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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 11

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 11

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

  1. Stealing from the writing of others

(1) Copying

(2) Reframing

(3) Reproducing

(4) Plagiarism

Ans:- (4) Plagiarism

  1. Short descriptive poem of picturesque scene or incident

(1) Malady

(2) Sonnet

(3) I dill

(4) Charade

Ans:- (3) I dill

  1. A man who starves body for the good of soul

(1) Monk

(2) Ascetic

(3) Saint

(4) Spiritualist

Ans:- (2) Ascetic

  1. A person who is reserved in talks

(1) Reticent

(2) Silent

(3) Mendicant

(4) Garrulous

Ans:- (1) Reticent

  1. A short stay at a place

(1) Halt

(2) Interlude

(3) Intermission

(4) Sojourn

Ans:- (4) Sojourn

  1. A raised place on which offerings to a god are made

(1) Mound

(2) Chapel

(3) Altar

(4) Archives

Ans:- (3) Altar

  1. To talk much without coming to the point

(1) Verbosity

(2) Garrulousness

(3) Loquacity

(4) Circumlocution

Ans:- (4) Circumlocution

  1. Constant effort to achieve something

(1) Perseverance

(2) Attempt

(3) Enthusiasm

(4) Vigour

Ans:- (2) Attempt

  1. A place where a wild animal lives

(1) Forest

(2) Stable

(3) Lair

(4) Sanctuary

Ans:- (3) Lair

  1. A person who looks on the bright side things

(1) Sycophant

(2) Optimist

(3) Cynic

(4) Pessimist

Ans:- (2) Optimist

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