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 of 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 answers and solutions. Check here for Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2021 July 23.
Weekly English Vocabulary Based on The Hindu Editorial 2021 July 23
Attempt these free online quizzes 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 the same meaning of the word “Scoffer”?
Scoffer – someone who eats food rapidly and greedily. (Gorger)
Ans: (a) Brainsick
5. Choose the word which is most nearly in the same meaning of the word “Extemporaneous”?
Extemporaneous – with little or no preparation or forethought. (Offhanded, impromptu)
Squalor – sordid dirtiness. (Sordidness, squalidness)
7. Choose the word which is most nearly in the same meaning of the word “Crenelation”?
Crenelation – a rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or guns. (Battlement, crenellation)
Kowtow – bend the knees and bow in a servile manner. (Genuflect, scrape)