One Word Substitution Set 8


One Word Substitution Set 8

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.One word Substitution

Q1. A religious discourse
(a) preach
(b) stanza
(c) sanctorum
(d) sermon

Q2. A place that provides refuge
(a) asylum
(b) sanatorium
(c) shelter
(d) orphanage

Q3. A large dark grey cloud that brings rain or snow
(a) nimbus
(b) blizzard
(c) hail
(d) fog

Q4. One who has a compulsive desire to steal
(a) pilferer
(b) poacher
(c) plagiarist
(d) kleptomaniac

Q5. Official misconduct
(a) malefactor
(b) malfeasance
(c) maltreatment
(d) maladministration

Q6. A person who does not believe in the existence of God
(a) theist
(b) heretic
(c) atheist
(d) fanatic

Q7. Teetotaler means
(a) one who abstains from theft
(b) one who abstains from meat
(c) one who abstains from taking alcohol
(d) one who abstains from taking malice

Q8. Policemen riding on motorcycles as guards of VIP
(a) outriders
(b) servants
(c) commandos
(d) attendantsOne word Substitution

Q9. A person who tries to deceive people by claiming to be able to do wonderful things
(a) trickster
(b) impostor
(c) malicious
(d) mountebank

Q10. A place for sick people who need long periods for recovery
(a) clinic
(b) hospital
(c) sanatorium
(d) asylum

Q11. A person who eats too much
(a) glutton
(b) reveler
(c) sensualist
(d) omnivore

Q12. Likely to break apart easily
(a) breakable
(b) thin
(c) brittle
(d) harsh

Q13. Government by one person
(a) dictatorship
(b) monarchy
(c) democracy
(d) oligarchy

Q14. A general pardon granted by the government to political offenders
(a) pardon
(b) excuse
(c) honesty
(d) amnesty

Q15. A person who is out to destroy government
(a) anarchist
(b) destroyer
(c) atheist
(d) theist


S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. sermon -a talk on a religious or moral subject, especially one given during a church service and based on a passage from the Bible.
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. asylum -the protection granted by a state to someone who has left their home country as a political refugee.
S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. nimbus-a large grey rain cloud.
S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Kleptomania or klopemania is the inability to refrain from the urge for stealing items and is usually done for reasons other than personal use or financial gain.
S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. malfeasance- wrongdoing, especially (US) by a public official.

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