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  • Q1

    Match the words in column A with their synonyms in column B.

    A

    B

    1. beautiful

    2. brave

    3. break

    4. delicious

    5. mischievous

    a. shatter

    b. roguish

    c. valorous

    d. lovely

    e. palatable

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. beautiful - lovely

    2. brave - valorous

    3. break - shatter

    4. delicious - palatable

    5. mischievous – roguish

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  • Q2

    I. Match the words in column A with their synonyms in column B.

    A

    B

    1. run

    2. hide

    3. keep

    4. decide

    5. show

    a. conceal

    b. retain

    c. exhibit

    d. sprint

    e. determine

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    1. run - sprint

    2. hide - conceal

    3. keep - retain

    4. decide - determine

    5. show – exhibit

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  • Q3

    Choose the correct synonyms for the underlined words.

    (i) Adrian was furious and his face was red.

    (a) happy (b) worried (c) enraged

    (ii) His talks are so obscure that nobody understands them.

    (a) significant (b) concealed (c) explicit

    (iii) Pride causes virtue to recede.

    (a) grow (b) withdraw (c) prosper

    (iv) The discovery of the Dead Sea scroll has greatly enhanced our knowledge of Hebrew.

    (a) improved (b) validate (c) worsened

    (v) The scientists found a cave containing ancient writings.

    (a) assiduous (b) brief (c) antique

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) (c) Enraged

    (ii) (b) Concealed

    (iii) (b) Withdraw

    (iv) (a) Improved

    (v) (c) Antique

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  • Q4

    Choose the correct synonyms of the following words.

    (i) Feasible – trivial/ possible/ restive

    (ii) Virtue – goodness/ mundane/ tender

    (iii) Recalcitrant – obstinate/ amateur/ sensible

    (iv) Peril – absurd/ commotion/ danger

    (v) Sagacious - fanciful/ prudent/ nonchalant

    (vi) Resist – amplify/ contest/ oppose

    (vii) Negligent – reckless/ dutiful/ savvy

    (viii) Embellish – overthrow/ claim/ adorn

    (ix) Zest – gain/ zeal/ deceit

    (x) Frivolous – incidental/ demanding/ wayward

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) Feasible – possible

    (ii) Virtue – goodness

    (iii) Recalcitrant – obstinate

    (iv) Peril – danger

    (v) Sagacious – prudent

    (vi) Resist – oppose

    (vii) Negligent – reckless

    (viii) Embellish – adorn

    (ix) Zest – zeal

    (x) Frivolous – incidental

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  • Q5

    Fill in the blanks with the synonyms of the words given in brackets.

    (i) I didn’t wait for her as I was feeling ________ (reckless) and trapped in my mind.

    (ii) Robert was too ______ (fearful) to leave the place.

    (iii) It is rightly said that the real character of a man is found out by his ________ (amusements).

    (iv) My mom _________ (admire) your honesty.

    (v) Your car is in such a _______ (deplorable) condition!

    (vi) Ryan had ________ (doubts) about buying a new bike.

    (vii) You need to have a proper ________ (excuse) for missing your Karate class.

    (viii) Due to a major knee injury, I had to _______ (quit) soccer.

    (ix) Sharon tries not to _____ (interfere) in my life.

    (x) Rachel’s performance was ______ (exceptional) in the last competition.

    Marks:5
    Answer:

    (i) I didn’t wait for her as I was feeling hasty and trapped in my mind.

    (ii) Robert was too scared to leave the place.

    (iii) It is rightly said that the real character of a man is found out by his hobbies.

    (iv) My mom appreciates your honesty.

    (v) Your car is in such a terrible condition!

    (vi) Ryan had apprehensions about buying a new bike.

    (vii) You need to have a proper justification for missing your Karate class.

    (viii) Due to a major knee injury, I had to renounce soccer.

    (ix) Sharon tries not to intervene in my life.

    (x) Rachel’s performance was outstanding in the last competition.

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