One Word Substitutes

One Word Substitutes

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Question 1
Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool
A
Imbecility
Hint:
Stupid or inane behavior is imbecility
B
Senility
Hint:
The condition of being senile.
C
Dotage
Hint:
The period of life in which a person is old and weak.
D
Superannuation
Hint:
Regular payment made into a fund by an employee toward a future pension.
Question 2
That which cannot be corrected
A
Unintelligible
Hint:
Impossible to understand
B
Indelible
Hint:
(of ink or a pen) making marks that cannot be removed.
C
Illegible
Hint:
Not clear enough to be read.
D
Incorrigible
Hint:
(of a person or their tendencies) not able to be corrected, improved, or reformed.
Question 3
The study of ancient societies
A
Anthropology
Hint:
The study of human societies and cultures and their development.
B
Archaeology
Hint:
The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artifacts and other physical remains.
C
History
Hint:
The study of past events, particularly in human affairs.
D
Ethnology
Hint:
The study of the characteristics of various peoples and the differences and relationships between them.
Question 4
A person of good understanding knowledge and reasoning power
A
Expert
Hint:
A person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area.
B
Intellectual
Hint:
Relating to the intellect.
C
Snob
Hint:
A person with an exaggerated respect for high social position or wealth who seeks to associate with social superiors and dislikes people or activities regarded as lower-class.
D
Literate
Hint:
(of a person) able to read and write.
Question 5
A person who insists on something
A
Disciplinarian
Hint:
A person who believes in or practices firm discipline.
B
Stickler
Hint:
A person who insists on a certain quality or type of behavior.
C
Instantaneous
Hint:
Occurring or done in an instant or instantly.
D
Boaster
Hint:
a very boastful and talkative person.
Question 6
State in which the few govern the many
A
Monarchy
Hint:
A form of government with a monarch at the head.
B
Oligarchy
Hint:
A small group of people having control of a country, organization, or institution.
C
Plutocracy
Hint:
Government by the wealthy.
D
Autocracy
Hint:
A system of government by one person with absolute power.
Question 7
A style in which a writer makes a display of his knowledge
A
Pedantic
Hint:
excessively concerned with minor details or rules; Or with displaying academic learning..
B
Verbose
Hint:
Using or expressed in more words than are needed.
C
Pompous
Hint:
Affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important.
D
Ornate
Hint:
Made in an intricate shape or decorated with complex patterns.
Question 8
List of the business or subjects to be considered at a meeting
A
Schedule
Hint:
A plan for carrying out a process or procedure, giving lists of intended events and times.
B
Timetable
Hint:
A chart showing the departure and arrival times of trains, buses, or planes.
C
Agenda
Hint:
A list of items to be discussed at a formal meeting.
D
Plan
Hint:
A detailed proposal for doing or achieving something.
Question 9
Leave or remove from a place considered dangerous
A
Evade
Hint:
Escape or avoid, especially by cleverness or trickery.
B
Evacuate
Hint:
Remove (someone) from a place of danger to a safe place.
C
Avoid
Hint:
Keep away from or stop oneself from doing (something).
D
Exterminate
Hint:
Destroy completely.
Question 10
A person pretending to be somebody he is not
A
Magician
Hint:
A person with magical powers.
B
Rogue
Hint:
A dishonest or unprincipled man.
C
Liar
Hint:
A person who tells lies.
D
Impostor
Hint:
A person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others, especially for fraudulent gain.
Question 11
A person who knows many foreign languages
A
Linguist
Hint:
A person skilled in foreign languages.
B
Grammarian
Hint:
A person who studies and writes about grammar.
C
Polyglot
Hint:
Knowing or using several languages.
D
Bilingual
Hint:
(of a person) speaking two languages fluently.
Question 12
One who has little faith in human sincerity and goodness
A
Egoist
Hint:
selfish, egoistic, mean, self-seeker
B
fatalistic
Hint:
person believes in destiny: whatever is meant to happen will happen.
C
Stoic
Hint:
A person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.
D
Cynic
Hint:
A person who believes that people are motivated purely by self-interest rather than acting for honorable or unselfish reasons.
Question 13
One who possesses many talents
A
Versatile
Hint:
Able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
B
Nubile
Hint:
(of a girl or young woman) sexually attractive
C
Exceptional
Hint:
Unusual; not typical
D
Gifted
Hint:
Having exceptional talent or natural ability.
Question 14
Words inscribed on tomb
A
Epitome
Hint:
A person or thing that is a perfect example of a particular quality or type.
B
communication
Hint:
The imparting or exchanging of information or news.
C
Epilogue
Hint:
A section or speech at the end of a book or play that serves as a comment on or a conclusion to what has happened.
D
Epitaph
Hint:
A phrase or statement written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.
Question 14 Explanation: 
tomb -> A large vault, typically an underground one, for burying the dead.
Question 15
One who eats everything
A
Omnivorous
Hint:
feeding on food of both plant and animal origin
B
Omniscient
Hint:
Knowing everything.
C
Irresistible
Hint:
too attractive and tempting to be resisted.
D
Insolvent
Hint:
Unable to pay debts owed.
Question 16
Which is undertaken in a bad faith
A
Malafide
Hint:
In bad faith; with intent to deceive.
B
hypocritical
Hint:
Behaving in a way that suggests one has higher standards or more noble beliefs than is the case.
C
deceptive
Hint:
Giving an appearance or impression different from the true one; misleading.
D
indirect
Hint:
Not directly caused by or resulting from something.
Question 17
The custom or practice of having more than one husband at same time
A
Polygamy
Hint:
man has more than one wife.
B
Polyphony
Hint:
The style of simultaneously combining a number of parts, each forming an individual melody and harmonizing with each other.
C
Polyandry
Hint:
Polygamy in which a woman has more than one husband.
D
Polychromy
Hint:
The art of painting in several colors, especially as applied to ancient pottery, sculpture, and architecture.
Question 18
Tending to move away from the center or axis
A
Centrifugal
Hint:
Moving or tending to move away from a center.
B
Centripetal
Hint:
Moving or tending to move toward a center.
C
Axiomatic
Hint:
Self-evident or unquestionable.
D
Awry
Hint:
Away from the appropriate, planned, or expected course; amiss.
Question 19
One who abstains from taking wine
A
Teetotaler
Hint:
A person who never drinks alcohol.
B
alcoholic
Hint:
containing or relating to alcohol
C
bookworm
Hint:
a person who enjoys reading.
D
drivel
Hint:
talk nonsense.
Question 20
A person interested in collecting, studying and selling of old things
A
Antiquarian
Hint:
Relating to or dealing in antiques or rare books.
B
Junk-dealer
Hint:
Old or discarded articles that are considered useless or of little value.
C
Crank
Hint:
Turn the crankshaft of (an internal combustion engine), typically in order to start the engine
D
Archaeologist
Hint:
a person who studies human history
Question 21
A drawing on transparent paper
A
obscurity
Hint:
a thing that is unclear or difficult to understand.
B
puzzle
Hint:
solve or understand something by thinking hard.
C
Negative
Hint:
Consisting in or characterized by the absence rather than the presence of distinguishing features.
D
Transparency
Hint:
The condition of being transparent.
Question 22
One who is not easily pleased by anything
A
Maiden
Hint:
A girl or young woman, especially an unmarried one.
B
Medieval
Hint:
Relating to the Middle Ages.
C
Precarious
Hint:
Not securely held or in position; dangerously likely to fall or collapse.
D
Fastidious
Hint:
Very attentive to and concerned about accuracy and detail.
Question 23
A remedy for all diseases
A
Stoic
Hint:
A person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.
B
Marvel
Hint:
Be filled with wonder or astonishment.
C
Panacea
Hint:
A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
D
Recompense
Hint:
Make amends to (someone) for loss or harm suffered; compensate.
Question 24
One who is fond of fighting
A
Bellicose
Hint:
Demonstrating aggression and willingness to fight.
B
Aggressive
Hint:
Ready or likely to attack or confront; characterized by or resulting from aggression.
C
Belligerent
Hint:
Hostile and aggressive.
D
Militant
Hint:
Combative and aggressive in support of a political or social cause, and typically favoring extreme, violent, or confrontational methods.
Question 25
A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.
A
Store
Hint:
A retail establishment selling items(All) to the public.
B
Stall
Hint:
A stand, booth, or compartment for the sale of goods in a market or large covered area.
C
Boutique
Hint:
A small store selling fashionable clothes or accessories.
D
Booth
Hint:
A small temporary tent or structure at a market, fair, or exhibition, used for selling goods, providing information, or staging shows
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