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

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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 #612 : Synonyms

Which word can replace the underlined word?

The couple shared everything as they grew old together.

Possible Answers:

Kid

None of the above

Woman 

Pair

Man

Correct answer:

Pair

Explanation:

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

Example Question #613 : Synonyms

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

GAUNT

Possible Answers:

Very thin 

Very beautiful 

Very weird 

Very angry

Very poor 

Correct answer:

Very thin 

Explanation:

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

Example Question #1251 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

TOGETHER

Possible Answers:

Dominantly

Jointly

Insistently

Independently

Competitively 

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 #614 : Synonyms

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

DISPARATE

Possible Answers:

Indigenous

Different 

Appropriate 

Composed 

Native 

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 #616 : Synonyms

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

EXCESSIVE

Possible Answers:

Remorseful

Too little 

Happy 

Too much 

Dynamic 

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 #617 : Synonyms

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

SPLIT

Possible Answers:

Divided

Patrolled

Increased

Shocked

Elongated

Correct answer:

Divided

Explanation:

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

Example Question #1261 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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

VAST

Possible Answers:

Drive

Sacred

Huge

Connect

Flourish

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 #1262 : Ssat Elementary Level Verbal

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:

Inductive

Quotient

Separate

Difference

Amassed

Correct answer:

Amassed

Explanation:

CUMULATIVE means amassed.

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