Friday, 5 April 2019

VERBAL REASONING: PRACTICE QUESTIONS

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Choose from the following, the answer that is opposite in meaning to the main word (Written in Capital letters).
6. FOE
(A) friend
(B) enemy
(C) kind
(D) genuine
7. CHARLATAN
(A) fraud
(B) shrink
(C) genuine
(D) central
8. PERIPHERAL
(A) habit
(B) enemy
(C) kind
(D) central
9. DIFFIDENT
(A) shy
(B) confident
(C) deprived
(D) stupid
10. FOMENT
(A) greed
(B) silent
(C) quash
(D) uneasy
ANSWERS: VERBAL REASONING PRACTICE
6(A) 7(C) 8(D) 9(B) 10(C)
EXPLANATION
6. (A) Foe  means enemy. Hence, friend is the opposite.
7. (C) Charlatan  means fraud. Hence, genuine is the opposite.
8. (D) Peripheral  means something not central (for example, side-business). Hence, central (main) is the opposite.
9. (B) Diffident  means shyness (or shy). Hence, confident is the opposite.
10. (C) Foment  means to incite. Hence, quash  (to suppress or to put down) is the opposite.

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