General English - One Word Substitution

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Q 21.

The power of reading the thoughts of others

  • Telepathy

  • Psychology

  • Telecommunication

  • Psychopathy

Q 22.

Deriving pleasure from inflicting pain on others

  • Bigotry

  • Sadism

  • Malevolence

  • Masochism

Q 23.

A person or thing behind time

  • Lazy

  • Indolent

  • Sluggish

  • Antiquated

Q 24.

One who does not care for literature or art

  • Philistine

  • Primitive

  • Barbarian

  • Illiterate

Q 25.

Place where birds are kept

  • Zoo

  • Apiary

  • Aviary

  • Armoury

Q 26.

Dungeon entered by trapdoor

  • Cellar

  • Vault

  • Ditch

  • Oubliette

Q 27.

A small piece of wood

  • Scrap

  • Chip

  • Crumb

  • Splinter

Q 28.

Medicine which lessens pain

  • Balm

  • Antibiotic

  • Panacea

  • Anodyne

Q 29.

To deprive a thing of its holy characters

  • Desecrate

  • Blasphemy

  • Consecrate

  • Sacrilege

Q 30.

One who compiles dictionary

  • Editor

  • Compiler

  • Calligrapher

  • Lexicographer

Q 31.

A place where a wild animal lives

  • Forest

  • Stable

  • Sanctuary

  • Lair

Q 32.

A raised place on which offerings to a god are made

  • Chapel

  • Archive

  • Mound

  • Altar

Q 33.

Short descriptive poem of picturesque scene or incident

  • Idyll

  • Malady

  • Sonnet

  • Charade

Q 34.

A sudden rush of wind

  • Gust

  • TYphoon

  • Storm

  • Gale

Q 35.

Study of mankind

  • Philology

  • Pathology

  • Anthropology

  • Physiology

Q 36.

One who loves mankind

  • Philanthropist

  • Optometrist

  • Anthropologist

  • Seismologist

Q 37.

Belief or opinion contrary to what is generally accepted

  • Heresy

  • Superstition

  • Unbelief

  • Non conformity

Q 38.

One who cannot die

  • Perennial

  • Immortal

  • Stable

  • Perpetual

Q 39.

Having no beginning or end to its existence

  • Obscure

  • Immeasurable

  • Eternal

  • Universal

Q 40.

A story in which ideas are symbolised as persons

  • Legend

  • Fable

  • Parable

  • Allegory

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