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:

Answer: Option B

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:

Answer: Option A
Solution: One word-Substitution is Apostate.

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:

Answer: Option D
Solution: One word-substitution is Misologist

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:

Answer: Option B
Solution: The one word-substitution is Alliteration.

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:

Answer: Option C
Solution: The one word substitution is Atheist.

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:

Answer: Option A
Solution: The one word substitution is Parasol.

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:

Answer: Option C
Solution: The one word substitution is Legend.

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:

Answer: Option C
Solution: The one word substitution is Dirge.

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:

Answer: Option A
Solution: The one word substitution is Fatalist.

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:

Answer: Option C
Solution: One word substitute is Altruistic.

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.
Aristocrat: nobleman.