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ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 8

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION – Set 8

Directions: In each of the following questions, choose the most suitable “one Word” for the given expressions.

  1. To disease which spreads by contact

(1) Modulate

(2) Substitute

(3) Remodel

(4) Transmute

Ans:- (4) Transmute

  1. Person who believes that God is every thing and everything is God

(1) Agnostic

(2) Theist

(3) Pantheist

(4) Pantecnnicon

Ans:-  (3) Pantheist

  1. Person who pilots or travels in a balloon, airship or other aircraft

(1) Aeronaut

(2) Astronaut

(3) Aerobat

(4) Acrobat

Ans:- (1) Aeronaut

  1. Witty, clever retort

(1) Sarcasm

(2) Repartee

(3) Platitude

(4) Invective

Ans:- (2) Repartee

  1. Words different in meaning but similar in sound

(1) Homonym

(2) Synonym

(3) Acronym

(4) Antonym

Ans:- (1) Homonym

  1. Simplest and smallest form of plant life, present in air, water and soil; essential to life but may cause disease

(1) Virus

(2) Amoeba

(3) Bacteria

(4) Toxin

Ans:- (3) Bacteria

  1. A girl or woman who first, that is, tries to attract people and make advances in love simply to satisfy her vanity

(1) Prostitute

(2) Coquette

(3) Spinster

(4) Concubine

Ans:- (2) Coquette

  1. A person who regards the whole world as his country

(1) Patriot

(2) Nationalist

(3) Cosmopolitan

(4) Metropolitan

Ans:- (3) Cosmopolitan

  1. Relationship by blood or birth

(1) Parentage

(2) Affiliation

(3) Consanguinity

(4) Nepotism

Ans:- (3) Consanguinity

  1. A story in which ideas are symbolized as people

(1) Allegory

(2) Fable

(3) Legend

(4)  Parable

Ans:-  (1) Allegory

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