Aptitude

Word meanings test: Set 1

This test measures your ability to distinguish between words that are frequently confused or misused in correspondence and conversation. In each question you are provided with two definitions and two words. You must place each word alongside its correct definition. You have 30 minutes in which to solve the 30 questions.

1. a type of coarse cloth ___________

to solicit votes _________________

canvas, canvass

2. noun: one who depends __________________________

adjective: depending on __________________________

dependent, dependant

3. in that place ___________________

belonging to them ______________

their, there

4. impartial, unbiased _____________

lacking interest ________________

disinterested, uninterested

5. unbroken, connected ___________

frequent, repeated ______________

continual, continuous

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6. verb: to give an opinion __________________________

noun: opinion given _____________

advice, advise

7. how much? ___________________

how many? ___________________

amount, number

8. verb: to predict ________________

noun: prediction _______________

prophecy, prophesy

9. very small or unimportant ________________________

careless _______________________

negligent, negligible

10. unwilling, reluctant _____________

dislike intensely ________________

loath, loathe

11. making less dark _______________

discharge of electricity in atmosphere _______________

lightening, lightning

12. spirit of fortitude or endurance ____________________

of good conduct _______________

moral, morale

13. verb: to bring about; noun: result __________________

verb: to act on, to influence ________________________

affect, effect

14. every two years ________________

twice a year ___________________

bi-annual, biennial

15. notice or point out likenesses ______________________

notice or point out differences _____________________

compare, contrast

 

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