Q:

Fumble is to Finesse as Malign is to

A) Slander B) Extol
C) Criticize D) Assurance
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Extol

Explanation:

Fumble means grope, mishandle, drop, mistake, blunder, bungle.

Finesse means skill, grace, elegance, assurance, diplomacy, discretion.

So, they are opposites.

 

Similarly,

Malign means slander or criticize.

Extol means being kind or good-natured. A person without finesse often fumbles. A person without extol in his heart often maligns.

Extol means praise or exalt, benevolence

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Melt : Liquid :: Freeze : ?

A) Condense B) Solid
C) Ice D) Crystal
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Solid

Explanation:

Here the relation in the given words is, First is the process of formation of the second.

That is, when anything melts, it forms liquid. Similarly, when anything freezes it forms solid.

 

Hence, Melt : Liquid :: Freeze : Solid.

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Choose the word which gives similar meaning to the given word from the following options.

'Autopsy'

A) Diagnosis B) Rebuild
C) Manufacture D) Postmortem
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Postmortem

Explanation:

Autopsy is the medical term for postmortem.

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The workers union decided to go on strike since the management was adamant and did not agree to their terms .The discussion had reached a /an--------.

A) Climax B) impetus
C) impasse D) obstacle
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) impasse

Explanation:

Impasse means, a situation in which no progress is possible, especially because of disagreement; a deadlock.

So it is Impasse.

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Choose the Antonym of the given word from the following options

'Jettison'

A) Salvage B) Submerge
C) Repent D) Descend
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Salvage

Explanation:

'Jettison' means to discard and 'salvage' means to rescue something discarded. Hence, 'salvage' is the word which is farthest in meaning to the given word 'Jettison'.

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Exhibit : display :: send : ?

A) Stamp B) Receive
C) Show D) Emit
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Emit

Explanation:

Here the given words represent synonyms.

Exhibit and Display are synonyms for each other. Similarly, Send and Emit are synonyms for each other.

 

Hence, Exhibit : display :: send : Emit.

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6 : 18 :: 4 : ?

A) 14 B) 6
C) 16 D) 8
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 8

Explanation:

Here the given number analogy follows two patterns that,

18 --> 6 x 3

4

12 --> 4 x 3

 

OR

6

18 ----> 6x6/2 = 18

4

8 ----> 4x4/2 = 8

 

As 12 is not available in the options, 8 is correct answer.

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Complete the Analogy?

 

Grain : Stock :: Stick : ?

A) Bundle B) String
C) Collection D) Heap
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Bundle

Explanation:

Here the relation between the given words is that the second word is the collection of the first word.

As the collection of grains is called Stock, similarly, the collection of sticks is called as Bundle.

 

Hence, Grain : Stock :: Stick : Bundle.

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