SSAT Upper Level Verbal : Synonyms: Nouns for Abstract Concepts

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Synonyms: Nouns For Abstract Concepts

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

AMALGAMATION.

Possible Answers:

Absence 

Union 

Location 

Separation

Suspension 

Correct answer:

Union 

Explanation:

An “amalgamation” is a coming together, a union. The term is most commonly used to describe a business merger, but it can be used to describe any coming together in general.

Example Question #1151 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

ANOMALY

Possible Answers:

Disappointment

Peculiarity

Frankness

Chagrin

Palate

Correct answer:

Peculiarity

Explanation:

"Anomaly" means something that deviates from what is standard, or pecularity.

Example Question #1152 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

TREND

Possible Answers:

Match

Eradication

Course

Race

Balloon

Correct answer:

Course

Explanation:

A "trend" is the general something is going, or its course.

Example Question #1153 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

CAUCUS

Possible Answers:

Hunt

Assembly

Noise

Celebration

Practice

Correct answer:

Assembly

Explanation:

A "caucus" is a meeting or assembly within a political party.

Example Question #1154 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

IDEOLOGY

Possible Answers:

Elaboration

Norms

Oddities

Emotions

Beliefs

Correct answer:

Beliefs

Explanation:

"Ideology" is a system of beliefs belonging to a group of people.

Example Question #1155 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

GRATITUDE

Possible Answers:

Beneficiary

Understanding

Contrast

Thankfulness

Marble

Correct answer:

Thankfulness

Explanation:

"Gratitude" is thankfulness.

Example Question #1156 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Synonyms: find the words that match most closely.

MOBILITY

Possible Answers:

Apathy

Expression

Versatility

Enchantment

Exuberance

Correct answer:

Versatility

Explanation:

"Mobility" means the ability to move and change, or versatility.

Example Question #1157 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

OBSCURE

Possible Answers:

transformative

cryptic

formidible

moral

wonderful

Correct answer:

cryptic

Explanation:

"Obscure" means not clearly expressed or understood, or cryptic.

Example Question #1158 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

DISPUTE

Possible Answers:

skyscraper

threat

rope

debate

germ

Correct answer:

debate

Explanation:

A "dispute" is a disagreement, argument, or debate.

Example Question #1159 : Ssat Upper Level Verbal

Choose the best synonym for the word in capital letters.

ALLOCATION

Possible Answers:

distribution

introversion

sanitation

illumination

kindness

Correct answer:

distribution

Explanation:

"Allocation" is the process of distributing something.

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