Verbal ability question and answer on Synonyms

How to solve In the following questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
1
ALERT
A.    Energetic
B.    Watchful
C.    Intelligent
D.    Observant

Answer : B.   Watchful

2
VENT
A.    Opening
B.    Stodge
C.    End
D.    Past tense of go

Answer : A.  Opening

3
ADVERSITY
A.    Failure
B.    Helplessness
C.    Misfortune
D.    Crisis

Answer : C.  Misfortune

4
STRINGENT
A.    Dry
B.    Strained
C.    Rigorous
D.    Shrill

Answer : C.  Rigorous

5
LAMENT
A.    Complain
B.    Comment
C.    Condone
D.    Console

Answer : A.  Complain

6
STERILE
A.    Barren
B.    Arid
C.    Childless
D.    Dry

Answer : A.  Barren



7
IRONIC
A.    Inflexible
B.    Bitter
C.    Good-natured
D.    Disguisedly sarcastic

Answer : D.  Disguisedly sarcastic

8
EXTRICATE
A.    Pull
B.    Free
C.    Tie
D.    Complicate

Answer : B.   Free