One Word Substitution MCQ’S
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#1. A person who renounces the world and practices self-discipline in order to attain salvation:
One word substitution is Ascetic.
Sceptic: a person inclined to question or doubt accepted opinions.
Ascetic: characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons.
Devotee: a person who is very interested in and enthusiastic about someone or something.
Antiquarian: relating to or dealing in antiques or rare books.
#2. One who abandons his religious faith:
Prostate: a gland surrounding the neck of the bladder in male mammals and releasing a fluid component of semen.
Profane: (of a person or their behaviour) not respectful of religious practice; irreverent.
Agnostic: a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.
Apostate: a person who renounces or abandons a religious or political belief or principle.
#3. A hater of knowledge and learning:
Bibliophile: a person who collects or has a great love for books.
Philologist: learner of language, or linguist.
Misogynist:a person who hates women.
Misologist:A hater of knowledge and and learning.
#4. Commencement of words with the same letter:
Pun: A joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words which sound alike but have different meanings.
Transferred epithet: A transferred epithet often involves shifting a modifier from the animate to the inanimate, as in the phrases.
Oxymoron: A figure of speech in which apparently contradictory terms appear in conjunction.
Alliteration: The occurrence of the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.
#5. Person who does not believe in the existence of God:
Theist: Belief in the existence of a god or gods, specifically of a creator who intervenes in the universe.
Heretic: A person believing in or practicing religious heresy.
Fanatic: A person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal.
Atheist: A person who disbelieves or lacks belief in the existence of God or gods.
#6. A lady’s umbrella is:
Granary: a storehouse for threshed grain.
Epitaph: a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.
Aviary: a large cage, building, or enclosure for keeping birds in.
Parasol: a light umbrella used to give shade from the sun.
#7. Story of old time gods or heroes is:
Lyric: expressing the writer’s emotions, usually briefly and in stanzas or recognized forms.
Epic: a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition, narrating the deeds and adventures of heroic or legendary figures or the past history of a nation.
Romance: affection, amour.
Legend: a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but not authenticated.
#8. A sad song:
Ditty: a short, simple song.
Knell: the sound of a bell, especially when rung solemnly for a death or funeral.
Lay: down gently or carefully.
Dirge: a mournful song, piece of music, or sound.
#9. One who believes in the power of fate:
Optimist: hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something.
Pessimist: a tendency to see the worst aspect of things or believe that the worst will happen.
Parsimonious: very unwilling to spend money or use resources.
Fatalist: the belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable.
#10. A person who loves everybody:
Cosmopolitan: including people from many different countries.
Fratricide: the killing of one’s brother or sister.
Altruistic: showing a disinterested and selfless concern for the well-being of others; unselfish.