SSAT Middle Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Abstract Concepts

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

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Example Questions

Example Question #41 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

Profit

Possible Answers:

Leader

Loan

Insurance

Expenses

Earnings

Correct answer:

Earnings

Explanation:

"Profit" means earnings.

Example Question #42 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

Version

Possible Answers:

Consideration

Mystery

Type

Opinion

Symbol

Correct answer:

Type

Explanation:

"Version" means one type or one instance of something.

Example Question #41 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

OBLOQUY

Possible Answers:

Silence

Speech

Compliment

Song

Insult

Correct answer:

Insult

Explanation:

"Obloquy" means an insult or abusive language aimed at someone or something. It has the root "-loq-" in it, which means to speak.

Example Question #42 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

WRATH

Possible Answers:

Bold 

Rage 

Kind 

Loopy 

Daft 

Correct answer:

Rage 

Explanation:

“Wrath” is a synonym of "rage," because both words describe intense anger. For clarification, "daft" and "loopy" are synonyms that both mean silly or foolish.

Example Question #43 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

INCENTIVE

Possible Answers:

Motivation 

Superstitious

Jubilation 

Outlandish

Sufficient 

Correct answer:

Motivation 

Explanation:

An "incentive" is motivation or reason for doing something. For clarification, jubilation is a feeling of extreme happiness; sufficient means enough; outlandish means peculiar or excessive; superstitious means having irrational beliefs.

Example Question #44 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

INFERENCE

Possible Answers:

Conclusion 

Superstition 

Emotion 

Jubilation 

Celebration 

Correct answer:

Conclusion 

Explanation:

An "inference" is a conclusion based on observation. For clarification, "jubilation" is very similar in meaning to celebration, or great happiness; "superstition" refers to belief grounded outside of reason.

Example Question #45 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

DEARTH

Possible Answers:

Jaunt 

Lack 

Unfair 

Decent 

Acceptable 

Correct answer:

Lack 

Explanation:

To have a "dearth" of something means you do not have enough or you are lacking. For clarification, a jaunt is an informal outing.

Example Question #46 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

SPLENDOR

Possible Answers:

Chaos

Poverty

Magnificence

Appreciation

Infection

Correct answer:

Magnificence

Explanation:

"Splendor" is an adjective that means magnificence, so "magnificence" is the correct answer.

Example Question #47 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

NAUSEA

Possible Answers:

Interest

Assembly

Sickness

Advantage

Religion

Correct answer:

Sickness

Explanation:

"Nausea" means a feeling of sickness that includes the urge to vomit, so "sickness" is the correct answer.

Example Question #48 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

DETECTION

Possible Answers:

Complexity

Assembly

Recognition

Diversity

Emotion

Correct answer:

Recognition

Explanation:

"Detection" means recognition.

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