One Word Substitution Set 7


One Word Substitution Set 7

One Word Substitutions are a very important part of vocabulary section. In one word substitution questions you are required to replace a phrase with one word. That one word complies with the meaning of that sentence.

Directions (Q.1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for given words/sentence.

Q1. One who has great love for his country.
(a) patriot
(b) marshal
(c) politician
(d) serenity

Q2. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.
(a) boutique
(b) shop
(c) garments
(d) artillery

Q3. One who looks at the dark side of things.
(a) optimist
(b) pessimist
(c) bleak
(d) anarchist

Q4. One who loves and collects postage stamps.
(a) bibliophilist
(b) patriot
(c) philatelist
(d) pessimist

Q5. One who is honorably discharged from service.
(a) retired
(b) emeritus
(c) official
(d) amateur

Q6. One who makes a special study of animals or plants.
(a) scientist
(b) naturalist
(c) cosmopolitan
(d) specialist

Q7. One who takes an active part in politics.
(a) activist
(b) politician
(c) minister
(d) supporter

Q8. One who studies insect life.
(a) naturalist
(b) entomologist
(c) cardiologist
(d) activist

Q9. One who is divorced.
(a) divorcee
(b) widow
(c) widower
(d) prudent

Q10. Person who is skilled in horsemanship.
(a) cavalier
(b) counsellor
(c) founder
(d) architect

Q11. Person who maliciously sets fires to buildings or other property.
(a) incendiary
(b) hypocrite
(c) protector
(d) saviour

Q12. One who is in charge of a museum or art gallery.
(a) cynic
(b) pauper
(c) curator
(d) chauvinist

Q13. Place where bees are kept.
(a) hive
(b) apiary
(c) graveyard
(d) cemetery

Q14. Place where birds are kept.
(a) apiary
(b) aviary
(c) depository
(d) venue

Q15. Pertaining to a period prior to recorded history.
(a) prehistoric
(b) historical
(c) historic
(d) histrionic

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. A patriot is someone who feels a strong support for their country.
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. boutique-a small shop selling fashionable clothes or accessories.
S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. pessimist-someone who feels that bad things are more likely to happen than good things
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. philatelist- a philatelist is literally a person who “loves stamps
S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. emeritus-(of the former holder of an office, especially a university professor) having retired but allowed to retain their title as an honour.

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