Each of the following items consists of a sentence followed by four words or groups of words. Select the antonym of the word or words (occurring in the sentence in capital letters) as per the context.

1. The CONFRONTATION between the two parties could not be averted

  • (a) Friendship
  • (b) Angry disagreement
  • (c) Reconstitution
  • (d) Agreement

2. Sometimes even INDUSTRIOUS people fail

  • (a) Indolent
  • (b) Mercenary
  • (c) Fortunate
  • (d) Factious

3. A new court has been established to try JUVENILE offenders

  • (a) Young
  • (b) Female
  • (c) Aged
  • (d) Male

4. He is disliked by all his colleagues for his ARROGANCE

  • (a) Humility
  • (b) Generosity
  • (c) Joviality
  • (d) Decency

5. He got VOLUNTARY retirement on account of his failing health

  • (a) Urgent
  • (b) Compulsory
  • (c) Premature
  • (d) Undesirable

6. The land is FERTILE

  • (a) Poor
  • (b) Barren
  • (c) Deserted
  • (d) Fruitless

7. For some reasons, the police west to CONCEAL the identify of the detaincee

  • (a) Reveal
  • (b) Confuse
  • (c) Disclaim
  • (d) Refuse

8. You may not VIOLATE the rules and regulations of the college

  • (a) Respect
  • (b) Study
  • (c) Comply with
  • (d) Adopt

9. People GATHERED at his shop

  • (a) Dispersed
  • (b) spread
  • (c) disappeared
  • (d) Cleared

10. The university's plans were FRAUGHT WITH difficulties

  • (a) Burdened with
  • (b) Designed
  • (c) Devoid of
  • (d) Cause of

Following questions were asked in SCRA 2012 General Ability Test.

Answers

  1. d
  2. a
  3. c
  4. a
  5. b
  6. b
  7. a
  8. c
  9. a
  10. c