One Word Substitution Quiz with Answers Exercise-20

By | May 15, 2019

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Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words /sentence.

1.A person who is more interested in that in himself rather than anything that is going on around him.

(a) Egoist                      (b) Extrovert              (c) Introvert               (d) Eccentric

2. A story that can hardly be believed.

(a) Fictitious                (b) Imaginary            (c) Concocted            (d) Incredible

3. Something which can be taken for granted.

(a) Doctrine                 (b) Maxim                  (c) Tenet                      (d) Postulate

4. A sea abounding in islands. (C.B.I. 1993)

(a) Strait                       (b) Archipelago        (c) Ocean                     (d) Gulf

5. One who resides in a country of which he is not a citizen?

(a) Alien                       (b) Native                   (c) Foreigner              (d) Prodigal

6. One who draws maps and charts?

 (a) Lexicographer     (b) Mappier               (c) Cartographer       (d) Graphologist

7. Anything which destroys the effect of poison.

(a) Serum                     (b) Antiseptic            (c) Seramycin            (d) Antidote

8. A song sung at a burial.

(a) Elegy                       (b) Ode                       (c) Dirge                      (d) Ballad

9. Words used in ancient times but no longer in general use now. (Section Officers’ Exam, 1993)

(a) Extinct                    (b) Ancient                (c) Antiquated           (d) Archaic

10. Ridiculous use of words.

(a) Onomatopoeia    (b) Malapropism      (c) Neologism           (d) Pun


1.(c)            2. (d)

3. (d)          4. (b)

5. (a)          6. (c)

7. (d)          8. (c)

9. (d)          10. (b)

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