One Word Substitution_cat Quiz

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  • 1. 
    DIRECTIONS for Questions 1 to 6: In each question given below, a word with its meaning and usage is given. Select as your answer, the word that is inappropriate as a replacement for the word in the main sentence. Question: Instigate: The politician was trying to instigate the crowd with his fiery speech.
    • A. 

      Incite

    • B. 

      Inculpate

    • C. 

      Provoke

    • D. 

      Arouse

  • 2. 
    DIRECTIONS for Questions 1 to 6: In each question given below, a word with its meaning and usage is given. Select as your answer, the word that is inappropriate as a replacement for the word in the main sentence. Question: Halcyon: A trip to the seashore made me nostalgic about our halcyon days spent with our grandparents.
    • A. 

      Idyllic

    • B. 

      Peaceful

    • C. 

      Atrocious

    • D. 

      Happy

  • 3. 
    DIRECTIONS for Questions 1 to 6: In each question given below, a word with its meaning and usage is given. Select as your answer, the word that is inappropriate as a replacement for the word in the main sentence. Question: Torpor: I’m not going to be able to give torpor any more now.
    • A. 

      Lethargy

    • B. 

      Inactivity

    • C. 

      Apathy

    • D. 

      Stress

  • 4. 
    DIRECTIONS for Questions 1 to 6: In each question given below, a word with its meaning and usage is given. Select as your answer, the word that is inappropriate as a replacement for the word in the main sentence. Question: Antiquated: Your antiquated views about women’s liberation may not hold good anymore.
    • A. 

      Outdated

    • B. 

      Obsolete

    • C. 

      Old fashioned

    • D. 

      Concomitant

  • 5. 
    DIRECTIONS for Questions 1 to 6: In each question given below, a word with its meaning and usage is given. Select as your answer, the word that is inappropriate as a replacement for the word in the main sentence. Question: Caustic: Her caustic remarks ate into my friend’s spirit.
    • A. 

      Sarcastic

    • B. 

      Vitriolic

    • C. 

      Euphemistic

    • D. 

      Bitter

  • 6. 
    DIRECTIONS for Questions 1 to 6: In each question given below, a word with its meaning and usage is given. Select as your answer, the word that is inappropriate as a replacement for the word in the main sentence. Question: Cupidity: Curiosity was a form of lust, a wandering cupidity of the eye and the mind
    • A. 

      Concupiscence

    • B. 

      Sagacity

    • C. 

      Avarice

    • D. 

      Gluttony

  • 7. 
    DIRECITONS for questions 7 to 9: Each of the following sentences has two blanks. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the four. Question: Attributes usually cannot be _________, but they can be observed and are _________ useful in quality management in many practical situations.
    • A. 

      Measured … counted

    • B. 

      Seen … measured

    • C. 

      Felt…. Perceived

    • D. 

      Counted…. Categorized

  • 8. 
    DIRECITONS for questions 7 to 9: Each of the following sentences has two blanks. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the four. Question: To _________ the underlying ideas in the material with which we are working, we need to _________ the specifics with the general.
    • A. 

      Look at … separate

    • B. 

      Reveal… filter out

    • C. 

      Discover…. Integrate

    • D. 

      Obtain… remove

  • 9. 
    DIRECITONS for questions 7 to 9: Each of the following sentences has two blanks. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative from among the four. Question: If human beings came into the world fresh from the hands of nature, they would come without _________; but we do not come in that way, which shows that we are not created _________.
    • A. 

      Impressions … afresh

    • B. 

      Thoughts … now

    • C. 

      Future…. Anew

    • D. 

      Superstitions…. Ideally