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

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Example Questions

Example Question #1311 : Synonyms

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

PRONE

Possible Answers:

Examine

Upright

Cumbersome

Enroll

Reclining

Correct answer:

Reclining

Explanation:

"Prone" is defined as lying flat or lying flat while facing downward, so "reclining" is the best choice. "Upright," which means vertical, has the opposite meaning.

Example Question #1312 : Synonyms

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

RUSTIC

Possible Answers:

Metallic

Rusted

Turbulent

Simple

Correct answer:

Simple

Explanation:

The word "rustic" means pertaining to the countryside or simple and plainThe best choice is "simple" because it is a part of the definition of "rustic." Often, simplicity is associated with the countryside, while complexity and sophistication is associated with the city. Considering the other choices, "rusted" means coated with rust and corroded, "metallic" means consisting of or resembling metal, and "turbulent" means tumultuous or stormy.

Example Question #2441 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

CELESTIAL

Possible Answers:

Heavenly

Curious

Holiday

Seasonal

Colorful

Correct answer:

Heavenly

Explanation:

"Celestial" means relating to the heavens, the sky, or outer space. Therefore, "heavenly" is the synonym.

Example Question #2442 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

PRONE

Possible Answers:

Rural

Positive

Flat

Urgent

Correct answer:

Flat

Explanation:

The word "prone" means lying on one's side. The best choice is "flat," which means horizontal. Something that lays on its side is horizontal. Considering the other choices, "urgent" means necessary and pressing, "rural" means pertaining to the countryside or having characteristics of country life, and "positive" means certain, optimistic, or carrying an electrical charge that is the opposite of negative.

Example Question #2443 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

POISED

Possible Answers:

Energetic

Grounded

Balanced

Strong

Willing

Correct answer:

Balanced

Explanation:

The best answer choice is balanced since the verb poised means to be balanced or suspended.

Example Question #2444 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

 

ISOLATED

Possible Answers:

Separate

United

Similar

Combined

Correct answer:

Separate

Explanation:

"Isolated" is an adjective meaning alone or solitary, so the answer choice closest in meaning to "isolated" is "separate," which is an adjective that means apart or distinct. Considering the other choices, "similar" is an adjective meaning alike, "combined" is an adjective meaning joined, and "united" is an adjective meaning together.

Example Question #2445 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

DERELICT

Possible Answers:

Vague

Abandoned

Strong

Remote

Direct

Correct answer:

Abandoned

Explanation:

The word "derelict" means abandoned and run-down. The best choice is "abandoned" because it is a part of the definition of "derelict." Considering the other choices, "direct" means proceeding on the shortest course, "strong" means showing great power, and "vague" means unclear.

Example Question #411 : Synonyms: Adjectives And Adverbs

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

VERDANT

Possible Answers:

Peaceful

Lush

Canine

Fabricated

Correct answer:

Lush

Explanation:

The word "verdant" means green or  covered in green vegetation. The best choice is "lush," which can also mean covered in lots of green vegetation. Considering the other choices, "canine" means having the characteristics of a dog, "fabricated" means artificially created, and "peaceful" means calm.

Example Question #2451 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

UBIQUITOUS

Possible Answers:

Curious

Childish

Different

Omnipresent

Correct answer:

Omnipresent

Explanation:

The word "ubiquitous" means present everywhere. The best choice is "omnipresent" since it also means present everywhere.

Example Question #2452 : Isee Middle Level (Grades 7 8) Verbal Reasoning

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

DESOLATE

Possible Answers:

Uncertain

Bleak

Ruined

Lonely

Harmful

Correct answer:

Bleak

Explanation:

The best answer choice is bleak.  Desolate refers to something that is bleak or depressing and barren.

 

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