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One Word Substitutes MCQs : This section focuses on the "One Word Substitutes". These Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) should be practiced to improve the One Word Substitutes skills required for various interviews (campus interview, walk-in interview, company interview), placement, entrance exam and other competitive examinations.




Question 1

Teetotaller means

A. One who abstains from theft
B. One who abstains from meat
C. One who abstains from taking wine
D. One who abstains from malice

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Question 2

Malafide case is one

A. Which is undertaken in a good faith
B. Which is undertaken in a bad faith
C. Which is undertaken after a long delay
D. Which is not undertaken at all

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Question 3

One who cannot be corrected

A. Incurable
B. Incorrigible
C. Hardened
D. Invulnerable

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Question 4

Tending to move away from the centre or axis

A. Centrifugal
B. Centripetal
C. Axiomatic
D. Awry

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Question 5

A style in which a writer makes a display of his knowledge

A. Pedantic
B. Verbose
C. Pompous
D. Ornate

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Question 6

Something that can be heard

A. Auditory
B. Audio-visual
C. Audible
D. Audition

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Question 7

A person who knows many foreign languages

A. Linguist
B. Grammarian
C. Polyglot
D. Bilingual

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Question 8

That which cannot be corrected

A. Unintelligible
B. Indelible
C. Illegible
D. Incorrigible

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Question 9

In a state of tension or anxiety or suspense

A. Off balance
B. Depressed
C. Diffused
D. On tenterhooks

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Question 10

Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool

A. Imbecility
B. Senility
C. Dotage
D. Superannuation

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Question 11

One who possesses many talents

A. Versatile
B. Nubile
C. Exceptional
D. Gifted

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Question 12

Habitually silent or talking little

A. Servile
B. Unequivocal
C. Taciturn
D. Synoptic

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Question 13

A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.

A. Store
B. Stall
C. Boutique
D. Booth

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Question 14

The act of violating the sanctity of the church is

A. Blashphemy
B. Heresy
C. Sacrilege
D. Desecration

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Question 15

The study of ancient societies

A. Anthropology
B. Archaeology
C. History
D. Ethnology

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Question 16

A person who speaks many languages

A. Linguist
B. Monolingual
C. Polyglot
D. Bilingual

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Question 17

One who eats everything

A. Omnivorous
B. Omniscient
C. Irrestible
D. Insolvent

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Question 18

Study of the evolution of man as an animal

A. Archaeology
B. Anthropology
C. Chronology
D. Ethnology

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Question 19

Study of birds

A. Orology
B. Optology
C. Ophthalmology
D. Ornithology

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Question 20

A place where bees are kept in called

A. An apiary
B. A mole
C. A hive
D. A sanctury

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Question 21

State in which the few govern the many

A. Monarchy
B. Oligarchy
C. Plutocracy
D. Autocracy

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Question 22

A drawing on transparent paper

A. Red print
B. Blue print
C. Negative
D. Transparency

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Question 23

Parts of a country behind the coast or a river's banks

A. Isthmus
B. Archipelago
C. Hinterland
D. Swamps

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Question 24

A remedy for all diseases

A. Stoic
B. Marvel
C. Panacea
D. Recompense

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Question 25

Words inscribed on tomb

A. Epitome
B. Epistle
C. Epilogue
D. Epitaph

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Question 26

A person pretending to be somebody he is not

A. Magician
B. Rogue
C. Liar
D. Imposter

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Question 27

A religious discourse

A. Preach
B. Stanza
C. Sanctorum
D. Sermon

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Question 28

The custom or practice of having more than one husband at same time

A. Polygyny
B. Polyphony
C. Polyandry
D. Polychromy

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Question 29

A person who insists on something

A. Disciplinarian
B. Stickler
C. Instantaneous
D. Boaster

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Question 30

One who does not believe in existence of god

A. Egoist
B. Atheist
C. Stoic
D. Naive

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Question 31

A place that provides refuge

A. Asylum
B. Sanatorium
C. Shelter
D. Orphanage

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Question 32

One who has little faith in human sincerity and goodness

A. Egoist
B. Fatalist
C. Stoic
D. Cynic

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Question 33

Be the embodiment or perfect example of

A. Characterise
B. Idol
C. Personify
D. Signify

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Question 34

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence : Habitually silent or talking little.

A. Servile
B. Unequivocal
C. Taciturn
D. Synoptic

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Question 35

List of the business or subjects to be considered at a meeting

A. Schedule
B. Timetable
C. Agenda
D. Plan

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Question 36

The raison d'etre of a controversy is

A. The enthusiasm with which it is kept alive
B. The fitness with which participants handle it
C. The reason or justification of its existence
D. The unending hostility the parties concerned have towards each other

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Question 37

A person of good understanding knowledge and reasoning power

A. Expert
B. Intellectual
C. Snob
D. Literate

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Question 38

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence : One who eats everything

A. Omnivorous
B. Omniscient
C. Irrestible
D. Insolvent

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Question 39

A paper written by hand

A. Handicraft
B. Manuscript
C. Handiwork
D. Thesis

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Question 40

A person not sure of the existence of god

A. Cynic
B. Agnostic
C. Atheist
D. Theist

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Question 41

A child born after death of his father

A. Posthumous
B. Orphan
C. Bastard
D. Progenitor

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Question 42

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence : Extreme old age when a man behaves like a fool.

A. Imbecility
B. Senility
C. Dotage
D. Superannuation

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Question 43

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence : Leave or remove from a place considered dangerous.

A. Evade
B. Evacuate
C. Avoid
D. Exterminate

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Question 44

Leave or remove from a place considered dangerous

A. Evade
B. Evacuate
C. Avoid
D. Exterminate

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Question 45

One who is not easily pleased by anything

A. Maiden
B. Mediaeval
C. Precarious
D. Fastidious

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Question 46

A person interested in collecting, studying and selling of old things

A. Antiquarian
B. Junk-dealer
C. Crank
D. Archealogist

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Question 47

That which cannot be seen

A. Insensible
B. Intangible
C. Invisible
D. Unseen

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Question 48

Choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence : One who is fond of fighting.

A. Bellicose
B. Aggressive
C. Belligerent
D. Militant

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Question 49

A name adopted by an author in his writings

A. Nickname
B. Pseudonym
C. Nomenclature
D. Title

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Question 50

A prima facie case is such

A. As it seems at first sight
B. As it is made to seem at first sight
C. As it turns out to be at the end
D. As it seems to the court after a number of hearings

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Question 51

The absence of law and order

A. Rebellion
B. Anarchy
C. Mutiny
D. Revolt

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Question 52

That which cannot be read

A. Negligible
B. Illegible
C. Ineligible
D. Incorrigible

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Question 53

To slap with a flat object

A. Chop
B. Hew
C. Gnaw
D. Swat

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