English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Antonyms 3 (Questions)

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A word that has an opposite meaning to another is known as an antonym. Learning antonyms (as well as synonyms) can really improve your English, both written and spoken. Remember that a rich use of words is more interesting to your readers and listeners.

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1. Amiable
[ ] Agreeable
[ ] Friendly
[ ] Likeable
[ ] Unfriendly
2. Attention
[ ] Care
[ ] Concentration
[ ] Disregard
[ ] Thought
3. Belief
[ ] Confidence
[ ] Conviction
[ ] Disbelief
[ ] Impression
4. Beneficial
[ ] Advantageous
[ ] Detrimental
[ ] Helpful
[ ] Rewarding
5. Careful
[ ] Careless
[ ] Conscientious
[ ] Meticulous
[ ] Scrupulous
6. Changeable
[ ] Constant
[ ] Fluid
[ ] Inconsistent
[ ] Inconstant
7. Promote
[ ] Advance
[ ] Demote
[ ] Elevate
[ ] Upgrade
8. Enemy
[ ] Adversary
[ ] Ally
[ ] Foe
[ ] Opponent
9. Fierce
[ ] Ferocious
[ ] Frightening
[ ] Gentle
[ ] Threatening
10. Invincible
[ ] Beatable
[ ] Indestructible
[ ] Unbeatable
[ ] Unyielding
English Language: Middle School: Grades 6, 7 and 8 Quiz - Antonyms 3 (Answers)
1. Amiable
[ ] Agreeable
[ ] Friendly
[ ] Likeable
[x] Unfriendly
More antonyms of 'amiable': 'hostile'/'unkind'
2. Attention
[ ] Care
[ ] Concentration
[x] Disregard
[ ] Thought
Prefixing 'in-' forms some antonyms: 'inattention'
3. Belief
[ ] Confidence
[ ] Conviction
[x] Disbelief
[ ] Impression
Some opposites are formed by prefixing 'dis-'
4. Beneficial
[ ] Advantageous
[x] Detrimental
[ ] Helpful
[ ] Rewarding
More antonyms of 'beneficial': 'useless'/'harmful'
5. Careful
[x] Careless
[ ] Conscientious
[ ] Meticulous
[ ] Scrupulous
Some antonyms are formed by affixing '-less'
6. Changeable
[x] Constant
[ ] Fluid
[ ] Inconsistent
[ ] Inconstant
Opposites of 'changeable': 'unchangeable'/'reliable'
7. Promote
[ ] Advance
[x] Demote
[ ] Elevate
[ ] Upgrade
Some antonyms are formed by prefixing 'de-'
8. Enemy
[ ] Adversary
[x] Ally
[ ] Foe
[ ] Opponent
More antonyms of 'enemy': 'friend'/'supporter'
9. Fierce
[ ] Ferocious
[ ] Frightening
[x] Gentle
[ ] Threatening
Antonyms of 'fierce': 'calm'/'kind'/'mild'/'placid'
10. Invincible
[x] Beatable
[ ] Indestructible
[ ] Unbeatable
[ ] Unyielding
'Invincible' means 'can't be conquered'