One Word Substitution Quiz with Answers Exercise-31

By | May 16, 2019

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Directions: In each question below, a phrase is given below which some alternatives are given,’ One of these is the most appropriate .word i.e. it beet conveys the meaning of the phrase. Find out the most appropriate word in each case.

1.One who lends money at high rate of interest?

 (a) Solvent                   (b) Uxorious               (c) Usurer                   (d)Shylock

2. One who cuts precious stones?

 (a) Philatelist             (b) Drover                   (c) Lapidist                (d)Oculist

3. Government by the Gods.

(a) Plutocracy             (b) Theocracy           (c) Thearchy              (d) Pantisocracy

4. A person is not sure of the existence of God.

(a) Theist                      (b) Atheist                  (c) Agnostic                (d) Cynic

5. One who compiles Dictionary? (Assistant Grade, 1990)

 (a) Calligrapher        (b) Editor                   (c) Lexicographer    (d) Compiler     

6. Which can be easily believed?

 (a) Credulous             (b) Creditable           (c) Trustworthy       (d) Credible

7. A woman trained to help other women in childbirth.

 (a) Virgin                     (b) Midwife                (c) Matron                   (d) Nurse

8. A person with full discretionary powers to act on behalf of a country.

(a) Ambassador         (b) Emissary              (c) Plenipotentiary(d) Envoy

9. Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stones. (C.B.I. 1995)

 (a) Oleograph            (b) Mosaic                  (c) Tracery                 (d) Relief        

10. To deprive a thing of its holy character.

 (a) Sacrilege               (b) Blasphemy          (c) Consecrate          (d) Desecrate


1, (c)           2. (c)               

3. (c)           4. (c)

5. (c)           6. (d)

7. (b)           8. (c)

9. (b)          10. (d)

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