Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Upwork English Vocabulary Test (UK Version) Answer 2016


English Vocabulary Test (UK Version) Upwork Ans (2016)



Question:* Which is not what it seems to be?
Answer: • illusion

Question:* Which of the following is a synonym for "shave"?
Answer: • pare

Question:* Which is most commonly used as a verb?
Answer: • affect

Question:* The tedious presentation was filled with superfluous information. "Superfluous" most nearly means:
Answer: • excessive

Question:* The youngsters' argot was incomprehensible to the rest of us. "Argot" most nearly means ...
Answer: • secret language

Question:* Which is the best definition for "dotage"?
Answer: • old age

Question:* Which of the following is an antonym to "spendthrift"?
Answer: • miser

Question:* Which is the best definition for "recidivist"?
Answer: • one who reoffends

Question:* Bringing up religion at the party would have been impolitic. "Impolitic" most nearly means ...
Answer: • unwise

Question:* Which is the best definition for "ossify"?
Answer: • to become inflexible

Question:* Which is the best definition for "propitiate"?
Answer: • appease

Question:* Choose the best word to complete the following sentence: His friend was ______ after a long night at the bar.
Answer: • inebriated

Question:* Which of the following is the best definition of opulent?
Answer: • rich

Question:* Which is the best definition for "feign"?
Answer: • pretend

Question:* Which of the following is an antonym to "acquit"?
Answer: • convict

Question:* Which means "relating to the ears"?
Answer: • aural

Question:* Which of the following is a synonym for "before"?
Answer: • ere

Question:* Which is the best definition for "emollient"?
Answer: • a cream or lotion

Question:* Galileo was forced to recant his heliocentric theory. "Recant" most nearly means ...
Answer: • publicly renounce

Question:* Which of the following is an antonym to "diminish"?
Answer: • increase

Question:* He disdained doing his math homework. "Disdained" most nearly means:
Answer: • disliked

Question:* Choose the best word to complete the following sentence: The woman just started playing chess, so she was a true ________.
Answer: • novice

Question:* Leonardo da Vinci was the quintessential polymath. "Polymath" most nearly means ...
Answer: • someone knowledgeable in many areas

Question:* Which is the best definition for "concatenate"?
Answer: • join together

Question:* Which does an artist use?
Answer: • palette

Question:* Which means "against the rules"?
Answer: • illicit

Question:* Which of the following is a synonym for "praise"?
Answer: • acclamation

Question:* Which means "to determine the value of"?
Answer: • appraise

Question:* Which is the middle number in a set (half the values are above and half are below)?
Answer: • median

Question:* Which properly completes this sentence: "She gave the dog ____ bone"?
Answer: • its

Question:* Which is used to tie up a package?
Answer: • cord

Question:* Which kind of person is unable to believe something?
Answer: • incredulous

Question:* Which is a baby deer?
Answer: • fawn

Question:* Which of the following is the best definition of amicable?
Answer: • friendly

Question:* Which of the following is a synonym for "change"?
Answer: • alter

Question:* The embattled politician was granted asylum in a nearby country. "Asylum" most nearly means:
Answer: • refuge

Question:* Choose the best word to complete the following sentence: The _____ woman used her wealth to help others.
 Answer: • benevolent

Question:* The side dish was a mélange of runner beans and carrots. "Mélange" most nearly means ...
Answer: • mixture

Question:* Which means "morally wrong"?
Answer: • immoral

Question:* Whose keys are they? ____ keys.
Answer: • Their

Question:* He poured the soup into a tureen. "Tureen" most nearly means ...
Answer: • a large bowl

Question:* The professor gave the student sagacious advice. "Sagacious" most nearly means:
Answer: • wise

Question:* Who would you go to for relationship advice?
Answer: • counsellor

Question:* Where might you have left your keys?
Answer: • there

Question:* Which means "relating to the weather"?
Answer: • climatic

Question:* ____ not leaving without their keys, are they?
Answer: • They're

Question:* Which means "not including"?
Answer: • except

Question:* We dove in search of starfish and other echinoderms. "Echinoderms" most nearly means ...
Answer: • spiny sea creatures

Question:* Which of the following is an antonym to "discord"?
Answer: • concord

Question:* Which type of person is likely to believe something uncritically?
Answer: • credulous

Question:* Wilde spawned a multitude of epigones, but no true successor. "Epigones" most nearly means ...
Answer: • followers

Question:* My car has a flat ______.
Answer: • tyre

Question:* Which of the following is the best definition of venerable?
Answer: • respected

Question:* Which of the following might contain a liquid?
Answer: • phial

Question:* The new edition conflates the original text with scholarly commentary. "Conflates" most nearly means ...
Answer: • combines

Question:* Which is the best definition for "perfidy"?
Answer: • disloyal acts

Question:* The apartment was on the seamy side of town. "Seamy" most nearly means ...
Answer: • disreputable

Question:* Which of the following is an antonym to "ample"?
Answer: • meagre

Question:* Which of the following is the best definition of "thrifty"?
Answer: • frugal

Question:* Father was kind but parsimonious. "Parsimonious" most nearly means ....
Answer: • ungenerous

Question:* Which might describe the weather?
Answer: • adverse

Question:* Which means "to mark out offending material"?
Answer: • censor

Question:* The boss showed his sagacity in naming Ellen as his successor. "Sagacity" most nearly means ...
Answer: • wisdom

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