You are presented with an underlined word. In this review, you must choose the best antonym for the word given. The purpose is to assess the depth of your vocabulary and ability to use simple words when speaking and writing.
Question 1. Czarmaine accompanied her sister to the drugstore.
B. let go on one’s own
C. left behind
Question 2. Besides the boulevard are gigantic buildings.
Question 3. He often got into trouble because he was brusque.
Question 4. The reporter’s candid remarks caught the mayoralty candidate off-guard.
Question 5. The mean boys derided the sickly boy.
A. made of fun
Question 6. Charm was ecstatic when she won first prize in the short story writing contest.
Question 7. Migraine headaches are excruciating.
A. extremely painful
B. mild pain
Question 8. The quiz proved to be facile so the students got high scores.
Question 9. The garrulous girls were distanced from each other.
Question 10. The heathens used to practice cannibalism.
A. uncivilized people
B. barbaric people
C. old people
D. cultured people
Question 11. Keep on believing that physical disability is not a hindrance to success.
B. stepping stone
Question 12. Never operate a machine once you are inebriated.
Question 13. The people inveighed against the sharp increase in oil prices.
Question 14. Some people believe that breaking a mirror is a jinx.
A. bad luck
D. good luck
Question 15. The players were confused when the kibitzers suddenly butted- in during the team’s huddle.
Question 16. The lanky lad stood out among the average-sized students.
C. short and stout
D. tall and thin
Question 17. The sickly dog was given a lethal dose of morphine tablets.
Question 18. Heinous criminals are truly loathsome.
Question 19. We listened attentively to the mellifluous sound produced by the Philippine Philharmonic Orchestra.
Question 20. The free medical and dental checkup conducted by the AFP Group is just proof of their munificence.
Question 21. Justice calls for penalizing nefarious acts.
Question 22. The MSA Reviewer Books are noteworthy materials.
Question 23. You will never get sufficient nourishment if you are obdurate in refusing to eat vegetables.
Question 24. Don’t be so obtrusive but instead, mind your own business.
Question 25. I admire people who are modest despite their opulence.
A. great wealth
Question 26. Do you always try to be a paragon of virtue?
Question 27. tragic stories had so much pathos that they left me feeling down.
Question 28. Chin is such a precocious girl who can already read at age three.
A. slow learner
Question 29. She had the quixotic idea that she was a reincarnation of a British princess.
Question 30. The ramshackle building collapsed easily.
Question 31. An A-rating represents the ultimate honor a film will ever have.
Question 32. CJ de Silva’s painting abilities are uncanny.
Question 33. Lea Salonga’s performance was utterly delightful.
Question 34. The strong current of the floodwaters caused the wooden bridges to vacillate.
D. be firm
Question 35. The vindictive politician spread rumors about his opponent.
Question 36. If words were swords, then her vitriolic remarks could really kill.
Question 37. Many students vouch for the effectiveness of the MSA Review classes.
Question 38. That yonder youth is more studious than the nearer one.
Question 39. MSA tutors are all zealous tutors who nourish eager minds.
Question 40. Don’t let trivial things upset you.
|1. B||9. D||17. B||25. B||33. A|
|2. A||10. D||18. C||26. D||34. D|
|3. C||11. B||19. A||27. D||35. B|
|4. C||12. A||20. D||28. A||36. D|
|5. C||13. C||21. A||29. C||37. D|
|6. A||14. D||22. C||30. A||38. C|
|7. C||15. A||23. B||31. C||39. C|
|8. A||16. C||24. A||32. B||40. A|