Dear readers,

This quiz consists of questions from
various Banking entrance exams held during the last few years. Leave your
answers/ responses in the comments section below and we’ll soon let you know
the correct answers!

Directions (Q. 1-15):  In each of the sentence given below a word is
printed in bold. Below it four choices are given. Pick up the one which is most
nearly the same in meaning as the word printed in bold and can replace it
without altering the meaning of the sentence.

1.  The
bullet wound proved to be fatal and
the soldier died immediately

(a) grievous                 (b) dangerous               (c) serious                 (d) deadly

2. Whatever opinion he gives is sane. 

(a) rational                (b) obscure                 (c)
wild             (d) arrogant                

3.  He corroborated the statement of his

(a) confirmed       (b) disproved             (c)
condemned          (d) seconded           

4.  Whatever
the verdict of history may be,
Chaplin will occupy a unique place in its pages.

(a) judgement       (b)
voice         (c) outcome           (d) prediction       

5.  The
attitude of the Western countries towards the Third world countries is rather callous to say the least.

(a) passive              (b) 
unkind              (c)
cursed              (d)

6.  The
story is too fantastic to be credible.

(a) believable            (b)
false                  (c) readable                  (d) praiseworthy

7.  Catching
snakes can be hazardous for people
untrained in the art.

(a) tricky                   (b)
harmful           (c) difficult             (d) dangerous                   

8.  The
small boy was able to give a graphic description of the thief.

(a) picture              (b)
drawing                (c) vivid         (d) broad

9.  The
prisoner has been languishing in the
jail for the last many years.

(a) convicted               (b) suffering                    (c)
attempting              (d) avoiding

10.  Some
of the Asian countries have been enmeshed in an inescapable debt trap.

(a) entagled             (b) hit             (c)
struck                   (d) ensured

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