In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word same in meaning to the given word.
(a) Sterile: Vain
(b) Fineness: Poise
(c) Prosaic: Vapid
(d) Trite: Banal
(e) Book: Charge
(a) Fiscal: Financial
(b) Critical: Atomic
(c) Prime: Intrinsic
(d) Paramount: Paramour
(e) Latent: Quiescent
1. Sol. The correct answer is: B
Sterile means not able to produce children or young.
Fineness means the state or quality of being fine.
Poise means graceful and elegant bearing in a person
Prosaic means commonplace; unromantic.
Vapid means offering nothing that is stimulating or challenging; bland.
Trite means lacking originality or freshness
Banal means so lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
2. Sol. The correct answer is: E
Fiscal means relating to government revenue, especially taxes.
Financial means relating to finance, monetary.
Critical means expressing adverse or disapproving comments or judgements.
Atomic means relating to an atom or atoms.
Prime means of first importance; main.
Intrinsic means belonging naturally; essential.
Paramount means more important than anything else; supreme.
Paramour means a lover, especially the illicit partner of a married person.
Latent means dormant or inactive
Quiescent means in a state or period of inactivity or dormancy.
3. Sol. The correct answer is: E
Whip means a strip of leather or length of cord fastened to a handle, used for flogging or beating a person or for urging on an animal.
Gallop means the fastest pace of a horse or other quadruped, with all the feet off the ground together in each stride.
Mawkish means sentimental in an exaggerated or false way.
Intangible means unable to be touched; not having physical presence.
Occurrence means an incident or event.
4. Sol. The correct answer is: D
Orchestrate means arrange or score (music) for orchestral performance.
Assort means place in a group; classify.
Confound means cause surprise or confusion in (someone), especially by not according with their expectations.
Sort means a category of things or people with a common feature; a type
Qualm means an uneasy feeling of doubt, worry, or fear, especially about one’s own conduct; a misgiving.
5. Sol. The correct answer is: B
Lunatic means a person who is mentally ill (not in technical use).
Gotham means homestead where goats are kept
Museum means a building in which objects of historical, scientific, artistic, or cultural interest are stored and exhibited.
Morgue means a building, or a room. where dead bodies are kept before