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One Word Substitution

Description: One word may often express the idea of a phrase or a group of words Some common one-word substitutes for Competitive Exam like CAT, MAT, XAT, GMAT, Bank PO, UPSC, B-Ed, M-Ed, CDS, SSC, Insurance Exam, Placement Papers
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Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

Absence of government

  1. Monopoly

  2. Anarchy

  3. Aristocracy

  4. Amnesty


Correct Option: B

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Animals that live in water

  1. Terrestrial

  2. Tropical

  3. Aquatic

  4. Celestial


Correct Option: C

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Capable of living both on land and in water

  1. Aquatic

  2. Terrestrial

  3. Amphibious

  4. Avaricious


Correct Option: C

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

One who does not believe in the existence of God

  1. Pantheist

  2. Theist

  3. Atheist

  4. Fanatic


Correct Option: C

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Man or animal that feeds on its own species

  1. Carnivorous

  2. Cannibal

  3. Avaricious

  4. Herbivorous


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

An absolute government by one person

  1. Aristocracy

  2. Autocracy

  3. Democracy

  4. Monopoly


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

A person whose manners are more like those of a woman than a man

  1. Masculine

  2. Robust

  3. Feminine

  4. Effeminate


Correct Option: D

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One who can use both hands equally well

  1. Atheist

  2. Ambidextrous

  3. Equestrian

  4. Pedestrian


Correct Option: B

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One who rides on horse-back

  1. Equestrian

  2. Pedestrian

  3. Cosmopolite

  4. Spectator


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

Soldiers in a fortress

  1. Rabble

  2. Force

  3. Garrison

  4. Swordsman


Correct Option: C

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The murder of the King

  1. Regicide

  2. Parricide

  3. Matricide

  4. Fratricide


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

Hard but liable to be broken easily

  1. Brittle

  2. Crisp

  3. Fragile

  4. Vulnerable


Correct Option: A

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Animals which like to live in flocks

  1. Nomadic

  2. Pastoral

  3. Gregarious

  4. Barbarous


Correct Option: C

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A post without salary

  1. Gratis

  2. Honorary

  3. Ad hoc

  4. None of these


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

That which cannot be done without

  1. Inaccessible

  2. Indispensable

  3. Indelible

  4. Incorrigible


Correct Option: B

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A person who works only for money

  1. loquacious

  2. Mercenary

  3. Honorary

  4. Equestrian


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.
Government by a few

  1. Anarchy

  2. Oligarchy

  3. Aristocracy

  4. Monopoly


Correct Option: B

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One who is present everywhere

  1. Omniscient

  2. Omnipresent

  3. Omnipotent

  4. Omnivorous


Correct Option: B

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.

The murder of one's brother

  1. Regicide

  2. Fratricide

  3. Matricide

  4. Parricide


Correct Option: B

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A remedy for all diseases

  1. Panacea

  2. Penchant

  3. Cure

  4. None of these


Correct Option: A

Directions: Choose one word that substitutes the given phrase.
One who eats anything and everything

  1. Herbivorous

  2. Carnivorous

  3. Omnivorous

  4. Cannibalistic


Correct Option: C

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That which cannot be altered or recalled

  1. Irreparable

  2. Irrevocable

  3. Irritable

  4. Insatiable


Correct Option: B

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Word for word

  1. Verbose

  2. Verbatim

  3. Linguist

  4. Plagiarism


Correct Option: B

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Likely to catch fire easily

  1. Infallible

  2. Inflammable

  3. Inimitable

  4. Insoluble


Correct Option: B

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People in a temple, church or mosque

  1. Assembly

  2. Audience

  3. Congregation

  4. Crowd


Correct Option: C
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