1. Analogy

(a) Difference

(b) Comparison

(c) Addition

(d) Deletion

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  1. Allure

(a) Extol

(b) Excite

(c) Entice

(d) Elicit

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  1. Persist

(a) Resist

(b) Leave

(c) Quit

(d) Insist

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  1. Eventually

(a) previously

 (b) briefly

(c) finally

(d) successfully

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  1. Impeccable

(a) remarkable

(b) unbelievable

(c) flawless

(d) displeasing

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DIRECTIONS: In each of the following questions, a word is given for which a usage is provided. Out of the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

 

  1. AUTOCHTHONOUS : The Dravidians were the autochthonous population of India before the arrival of Aryans.

(a) original

(b) majority

(c) indigenous

(d) important

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  1. EGREGIOUS : A generation ago, parents would not tolerate such egregious behaviour, but nowadays they just smile and say that it’s just a phase, all adolescents go through.

(a) indolent

(b) impertinent

(c) unwanted

(d) outrageous

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  1. GNOME : I like the style of this book- every chapter starts with a gnome

(a) dwarf

(b) question

(c) aphorism

(d) logo

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  1. CULPABILITY : The culpability of one, who unknowingly sins, has different connotations in these Eastern regions.

(a) accountability

(b) Laudatory

(c) Praiseworthiness

(d) usefulness

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  1. PERSPICUOUS : A perspicuous argument is far more effective than mere rhetoric when it comes to achieving a solution.

(a) synthetic

(b) Lucid

(c) ineffective

(d) obscure

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  1. ATROPHY : The brain like an unused limb, will atrophy if not exercised enough.

(a) thrive

(b) deteriorate

(c) succeed

(d) degenerate

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  1. VAPIDITY : The vapidity of the hostess’s conversation ensured that the evening was a failure.

(a) Provocativeness

(b) dullness

(c) agitation

(d) interesting

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  1. PEREMPTORY : Beauty that has lost all modesty becomes peremptory and vain.

(a) aggressive

(b) illusive

(c) democratic

(d) permanent

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