Can You Decipher Which Word Doesn't Belong?

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Can You Decipher Which Word Doesnt Belong? - Quiz

There is a dozen of words out there that you may or may not know about. So, we thought why not create a quiz that tests and educates you on antonyms and antonymous words that you should know about.
You'll get to learn the correct use of these words, as well as their limitations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of the following word isn't synonymous with agonizing?

    • A.

      Exquisite

    • B.

      Harrowing

    • C.

      Insufferable

    • D.

      Acute

    Correct Answer
    A. Exquisite
    Explanation
    The word "exquisite" is not synonymous with agonizing because it means extremely beautiful or delicate, while agonizing means causing extreme physical or mental pain or distress. Therefore, "exquisite" does not convey the same meaning as agonizing and is the correct answer.

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  • 2. 

    Which of these words doesn't describe a place with water?

    • A.

      Verge

    • B.

      Seashore

    • C.

      Coast

    • D.

      Littoral

    Correct Answer
    A. Verge
    Explanation
    The word "verge" does not describe a place with water. "Seashore," "coast," and "littoral" all refer to areas near bodies of water, specifically the ocean or sea. However, "verge" typically refers to the edge or border of something, and does not specifically indicate the presence of water.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following doesn't best describe the moon?

    • A.

      Mona

    • B.

      Orb

    • C.

      Satellite

    • D.

      A Month

    Correct Answer
    B. Orb
    Explanation
    The moon is commonly described as a satellite of the Earth and as having a monthly cycle, but it is not typically described as an "orb." While an orb can refer to a spherical object, in the context of celestial bodies, it is more commonly used to describe a planet or a star. Therefore, "orb" is the option that doesn't best describe the moon.

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  • 4. 

    What's the antonym of oral?

    • A.

      Pencil

    • B.

      Viva Voce

    • C.

      Vical

    • D.

      Unwritten

    Correct Answer
    A. Pencil
    Explanation
    The antonym of "oral" is "written." Pencil is not the correct answer as it does not represent the opposite of oral.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following words doesn't belong?

    • A.

      Spiderman

    • B.

      The Wasp

    • C.

      Green Lantern

    • D.

      Ironman

    Correct Answer
    C. Green Lantern
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Green Lantern. This is because all the other options are superheroes from Marvel Comics, while Green Lantern is a superhero from DC Comics.

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  • 6. 

    Which is not synonymous with a peaceful environment?

    • A.

      Equanimity

    • B.

      Discord

    • C.

      Quietude

    • D.

      Repose

    Correct Answer
    B. Discord
    Explanation
    Discord is not synonymous with a peaceful environment because it refers to a lack of harmony or agreement, often resulting in conflict or tension. In contrast, equanimity, quietude, and repose all imply a state of calmness, tranquility, and peacefulness.

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  • 7. 

    Which of the following is an English word?

    • A.

      Dollars

    • B.

      Bungalow

    • C.

      Zombie

    • D.

      Child

    Correct Answer
    D. Child
    Explanation
    The word "Child" is an English word. It refers to a young human being, typically below the age of puberty. It is widely used and recognized in the English language.

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  • 8. 

    Which of the following isn't Spanish?

    • A.

      Yarda

    • B.

      Hola

    • C.

      Bueno

    • D.

      Salud

    Correct Answer
    A. Yarda
    Explanation
    Yarda is not Spanish because it is the Spanish word for "yard", which is an English measurement unit. The other options, Hola, Bueno, and Salud, are all Spanish words commonly used in the Spanish language.

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  • 9. 

    Which of the following doesn't mean daunting?

    • A.

      Hearten

    • B.

      Disconcerting

    • C.

      Dismaying

    • D.

      Unnerving

    Correct Answer
    A. Hearten
    Explanation
    The word "daunting" means intimidating or discouraging. "Hearten" means to encourage or uplift someone, which is the opposite of daunting. Therefore, "Hearten" doesn't mean daunting.

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  • 10. 

    Can you spot the non-archaic word in the following?

    • A.

      Arise

    • B.

      Aliment

    • C.

      Apothecary

    • D.

      Bane

    Correct Answer
    A. Arise
    Explanation
    The word "arise" is the non-archaic word in the given options. The other three words, "aliment," "apothecary," and "bane," are all archaic words that are not commonly used in modern English. "Arise," on the other hand, is a commonly used verb that means to come into existence or to move upward.

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