MCQs with Solutions for all Competitive Examinations

One Word Substitution MCQs for Competitive Examination

Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentences.

Q. 1
Medicine given to counteract poison

(A) Antiseptic
(B) Antidote
(C) Antibiotic
(D) Anti fungal

Answer: (B) Antidote

Q. 2
Person who files a suit

(A) Accuse
(B) Plaintiff
(C) Suitor
(D) Charger

Answer: (B) Plaintiff

Q. 3
A person who abstains completely from alcoholic drinks

(A) Incriminatory
(B) Subjunctive
(C) Derelict
(D) Teetotaller

Answer: (D) Teetotaller

Q. 4
The practice of having many wives

(A) Polyandry
(B) Polygamy
(C) Calligraphy
(D) Bigamy

Answer: (B) Polygamy

Q. 5
One who is not likely to be easily pleased

(A) Fastidious
(B) Fatalist
(C) Communist
(D) Infallible

Answer: (A) Fastidious

Q. 6
One who hates marriage

(A) Misanthrope
(B) Polygamist
(C) Misogynist
(D) Misogamist

Answer: (D) Misogamist

Q. 7
One who specialises in the mathematics of insurance

(A) A statistician
(B) An actuary
(C) An agent
(D) An insurer

Answer: (B) An actuary

Q. 8
One who is always doubting

(A) Positivist
(B) Rationalist
(C) Deist
(D) Sceptic

Answer: (D) Sceptic

Q. 9
A strong dislike

(A) Reciprocity
(B) Entreaty
(C) Malice
(D) Animosity

Answer: (D) Animosity

Q. 10
Violation of the sanctity of the Church

(A) Infringement
(B) Irreverence
(C) Transgression
(D) Sacrilege

Answer: (D) Sacrilege

Q. 11
The depository where state records and documents are preserved.

(A) Archive
(B) Emporium
(C) Library
(D) Museum

Answer: (A) Archive

Q. 12
A place where birds are kept

(A) Apiary
(B) Aquarium
(C) House
(D) Aviary

Answer: (A) Apiary

Q. 13
One who is incapable of making errors

(A) Inexplicable
(B) Impervious
(C) Infallible
(D) Incorrigible

Answer: (C) Infallible

Q. 14
An assembly of worshipers is called

(A) Congregation
(B) Conflagration
(C) Configuration
(D) Confrontation

Answer: (A) Congregation

Q. 15
A person who lives by himself

(A) Prophet
(B) Extrovert
(C) Recluse
(D) Monk

Answer: (C) Recluse

Q. 16
The act of producing beautiful handwriting using a brush or a special pen

(A) Graphics
(B) Stencilling
(C) Calligraphy
(D) Hieroglyphics

Answer: (C) Calligraphy

Q. 17 
A person who is well known in an unfavourable way

(A) Obscure
(B) Conspicuous
(C) Notorious
(D) Ethical

Answer: (C) Notorious

Q. 18
One who performs daring gymnastic feats

(A) Conjurer
(B) Acrobat
(C) Juggler
(D) Athlete

Answer: (B) Acrobat

Q. 19
Person who wastes his money on luxury

(A) Extempore
(B) Thrifty
(C) Promiscuous
(D) Extravagant

Answer: (D) Extravagant

Q. 20
Rebellion against lawful authority

(A) Dissidence
(B) Mutiny
(C) Revolution
(D) Coup

Answer: (B) Mutiny

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