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One Word Substitution

Description: one word substitution - m choice
Number of Questions: 25
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Tags: One Word Substitution Match the Meaning and Usage Vocabulary Physics Adjectives and Adverbs (Word Usage) Parts of Speech Error Identification
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Directions: Choose the word that substitutes the following phrase.

Any microscopic organism especially a disease causing bacteria

  1. Microbe

  2. Virus

  3. Germ

  4. Bacillus


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following phrase.

Government by small groups of powerful people

  1. Oligarchy

  2. Small group

  3. Support by small group

  4. Members of small group


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the word that substitutes the following phrase.

The part of the earth's surface and atmosphere inhabited by living things

  1. Biosphere

  2. Atmosphere

  3. Clouds

  4. Ozone


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following phrase.

A person who kills himself intentionally

  1. Suicide

  2. Self killing

  3. Self immolation

  4. Self torture


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the word that substitutes the following phrase.

A country in which the citizens choose their government by voting

  1. Democracy

  2. Elective government

  3. Republic

  4. Commonwealth


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the word that substitutes the following phrase.

A person who hurts someone who is less powerful

  1. Bully

  2. Tyrant

  3. Guy

  4. Thug


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following phrase.

The part of an army that fights on foot

  1. Infantry

  2. Foot soldiers

  3. Soldiers

  4. Cannon fodder


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the option that substitutes the following phrase.

The part of an army originally mounted on horses

  1. Cavalry

  2. Horse back soldiers

  3. Soldiers with horses

  4. Army with horses


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose the word that substitutes the following phrase.

A sudden, strong rush of wind

  1. Gust

  2. Flurry

  3. Puff

  4. Squall


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

A set of leather strips that are put around a horse's head to allow its rider to control it

  1. bridle

  2. biddy

  3. bidet

  4. whip


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

A wild horse of the western US

  1. bronco

  2. stallion

  3. colt

  4. charger


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

In the U.S. a wild and or untamed horse is referred to as a bronco.

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

When many large animals/people suddenly move in an uncontrolled way

  1. stampede

  2. crowd

  3. rush

  4. mesh


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

The space at the top of a building, under the roof, often used for storing things

  1. attic

  2. loft

  3. tower

  4. deck


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

Someone who commits a crime

  1. criminal

  2. lawbreaker

  3. offender

  4. villain


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

Someone with an important position in a commercial establishment

  1. treasurer

  2. teller

  3. banker

  4. financier


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Treaurer is an importanct commercial position.

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

Someone who behaves in a silly way or is mentally ill

  1. lunatic

  2. crazy

  3. fool

  4. idiot


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

A piece of equipment ready to be used immediately by the person who is buying it

  1. turnkey

  2. developed equipment

  3. developed instrument

  4. ready to use instrument


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

A person incharge of a jail and the prisoners in a jail

  1. jailor

  2. warden

  3. guard

  4. captor


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Jailor is correct because it correctly describes the task which the person does. Warden is one who is the administrative in charge of a jail or prison. Guard could be used but is too broad and vague to accurately describe the task. Captor could refer to a kidnapper and is thus incorrect.

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.
A person, declared by a court to be unable to pay his debts

  1. bankrupt

  2. indebt

  3. failed

  4. ruined


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Bankrupt is a person who is said to be unable to pay his debts by a court of law.

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

The buildings that the soldiers live in

  1. garrison

  2. camp

  3. burrow

  4. bunker


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

To walk a long distance over hills or forests

  1. trek

  2. trip

  3. slog

  4. safari


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

People who are considered as a unit because of their common interests

  1. community

  2. population

  3. collective

  4. zone


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

All the plants of a particular place in history

  1. flora

  2. origin

  3. decoration of flowers

  4. full of flowers


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

An animal that naturally is able to eat both plants and meats

  1. omnivorous

  2. herbivorous

  3. carnivorous

  4. cannibal


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the following phrase.

An animal that eats meat

  1. carnivorous

  2. vegetarian

  3. amphibian

  4. herbivorous


Correct Option: A
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