SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, and Location

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Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

Synonyms

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

NOVEL

Possible Answers:

weighty

heavy

traditional

new

boring

Correct answer:

new

Explanation:

Novel means something is new.

Example Question #2 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

Synonyms

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

STAGNANT

Possible Answers:

thrown away

vile

dynamic

bullish

still

Correct answer:

still

Explanation:

"Stagnant" means still, not flowing.

Example Question #3 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

A synonym of “eternal” is __________.

Possible Answers:

sparse

material

flavorful

perpetual

ephemeral

Correct answer:

perpetual

Explanation:

“Eternal” is an adjective that means “lasting forever; without end or beginning,” so we need to pick out an answer choice that means something like “lasting forever.” That means that “ephemeral” cannot be the correct answer, because “ephemeral” means “lasting for a very short time,” making it an antonym, not a synonym, of “eternal.” “Perpetual,” however, is an adjective that means “never ending or changing,” and because “perpetual” is the answer choice closest in meaning to “eternal,” “perpetual” is the correct answer.

Example Question #4 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

Archaic

Possible Answers:

Systemic

Kind

Old

Treacherous

Desolate

Correct answer:

Old

Explanation:

"Archaic" means old or primitive.

Example Question #5 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

Synonyms: pick the word that is most similar in meaning to the word in question.

Incipient

Possible Answers:

Loose

Imprisoned

Connected

Beginning

Peevish

Correct answer:

Beginning

Explanation:

"Incipient" means beginning to exist or happen.

Example Question #6 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

Continual

Possible Answers:

Monarchy

Regular

Extreme

Spontaenous

Non-stop

Correct answer:

Non-stop

Explanation:

"Continual" means ongoing or non-stop.

Example Question #7 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

Recent

Possible Answers:

Deliberate

Dependent

Latest

Intentional

Archaic

Correct answer:

Latest

Explanation:

"Recent" means latest; Archaic means ancient; Dependent means reliance on; and Deliberate and Intentional mean done purposely.

Example Question #8 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

Synonyms: choose the word with the meaning closest to the word in question.

Instant

Possible Answers:

Tardy

Immediate

Annoyed

Angry

Delayed

Correct answer:

Immediate

Explanation:

"Instant" means immediate.

Example Question #9 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

QUAINT

Possible Answers:

Comely 

Old-fashioned 

Nonsensical 

Repulsive 

Newfangled

Correct answer:

Old-fashioned 

Explanation:

Something that is “quaint” is old-fashioned. For clarification, "comely" means attractive, "repulsive" means disgusting, and "nonsensical" means not making sense.

Example Question #10 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Time, Age, Movement, And Location

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

HISTORIC

Possible Answers:

Unimportant

Disturbing

Forgettable

Notable

Boring

Correct answer:

Notable

Explanation:

"Historic" means important or notable, so "notable" is the correct answer.

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