FREE Crossover Aptitude Verbal Reasoning Questions and Answers
Which term doesn't belong on this list?
The right response is archaic.
While the other adjectives are intended to depict melancholy and depressing mental states or facial expressions, the word "archaic" is used to describe something that originates from a previous era.
IMPERIOUS is opposed to:
The right response is subservient.
Subservient is the opposite of serious, which is defined as "dominating in a haughty manner; authoritarian; overbearing." Although it's not a synonym, arrogant is a comparable word. Stormy, gloomy, and quiet are unrelated.
As a result, the right response is subservient.
Most accurately, clout means
The right response is prestige.
Clout has two meanings: (1) a powerful blow, especially one delivered with the hand (2) The capacity to exert influence, typically in business or politics.
The right response is prestige since it closely resembles the second definition of clout.
Electronic information and automated systems are essential to ____ all major federal operations.
The sentence is referring to electronic data that is essential to all significant federal processes. The overall implication of the term is that virtually all important federal operations depend on electronic information.
Therefore, given the context of the statement, "virtually" is the only word that adequately captures that meaning.
A person who engages in lavish, careless spending is (a)
One who "spends money excessively and unwisely" is referred to as a spendthrift. The remaining words all refer to a miser or a miserly person. Hence the response.
FAMISHED is to REPLETE as:
The words FAMISHED and REPLETE both refer to being really hungry. When someone is HUNGRY, they are not FULL of food. These two words directly conflict with one another in a certain situation.
Anything that is MASKED is concealed, whereas something that is BLATANT is quite evident. As these two terms likewise directly conflict with one another, the correct response is that something is not BLATANT if it is MASKED.
Which of the following is not the total opposite of GARRULOUS?
The definition of garrulous is "excessively talkative." It means the same thing as loquacious, a term for someone who frequently talks. On the other hand, taciturn, reticent, and succinct allude to a reserved manner of speaking and are synonyms for the antithesis of garrulous. Hence the response.