Antonym MCQ-3

supercilious

(A) unimportant
(B) relevant
(C) serious
(D) meek

Explanation:-
supercilious means coolly or patronizingly haughty; meek means enduring injury with patience and without resentment

improvident

(A) cautious
(B) fortunate
(C) proven
(D) intelligent

Explanation:-
improvident means lacking prudent foresight, or careless; cautious means to be wary or to exercise forethought

demur

(A) embrace
(B) crude
(C) boisterous
(D) falter

Explanation:-
to demur means to delay or hesitate; to embrace means to accept readily or gladly; demure means coy

fatuous

(A) crafty
(B) frugal
(C) sensible
(D) inane

Explanation:-
fatuous means inanely foolish; sensible is its nearest opposite

quiescent

(A) lackadaisical
(B) active
(C) dull
(D) prescient

Explanation:-
quiescent means marked by inactivity or repose, therefore active is the opposite

sartorial

(A) cheerful
(B) sincere
(C) inelegant
(D) homespun

Explanation:-
sartorial means of or relating to tailored clothes; homespun means homemade

sapient

(A) hunched
(B) strong
(C) simple
(D) simian

Explanation:-
sapient means possessing great wisdom, or sage; one meaning of simple is deficient in intelligence

matutinal

(A) paternal
(B) crepuscular
(C) maritime
(D) marsupial

Explanation:-
matutinal means of or relating to the morning; crepuscular means relating to or resembling twilight

impecunious

(A) wealthy
(B) cautious
(C) hungry
(D) tardy

Explanation:-
impecunious means having little or no money, therefore wealthy is the opposite

detain is most opposite to

(A) release
(B) silence
(C) forget
(D) prosper

Explanation:-
to detain means to hold or keep back; to release means to let go

famous is most opposite to

(A) boring
(B) poor
(C) obscure
(D) untalented

Explanation:-
famous means widely known; obscure means little known

colossal is most opposite to

(A) easy
(B) tiny
(C) graceful
(D) roof

Explanation:-
colossal means incredibly large, therefore tiny is the opposite

fluid is most opposite to

(A) solid
(B) liquid
(C) afraid
(D) decent

Explanation:-
a fluid is a substance that flows; a solid does not flow