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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 15

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 15

Directions: In each of the following questions, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

  1. A person who speaks for or supports an idea

(1) Pioneer

(2) Adviser

(3) Advocate

(4) Ideologist

Ans:- (3) Advocate

  1. A man of odd habits

(1) Eccentric

(2) Cynical

(3) Introvert

(4) Moody

Ans:- (1) Eccentric

  1. A thing or person behind time

(1) Lazy

(2) Sluggish

(3) Indolent

(4) Antiquated

Ans:- (4) Antiquated

  1. One whose attitude is: ‘eat, drink and be merry’

(1) Epicurean

(2) Cynic

(3) Materialistic

(4) Stoic

Ans:- (1) Epicurean

  1. Science of printing

(1) Calligraphy

(2) Typography

(3) Topography

(4) Cryptography

Ans:- (2) Typography

  1. Man whose wife has been unfaithful to him

(1) Dandy

(2) Bastard

(3) Concubine

(4) Cuckold

Ans:- (4) Cuckold

  1. Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others

(1) Sadism

(2) Malevolence

(3) Bigotry

(4) Masochism

Ans:- (1) Sadism

  1. One who robs smuggler of his smuggled goods after the border has been crossed

(1) Pirate

(2) Malefactor

(3) Hijacker

(4) Philanderer

Ans:- (3) Hijacker

  1. Course for chariot races

(1) Sanatorium

(2) Hengan

(3) Hippodrome

(4) Arena

Ans:- (3) Hippodrome

  1. One who pretends illness to escape duty

(1) Truant

(2) Malingerer

(3) Hypocrite

(4) Concubine

Ans:- (2) Malingerer

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