English Antonyms CSS Past Papers Questions

English Antonyms CSS Past Papers Questions

2013
Q.1 (B) Choose the word that is nearly most opposite in meaning to the Capitalized words. (1 Mark each) (10)
11. LANGUID a) Feeble b) Dull c) Vigorous d) Weak e) None of these
12. HIGH-STRUNG a) Nervous b) Tense c) Costly d) Calm e) None of these
13. METTLE a) Courage b) Boldness c) Cowardice d) Spirit e) None of these
14. ABRIDGMENT a) Epitome b) Dissect c) Abstract d) Synopsis e) None of these
15. CAJOLE a) Flaunt b) Coax c) Beguile d) Flatter e) None of these
16. CELIBACY a ) Virginity b)Wedlock c) Chastity d) Single e) None of these
17. INCLEMENT a) Rough b) Unpleasant c) Unfavorable d) Genial e) None of these
18. IRRESOLUTE a) Ineffective b) Without resolution c) Yielding d) Sturdy e) None of these
19. ANNEXATION a) Supplement b) Augmentation c) Appendix d) Contraction e) None of these
20. INCUR a) Shun b) Run c) Blamed d) Meet e) None of these

2011
(b) Choose the word that is nearly most opposite in meaning to the Capitalized words. (Do only FIVE) Extra attempt of any Part of the question shall not be considered.(05)
(ix) ANNIHILATE: (a) Supplement (b) Augment (c ) Append (d) Contract.
(x) BRACE: (a) Prop (b) Knock (c ) Invigorate (d) Refresh.
(xi) BRUSQUE: (a) Gruff (b) Curt (c ) Smooth (d) Discourteous.
(xii) CONCORD: (a) Amity (b) Accord (c ) Variance (d) Unity.
(xiii) CONSCIENTIOUS: (a) Uncorrupt (b) Honourable (c ) Principled (d) Profligate.
(xiv) DIPLOMATIC: (a) Sagacious (b) Shrewd (c ) Bungling (d) Prudent.
(xv) HYPOCRISY: (a) Uprightness (b) Pretence (c ) Cant (d) Deceit
(xvi) ONEROUS: (a) Burdensome (b) Wearing (c ) Difficult (d) Fluent

2010
Q.1. (b) Indicate the most nearly opposite in meaning to the word in capital letters: (5) (Do only FIVE). Extra attempt of any Part of the question will not be considered.
(i) IGNOBLE (a) Lowly (b) Vile (c ) Good (d) Noble
(ii) MELANCHOLY (a) Sorrowful (b) Happy (c ) Forbidden (d) Brisk
(iii) OBLITERATE (a) Preserve (b) Destroy (c ) Ravage (d) Design
(iv) ALLY (a) Alloy (b) Foe (c ) Partner (d) Accessory
(v) VULGAR (a) Coarse (b) Gross (c ) Exquisite (d) Obscene
(vi) PRETEND (a) Sham (b) Substantiate (c ) Feign (d) Fabricate
(vii) LIBERTY (a) Permission (b) Licence (c ) Serfdom (d) Bound
(viii) CONSCIENTIOUS (a) Uncorrupt (b) Honourable (c ) Principled (d) Profligate

2009
Q.1. (b) Pick the most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word: (5)
(viii) PRESENTABLE (a) unable (b) scruffy (c ) suitable (d) personable
(ix) SALVATION (a) escape (b) starvation (c ) doom (d) rescue
(x) PLAIN (a) clean (b) distinct (c ) ambiguous (d) frugal
(xi) ODIOUS (a) porus (b) charming (c ) horrid (d) offensive
(xii) INFLAME (a) calm (b) anger (c ) excite (d) kindle

2008
Q.5. a. Pick the most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word. Do any FIVE. (5)
i. MORATORIUM a. Large tomb b. Waiting period c. Security for debt d. Funeral house
ii. PROLIFIC a. Skilful b. Fruitful c. Wordy d. Spread out
iii. BI-PARTISAN a. Narrow minded b. Progressive c. Representing two parties d. Divided
iv. UNEQUIVOCAL a. Careless b. Unmistakable c. Variable d. Incomparable
v. COVENANT a. Prayer b. Debate c. Garden d. Agreement
vi. TENTATIVE a. Expedient b. Nominal c. Provisional d. Alternative
vii. DEMOGRAPHIC Relating to the a. Government b. Demons c. Communications..d. Population
viii. SONAR a. Apparatus to Detect ..b. Locate objects c. Measure rain d. Anticipate Earthquake
2007
Q4. (B) Pick the most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized words.
1-TWINE a-straighten b-continue c-unravel d-detach
2-FRUGAL a-prodigal b-intemperate c-extravagant d-profuse
3-GAWKY a-neat b-handy c-graceful d-handsome
4-CAPRICIOUS a-firm b-decided c-inflexible d-constant
5-CONGEAL a-liquify b-molify c-harden d-solidify
2006
Q No. 4 (B) Pick the most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word: (1 mark each)
(1) CAPTIOUS: (a) Tolerant (b) capable (c ) Winning (d) Recollected
(2) PENCHANT: (a) Dislike (b) Attitude (c ) Imminence (d) Distance
(3) PUTATIVE: (a) Powerful (b) Colonial (c ) Undisputed (d) Unremarkable
(4) FACSIMILE: (a) imitation (b) model (c ) mutation (d) pattern
(5) LARCENY: (a) appropriation (b) peculation (c ) purloining (d) indemnification

2005
Q4. (B) pick the most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized letters
1). DELETERIOUS a) nourishing b) injurious c) vital d) fatal
2). VALEDICTORY a) farewell b) final c) hopeful d) parting 3).
SEDENTARY a) afraid b) loyal c) active d) torpid
4). TURBID a) muddy b) clear c) invariable d) improbable
5). PHLEGMATIC a) dull b) active c) lymphatic d) frigid

2004
Q4. (b) Pick the one most nearly opposite in meaning to the capitalized word: * (5)
(1) DESICCATE: 1. Lengthen 2. Hallow 3. Exonerate 4. Saturate 5. Anesthetize
(2) APOTHEOSIS: 1. Departure from tradition 2. Impatience with stupidity 3.Demotion from glory 4. Surrender to impulse 5. Cause for grief
(3) SPUNK: 1. Success 2. Timidity 3. Growing awareness 4. Loss of prestige 5. Lack of intelligence
(4) CAVIL: 1. Discern 2. Disclose 3. Introduce 4. Flatter 5. Commend
(5) RAUCOUS: 1. Orderly 2. Absorbent 3. Buoyant 4. Mellifluous 5. Contentious

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