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Verbal IntelligenceUnleash your linguistic prowess with this "Basic IQ Test" quiz. This multiple-choice quiz evaluates your understanding of the English language, covering a range of topics such as vocabulary, spelling, grammar, and number sequences. It challenges you to spot the odd words, find antonyms and synonyms, solve word puzzles, and more. Your comprehension skills are also put to the test with questions that require keen attention to detail. So, let's see how much you manage to score, and do not forget to share this quiz with other people out there. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the antonym of 'expand'?

    • A.

      Inflate

    • B.

      Contract

    • C.

      Spread

    • D.

      Amplify

    Correct Answer
    B. Contract
    Explanation
    The antonym of 'expand' is 'contract' because while 'expand' means to increase in size, volume, or quantity, 'contract' means to decrease or become smaller.

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  • 2. 

    Fill in the blank: The cat chased its ____ .

    • A.

      Tail

    • B.

      Tale

    • C.

      Tell

    • D.

      Tile

    Correct Answer
    A. Tail
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Tail" because the sentence is referring to an action that a cat typically does, which is chasing its own tail. A tail is a part of a cat's body, while "tale" refers to a story, "tell" is a verb meaning to communicate or inform, and "tile" is a flat, usually rectangular piece of hard material used for covering roofs, floors, walls, etc.

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  • 3. 

    Which number comes next in the series? 2, 4, 6, 8, ___

    • A.

      9

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      11

    • D.

      12

    Correct Answer
    B. 10
    Explanation
    The given series is increasing by 2 each time. Starting from 2, adding 2 gives 4, adding 2 again gives 6, and so on. Therefore, the next number in the series would be 8 + 2 = 10.

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  • 4. 

    Which word is spelled correctly?

    • A.

      Accommadation

    • B.

      Accommodation

    • C.

      Accomodation

    • D.

      Acommodation

    Correct Answer
    B. Accommodation
    Explanation
    The word spelled correctly is Accommodation.

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  • 5. 

    Which word doesn't belong?

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      Car

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Banana

    Correct Answer
    B. Car
    Explanation
    The word "Car" doesn't belong because it is not a type of fruit like the other three options. Apple, orange, and banana are all fruits, while car is a mode of transportation.

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  • 6. 

    Select the synonym for 'happy.'

    • A.

      Gloomy

    • B.

      Joyful

    • C.

      Sad

    • D.

      Angry

    Correct Answer
    B. Joyful
    Explanation
    The word "happy" means feeling or showing pleasure or contentment. A synonym for "happy" would be "joyful," as it also conveys a sense of happiness and joy.

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  • 7. 

    Which word is a noun?

    • A.

      Run

    • B.

      Quickly

    • C.

      Joy

    • D.

      Slowly

    Correct Answer
    C. Joy
    Explanation
    "Joy" is a noun because it is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea. In this case, "joy" represents a feeling or emotion, which is a concept that can be categorized as a noun. "Run" and "quickly" are verbs, as they describe an action, while "slowly" is an adverb, as it describes how an action is performed.

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  • 8. 

    Find the odd one out:

    • A.

      Square

    • B.

      Circle

    • C.

      Triangle

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    D. Green
    Explanation
    The given options consist of geometric shapes (square, circle, triangle) and a color (green). The odd one out is "Green" because it is not a geometric shape like the other options.

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  • 9. 

    Rearrange the letters in 'LEMON' to form a meaningful word.

    • A.

      Lone

    • B.

      Melon

    • C.

      Mole

    • D.

      None

    Correct Answer
    B. Melon
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Melon" because when the letters in "LEMON" are rearranged, they form the word "Melon" which is a meaningful word.

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  • 10. 

    In the phrase "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers", how many 'p's are there?

    • A.

      7

    • B.

      8

    • C.

      9

    • D.

      10

    Correct Answer
    C. 9
    Explanation
    In the phrase "Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers", there are a total of nine 'p's. This can be determined by counting the number of times the letter 'p' appears in the phrase.

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