SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, and Variety

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Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms

Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

PROLIFIC

Possible Answers:

enlightening

in agreement

professional quality

infertile

produces a lot

Correct answer:

produces a lot

Explanation:

Prolific means someone or something produces a lot.

Example Question #2 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms

Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

MANIFOLD

Possible Answers:

inexplicable

many

masculine

bend

nearby

Correct answer:

many

Explanation:

"Manifold" means many.

Example Question #3 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms

Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

RIFE

Possible Answers:

devour

lift

abundant

persist

look through

Correct answer:

abundant

Explanation:

"Rife" means abundant, as in rife with something.

Example Question #4 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms: choose the word with a meaning most similar to the word in question.

Prevalent

Possible Answers:

Academic

Rife

Fortunate

Concealed

Illegal

Correct answer:

Rife

Explanation:

"Rife" means prevalent or common.

Example Question #5 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms: choose the word with a meaning most similar to the word in question.

Myriad

Possible Answers:

Consistent

Countless

Eventful

Affluent

Obnoxious

Correct answer:

Countless

Explanation:

"Myriad" means pertaining to an indefinitely great number. Thus, the best answer choice is the word countless.

Example Question #6 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms: choose the answer that is closest in meaning to the word in question.

Finite

Possible Answers:

Pessimistic

Archaic

Crucial

Limited

Unlimited

Correct answer:

Limited

Explanation:

"Finite" means limited; Unlimited means infinite; Archaic means ancient; Pessimistic means having a negative view; and Crucial means extremely important.

Example Question #7 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms: Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

DUAL

Possible Answers:

Humorous

Sullen

Single

Two

Confident

Correct answer:

Two

Explanation:

"Dual" means having to do with two or double. "Single" means having to do with one. "Sullen" means cranky. "Humorous" means funny or amusing. "Confident" means sure of oneself.

Example Question #8 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms: Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

PROLIFIC

Possible Answers:

Skilled

Wanton 

Useless 

Deft

Fruitful 

Correct answer:

Fruitful 

Explanation:

"Prolific" means highly productive or fruitful, so "fruitful" is the correct answer. For clarification, "wanton" means random and reckless, and "deft" means highly skilled.

Example Question #9 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Synonyms: Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

EXTENSIVE

Possible Answers:

Broad

Ultimate

Detailed

Lethargic

Healing

Correct answer:

Broad

Explanation:

"Extensive" means of great size or amount. The definition of "broad," of great extent, wide, makes it the best answer.

Example Question #10 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quality, Quantity, And Variety

Select the answer choice that is closest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

BEREFT

Possible Answers:

Ignominous

Deprived

Massive

Sticky

Floating

Correct answer:

Deprived

Explanation:

"Bereft" most nearly means "deprived," as in, "The blank canvas was bereft of color."

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