Daily Vocab Quiz-11-SEP-2020

In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word same in meaning to the given word.

1. Hazard

(a) Significant
(b) Idealize
(c) Semblance
(d) Protraction
(e) Peril

2. Pragmatic

(a) Iconoclast
(b) Exceptional
(c) Imperative
(d) Quixotic
(e) Outright


(a) Salutation
(b) Lugubrious
(c) Beneficial
(d) tantamount
(e) smatter


(a) Optimistic
(b) Ophthalmologist
(c) octogenarian
(d) Ostentatious
(e) olfactory

5. Milieu

(a) convolute
(b) desultory
(c) Legible
(d) Environment
(e) abhor


1. Sol. The correct answer is: E
Hazard means a danger or risk.
Significant means sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention; noteworthy.
Idealize means regard or represent as perfect or better than in reality.
Semblance means the outward appearance or apparent form of something, especially when the reality is different.
Protraction means the action of prolonging something or the state of being prolonged.
Peril means serious and immediate danger.

2. Sol. The correct answer is: D
means relating to matters of fact or practical affairs often to the exclusion of intellectual or artistic matters.
Iconoclast means a person who attacks or criticizes cherished beliefs or institutions.
Exceptional means unusual; not typical.
Imperative means of vital importance; crucial.
Quixotic means extremely idealistic; unrealistic and impractical.
Outright means wholly and completely.

3. Sol. The correct answer is: C
means producing good effects; beneficial.
Salutation means a gesture or utterance made as a greeting or acknowledgement of another’s arrival or departure.
Lugubrious means looking or sounding sad and dismal.
Beneficial means resulting in good; favourable or advantageous.
tantamount means equivalent in seriousness to; virtually the same as.
smatter means a slight superficial knowledge of a language or subject.

4. Sol. The correct answer is: A
means optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation.
Optimistic means hopeful and confident about the future.
Ophthalmologist means a specialist in the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders and diseases of the eye.
octogenarian means a person who is between 80 and 89 years old.
Ostentatious means characterized by pretentious or showy display; designed to impress.
olfactory means relating to the sense of smell.

5. Sol. The correct answer is: D
means extremely complex and difficult to follow.
desultory means lacking a plan, purpose, or enthusiasm.
Legible means clear enough to read.
Milieu means Environment.
abhor means to hate


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