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GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 1

The student’s _____the teacher on teachers' day for twenty years of dedicated teaching.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 1

(i) Facilitated: to make easier or less difficult; help forward (an action, a process, etc.)
(ii) Felicitated: to compliment upon a happy event; congratulate.
(iii) Fantasized: to create in one's fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine
(iv) Facillitated: incorrect word
The student’s felicitated the teacher on teachers' day for twenty years of dedicated teaching

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 2

Choose the most suitable one word substitute for the following expression
Connotation of a road or way

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 2

Pertinacious : persistent
Viaticum : travel allowance for a journeyWord origin of 'viaticum': from Latin, from viāticus belonging to a journey, from viāre to travel, from via way
Clandestine : kept secret
Ravenous : extremely hungry
Denotation : defined meaning
Connotation : feelings associated or inner meaning
Viaticum is the most relevant word.

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 3

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence.
Many ancient cultures attributed disease to supernatural causes. However, modern science has largely helped _________ such notions.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 3

Impel- drive to do something
Dispel – make (a doubt, feeling, or belief) disappear.
Propel- drive something forward
Repel- drive away

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 4

Which of the options given below best completes the following sentence? She will feel much better if she _______.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 4

She will feel much better if she gets some rest.
If clause (condition) - If + simple present - if she gets some rest
Main clause (result) - simple future - She will feel much better
As in all conditional sentences, the order of the clauses is not fixed. You may have to rearrange the pronouns and adjust punctuation when you change the order of the clauses, but the meaning is identical.

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 5

A regular die has six sides with numbers 1 to 6 marked on its sides. If a very large number of throws show the following frequencies of occurrence:
1→ 0.167; 2 → 0.167; 3 → 0.152; 4 → 0.166; 5 → 0.168; 6 → 0.180. We call this die

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 5

For a very large number of throws, the frequency should be same for unbiased throw. As it not same, then the die is baised.

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 6

The value of one U.S. dollar is 65 Indian Rupees today, compared to 60 last year. The Indian Rupee has ____.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 6

Depreciated meaning diminish in value over a period of time.
Depreciated = came down

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 7

The Buddha said, “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burnt.”
Select the word below which is closest in meaning to the word underlined above.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 7

Grasping means clutching or holding something tightly.

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 8

Choose the most appropriate phrase from the options given below to complete the following sentence.The aircraft_______ take off as soon as its flight plan was filed.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 8

As the sentence is talking about past
From the given options, option C would be correct answer.
“Was” is used to denote the past continuous form. This form is used to refer to some action which was going on at some time in the past. The time of the action may or may not be indicated. For example, “She was going to the market.” This example is without a time frame, but we can also write “She was going to the market in the evening.” Here the time frame has been used.

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 9

Choose the most appropriate word from the options given below to complete the following sentence.
Q. Communication and interpersonal skills are_____ important in their own ways.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 9

Interpersonal skills are the skills we use every day when we communicate and interact with other people, both individually and in groups. They include a wide range of skills, but particularly communication skills such as listening and effective speaking. They also include the ability to control and manage your emotions.

GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 10

Choose the most appropriate pair of words from the options given below to complete the following sentence.
Q. She could not _____ the thought of _________ the election to her bitter rival.

Detailed Solution for GATE Vocabulary Aptitude Questions - Question 10

Option (C) is correct

Lose – be deprived of or cease to have. 

Loose – not firmly or tightly fixed in place. ढीला

Bear -(of a person) carry. 
Bear also means – an animal, but that is not meant here Bear means to carry (in this context)

Bare – (of a person or part of the body) not clothed or covered.

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