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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 3

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 3

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

  1. Commencement of words with the same letter

(1) Rhyme

(2) Alliteration

(3) Pun

(4) Oxymoron

Ans:- (2) Alliteration

  1. A person who believes that pleasure is the chief good

(1) Stoic

(2) Hedonist

(3) Epicure

(4) Sensual

Ans:- (2) Hedonist

  1. One who is determined to exact full vengeance for wrongs done to him

(1) Vindicator

(2) Usurer

(3) Vindictive

(4) Virulent

Ans:- (3) Vindictive

  1. Gradual recovery from illness

(1) Hysteria

(2) Amnesia

(3) Superannuation

(4) Convalescence

Ans:- (4) Convalescence

  1. One who despises persons of lower social position

(1) Prim

(2) Snob

(3) Prig

(4) Aristocrat

Ans:- (2) Snob

  1. A poem written on the death of someone loved and lost

(1) Ode

(2) Epic

(3) Sonnet

(4) Elegy

Ans:- (4) Elegy

  1. A government run by a dictator

(1) Democracy

(2) Autocracy

(3) Oligarchy

(4) Theocracy

Ans:- (2) Autocracy

  1. Gift left by will

(1) Alimony

(2) Parimony

(3) Legacy

(4) Property

Ans:- (3) Legacy

  1. Child bereaved of one or both the parents

(1) Desolate

(2) Destitute

(3) Orphan

(4) Lout

Ans:- (1) Desolate

  1. Voluntarily giving up throne by king in favour of his son

(1) Abdication

(2) Resurrection

(3) Accession

(4) Renunciation

Ans:- (1) Abdication

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