CAT Antonyms Question Papers

Directions:
Each of the CAT sample antonyms questions below consists of a word printed in Italics, followed by five words or phrase as choices. Choose the word or phrase which is most nearly opposite in meaning to the word in capitals and shade the alphabets marked in the grid on your answer sheet.
total question 80
Following are some CAT sample antonyms questions.

1. ABOMINATE :
1. loathe
2. despise
3. adore
4. abhor
5. attach

Ans : C
2. OBSEQUIOUS :
1. servile
2. first
3. fawning
4. supercilious
5. improper

Ans : D
3. OROTUND :
1. not resonant
2. not reddish
3. not eager
4. pompous
5. loud

Ans : A
# RECANT :

1. entangle
2. rescue
3. fail
4. assert
5. predict

Ans : D
# UPBRAID :

1. defer
2. vacillate
3. sever
4. conjoin
5. laud

Ans : E
# PLENITUDE :

1. luxury
2. magnificence
3. richness
4. contentment
5. scarcity

Ans : E
# SCURRILOUS :

1. decent
2. savage
3. major
4. volatile
5. scabby

Ans : A
# FULMINATION :

1. praise
2. repetition
3. escape
4. ratification
5. addition

Ans : A
# DISTEND

1. deteriorate
2. weaken
3. constrict
4. concentrate
5. fold

Ans : C
# TOUT

1. cast aspersions on
2. deny the relevance of
3. placate
4. withhold consent
5. misrepresent

Ans : E
# SQUALID

1. fervid
2. florid
3. pristine
4. extraneous
5. abundant

Ans : C
# SCOTCH

1. renovate
2. entrust
3. unfasten
4. encourage
5. emphasize

Ans : D
# PERFIDY

1. tact
2. generosity
3. thoroughness
4. loyalty
5. gratitude

Ans : D
# OUTLANDISH

1. conventional
2. prolific
3. unchanging
4. transparent
5. noticeable

Ans : A
# PLUMB

1. reversed
2. lofty
3. horizontal
4. thin
5. light

Ans : C
# FERVID

1. undistinguished
2. unexpected
3. stubborn
4. restrained
5. discouraged

Ans : D
# VACUITY

1. quality
2. certainty
3. plenitude
4. stability
5. incontinence

Ans : C
# RAVEL

1. knit
2. omit
3. remain silent
4. measure
5. increase in value

Ans : A
# PERSISTENCE

1. irrelevance
2. inconstancy
3. inequality
4. intemperance
5. incompetence.

Ans : B
# SUBROSA

1. openly
2. fashionably
3. under the owse
4. simply
5. clandestinely

Ans : A
# PREFATORY :

1. intelligent
2. outstanding
3. predatory
4. conclusive
5. magnificent

Ans : E
# CONCILIATE :

1. arrive
2. appeal
3. retaliate
4. estrange
5. lie

Ans : B
# SUBSERVIENT :

1. fawning
2. obsequious
3. miserly
4. omnipresent
5. haughty

Ans : C
# VAUNTED :

1. berated
2. belittled
3. lauded
4. wicked
5. worried

Ans : C
# QUOTA :

1. Anonymous remark
2. decisive action
3. debatable issue
4. unlimited number
5. irrelevant topic

Ans : D
# CONTENTIOUS :

1. satisfied
2. pacific
3. hungry
4. bellicose
5. dissatisfied

Ans : D
# OBLOQUY :

1. fame
2. name
3. inquiry
4. shame
5. collogue

Ans : D
# PENCHANT :

1. distaste
2. scabbard
3. agreement
4. earring
5. beginning

Ans : C
# BALEFUL :

1. empty
2. tasty
3. gaudy
4. full
5. congenial

Ans : D
# CURT :

1. contractual
2. precise
3. honest
4. voluble
5. peremptory

Ans : D
# ANIMOSITY

1. parody
2. retardation
3. sincerity
4. refutation
5. canaraderie

Ans : E
# INVETERATE

1. uninvited
2. illiterate
3. cumulative
4. beginning
5. incompetent

Ans : D
3. SCOTCH
1. renovate
2. encourage
3. entrust
4. ameliorate

Ans : B
4. PREDILECTION
1. ambiguity
2. unwillingness to choose
3. desire to please
4. propensity to dislike
5. stereotype

Ans : D
5. CHOLERIC
1. good-natured
2. spoiled
3. irascible
4. immune
5. idiotic.

Ans : A
6. EXACERBATE
1. contemplate
2. bewilder
3. reward
4. better
5. horify

Ans : D
7. EQUANIMITY
1. clamour
2. volume
3. disparity
4. agitation
5. caution

Ans : D
8. ANIMADVERSION
1. gullibility
2. precision
3. praise
4. sobriety
5. criticize

Ans : C
9. EXHUME
1. enter
2. fertilize
3. inter
4. decay
5. clarify

Ans : C
10. CALLOW
1. rustic
2. crude
3. exquisite
4. experienced
5. migratory

Ans : D

1. CUPIDITY
1. generosity
2. love
3. anxiety
4. entertainment
5. tragedy.

Ans : A
2. ANIMOSITY
1. parody
2. retardation
3. sincerity
4. refutation
5. canaraderie

Ans : B
3. INVETERATE
1. uninvited
2. illiterate
3. cumulative
4. beginning
5. incompetent

Ans : A
4. SATURNINE :
1. quick – wilted
2. genial
3. heavy – handed
4. distinguished
5. devout

Ans : E
5. PERSPICACIOUS :
1. Insufficiently precise
2. of indefinite duration
3. dull wilted
4. lacking intrinsic value
5. condemnatory

Ans : D
6. INCARCERATE :
1. summon
2. assist
3. liberate
4. anticipate
5. confide

Ans : C
7. INSOLVENCY :
1. ability to sustain growth
2. concentration
3. coherence
4. ability to pay one’s debts
5. compatibility

Ans : D
8. EFFLUVIA :
1. controlled reactions
2. predictable results
3. important examples
4. descried products
5. relevant theories

Ans : C
9. APPOSITE :
1. parallel
2. synonymous
3. hostile
4. inappropriate
5. vague

Ans : D
10. GRATUITOUS :
1. frank
2. pithy
3. warranted
4. frugal
5. ingenuous

Ans : A

1. PREFATORY :
1. intelligent
2. outstanding
3. predatory
4. conclusive
5. magnificent

Ans : E
2. CONCILIATE :
1. arrive
2. appeal
3. retaliate
4. estrange
5. lie

Ans : B
3. SUBSERVIENT :
1. fawning
2. obsequious
3. miserly
4. omnipresent
5. haughty

Ans : C
4. VAUNTED :
1. berated
2. belittled
3. lauded
4. wicked
5. worried

Ans : C
5. QUOTA :
1. Anonymous remark
2. decisive action
3. debatable issue
4. unlimited number
5. irrelevant topic

Ans : D
6. CONTENTIOUS :
1. satisfied
2. pacific
3. hungry
4. bellicose
5. dissatisfied

Ans : D
7. OBLOQUY :
1. fame
2. name
3. inquiry
4. shame
5. collogue

Ans : D
8. PENCHANT :
1. distaste
2. scabbard
3. agreement
4. earring
5. beginning

Ans : C
9. BALEFUL :
1. empty
2. tasty
3. gaudy
4. full
5. congenial

Ans : D
10. CURT :
1. contractual
2. precise
3. honest
4. voluble
5. peremptory

Ans : D
# INVIDIOUS :

1. candid
2. stubborn
3. defensive
4. hostile
5. inoffensive

Ans : E
# MACERATE :

1. cover by painting
2. assess by observing
3. harden by drying
4. influence by lying
5. cure by medicating

Ans : B
# SKEPTICISM :

1. reason
2. conviction
3. plausibility
4. audricty
5. argument

Ans : D
4. IGNOMINIOUS :
1. scholarly
2. incognito
3. laudatory
4. disgraceful
5. erudite

Ans : B
5. CODA :
1. creflain
2. crescendo
3. prelude
4. improvisation
5. solo

Ans : A
6. PALTRY :
1. farm
2. scanty
3. excessive
4. friendly
5. benevolent

Ans : A
7. PUISSANCE :
1. strength
2. knowledge
3. liberality
4. skepticism
5. powerlessness

Ans : E
8. MANUMIT :
1. print
2. impress
3. enslave
4. fail
5. endeavor

Ans : D
9. GENUFLECT :
1. pronounce correctly
2. falsify
3. trick
4. stand erect
5. project

Ans : E
10. INNOCUOUS :
1. toxic
2. large
3. sober
4. impeccable
5. spotless

Ans : C

1. BAROQUE :
1. rococo
2. simple
3. common
4. stupid
5. boat like

Ans : B
2. MYOPIC :
1. blind
2. moral
3. visionary
4. farsighted
5. glassy

Ans : C
3. NASCENT :
1. loyal
2. fading
3. unnamed
4. treacherous
5. reoccuring

Ans : C
4. LOLL :
1. describe exactly
2. insist strongly
3. comply readily
4. notice incidentally
5. move vigorously

Ans : E
5. TURBULENCE :
1. immunity
2. tranquility
3. meditation
4. moderation
5. co – ordination

Ans : E
6. BANAL :
1. inclined
2. faithful
3. elaborate
4. forced
5. arresting

Ans : C
7. GERMINAL
1. sterilized
2. strategic
3. fully developed
4. primitive
5. excused .

Ans : D
8. GASCONADE
1. modesty
2. transparency
3. seizure
4. cleanliness
5. imposture

Ans : A
9. MIASMA
1. scenario
2. summing up
3. noxious fumes
4. fragrant aroma
5. benevolent

Ans : B
10. OPPORTUNIST
1. Man of principle
2. fatalist
3. fledgling
4. colleague
5. foe.

Ans : D
# CENSURE

1. uncertainity
2. encomium
3. criticism
4. legal contual
5. matrimony

Ans : B
# COMMODIOUS

1. product
2. space
3. cramped
4. company
5. roomy.

Ans : E
# EFFRONTERY

1. modesty
2. confrontation
3. avoidance
4. shamelessness
5. impudence

Ans : B
# CENSURE

1. uncertainity
2. encomium
3. criticism
4. legal contual
5. matrimony

Ans : B
# COMMODIOUS

1. product
2. space
3. cramped
4. company
5. roomy.

Ans : E
# EFFRONTERY

1. modesty
2. confrontation
3. avoidance
4. shamelessness
5. impudence

Ans : B

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