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One Word Substitution

Description: ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION
Number of Questions: 25
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Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person seeking luxurious living and sensual pleasures

  1. Voluptuary

  2. Puritan

  3. Glutton

  4. Agnostic


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Option 1 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person who is foolish and can be deceived easily

  1. Compeer

  2. Cripple

  3. Simpleton

  4. Votary


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Option 3 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person who is not sure whether God exists or not

  1. Agnostic

  2. Chameleon

  3. Puritan

  4. Glutton


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Option 1 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

Person who treats the disease of the ear

  1. Otologist

  2. Neurologist

  3. Surgeon

  4. Oculist


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person who is an expert in the replacement of missing teeth

  1. Osteopath

  2. Prosthodontist

  3. Urologist

  4. Chiropodist


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A habitual criminal

  1. Glover

  2. Gambler

  3. Gardener

  4. Gaolbird


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Option 4 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A master in any art

  1. Glover

  2. Gaoler

  3. Maestro

  4. Miner


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

 A master in any art is often referred to as a maestro.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A traveling vendor of small articles

  1. Oculist

  2. Pedestrian

  3. Peddler

  4. Polymath


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Option 3 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

An experienced and trusted advisor

  1. Mannequin

  2. Mentor

  3. Goathered

  4. Grazier


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

One who lends money at interest

  1. Pamphlet

  2. Jester

  3. Mountaineer

  4. Pawn broker


Correct Option: D

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A caretaker of a building

  1. Architect

  2. Janitor

  3. Innkeeper

  4. Nanny


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Option 2 is correct. 

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A professional boxer

  1. Pugilist

  2. Jester

  3. Wrestler

  4. Broker


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Option 1 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

One who foretells the future

  1. Soothsayer

  2. Sexton

  3. Steward

  4. Teller


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person who sees the vision, prophet

  1. Seer

  2. Solicitor

  3. Stringer

  4. Tinker


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person who flatters those in power in order to gain personal advantage

  1. Seer

  2. Quadroon

  3. Harbinger

  4. Sycophant


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Option 4 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A mender of kettles and pans

  1. Tinker

  2. Silversmith

  3. Blacksmith

  4. Goldsmith


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Option 1 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

A person who gives pleasure to spectators

  1. Jester

  2. Steward

  3. Tanner

  4. Fool


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

One who tries to bring about a war

  1. Warmonger

  2. Warrior

  3. Commander

  4. Soldier


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

One appointed to act for another in business or legal affairs

  1. Attorney

  2. Antiquary

  3. Diarist

  4. Druggist


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

The study of speech sounds

  1. Phonology

  2. Hology

  3. Iconography

  4. Lexicography


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

The study of old age and the process of aging

  1. Gerontology

  2. Zoology

  3. Iconography

  4. Papyrology


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Option 1 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

The science of good eating and drinking

  1. Futurology

  2. Graphology

  3. Palmistry

  4. Gastronomy


Correct Option: D

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

The science of teaching

  1. Philogy

  2. Lexicology

  3. Metallurgy

  4. Pedagogy


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Option 4 is correct.

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

The study of the external from of the cranium

  1. Phrenology

  2. Optics

  3. Geodesy

  4. Mineralogy


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following expression/phrase.

The science of time measurement

  1. Lexicology

  2. Masonry

  3. Philogy

  4. Horology


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Option 4 is correct.

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