Direction for questions 1 to 40: Each question gives a word following by four choices. From the choice, select the most suitable synonym (word which means the same) for the main word and mark its number as the answer.

1. ABSTRACT

(1) Peculiar

(2) Summary

(3) Normal

(4) Diagnostic

Answer: (2)

2. COMPLACENT

(1) Disappointed

(2) Evasive

(3) Satisfied

(4) Flimsy

Answer: (3)

3. Exterminate

(1) Evict

(2) Dissociate

(3) Accuse

(4) Annihilate

Answer: (4)

4. Famished

(1) Agricultural

(2) Hungry

(3) Prestigious

(4) Feasible

Answer: (2)

5. Umpteen

(1) Numerous

(2) Youthful

(3) Rainy

(4) Convergent

Answer: (1)

6. Ostensible

(1) Strong

(2) Desirable

(3) Apparent

(4) Fateful

Answer: (3)

7. Stalwart

(1) Watchful

(2) Sturdy

(3) Delicate

(4) Encomium

Answer: (2)

8. Munificence

(1) Animosity

(2) Exhilaration

(3) Generosity

(4) Co – operation

Answer: (3)

9. Ovation

(1) Applause

(2) Growth

(3) Abuse

(4) Attraction

Answer: (1)

10. Simulate

(1) Accumulate

(2) Smile

(3) Pretend

(4) Gamble

Answer: (3)

11. Abysmal

(1) Shameless

(2) Dangerous

(3) Profound

(4) Horrible

Answer: (3)

12. Bedlam

(1) Comfortable

(2) Fleshy

(3) Lament

(4) Tumult

Answer: (4)

13. Chagrin

(1) Current

(2) Annoyance

(3) Accuse

(4) Intoxicate

Answer: (2)

14. Dunk

(1) Douse

(2) Stale

(3) Wet

(4) Smell

Answer: (1)

15. Embargo

(1) Challenge

(2) Restraint

(3) Departure

(4) Quarrel

Answer: (2)

16. Fad

(1) Quick

(2) Vague

(3) Vogue

(4) Slow

Answer: (3)

17. Grotesque

(1) Bulky

(2) Murky

(3) Cumbersome

(4) Weird

Answer: (4)

18. Huckster

(1) Cheat

(2) Peddler

(3) Simulate

(4) Sweeper

Answer: (2)

19. Innocuous

(1) Inept

(2) Indomitable

(3) Harmless

(4) Indecent

Answer: (3)

20. Bizarre

(1) Bookish

(2) Odd

(3) Tasty

(4) Jubilant

Answer: (2)

21. Distraught

(1) Agitated

(2) Tranquil

(3) Rugged

(4) Uneven

Answer: (1)

22. Besmear

(1) Colour

(2) Add

(3) Sully

(4) Erase

Answer: (3)

23. Panacea

(1) Wonder

(2) Elixir

(3) Placebo

(4) Honey

Answer: (2)

24. Exacerbate

(1) Excoriate

(2) Eradicate

(3) Erupt

(4) Aggravate

Answer: (4)

25. Fumble

(1) Grope about

(2) Grumble

(3) Fall

(4) Falter

Answer: (1)

26. Lissome

(1) Pretty

(2) Petite

(3) Lithe

(4) Tiny

Answer: (3)

27. Palpable

(1) Visible

(2) Perceivable

(3) Audible

(4) Presentable

Answer: (2)

28. Quixotic

(1) Cowardly

(2) Rational

(3) Impractical

(4) Paradoxical

Answer: (3)

29. Palliate

(1) Alleviate

(2) Denude

(3) Mollify

(4) Approbate

Answer: (1)

30. Resilient

(1) Stretchable

(2) Spirited

(3) Rigid

(4) Buoyant

Answer: (4)

31. Taciturn

(1) Obstinate

(2) Introvert

(3) Uncommunicative

(4) Unapproachable

Answer: (3)

32. Vapid

(1) Insipid

(2) Inspiring

(3) Vacuous

(4) Lazy

Answer: (1)

33. Wry

(1) Shrunk

(2) Wiry

(3) Distorted

(4) Wrinkled

Answer: (3)

34. Zest

(1) Humor

(2) Keen interest

(3) Attitude

(4) Liking

Answer: (2)

35. Morbid

(1) Dry

(2) Ethereal

(3) Inflatable

(4) Macabre

Answer: (4)

36. Impetuous

(1) Cat like

(2) Rash

(3) Impertinent

(4) Jovial

Answer: (2)

37. Arraign

(1) Exonerate

(2) Initiate

(3) Accuse

(4) Impart

Answer: (3)

38. Apocryphal

(1) Huge

(2) Destructive

(3) Mythological

(4) Dubious

Answer: (4)

39. Niggardly

(1) Parsimonious

(2)...