SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns

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

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Example Questions

Example Question #41 : Synonyms: Nouns

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

Image

Possible Answers:

Picture

Tactics

Celebration

Letter

Bravery

Correct answer:

Picture

Explanation:

"Image" is a picture; Letter is a written message; Celebration is a special event; Bravery means courage; and Tactics is an operational strategy.

Example Question #42 : Synonyms: Nouns

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

Artifact

Possible Answers:

Civilian

Relic

Destination

Warrior

Illustration

Correct answer:

Relic

Explanation:

"Artifact" is an article or relic; Warrior is a person who engages in combat; a Civilian is a non-military member of a country; an Illustration is a picture; a Destination means a final location.

Example Question #43 : Synonyms: Nouns

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

Turnpike

Possible Answers:

Highway

Earth

Gulf

Country

Stream

Correct answer:

Highway

Explanation:

A "turnpike" is a highway.

Example Question #61 : Synonyms

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

ABODE

Possible Answers:

Defend

Foreign

Outside

Place

Domicile

Correct answer:

Domicile

Explanation:

"Abode" is another word for house or place of residence. "Domicile" is the correct answer, as it means the same thing as abode. The root "dom-" in "domicile" means house and is found in other words that relate to some sort of living space, such as domestic.

Example Question #62 : Synonyms

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

LABYRINTH

Possible Answers:

Basement 

Office 

Maze 

Small house 

Castle 

Correct answer:

Maze 

Explanation:

A "labyrinth" is another word for a maze.

Example Question #44 : Synonyms: Nouns

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

UNIVERSITY

Possible Answers:

Office

Library

College

Stadium

Cafeteria

Correct answer:

College

Explanation:

"University" is a noun that means college, so "college" is the correct answer.

Example Question #63 : Synonyms

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

BRIG

Possible Answers:

A form of literature 

None of these answers 

The prison of a ship

A rank in the army 

The feeling of detachment

Correct answer:

The prison of a ship

Explanation:

A "brig" is the name given to the prison on a ship. It can also be used to describe a prison in general, but by far its most common usage is to describe one on a ship.

Example Question #45 : Synonyms: Nouns

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

GALE

Possible Answers:

Culture

Wind

Afraid

Moist

Soggy

Correct answer:

Wind

Explanation:

"Gale" means a strong wind. "Moist" means slightly wet. "Soggy" means wet or mushy. "Culture" refers to features and achievements of a society. "Afraid" means scared.

Example Question #65 : Synonyms

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

CATHEDRAL

Possible Answers:

Residence

School

Capital

Planet

Church

Correct answer:

Church

Explanation:

A "cathedral" is a large church, so "church" is the correct answer. A "capital" is the city in a state or country where the government's main branch is found. A "planet" is a celestial body that orbits a star. A "school" is a place where students go to be educated. "Residence" means a home.

Example Question #46 : Synonyms: Nouns

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

TOME

Possible Answers:

Large book 

Small animal 

Well lit 

Fair judgment

New invention

Correct answer:

Large book 

Explanation:

A "tome" is a large and dense book, so "large book" is the correct answer.

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