SSAT Elementary Level Verbal : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, and Size

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for SSAT Elementary Level Verbal

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Example Questions

Example Question #611 : Synonyms

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

Total

Possible Answers:

Entire

Purchase

Discovery

Fraction

Addition

Correct answer:

Entire

Explanation:

"Total" means entire or complete.

Example Question #11 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, And Size

Which word can replace the underlined word?

The couple shared everything as they grew old together.

Possible Answers:

Woman 

Pair

Man

Kid

None of the above

Correct answer:

Pair

Explanation:

"Pair" can replace "couple" to maintain the same meaning.

Example Question #611 : Synonyms

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

GAUNT

Possible Answers:

Very poor 

Very beautiful 

Very weird 

Very angry

Very thin 

Correct answer:

Very thin 

Explanation:

Someone who is "gaunt" is thin and unhealthy, so "very thin" is the correct answer.

Example Question #11 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, And Size

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

TOGETHER

Possible Answers:

Competitively 

Insistently

Independently

Jointly

Dominantly

Correct answer:

Jointly

Explanation:

"Together" means with certain specified people or collaboratively. "Jointly" is our best answer choice, because it also means collaboratively and could describe people working together on a task.

Example Question #11 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, And Size

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

DISPARATE

Possible Answers:

Different 

Appropriate 

Native 

Indigenous

Composed 

Correct answer:

Different 

Explanation:

"Disparate" means separate or different, so "different" is the correct answer. To help you, "native" or "indigenous" people are people who are originally from a certain area. So, we might say that Native Americans are indigenous to the United States. Also, "composed" means either calm and collected or made.

Example Question #615 : Synonyms

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

ENORMOUS

Possible Answers:

Gigantic

Ordinary

Fearless

Scary

Correct answer:

Gigantic

Explanation:

The correct answer is "gigantic." "Gigantic" and "enormous" both mean very large. For example, one might say, "To the little girl, the elephant seemed gigantic".

Example Question #12 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, And Size

Select the word which is most similar to the word in capital letters

EXCESSIVE

Possible Answers:

Too much 

Dynamic 

Too little 

Happy 

Remorseful

Correct answer:

Too much 

Explanation:

"Excessive" means existing in too large of a quantity, so "too much" is the correct answer. To help you, "dynamic" means lively and energetic, and "remorseful" means sad and guilty.

Example Question #613 : Synonyms

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

SPLIT

Possible Answers:

Increased

Elongated

Divided

Patrolled

Shocked

Correct answer:

Divided

Explanation:

"Split" means "divided" or disunited, so "divided" is the correct answer.

Example Question #12 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, And Size

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

VAST

Possible Answers:

Drive

Connect

Sacred

Flourish

Huge

Correct answer:

Huge

Explanation:

"Vast" means huge and is often used to refer to areas of land, so "huge" is the correct answer.

Example Question #12 : Synonyms: Adjectives Describing Quantity, Variety, Regularity, And Size

Each of the following questions consists of one word followed by five words or phrases. Select the one word or phrase whose meaning is closest to the word in capital letters.

CUMULATIVE

Possible Answers:

Separate

Inductive

Difference

Amassed

Quotient

Correct answer:

Amassed

Explanation:

CUMULATIVE means amassed.

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