VR Type 12.2 - antonyms (word grid)

Antonyms (word grid) is a question type that commonly appears in 11 plus exams.

For these questions you are given a word grid and asked to find the most opposites (antonym) of a given word or short definition.

e.g. Which two words are the most opposite to the meaning of the word attack?

imagerelyboutconserve
benignconsciousprocurehybrid
contourassaultscenecandid

The answer is bout and assault.

’bout’ means a dose of something e.g. She has a bout of flu. ‘assault’ means to attack e.g. The man was arrested for a violent assault.