10th Class English Word Meanings Practice Exercise

Practice Exercise

Category : 10th Class

   

 

Find the appropriate meaning of the underlined words from the given sentences.    

1.    It is not the proper place to discuss this matter.

(a) Real                                                                

(b) Genuine                      

(c) Correct                                                          

(d) Right

(e) None of these  

 

2.    The accident occurred due to his lapse.

(a) Ignorance                                                    

(b) Error                              

(c) Sleep                                                             

(d) Haste

(e) None of these    

 

3.    After the family left about a year ago, the house was abandoned.

(a) Relinquished                                              

(b) Abdicated                   

(c) Forsaken                                                      

(d) Deserted

(e) None of these    

 

4.    He is considered by everyone as a man of integrity.

(a) Wealth                                                          

(b) Power                           

(c) Character                                                     

(d) Personality

(e) None of these    

 

5.    She became adept at getting even the shyest students to talk.

(a) Skilled                                                           

(b) Apt                                 

(c) Expert                                                           

(d) Clever

(e) None of these    

 

6.    We can deduce a lot from what people choose to get.

(a) Infer                                                              

(b) Conclude                     

(c) Imagine                                                        

(d) Presume

(e) None of these    

 

7.    It was evident that the purse was stolen by the servant.

(a) Agreed                                                         

(b) Known                          

(c) Told                                                                

(d) Clear

(e) None of these    

 

8.    The bathroom is at the rear side of this house.

(a) Left                                                                

(b) Close                             

(c) Upper                                                            

(d) Back

(e) None of these    

 

9.    Whole of the police department in our country is inefficient and corrupt.

(a) Dishonest                                                    

(b) Pervert                         

(c) Debased                                                       

(d) Sullied

(e) None of these    

 

10.    The prisoner claimed the police had fabricated his confession.

(a) Made up                                                      

(b) Morphed                     

(c) Invented                                                      

(d) Constructed

(e) None of these    

 

11.    The gloom deepened as the unsuccessful result of his examination came in.

(a) Obscurity                                                     

(b) Sadness                       

(c) Murkiness                                                   

(d) Depression

(e) None of these    

 

12.    Arjuna always excelled in the use of the bow.

(a) Surpassed                                                   

(b) Speeded                      

(c) Ahead                                                           

(d) Skilled

(e) None of these    

 

13.    He requested the director to visit his house.

(a) Get in                                                            

(b) Welcome                     

(c) See                                                                 

(d) Call on

(e) None of these    

 

14.    Campaigners claim that the animals are not being kept in humane conditions.

(a) Kind                                                               

(b) Caring                           

(c) Merciful                                                        

(d) Sympathetic

(e) None of these    

 

15.    The level of inflation is a serious impediment to recovery of economy.

(a) Obstacle                                                       

(b) Barrier                          

(c) Hindrance                                                    

(d) Hurdle

(e) None of these      

 

16.    They were accused of inciting the crowd to protest.

(a) Instigating                                                   

(b) Urging                           

(c) Stirring                                                          

(d) Provoking

(e) None of these    

 

17.    The rain was so incessant that the meeting in the open ground was to be cancelled.

(a) Constant                                                      

(b) Ceaseless                    

(c) Perpetual                                                     

(d) Ongoing

(e) None of these    

 

18.    She replied with haughty disdain.

(a) Overbearing                                               

(b) High-minded              

(c) Proud                                                            

(d) Arrogant

(e) None of these    

 

19.    Sunil had managed to create the entirely spurious impression that the organization he works for was thriving.

(a) Fake                                                               

(b) Counterfeit                

(c) Sham                                                             

(d) Deceptive

(e) None of these    

 

20.    Although the situation is bad there is no cause for concern.

(a) Caution                                                         

(b) Desire                           

(c) Attention                                                     

(d) Anxiety

(e) None of these    

 

In the following questions, there are four alternatives, out of which you have to choose one meaning that best expresses the meaning of the given words.    

21.    Savage

(a) Uncivilized                                                   

(b) Wild                               

(c) Ancient                                                         

(d) Barbarous

(e) None of these    

 

22.    Obsolete

(a) Antiquated                                                 

(b) Outworn                      

(c) Archaic                                                          

(d) Outdated

(e) None of these

   

23.    Ruin

(a) Demolish                                                     

(b) Destroy                        

(c) Wreck                                                            

(d) Downfall

(e) None of these    

 

24.    Vigilant

(a) Cautious                                                       

(b) Alert                              

(c) Careful                                                          

(d) Wary

(e) None of these  

 

25.    Stupid

(a) Stolid                                                             

(b) Foolish                          

(c) Witless                                                          

(d) Unintelligent

(e) None of these    

 

26.    Tedious

(a) Boring                                                           

(b) Monotonous             

(c) Wearisome                                                 

(d) Dull

(e) None of these    

 

27.    Victory

(a) Success                                                         

(b) Win                                                

(c) Prevail                                                           

(d) Conquest

(e) None of these    

 

28.    Uproar

(a) Turmoil                                                         

(b) Distress                        

(c) Outcry                                                           

(d) Tumult

(e) None of these    

 

29.    Vague

(a) Unclear                                                         

(b) Indistinguishable      

(c) Indistinct                                                      

(d) Blurred

(e) None of these    

 

30.    Wisdom

(a) Prudence                                                     

(b) Knowledge                 

(c) Insight                                                           

(d) Intelligence

(e) None of these    

 

31.    Yield

(a) Capitulate                                                    

(b) Surrender                   

(c) Produce                                                        

(d) Bestow

(e) None of these    

 

32.    Wicked

(a) Bad                                                                 

(b) Cruel                             

(c) Evil                                                                  

(d) Sinful

(e) None of these    

 

33.    Zenith

(a) Apex                                                              

(b) Acme                            

(c) Pinnacle                                                        

(d) Top

(e) None of these    

 

34.    Ponder

(a) Think                                                             

(b) Reflect                          

(c) Muse                                                             

(d) Consider

(e) None of these    

 

35.    Precision

(a) Accuracy                                                      

(b) Suitability                    

(c) Truthfulness                                               

(d) Correctness

(e) None of these      

 

 

   

1.        D 2.         A 3.        D 4.         C 5.          C 6.         D 7.          D 8.          D 9.         A 10.       B
11.      D 12.       C 13.      D 14.       B 15.        A 16.       D 17.        D 18.        C 19.       A 20.       D
21.      A 22.       D 23.      C 24.       B 25.        D 26.      A 27.        B 28.        C 29.       D 30.       B
31.      A 32.       C 33.      C 34.       D 35.        A  

 

 

   

 

  1. (d) The correct option will be 'right' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (a) 'Ignorance' will be the correct option here. 
  1. (d) 'Abandoned' means 'something which is no longer in use'. In context to the sentence, the correct synonym of 'abandoned' will be 'deserted'. 
  1. (c) 'Man of integrity' means 'a man having qualities and right attitude'. The correct meaning of 'integrity' will be 'character' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (c) The correct synonym of 'adept' will be 'expert' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (d) The correct synonym of 'deduce' will be 'presume' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (d) The correct meaning for 'evident' will be 'clear'. 
  1. (d) The correct option will be 'back'. 
  1. (a) The correct synonym of 'corrupt' in context to the sentence will be 'dishonest'. 
  1. (b) The correct synonym of 'fabricated' will be 'morphed' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (d) The correct synonym of 'gloom' will be 'depression' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (c) The correct option will be 'ahead'. In context to the sentence, 'excelled' means 'keeping ahead of' something. 
  1. (d) The meaning of 'visit' will be 'call on' which will be the correct option. 
  1. (b) The correct synonym of 'humane' will be 'caring' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (a) The correct synonym of 'impediment' will be 'obstacle'. 
  1. (d) In context to the sentence, the correct synonym of 'inciting' will be 'provoking'. 
  1. (d) The correct synonym of 'incessant' will be 'ongoing' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (c) The correct synonym of 'haughty' will be 'proud' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (a) The correct synonym of 'spurious' will be 'fake' in context to the sentence. 
  1. (d) Concern means to cause worry or anxiety. The correct option will be 'anxiety'. 
  1. (a) The meaning of 'savage' is 'aggressive or violent'. Hence, the correct meaning from the option will be 'uncivilized'. 
  1. (d) 'Obsolete' means 'out of date, old fashioned/ etc. Therefore, the correct option will be ‘outdated'. 
  1. (c) The meaning or 'ruin' is 'to ruin something badly which result to lose all its value, identity', etc. Therefore, the correct option will be 'wreck'. 
  1. (b) The word 'vigilant' means 'very careful to notice any signs of danger or trouble'. The correct option will be 'alert'. 
  1. (d) 'Stupid' means 'showing a lack of thought or good judgment'. Hence, the correct option will be 'unintelligent' here. 
  1. (a) 'Tedious' means 'lasting or taking too long and also showing no interest'. Hence, the correct option will be 'boring'. 
  1. (b) 'Victory' means 'to win' or 'achieve success in a competition, contest,‘ etc. Here, the correct meaning of 'victory' will be 'win'. 
  1. (c) The word 'uproar' means 'a situation in which there is a lot of public criticism and angry argument about something that somebody has said or done.' The correct option will be 'outcry'. 
  1. (d) The word 'vague' means 'having lack of clear thought or attention'. The correct choice of option will be 'indistinct'. 
  1. (b) 'Wisdom' means 'the ability to make sensible decisions and give good advice because of the experience and knowledge that one has'. The correct option will be 'knowledge'. 
  1. (a) The world 'yield' means 'to provide or produce something'. Hence, the correct choice of option will be 'capitulate'. 
  1. (c) 'Wicked' means 'one who is morally bad'. The correct option will be 'evil'. 
  1. (c) 'Zenith' means 'the topmost point'. The correct option therefore is 'top'. 
  1. (d) The meaning of 'ponder' is 'to think about something for a period of time'. Hence, the correct option will be 'consider' here. 
  1. (a) 'Precision' means 'the quality of being correct and accurate'. The correct synonym of 'precision' will be 'accuracy'.

 

 

   

 

  • Word meanings are also called synonyms as they provide the same of similar meaning as the given word.
  • A good stock of words puts you at ease to understand the language adeptly.
  • There are different words with almost identical or similar meanings in English language.
  • Some of the words can be used in different parts of speech; you just need to understand the sense of their usage.      

 

 

 

 

  • Developing vocabularies by the way of learning one or two words a day.
  • These words can be used in dialects to store them in memory as without using them, you are sure to lose them for from your mind.
  • Words that are similar in meaning are called synonyms.      

 

 

   

 

  • Possessing a good store of vocabulary can make you an expert in understanding the language of English.
  • It is important to learn at least two new words a day and implement them in regular dialect.
  • A good store of vocabulary gives confident to speak English correctly and express your intended desire.
  • The subjective reading of newspaper daily helps to develop vocabulary and understand the concept of different subjects.    

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