SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam: English Language: Concept and Sample Questions-Antonyms

State Bank of India will conduct written examination for recruitment of Clerks in Associate Banks of SBI. The SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam 2015 will be Commence from 24 Jan 2015.

Created On: Jan 21, 2015 15:26 IST
Modified On: Jan 22, 2015 14:31 IST

The banking team of has come up with concept and sample questions for English Language: Antonyms. The concept provided by us will help you to understand the topic. The sample questions offered by us are framed by keeping in view need of the question paper.

This is very commonly known information that Antonyms are the words which mean opposite of the given word. It can also be termed as having incompatible binary relationship with the word in question. The other word is termed as an antonym. For example, Opposite & Antonym of Precede is Follow.

Types of Antonyms:

Gradable Antonyms: Both the words lie in a continuous spectrum. For Example – Hot & Cold.

Complementary Antonyms: Both the words do not lie in a continuous spectrum. For Example – Push & Pull.

Relational Antonyms: These are the kind of opposites where they make sense only when they are read together. For Example: Teacher & Pupil.

Directions: Give below is the words alphabetically. Each word is followed by four different options. You have to find out the word exactly opposite in meaning to the given word.

1. Audacious

(a) Timid

(b) Vulgar

(c) Low

(d) Unpractised

Answer: - (a)

2. Antipathy

(a) Obedience

(b) Admiration

(c) Agreement

(d) Fondness

Answer: - (b)

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