One Word Substitution - English Language Questions and Answers


English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

To walk aimlessly

A)

Sprint

B)

Crawl

C)

Slither

D)

Amble

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

The study of earthquakes

A)

Seismology

B)

Geology

C)

Geography

D)

Topography

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

One who supervises students in an examination hall

A)

Invigilator

B)

Teacher

C)

Examinee

D)

Inspector

SOLUTION

option A is correct

meaning of the other words 

teacher- a person who teaches

examinee- a person taking the exam

inspector- a person who checks if the official regulations are being followed.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Walk or move at a slow, relaxed pace

A)

Strut

B)

Romp

C)

Prance

D)

Amble

SOLUTION

let's try to understand the meaning of above words,

strut- walk with a stiff, errect and arrogant gait.

Romp- play roughly or energetically

prance-  of horse, move with high steps

Amble-  walk or move at a slow pace

so option D is correct

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

A glass container to keep fish

A)

 Aquarium

B)

 Beaker

C)

 Vase

D)

 Atrium

SOLUTION

aquarium is the glass container which is used to keep fish, and hence the correct answer is option A 

beaker- a drinking container usually with a lid

vase- a container that is used to hold flowers

atrium- a large high space in the center of a building.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

A sound that cannot be heard

A)

Inaudible

B)

Inedible

C)

Audible

D)

Indelible

SOLUTION

option A is the right answer.

sound that can not be heard is inaudible

other words,

inedible- that which can not be eaten.

audible- that which can be heard.

indelible- that which can not be deleted.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Formally put an end to a system, practice, or institution

A)

Destroy

B)

Abolish

C)

Kill

D)

Stop

SOLUTION

destroy- to damage something badly

abolish- to end something formally and according to the system officially

kill- to make somebody/something die

stop- to finish moving.

so the right answer is option B

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Indifferent to pleasure and pain

A)

Cynic

B)

Lusty

C)

Prudent

D)

Stoic

SOLUTION

one who is indifferent to pleasure and pain is called stoic, hence option D is the correct answer here,

other words,

cynic- a person who believes people only do things for themselves and not for helping others.

lusty- full of vigour

prudent- sensible and careful in making decisions

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

A fictional being from another world

A)

Stranger

B)

Foreigner

C)

Native

D)

Alien

SOLUTION

option D alien is the correct answer here,

let's try to understand the meaning of other words,

stranger- a person that you do not know

foreigner- a person who belongs to country that is not our own

native- connected to a place where you were born or always lived.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Showing great attention to detail and correct behaviour

A)

Punctilious

B)

Punctual 

C)

Zealous 

D)

Disciplined

SOLUTION

let's try to understand the meaning of words given in options

punctilious- showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour, 

punctual- doing something on the right time, not late

zealous- using great energy or enthusiasm

disciplined- person who obeys rules and behaves well,

hence option A punctilious is the correct answer of above.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

In exactly the same words as the original

A)

Duplicate

B)

Verbatim

C)

Imitation

D)

Copy

SOLUTION

correct option is option B verbatim

that means in exactly the same words as were used originally 

other options

duplicate- exactly like something else

imitation- copying someone or something

copy is synonym of imitate,

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

A medical condition in which somebody partly or completely loses their memory

A)

Amnesia

B)

Asphyxia

C)

Anaemia

D)

Alopecia

SOLUTION

option A Amnesia is correct

other words 

Asphyxia- a condition in which body is deprived of oxygen

Anaemia- a condition in which blood doesn't has enough red blood cells

Alopecia- Hair loss.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

The examination or observation of one's own mental and emotional processes

A)

Valuation

B)

Introspection

C)

Inspection

D)

Assessment

SOLUTION

option B introspection is the correct word for this phrase.

other options;

valuation- an estimation of worth of something

inspection- careful examination of something

assessment- the action of assessing someone or something.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Study of insects

A)

Geology

B)

Entomology

C)

Ecology

D)

Biology

SOLUTION

option B entomology is correct here,

other options:

Geology- the study of earth.

ecology- the study of environment.

biology- the study of living tissues

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Drawings or writing scribbled on walls in public places

A)

Sketches

B)

Posters

C)

Hoardings

D)

Graffiti

SOLUTION

option D graffiti is the right answer here,

other words: 

sketches- a rough or unfinished drawing.

posters- a large printed picturr used for decoration

hoarding- a large board in a public place.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Sharpness and accuracy of judgment

A)

Experience

B)

Knowledge

C)

Acumen

D)

Estimation

SOLUTION

correct one word for the above phrase is option C acumen.

now other three options:

experience- practical contact with and observation of facts.

knowledge- facts, information, skills acquired from experience or education

estimations- a roughly calculation

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Something that is strong and lasts a long time without breaking or becoming weaker.

A)

Durable

B)

Pliable

C)

Harsh

D)

Secure

SOLUTION

option A durable is the correct word for the given set of words.

other options:.

pliable- easily bent; flexible

harsh- unpleasantly rough.

secure- certain to remain safe and Unthreatned

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

A tank for fish or water plants

A)

Aquarium

B)

Aviary

C)

Reservoir

D)

Museum

SOLUTION

the correct answer is option A Aquarium

other options:

aviary- a place for birds

reservoir- a large artificial or natural lake used for water supply.

museum- a building where objects of historical, scientific, artistic etc. Intrests are stored and exhibited 

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

An image of a God used for worship

A)

Temple

B)

Idol

C)

Icon

D)

Model

SOLUTION

an image of god used for worship is option B idol.

other options 

temple- a place for worship

icon- symbol/ figure

model- a representation of a person or thing or a proposed structure on a smaller level.

English Language » One Word Substitution

DIRECTION

Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

QUESTION

Drawings or writing on a wall in a public place

A)

Portrait

B)

Caricature

C)

Collage

D)

Graffiti

SOLUTION

the correct optio  for the given set of words is option D Graffiti

meaning of other words

Portrait- a picture or painting of a person

Caricature- a funnier or more extreme picture of someone or something

collage- collection of pictures