ISEE Lower Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Activity and Energy

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Lower Level Verbal

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Activity And Energy

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

WEARIED

Possible Answers:

Careful

Exercised

Aching

Sore

Fatigued

Correct answer:

Fatigued

Explanation:

When someone is "weary," he or she is tired. Some times, we are tired because we have worked very hard physically. This might tempt you to pick "sore" or "aching," but "weariness" is tiredness. Therefore, the best option is actually "fatigued," which means very tired.

Example Question #2 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Activity And Energy

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

TEDIOUS

Possible Answers:

Boring

Irritating

Explanatory

Normal

Surprising

Correct answer:

Boring

Explanation:

When something is "tedious," it is very boring. Often, this is because it is a repetitive thing, like a task that we have to do over and over again. The main meaning, however, of "tedious" is dull or boring.

Example Question #3 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Activity And Energy

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

WEARIED

Possible Answers:

Fatigued

Aching

Sore

Exercised

Careful

Correct answer:

Fatigued

Explanation:

When someone is "weary," he or she is tired. Some times, we are tired because we have worked very hard physically. This might tempt you to pick "sore" or "aching," but "weariness" is tiredness. Therefore, the best option is actually "fatigued," which means very tired.

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