We all know that the English language plays a crucial role in competitive exams like PSC, SSC, Banking exams etc. So if you are aiming to crack those examinations, you should have a strong command in your English language skills. Vocabulary is one of the most crucial topics of English subject. Vocabulary refers to all the words in a language that is known and used by a particular person. It is essential not only for competitive exams but it is the fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. In order to help you in improving your vocabulary skills, Entri will provide you with Weekly English Vocabulary based on The Hindu editorial every Friday. Reading the daily Hindu editorial is highly recommended for candidates who are aspiring for competitive exams. In this blog, we have given some questions based on Vocabulary with answer and solutions. Check here for Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 September 11.
Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2020 September 11
Attempt these free online quiz consisting of important English Vocabulary questions based on The Hindu Editorial which will be helpful for competitive exams like bank exam, PSC, SSC etc.
1. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Venerable”?
Venerable – profoundly honored. (August, revered)
Chastity – abstaining from sexual relations or the state or practice of refraining from extramarital, or especially from all, sexual intercourse. (Celibacy, sexual abstention)
Outlay – The act of spending or disbursing money. (Disbursal, spending)
5. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Ordnance”?
(e)None of these
Ordnance – military supplies. (Munition)
Imbricate – Place so as to overlap. (Overlap)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in same meaning of the word “Taboo”?
Taboo – excluded from use or mention. (Forbidden, prohibited, proscribed)
(e)None of these
Resile – put out from an agreement, contract, statement, etc or fromally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure. (Abjure, forswear, recant)
Disingenuous – not straightward or candid; giving a false appearance of frankness. (Artful)
We hope this blog was helpful for you in improving your knowledge in Vocabulary. Stay tuned with Entri for weekly vocabulary based on Hindu editorial, which will be published every Friday.