One Word Substitution Quiz with Answers Exercise-38

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EXERCISE-38

Direction: In each of the following questions, choose the word which can be substituted for the given phrase sentence.

1.An old unmarried woman.

(a) Virgin                    (b) Bachelor           (c) Spinster                (d) Matron

2. A style in which a writer makes a display of his knowledge. (Central Excise, 1995)

(a) Pedantic              (b) Ornate               (c) Verbose                 (d) Pompous

3. A person is guilty of malicious setting on fire of property etc.

(a) Plagiarist            (b) Anarchist         (c) Arsonist                (d) Incendiaries

4. One who thinks that human nature is essentially evil. (Translators’ Exam, 1994)

 (a) Agnostic             (b) Cynic                  (c) Sceptic                  (d) Misogynist

5. Science of bodily structure.

(a) Anthropology   (b) Neurology         (c) Hygiene                (d) Anatomy

6. That which makes it difficult to recognize the presence of the real nature of somebody or something. (C.B.I. 1993)

(a)Cover                    (b) Mask                    (c) Pretence               (d) Camouflage

7. A person who lives by himself.

(a) Venerable          (b) Sage                     (c) Quietus                 (d) Recluse

8. A written declaration made on oath in the presence of a magistrate.

(a) Voucher             (b) Dossier                (c) Affidavit               (d) Document

9. A physician who delivers babies.

(a) Paediatrician  (b) Obstetrician     (c) Gynaecologist    (d) Psychiatrist

10. The loop of rope with a running knot used to hang a person.

 (a) Noose                 (b) Cable                   (c) Cord                       (d) Chord

ANSWERS:-

1.(c)            2. (a)

3. (c)           4. (b)

5. (d)           6. (d)

7. (d)           8. (c)

9. (c)           10. (a)

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