English Quiz For KVS/NVS 2016 Exam


Directions (1-7): Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

1. CONCILIATION
(a) disputed 
(b) irritation
(c) separation 
(d) confrontation 
CONCILIATION- the action of stopping someone being angry; placation.

2. MYTH
(a) truthful 
(b) fact
(c) falsehood 
(d) story
MYTH- a widely held but false belief or idea.

3. RELUCTANTLY
(a) pleasingly 
(b) willingly
(c) satisfactorily 
(d) happily 
Reluctantly means “with hesitation, doubt or dread.

4. MUTILATE
(a) instruct 
(b) induct
(c) conduct 
(d) mend
MUTILATE-inflict a violent and disfiguring injury on.

5. BEMOAN
(a) rejoice
(b) rejuvenate
(c) complain 
(d) cry
BEMOAN- express discontent or sorrow over (something).

6.NEBULOUS
(a)Clear
(b)Praise
(c)Abandon 
(d)Sail
NEBULOUS-in the form of a cloud or haze; hazy.

7.TRUCULENT
(a) Juicy  
(b)Peaceful
(c)Brittle  
(d)Determined
TRUCULENT- eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.

Directions (8-10): In the following questions, select the word that is most near similar in meaning to the word in capital letters given below.

8.CAPTIOUS
(a)Fault finding
(b) Insecure
(c)Changeable 
(d) Vain
CAPTIOUS- tending to find fault or raise petty objections.
9.CONNUBIAL
(a) Connivance 
(b) Of marriage
(c) Encouraging 
(d) Frustrating 
CONNUBIAL-relating to marriage or the relationship between a married couple; conjugal.

10.PEJORATIVE
(a)Arduous 
(b)Disparaging
(c)Extrovert  
(d)Vain
PEJORATIVE- expressing contempt or disapproval.,Disparaging- expressing the opinion that something is of little worth; derogatory