ENGLISH– ONE WORD SUBSTITUTE

SOME PREVIOUS YEARS ONE WORD SUBSTITUTE


1-Study of interaction of people with their environment.
a)Ecology
b)Psychology ( study of human mind)
c) Philosophy (study of fundamental nature of knowledge)
d)Geography (study of physical feature of earth)

2-Fear of closed spaces
a)Claustrophobia
b)Aqua phobia (fear of water)
c) Botanophobia (fear of plant)
d)Kleptomania (fear of stealing)

3-steeling goods while shopping
a)Plagiarism (stealing another author ideas)
b)Window shopping
c) Shop lifting
d)Burglar (illegal entry of a building with intent to commit crime)

4- An act or notion to look back in the past
a)Retrospective
b)Postnatal ( relating to period after child birth)
c) Retrogressive ( going from better to worse state)
d)primitive

5 -A place where clothes are kept
a)closet
b)drawer
c) wardrobe
d)cupboard

6- One who is able to use both hands with equal skills
a)Ambivalent ( contradictory ideas)
b)Amphibious ( relating or living in both land and water)
c) Ambiguous ( unanswered)
d)Ambidextrous

7- A person who thinks only about himself and not others need
a)Egomaniacal ( psychologically abnormality)
b)Egoistic (the equality believing in self )
c) Egotistic ( the quality advancement talking about
accomplishment)
d)egocentric

8- A guide post pointing out the way for a place
a)finger –post
b)lamp- post
c) check-point
d)last-post

9- Something that cannot be explained
a)unthinkable
b)Impregnable ( unable to broken )
c) Mysterious (difficult to understand)
d)Inexplicable

10-A narrow piece of land connecting two large masses of land
a)Isthmus
b)Continent ( a large land mass considered independent of its
island)
c) Gulf
d)Peninsula ( land surrounded by water)

11- A study of problem of legal punishment and prison
management
a)Penology
b)Criminology ( a study of crimes and criminals)
c) Neurology ( a study of deals with nervous system of
brain)
d)Astrology ( a study of movements and position)

12- One who is indifferent to pleasure pain
 a) Mystic (relating to mysteries)
 b) Hysteric (a widely emotional reaction)
 c) Stoic
 d) Anarchistic (a person who believe in the absence of
hierarchy)

13-That cannot be overcome
a)Irrevocable (that cannot be changed)
b)Irreparable (that cannot be repaired)
c) Invulnerable (that impossible to harm)
d)Insurmountable

14- A forceful and aggressive speech
a)Extempore (spoken or done without preparation)
b)Oration (formal speech)
c) Harangue
d)Adulation (a speech including admiration and praise)

15-That art of preserving skin of animals, birds, fishes
a)Topology
b)Taxonomy (study of organisms)
c) Seismology- (study of earthquake)
d)Taxidermy

16-One who never makes a mistake
a)Infallible
b)Incorrigible (not able to be changed)
c) Ineffable (unspeakable or beyond expression in word)
d)Inexorable (impossible to prevent or stop)

17-a person very hard to please
a)Obstinate
b)Unconquerable
c) Fastidious
d)Invincible

18- A person who has long experience
a)Stalwart
b)Pedantic
c) itinerant
d)veteran

19- To talk much without coming to the point
a)verbosity (using more words than needed
b)Garrulousness
c) Loquacity ( talking a great deal)
d)Circumlocution (the use of many words especially in a
deliberate attempt)
20- Study of insects
a)Ecology
b)Embryology
c) Entomology
d)Biology

21-An animal living on fish
a)Carnivore
b)Herbivore
c) Piscivore
d)Parasite

22- Can be read clearly
a)Eligible
b)Intangible
c) Illegible
d)Legible

23- The act of killing one’s own father
a)Parricide
b)Patricide
c) Fratricide
d)Parasite

24- Person who directs preparation of a newspaper
a)Instructor
b)Auditor
c) Editor
d)Author

25- A person who does not think or behave like everyone else
but has independent, unusual opinions
a)Hermit
b)Individual
c) Maverick
d)Matriarch

26-Child of unusual or remarkable talent
a)Prodigy
b)Genius
c) Greek
d)Intellectual

28-A short trip or excursion
a)Rambler
b)Jaunt
c) Detour
d) Stroller

29-motive or incitement to action
a)Remark
b)Contract
c) Proposition
d)Incentive

30-science of map drawing
a)Chirography
b)Xerography
c) Cartography
d)Pictography

31- A speaker platform
a)Stage
b)Stand
c) Pulpit
d)Podium

32- Passing out of use
a)Adolescent
b)Reticent
c) Translucent
d)Obsolescent

33- Affecting or relating to cows
a)Feline
b)Bovine
c) Ovine
d)Vulpine

34- Something that might happen in the future
a)Contingency
b)Insurance
c) Emergency
d)Prophecy
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