Online Tests 2017

English Questions: Vocabulary test – 49

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Welcome to Online English Section with explanation inAffairsCloud.com. Here we are providing vocabulary test based on the some difficult words from THE HINDU EDITORIALS, which is important for IBPS PO/CLERK/LIC AAO/RRB & SSC CGL EXAM and other competitive exams.

  1. The fall in interest rates is starting to__________confidence.
    1) contrive
    2) prevent
    3) undermine
    4) bolster
    5) obstruct
    Answer & Explanation
  2. Such a timber enclosure may have been__________by a masonry wall.
    1) unprotected
    2) fragile
    3) fortified
    4) open
    5) unguarded
    Answer & Explanation
  3. The systems__________data over a period of years.
    1) losen
    2) cumulate
    3) dwindle
    4) dissipate
    5) gain
    Answer & Explanation
  4. They have illegally entered the UK using__________travel documents.
    1) demolish
    2) reviled
    3) detailed
    4) razed
    5) forged
    Answer & Explanation
  5. The reform did much to__________living standards.
    1) ameliorate
    2) dismantle
    3) perpetual
    4) raze
    5) knock down
    Answer & Explanation
  6. He__________his meagre income by plying for hire as a ferryman.
    1) perversion
    2) ignominy
    3) degradation
    4) abasement
    5) augmented
    Answer & Explanation
  7. He was appointed principal__________of the Berlin Symphony Orchestra.
    1) conductor
    2) demotion
    3) mortification
    4) degeneracy
    5) collections
    Answer & Explanation
  8. Panels to which he__________copies of fine old prints.
    1) tragic
    2) magistrate
    3) affixes
    4) detach
    5) debasement
    Answer & Explanation
  9. I think the rain might just be__________.
    1) squeezing
    2) downgrading
    3) congealing
    4) slackening
    5) tautening
    Answer & Explanation
  10. She constantly__________him with telephone calls.
    1) clench
    2) pestered
    3) condensed
    4) fasten
    5) delighted
    Answer & Explanation