SYNONYMS QUIZ FOR CTET EXAMS WITH EXPLANATIONS

1.    AFFLUENT
(1) Prosperous                  
(2)
Poor
(3) Talkative                      
(4)
Close

2.    LIMP
(1) Kneel                           
(2)
Bend
(3) Falter                         
(4)
Stoop

3.    INFREQUENT
(1) Never                           
(2)
Usual
(3) Rare                             
(4) Sometimes

4.    MASSACRE
(1) Stab                             
(2) Slaughter
(3) Murder                         
(4)
Assassinate

5.    BELITTLE
(1) Diminish                       
(2)
Mock
(3) Disparage                    
(4)
Scoff

6.    REVISE
(1) Edit                              
(2) Alter
(3) Correct                        
(4) Reconsider

7.    DISTINGUISH
(1) Darken                         
(2)
Abolish
(3) Differentiate                 
(4)
Confuse

8.    ACCUSE
(1) Absolve                        
(2)
Exonerate
(3) Vindicate                      
(4)
Impeach

9.    RECOVER
(1) Recoup                        
(2)
Revive
(3) Heal                             
(4) Return

10.  ADMONISH
(1) Threaten                      
(2)
Praise
(3) Appeal                         
(4)
Support
Answers
with Explanations:
1.     (1)
Meaning
If you are affluent, you have a lot of money .
Example: Cigarette smoking used to be
commoner among affluent people.
2.     (3):
Meaning: If you say that something such as an
organization, process, or vehicle limps along, you mean that it continues
slowly or with difficulty, for example because it has been weakened or damaged.
Example: In recent years the newspaper had
been limping along on limited resources
3.    (4)
Meaning: If something is infrequent, it does
not happen often.
Example: John’s infrequent visits to London.
4.    (2)
Meaning: A massacre is the killing of a large
number of people at the same time in a violent and cruel way.
Example: Maria lost her 62 – year old mother
in the massacre.
5.    (3)
Meaning: If you belittle someone or
something, you say or imply that they are unimportant or not very good.
Example: We mustn’t belittle her outstanding
achievement.
6.    (2)
Meaning: If you revise a price, amount, or
estimate, you change it ot make it more fair, realistic, or accurate.
Example: They realised that some of their
prices were higher than their competitors’ and revised prices accordingly.
7.    (3)
Meaning: If you can distinguish one thing
from another or distinguish between two things, you can see or understand how
they are different.
Example: It is necessary to distinguish the
policies of two successive governments.
8.    (4):
Meaning: If you are accused of a crime, a
witness or someone in authority states or claims that you did it, and you may
be formally charged with it and put on trial.
Example: The accused men have been given
relatively light sentences.
9.    (1):
Meaning: If you recover money that you have
spent, invested, or lent to someone, you get the same amount back.
Example: Legal action is being taken to try
to recover the money.
10.   (1)
Meaning: If you admonish someone, you tell
them very seriously that they have done something wrong.
Example: They admonished me for taking risks
with my health.

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