

B. Unscramble

C. Obscure

D. Pervert


Antonym of NIGGARDLY is _____________?

A. Generous

B. Chintzy

C. Closefisted

D. Skimpy


Antonym of PIQUE is _____________?

A. Hurt

B. Irk

C. Joy

D. Huff


Antonym of GUMPTION is _____________?

A. Apathy

B. Nerve

C. Initiative

D. Sagacity




Antonym of RECONDITE is_____________?

A. Hermetic

B. Manifest

C. Pedantic

D. Occult


Antonym of ENORMOUS is_____________?

A. Fragile

B. Weak

C. Tiny

D. Soft


Antonym of ARTIFICIAL is ______________?

A. Red

B. Solid

C. Truthful

D. Natural


Antonym of EXPAND is _____________?

A. Congest

B. Conclude

C. Convert

D. Condense
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