SSAT Elementary Level Verbal : SSAT Elementary Level Verbal

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Example Question #1 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

IMPLY

Possible Answers:

Allow

Deny 

Edit 

Forbid 

Suggest 

Correct answer:

Suggest 

Explanation:

To “imply” something is to indicate it without directly stating it, or in other words, to "suggest" it. To provide further help, “deny” means to declare that something is not true; “forbid” means to not allow; and “edit” means make changes to something with the goal of making it better.

Example Question #1 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

DECEIVED 

Possible Answers:

Encouraged

Aided

Lost

Helped

Mislead

Correct answer:

Mislead

Explanation:

"Mislead" is a synonym of "deceive". "Aided," "helped," and "encouraged" could each qualify as an antonym of "deceive." "Lost" is unrelated to "deceived."

Example Question #2 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

ASCENDED

Possible Answers:

Saw

Climbed

Fell

Swam

Dropped

Correct answer:

Climbed

Explanation:

"Climbed" is a synonym for "ascended." The other choices refer to other actions that do not qualify as synonyms for "ascended."

Example Question #1 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

ELEGANT

Possible Answers:

Gross

Dull

Ugly

Stylish

Disgusting

Correct answer:

Stylish

Explanation:

"Stylish" is synonym of "elegant." The other words can all be considered antonyms of "elegant."

Example Question #3 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

ANSWER

Possible Answers:

Explain

Forget

Discover

Respond

Silence

Correct answer:

Respond

Explanation:

"Respond" is a synonym of "answer." The others are words that could not be described as synonyms of answer.

Example Question #4 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

ROAMING

Possible Answers:

Sitting

Wandering

Staying

Sleeping

Standing

Correct answer:

Wandering

Explanation:

"Wandering" is a synonym of "roaming." The other choices are closer in meaning to to stay put.

Example Question #1 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

PREFER

Possible Answers:

Like

Avoid

Hate

Dislike

Ignore

Correct answer:

Like

Explanation:

When you "prefer" something over something else, you like the thing you prefer more than other comparable things. This means that "like" is the correct answer.

Example Question #1 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

UTTER

Possible Answers:

Lose

Forget

Find

Speak

Sneeze

Correct answer:

Speak

Explanation:

"Speak" is a synonym of "utter." The other choices do not have anything to do with speaking or uttering a sound.

Example Question #2 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

INCREASE

Possible Answers:

Enlarge

Suggest

Shrink

Measure

Float

Correct answer:

Enlarge

Explanation:

"Increase" is a synonym of "enlarge." "Shrink" is an antonym of "enlarge."

Example Question #3 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

ARRANGE

Possible Answers:

Organize

Jump

Insult

Question

Encourage

Correct answer:

Organize

Explanation:

"Arrange" is a synonym of "organize." If you arrange things on your desk in a certain way, you organize the things on your desk a certain way. People can also be said to "arrange" or "organize" future events.

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