Daily Vocab Quiz-23-SEP-2020

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In the following question, out of the five alternatives, select the word same in meaning to the given word.

1. Must

(a) Prudence
(b) Opulence
(c) Fundamental
(d) Despicable

2. Fleeting

(a) Transient
(b) Transparent
(c) Tranquil
(d) Tepid

3. Guile

(a) Honest
(b) Hot
(c) Chicanery
(d) Charming

4. Unholy

(a) Pity
(b) Impious
(c) Pave
(d) Venerate

5. Codify

(a) Orchestrate
(b) Assort
(c) Confound
(d) Sort

Answers:-

1. Sol. The correct answer is: c
Prudence
means the quality of being prudent; cautiousness.
Opulence means great wealth or luxuriousness.
Fundamental means forming a necessary base or core; of central importance.
Despicable means deserving hatred and contempt

2. Sol. The correct answer is: a
Fleeting: lasting for a very short time.
Transient: lasting only for a short time; impermanent.
Tranquil: free from disturbance; calm.
Tepid: (especially of a liquid) only slightly warm; lukewarm.

3. Sol. The correct answer is: c
Guile means sly or cunning intelligence
Honest means truthful and sincere
Hot means Having a high degree of heat or a high temperature.
Chicanery means the use of deception or subterfuge to achieve one’s purpose.

4. Sol. The correct answer is: d
Unholy
means sinful
Pity means the feeling of sorrow and compassion caused by the sufferings and misfortunes of others.
Impious means showing a lack of respect for God or religion.
Pave means lay paving over.
Venerate means regard with great respect.

5. Sol. The correct answer is: d
Codify means arrange (laws or rules) into a systematic code.
Orchestrate means arrange or score (music) for orchestral performance.
Assort means place in a group; classify.
Confound means cause surprise or confusion in (someone).
Sort means a category of things or people with a common feature.

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