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

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

Total

Possible Answers:

Fraction

Discovery

Entire

Addition

Purchase

Correct answer:

Entire

Explanation:

"Total" means entire or complete.

Example Question #12 : 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 

Kid

Man

Pair

None of the above

Correct answer:

Pair

Explanation:

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

Example Question #13 : 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.

GAUNT

Possible Answers:

Very weird 

Very poor 

Very thin 

Very angry

Very beautiful 

Correct answer:

Very thin 

Explanation:

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

Example Question #14 : 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:

Dominantly

Independently

Jointly

Insistently

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 #15 : 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:

Appropriate 

Different 

Indigenous

Native 

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 #16 : 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.

ENORMOUS

Possible Answers:

Fearless

Ordinary

Scary

Gigantic

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 #17 : 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 little 

Too much 

Remorseful

Happy 

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 #18 : 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.

SPLIT

Possible Answers:

Divided

Increased

Patrolled

Elongated

Shocked

Correct answer:

Divided

Explanation:

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

Example Question #19 : 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:

Connect

Sacred

Drive

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 #20 : 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

Quotient

Amassed

Correct answer:

Amassed

Explanation:

CUMULATIVE means amassed.

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