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GK & Current Affairs – November 30, 2015

1. Which of the following countries are anchor investors of the Commonwealth Trade Financing Facility? [A]India, Sri Lanka, Malta and Mauritius [B]India, Sri Lanka, Australia and Mauritius [C]Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and United Kingdom [D]Sri Lanka, Australia, South Africa and Nigeria Show Answer India, Sri Lanka, Malta and Mauritius In the recently held Commonwealth […]

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Vocabulary Practice Quiz 21

Each of the following 10 words is followed by 5 options. You have to choose the option, which represents the nearest meaning of the word given in the question. Each word is linked to a dedicated page giving you the meaning, etymology, synonyms, antonyms and usage example. 1.Esoteric(A)broad(B)meaningful(C)Clever(D)arcane(E)champion 2.Foment(A)renounce(B)accept(C)instigate(D)subsume(E)consume 3.Ingrate(A)Brave(B)heavy(C)Ungrateful(D)Clever(E)Stunning 4.Nefarious(A)simple(B)sincere(C)wicked(D)creative(E)bold 5.Ossify(A)run(B)swing(C)sway(D)harden(E)vow 6.Paradigm(A)dream(B)revenge(C)fantasy(D)class(E)common 7.Pulchritude(A)concept(B)fame(C)beauty(D)style(E)color 8.Rescind(A)provoke(B)announce(C)renounce(D)annul(E)weaken […]

(Testing script )Vocabulary Practice 20

(This is a test post) 1.Vindication(A)attack(B)defense(C)rough(D)honor(E)praise 2.Vicissitude(A)continuation(B)observation(C)variation(D)clarification(E)correction 3.vernal(A)spring(B)birth(C)later(D)old(E)modern 4.veracity(A)difference(B)doubtful(C)rough(D)dryness(E)Truthfulness 5.vendetta(A)Friendship(B)Monk(C)Teacher(D)Hostile(E)Love

Vocabulary Practice : Quiz 19

Each of the following 15 items consists of a word in Bold letters, followed by five words. Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word in Bold letters. 1.Gravitas(A)Gravity(B)Stupid (C)Hilarious(D)High seriousness(E)None of the above 2.Bountiful(A)Abundant(B)Insufficient(C)Stinking(D)Meager(E)None of the above 3.Quixotic(A)Romantic(B)Real (C)Big (D)Shallow(E)None of the above 4.Obsequious(A)Submissive(B)Servile(C)Nostalgic(D)Pensive(E)None of the above 5.Vehement (A)desperate (B)fierce […]

Vocabulary Practice: Quiz 18

Each of the following 10 items consists of a word in Bold letters, followed by five words. Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word in Bold letters. 1.Incorrigible(A)Redeemable(B)Improvable(C)Correctable (D)Amendable(E)Unreformable 2.Foster(A)Promote(B)Condemn(C)Discourage(D)Ignore(E)Neglect 3.Augmentation(A)Great(B)Accession(C)Decrease(D)Segregation(E)none of the above 4.Expedite(A)Delay(B)Break off(C)Accelerate(D)Stop(E)Conclude 5.Recapitulate(A)Epitomize(B)Take back(C)Scatter(D)Disassemble(E)Disperse 6.Proffer(A)Suggest(B)Discourage(C)Take back(D)Dissuade(E)soft 7.Relinquish(A)Abandon(B)Hold(C)Take(D)Assert(E)Assume 8.Pretense(A)Falsehood(B)Honesty(C)Stunt(D)Posture(E)Attitude 9.Onus(A)Burden(B)Aid(C)Benefit(D)Blessing(E)Help 10.Speck(A)Lot(B)Droplet(C)Pea(D)Tiny Bit(E)None of the above 11.Debase(A)Abase(B)Degrade(C)Impair(D)Improve(E)Clear 12.Aggrandize(A)Accliam(B)Lower(C)Spurn(D)Falsify(E)None […]

Vocabulary Practice 17: For Banking Examinations

Each of the following 10 items consists of a word in CAPITAL letters, followed by five words. Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word in CAPITAL letters. Click on Explain This for Explanation. 1.BALMYA.strongB.fruitfulC.pleasantD.carefulE.careless Explain This Balmy means something mild and pleasant . Something soft. For example balmy days. Balmy […]

Vocab Practice Quiz 12

Each question presents a sentence with a word or phrase in bold. Find the word or phrase which is similar in meaning to the word in bold. 1.Love remained serene in the midst of turbulence. (A)Meak(B)Calm(C)Solemn 2.75 % attendance is obligatory in the classroom.(A)useful(B)required(C)safe 3.After making some quick money Robert did an impetuous display of […]

Vocab Practice 10

Each question presents a sentence with a word or phrase in bold. Find the word or phrase which is similar in meaning to the word in bold. 1.Rohit was shaken up by the false alarm.(A)nervous and upset(B)warned and prepared(C)surprised and humored 2.Go to Siberia if you like frigid climate.(A)changeable(B)cold(C)interesting 3.She was so mixed up that […]

Vocab Practice: Quiz 1

** This section is intended to serve the needs of the aspirants preparing for “English Paper” in different competitive exams. ** The practice questions provided in this section will help in attaining the skills required for handling the English paper with ease. Directions for this Quiz : Find out the word with nearest meaning to […]

Vocab Practice 11

Directions: Each of the following 20 items consists of a word in CAPITAL letters, followed by three words. Select the word that is most similar in meaning to the word in CAPITAL letters. 1.INCITEMENT(A)duration(B)stimulation(C)exception 2.INCONTROVERTIBLE(A)negative(B)irrefutable(C)unacceptable 3.INCESSANTLY(A)uncertainly(B)quickly(C)continuously 4.COMPLACENT(A)self confident(B)self satisfied(C)superiority complex 5.PROLETARIAN(A)worker(B)politician(C)tyrant 6.CYNICAL(A)poisonous(B)misanthropic(C)sinful 7.FEAT(A)duty(B)effort(C)struggle 8.PERMEATE(A)impress(B)penetrate(C)conquer 9.INNOCUOUS(A)harmful(B)harmless(C)lustful 10.INCARCERATE(A)fine(B)torture(C)imprison 11.JEOPARDIZE(A)offend(B)endanger(C)perplex 12.UNKEMPT(A)unwept(B)untidy(C)uncontrolled 13.PANDEMONIUM(A)hatred(B)tumult(C)collection 14.STOLID(A)orderly(B)chaos(C)pallid 15.ORNATE(A)dull(B)flowery(C)clean 16.VOUCHSAFE(A)allow(B)order(C)request 17.RELIC(A)critic(B)antiquity(C)modern 18.BEVY(A)group(B)blame(C)number 19.DECREPIT(A)strong(B)handicap(C)feeble […]