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Directions (Qs. 1 - 25): In the following questions, a group of four words is given. In the group, one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.

1. A) Carouse    B) Abnegasion    C) Pandemonium     D) Acrimonious


Carouse: drink alcohol and enjoy oneself with others in a noisy, lively way. 

Abnegation: the action of renouncing or rejecting something.

 Pandemonium: wild and noisy disorder or confusion; uproar. 

Acrimonious: angry and bitter. 

                                                                                  Ans: B

2. A) Bercerk    B) Ostracize   C) Archetype    D) Sporadic 


 Berserk: out of control with anger or excitement; wild or frenzied. 

Ostracize: exclude from a society or group. 

Archetype: a prototype; an original which has been imitated.

 Sporadic: occurring at irregular intervals or only in a few places; scattered or isolated. 

                                                                         Ans: A

3. A) Emancipation     B) Obiesance     C) Camaraderie    D) Aggrandize 


Emancipation: the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions; liberation.

 Obeisance: deferential respect. 

Camaraderie: the quality of affording easy familiarity and sociability. 

Aggrandize: enhance power, wealth or status

                                                                         Ans: B

4. A) Anachronistic    B) Sanguine     C) Egrigious    D) Idiosyncratic


 Anachronistic: misplaced chronologically 

Sanguine: Optimistic

 Egregious: reprehensible or outrageously bad 

Idiosyncratic: something peculiar to an individual

                                                             Ans: C

5. A) Polemics    B) Pertinacious    C) Salience    D) Lecentious 

Explanation: Polemics: The practice of engaging in a controversial debate

 Pertinacious: someone who is stubbornly unyielding 

Salience: The quality of being particularly noticeable or important 

Licentious: someone who is promiscuous 

                                                                    Ans: D

6. A) Phligmatic    B) Goliath    C) Quotidian    D) Ferment   


Phlegmatic: expressing little or no emotion 

Goliath: A person or thing that is very large or powerful. 

Quotidian: something that is of daily occurrence 

Ferment: A state of political or social excitement and confusion 

                                                                Ans: A

7. A) Cannote    B) Sanctimonious    C) Heyday   D) Ubiquitous


Connote: To suggest a feeling, an idea, etc. 

Sanctimonious: pretense of being morally pious to exhibit moral superiority 

Heyday: The period of a person’s or thing’s greatest success 

Ubiquitous: omnipresent or existing everywhere

                                                                 Ans: A

8. A) Destroy    B) Solipcism   C) Dangerous    D) Vicissitude 


Dangerous: Something which is likely to cause injury

 Solipsism: the philosophical theory that only the self-existence is known and all that exists 

Destroy: To damage something so badly that it can no longer be used or no longer exists 

Vicissitude: an unwelcome or unpleasant change in circumstances or fortune 

                                                             Ans: B

9. A) Bereft   B) Adversity    C) Vocifereous    D) Adherent


Bereft: Deprived of or lacking 

Adherent: Follower

Vociferous: something or someone who is offensively/ conspicuously loud.

 Adversity: Misfortune

                                                                           Ans: C

10. A) Aleviate    B) Audacity    C) Emollient    D) Epistolary 


Alleviate: relieve 

Audacity: courage 

Emollient: having the quality of softening or soothing the skin 

Epistolary: in the form of letters or documents 

                                                                    Ans: A

11. A) Baroque    B) Barbarous     C) Gourmond    D) Exacerbate 


Barbarous: perplex 

Baroque: florid 

Gourmand: A person who likes and enjoys eating food

 Exacerbate: To make a situation, a bad feeling or a problem worse 

                                                                      Ans: C

12. A) Pellucide   B) Eloquence   C) Equivocal    D) Impecunious 


Pellucid: clear, easy to understand, comprehensible

 Eloquence: fluency 

Equivocal: uncertain 

Impecunious: Having less money or no money at all

                                                           Ans: A

13. A) Hamstrung   B) Humility    C) Spurious    D) Protaen


Hamstrung: cripple 

Humility: the quality of having a modest 

Spurious: illegitimate, false 

Protean: frequently changing, trending, versatile

                                                     Ans: D

14. A) Byjantine    B) Equivocate   C) Munificent    D) Quisling 


Byzantine: complex and intricate 

Munificent: liberal 

Equivocate: to speak vaguely, with the intention of misleading someone 

Quisling: a traitor

                                                                Ans: A

15. A) Sartoriel    B) Sarcastic    C) Shrewd     D) Maudlin 


Sartorial: related to fashion 

Sarcastic: ironical 

Shrewd: cunning 

Maudlin: overly emotional 

                                                                Ans: A

16. A) Sybarite    B) Crumudgeon    C) Substantial    D) Tenacious 


 Sybarite: a person who indulges in luxury 

Substantial: solid 

Tenacious: stubborn

Curmudgeon: a surly person

                                                   Ans: B

17. A) Anodine   B) Yoke    C) Gaffe    D) Winsome


Winsome: comely 

Gaffe: a socially awkward act 

Yoke: harness 

Anodyne: something that soothes or relieves pain 

                                                  Ans: A

18. A) Houbris    B) Paramount    C) Pertness    D) Decimation


Hubris: Overbearing pride

 Paramount: foremost 

Pertness: flippancy 

Decimation: killing a large part of the population 

                                                              Ans: A

19. A) Surreptitious    B) Majisterial    C) Quack    D) Quarantine


Surreptitious: taking pains not to be caught or detected

 Magisterial: someone who exercises unwarranted power

 Quack: deceiver 

Quarantine: seclude 

                                                            Ans: B

20. A) Puerilie   B) Remnant    C) Quibble    D) Asperitye 


Quibble: prevaricate

 Asperitye: harsh in manner Remnant: residue 

Puerile: displaying a lack of maturity 

                                                            Ans: A

21. A) Incongruous    B) Insinuate    C) Puissant    D) Iconocleast 


Incongruous: inappropriate 

Iconoclast: someone who criticizes or attacks cherished ideas and beliefs 

Insinuate: hint 

Puissant: powerful 

                                                                   Ans: D

22. A) Fallacy    B) Anachronism    C) Enormitee   D) Frivolous 


 Fallacy: mistake 

Anachronism: something that is inappropriate for the given time period 

Enormity: An act of extreme wickedness 

Frivolous: worthless

                                                                    Ans: C

23. A) Frugality     B) Impugn    C) Solicituos   D) Docile


Frugality: economy 

Impugn: attack as false or wrong 

Solicitous: showing hovering attentiveness 

Docile: pliant

                                                                           Ans: C

24. A) Consequence   B) Callous    C) Cojent   D) Splenetic


Consequence: effect

 Callous: insensitive 

Cogent: persuasive 

Splenetic: very irritable

                                                             Ans: C

25. A) Bewitching    B) Mendacious    C) Abortive    D) Fuatuous 


Bewitching: charming 

Mendacious: lying

 Abortive: unproductive

 Fatuous: lack of intelligence 

                                                                 Ans: D

Posted Date : 24-01-2023

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