The Great Antonym Quiz!

 This English challenge is all about the antonyms - those words that mean the OPPOSITE of the word in question. Can you find all the antonyms in this quiz? You'll need a good vocabulary and a good head for English to succeed!
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Ostentatious"?
Ostentatious: Characterized by vulgar or pretentious display
Moderate
Gaudy
Angry
Splashy
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Forgetful"?
Forgetful: Apt or likely not to remember
Retentive
Absent-minded
Lax
Slack
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Agreeable"?
Agreeable: Enjoyable and pleasurable; pleasant.
Discordant
Rude
Weird
Extraordinary
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Efficacious"?
Efficacious: Successful in producing a desired or intended result
Incapable
Influential
Strong
Bored
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Garrulous"?
Garrulous: excessively talkative
Silent
Mouthy
Glib
Numb
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Execrable"?
Execrable: Extremely bad or unpleasant.
Pleasant
Despicable
Smelly
Hard
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Intransigent"?
Intransigent: Unwilling or refusing to change one's views or to agree about something.
Flexible
Obstinate
Morose
Welcoming
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Zealous"?
Zealous: Having or showing zeal
Frigid
Fervent
Devoted
Agreeable
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Parsimonious"?
Parsimonious: Unwilling to spend money or use resources
Lavish
Miserly
Bitter
Happy
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Salubrious"?
Salubrious: health-giving; healthy.
Unwholesome
Hygienic
Long
Short
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Insidious"?
Insidious: proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects.
Constructive
Deep
Painful
Smart
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Fulsome"?
Fulsome: complimentary or flattering to an excessive degree.
Sincere
Disgusting
Glib
Garrulous
 
 
Which of these is an antonym for "Adroit"?
Adroit: clever or skillful in using the hands or mind.
Inept
Talented
Genius
Miserable
What's the Antonym to Success?
Unfortunately, you didn't manage to pass this antonym test. Maybe it's just not your day, or maybe you've forgotten some of these words. Look at it as a learning experience and have a look at the answers to learn from your mistakes! A little more reading or a word a day habit are great for expanding your vocabulary.
You Knew Some, But Not Many
While you managed to answer at least a number of antonym questions correctly, the majority were wrong. While you have a basic grasp of antonyms or the words in the quiz, you did not understand most of them. If you'd like to learn from your mistakes, have a look at the answers. Also, we recommend a bit of reading to expand one's lexicon.
You Did Well For Yourself
Great! You've answered most of the questions correctly, proving you have a good grasp of what antonyms are, how they function and what these words, some of them quite rarely used these days, truly mean. You have great verbal skills and probably a heck of a good memory.
You're the Champion!
You are the best of the best, the crème de la crème of grammar warriors. You found all or almost all of the correct antonyms, proving you not only have a great memory for words and a huge lexicon, but also that you have a great mind for words and their many meanings. Terrific job!
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