(Paper) GRE Practice Questions (Antonym)

GRE Practice Questions (Antonym)

Q1. METTLE:
(A) adhoc
(B) perdition
(C) woe
(D) trepidation
(E) apathy
Answer: D is correct. Mettle means character or courage. The opposite is trepidation, which means fear.

Q2. ABRIDGE:

(A) distend
(B) assail
(C) unfetter
(D) enfeeble
(E) prove
Answer: A is correct. Abridge means to shorten. The opposite is distend, which means to swell or protrude.

Q3. FANATICISM:
(A) delusion
(B) fascism
(C) remorse
(D) cynicism
(E) indifference
Answer: E is correct. Fanaticism means overenthusiastic. The opposite is indifferent.

Q4. MUTABILITY:
(A) simplicity
(B) apprehension
(C) frailty
(D) maverick
(E) tenacity
Answer: E is correct. Mutability means changing. Tenacity is the opposite.

Q5. INEXORABLE:
(A) surreptitious
(B) tractable
(C) jaded
(D) iconoclast
(E) garish
Answer: B is correct. Inexorable means rigid or uncompromising. The opposite is tractable, or yielding.

Q6. UNCOUTH:
(A) urbane
(B) travail
(C) sentient
(D) prevaricate
(E) maladroit
Answer: A is correct. Uncouth means crude. The opposite is urbane, or sophisticated.