General English - One Word Substitution

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Q 1.

The medical science branch which deals with the problems of the old

  • Endocrinology

  • Geriatrics

  • Oncology

  • Obstetric

Q 2.

To mediate between two parties in a dispute

  • Interact

  • Interrupt

  • Intercede

  • Interfere

Q 3.

One who is neither intelligent nor dull

  • Diligent

  • Commoner

  • Mediocre

  • Tolerable

Q 4.

SOmething which is not thorough or profound

  • Superstitious

  • Superfluous

  • Superficial

  • Supernatural

Q 5.

One who is likeable

  • Amiable

  • Ebullient

  • Amicable

  • Effusive

Q 6.

To break off proceedings of a meeting for a time

  • Adjourn

  • Terminate

  • Convene

  • Procrastinate

Q 7.

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

  • Isthmus

  • Archipelago

  • Hinterland

  • Swamps

Q 8.

One who loves books

  • Bibliophile

  • Bibliophobe

  • Bibliophagist

  • Bibliographer

Q 9.

Government by the representatives of the people

  • Diplomacy

  • Autocracy

  • Democracy

  • Socialism

Q 10.

To do away with a rule

  • Repeal

  • Cancel

  • Abrogate

  • Obliterate

Q 11.

A heavy unnatural slumber

  • Nap

  • Insomnia

  • Stupor

  • Coma

Q 12.

A person who brings good illegally into the country

  • Importer

  • Smuggler

  • Exporter

  • Imposter

Q 13.

A person who is made to bear the blame due to others

  • Nincompoop

  • Scapegoat

  • Innocent

  • Ignoramus

Q 14.

Member of a band of robbers

  • Pirate

  • Brigand

  • Dacoit

  • Thief

Q 15.

Contempt of God

  • Nihilism

  • Agnosticism

  • Blasphemy

  • Atheism

Q 16.

A house for storing grains

  • Store

  • Godown

  • Cellar

  • Granary

Q 17.

A general pardon of political offenders

  • Parole

  • Amnesty

  • Forgiveness

  • Clemency

Q 18.

A light sailing boat built especially for racing

  • Canoe

  • Yacht

  • Dinghy

  • Frigate

Q 19.

One who plays a game for pleasure and not professionally

  • Player

  • Amateur

  • Veteran

  • Connoisseur

Q 20.

One filled with excessive and mistaken enthusiasm in cause

  • Pedant

  • Martyr

  • Patriot

  • Fanatic

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