Synonym and Antonym Quiz


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Indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

As he lived in a small town outside the city, he had to commute every day.
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A. take a bus to work

B. drive to work

C. take a life to work

D. travel a long way to and from work


Indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

There are excellent prospects for promotion, and you’ll know you’re doing something to benefit society.
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A. opportunities

B. likelihoods

C. futures

D. potentials


Indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

My boss has a reputation for being such a slave-driver!
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A. working overtime

B. working excessively hard

C. being slave to work

D. making his staff work too hard


Indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Most, not to say all, off the employers want to look for candidates with punctuality, so make sure you make a positive impression on them by showing up on time for the interview.
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A. good time management

B. ability to meet deadlines

C. being late

D. being in time


Indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

Though many scientific breakthroughs have resulted from mishaps it has taken brilliant thinkers to recognize their potential.
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A. misunderstandings

B. accidents

C. incidentals

D. misfortunes


Indicate the word(s) CLOSEST in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

We want to recruit the brightest and the best. If you think you fit the bill, fill in an application form today.
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A. are able to pay the bill

B. are suitable

C. are of the right size

D. are excellent


Indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

I’d go mad if I had to do a dead-end job like working on a supermarket checkout.
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A. boring

B. monotonous

C. fascinating

D. demanding


Indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

The Internet provides an infinite pool of buyers from around the world with whom freelancers can contract their services.
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A. quite a few

B. many a

C. a wide variety of

D. a limited number of


Indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

He’s just so flexible. He’ll adapt to any situation.
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A. adaptable

B. rigid

C. intelligent

D. autonomous


Indicate the word(s) OPPOSITE in meaning to the underlined word(s) in each of the following questions.

You are expected to ask the prospective candidates a technical question to judge their ability.
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A. potential

B. possible

C. aspiring

D. former




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