Prepositions-Synonyms-Antonyms

Questions and Answers of  Prepositions-Synonyms-Antonyms

Prepositions Questions

Directions: Find out the part which has an error in the following sentences. If there is no error the answer is (d).

1. (a) Ramu closely resembles (b) to his father not only (c) in physical features but also inhabits (d) No error 

2. (a) A quarrel arose between the five members (b) and for a time it appeared (c) as if the party had been heading for a split. (d) No error

3. (a) Found guilty on murder (b) the accused was (c) sentenced to death (d) No error

4. (a) In spite of the fact (b) that the meeting was about to end (c) she insisted to asking several questions (d) No error

5. (a) The doctor advised him (b) to give off smoking (c) but he did not pay any heed. (d) No error

6. (a) Their father has left (b) behind a huge sum to be (c) distributed among the two brothers. (d) No error

7. (a) the elegantly designed (b) for ladies has an emphasis (c) with style, variety and colour. (d) No error

8. (a) As soon as he reached the venue (B) he enquired from the supervisor (C) about the closing time of the examination (d) No error

9. (a) The police accused him for setting fire (b) to the building but be denied having been (c) in the area on the night of the fire (d) No error

10. (a) The captain and his wife (b) were invited for the (c) cultural function at my home (d) No error

11. (a) He tried (b) to open the can (c) by a can opener. (d) No error

12. (a) It was, in fact (b) her father who prevented her (c) at joining the police academy (d) No error

13. (a) The great actor was angry (b) with the treatment (c) during the party in Ashoka Hall. (d) No error

14. (a) I have searched all (b) relevant books into the library (c) before writing this note. (d) No error

15. (a) I have an appointment (b) on the 9th of September (c) on five o’ clock. (d) No error

Questions and Answers of  Prepositions-Synonyms-Antonyms

Preposition

Directions: Fill in the blanks with a suitable preposition.

1. She is endowed_____ divine gifts.

Ans: with

2. I have now retired _______ service I now wish to retire _____ a jungle.

Ans: (from, to)

3. He died ______ cholera.

Ans: of

4. This house is made_______ bricks.

Ans: of

5. Wine is made ______ grapes.

Ans: from

6. She is trembling _______ fear.

Ans: with

7. He is ________ the finance committe.

Ans: on

8. This is superior _____ that.

Ans: to

9. He prevented me _______doing it.

Ans: from

10. They won ___five goals____one.

Ans: (by, to)

Prepositions-Synonyms-Antonyms

Synonyms Questions and Answers

Directions: Select the appropriate word which is nearest in meaning to the world given in capitals.

1. WONDROUS

(a) Winning (b) Roaming (c) Marvellous (d) Forceful

2. PRAGMATIC

(a) Practical (b) Wise (c) Intelligent (d) Proper

3. INSOLENT

(a) Insulting (b) Wasteful (c) Hard (d) Difficult

4. BANEFUL

(a) Loss  (b) Evil (c) Profit (d) Benefit

5. DEBENTURE

(a) Fixed Deposit (b) Liabilities (c) Loan Certificate (d) Share

6. ALLY 

(a) Competent (b) Accomplice (c) counterpart (d) Unknown

7. DREARY

(a) Cheerful (b) Cheerless (c) Hard (d) Gloomy

8. COERCE

(a) Thrilling (b) Force (c) Suspended (d) Hidden

9. BIZARRE

(a) Normal (b) Eccentric (c) Young (d) Fair

10. ZENITH

(a) Nadir (b) Minimum (c) Peak (d) Plant

11. HANDSOME

(a) Noble (b) Gentle (c) Good-looking (d) Polite

12. NINCOMPOOP

(a) Joker (b) Trader (c) Magician (d) Fool

13. CONVENED

(a) Summoned (b) Collected (c) Associated (d) Ended

14. ADDLE

(a) Soar (b) Strike (c) Stop (d) Confuse

15. EXPLICIT

(a) Clear (b) Exciting (c) Precise (d) Refined

16. Flail

(a) Diminish (b) Mitigate (c) Degrade (d) Lurch

17. ANNULLED

(a) Justified (b) Excellence (c) Quashed (d) Validated

18.SHAMBLES

(a) Perfection (b) Forms (c) Excellence (d) Mess

19. Sobriquet

(a) Alias (b) Nickname (c) Both a & b (d) Sober

20. Pre-Empt 

(a) Prevent something from happening (b) Assumption (c) Seizure (d) presumption

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Antonyms Questions and Answers

Directions: From the given words, select the one which is opposite in meaning to the word given in capitals.

1. ACCEDE

(a) Grant  (b) Indignant (c) Disturbed  (d) Refuse

2. TORPID

(a) Alert  (b) Indolent (c) Pitiable  (d) Cruel

3. ECSTASY 

(a) Unhappiness  (b) Regret  (c) Silent  (d) Depression

4. BRITTLE

(a) Dull (b) Weak  (c) Tough  (d) Mild

5. MACABRE

(a) Gruesome  (b) Attractive  (c) Splendour  (d) Trash

6. REMISS

(a) Cheerful  (b) Active  (c) Dutiful  (d) Careful

7. OBLIGATION

(a) Compulsion  (b) Responsibility  (c) Covenant  (d)  Choice 

8. BIGOTED

(a) Tolerant  (b) Democratic  (c) Flexible  (d) Open

9. THWART

(a) Encourage  (b) Obstruct  (c) Strife  (d) Baffle

10. MEAGRE

(a) Excessive  (b) Excel  (c) Jemmy  (d) Moist

11. POMPOUS

(a) Feeble  (b) Normal  (c) Humble (d) Mild

12. LEAP

(a) Plunge  (b) Sink  (c) Immerse  (d) Fall

13. INSIPID

(a) Nervous  (b) Pungent  (c) Saucy  (d) Sour

14. ACCELERATE

(a) Creep  (b) Drag  (c) Lag  (d) Move slowly

15. COARSE

(a) Beautiful  (b) Soft  (c) Fine  (d) Attractive

 

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