01 Mar 2022

TNPSC Group 2 General English – Antonyms

TNPSC Group 2 General English Part A: Grammar

Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission Group 2 or Combined Civil Service Examination II has 3 tier examination for the selection process. For Preliminary Examination is an objective type (Written Examination) with a maximum of 300 marks. TNPSC Group 2 Prelims examination – General English/ General Tamil portion topic has 50% of total marks. Candidates who are preparing for the TNPSC Group 2 General English Part are more important and you can score maximum marks in this part. Group 2 TNPSC General English Part A -Grammar study materials are provided on this page.

The General English portion is of 3 Parts – Part A: Grammar, Part B: Poem, and Part C: Literature. Part B Poem topic study materials PDF are readily available and given below for those who preparing for TNPSC Group 2 Exam.

TNPSC Group 2 General English – Grammar  Antonyms topic question and answers solutions PDF and Study Materials were given below,

Choose the suitable antonyms of the word in italics.

Unit 1 – Antonyms Book Back

1. The young seagull was alone on his ledge.

a) old  b) friend c) next   d) neighbor

2. So bent his head and ran away back to the little hole under the ledge.

a) folded b) hid c) saw   d) straightened

3. The sun was now ascending the sky blazing warmly on the edge.

a) shinning b) bright c) dimming         d) talking

4. He stepped slowly out to the brink of the ledge.

a) mildly b) fast c) fastly d) hardly

5. Now and again, she tore at a piece of fish that lay at her feet.

a) made b) pulled c) pushed             d) attached

6. He screamed with fright and attempted to rise again.

a) fearlessness b) flight c) findings d) fearful

7. He turned his beak sideways and crowed amusedly.

a) happily b) uninterestingly            c) interestingly   d) thinking

Unit 2 – Antonyms Book Back

1. Its advent caused my mother to throw a shoe through a window of the house next door.

a) arrival b) departure c) keeping           d) hiding

2. I could see the faint shine of plates on the plate-rail.

a) bright b) gloomy c) quick d) slow

3. The steps had ceased.

a) stopped b) slipped c) started            d) broken

4. I supposed at first that it was my father or my brother Roy, who had gone to Indianapolis but were expected home at any time.

a) inexpected b) accepted c) ready               d) unexpected

5. But finally, he quieted down and called the police for us over an extension phone by his bed.

a) shouted b) calmed c) left    d) kept

6. Finally, the cops put their shoulders to our big heavy front door with its thick beveled glass and broke it in:

a) thick b) light c) huge  d) attractive

7. Finally, the cops put their shoulders to our big heavy front door with its thick beveled glass and broke it in:

a) dirty b) clean c) thin  d) slopped

Unit 3 – Antonyms Book Back

1. Women in India remained indoors unless permitted to go out with an escort.

a) remind b) stayed c) accepted         d) left

2. After undergoing extensive sea trials she was commissioned to the Indian Navy service.

a) limited b) wide-ranging c) important d) unimportant

3. It encouraged use of environment friendly non-conventional renewable energy.

a) miscouraged b) uncouraged c) discouraged   d) imcouraged

4. We were given training to deal with when the weather gets rough.

a) tight b) soft c) loose d) low

5. The project was undertaken to empower women to attain their full potential.

a) accept b) understand c) improve           d) failure

6. That was a good thing because we could discuss different ways of solving a problem.

a) same b) intolerant c) imperfect d) inadequate     Ans: a)

7. We were absolutely awestruck as we were not expecting it to see the entire sky lit up in green light.

a) full b) complete c) short d) part

8. You don’t have to take anybody else’s assistance grasped that completely.

a) gripped b) released c) attract             d) attached

9. We witnessed the brilliant Southern Lights from sea.

a) bright b) dull c) simple              d) ruminant

10. It was rare to watch that in those months.

a) common b) uncommon c) acceptable      d) informed

Unit 4 – Antonyms Book Back

1. I doubt if even the school building will be recognizable any more.

a) certainty b) confusion c) ambiguity        d) uncertainty

2. Trying to revive old childhood memories may prove disappointing.

a) misprove  b) disprove c) confirm           d) test

3. He leads a cursed life – gone little crazy.

a) wicked   b) helping   c) cruel  d) blessed

4. The jeweller remarked that it was an antique.

a) old   b)known   c) new   d) cheap

5. ‘Of course,’ said the gentleman, ‘The spoilt child of affluent parents.

a) rich   b) well-known    c) helping   d) poor

Unit 5 – Antonyms Book Back

1. Consumable products such as ink cartridges may be capable of self-ordering.

a) unconsumable    b) inconsumable  c) disconsumable              d) imconcumable

2. Anything which is below certain threshold can be self-ordered by the appliance.

a) doubtful b) sure c) strong              d) weak

3. They continue to grapple with the challenges of access, acceptance and inclusion.

a) injection b) exclusion c) imclusion        d) information

4. It’s made a huge difference to me.

a) large b) big c) steady d) tiny

5. David has recently been selected to travel to Brazil.

a) slowly b) newly c) later  d) surely

Unit 6 – Antonyms Book Back

1. It was so warm, so bright!

a) hot b) cold c) bright   d) grim

2. It was so warm, so bright!

a) light b) neat c) dark d) happy

3. had the strength to resist, and hurried off to school.

a) appeal b) control c) reject  d) accept

4. Then, I hurried by as fast as I could go,

a) pushed b) leisurely c) pulled               d) rushed             Ans: (b)

5. you’ll get to your school in plenty of time!”

a) much  b) more    c) little     d) useful


Unit 7 – Antonyms Book Back

1. In the dim light of a foggy November day, the sick-room was a gloomy spot.

a) dark b) small c) slight d) bright

2. But it was the gaunt face staring form the bed that brought a chill to my heart.

a) fat b) lean c) clean d) part

3. But it was the gaunt face staring form the bed that brought a chill to my heart.

a) cold b) heat c) water d) gas

4. He lay listless.

a) inactive b) bold c) active d) speaking

5. “Let me at least have someone in whom I have confidence.”

a) uncertainty b) certainty c) boldness    d) sadness


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