Verbal Ability - One Word Substitutes

Exercise :: One Word Substitutes - Section 1

  • One Word Substitutes - Section 1
In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.
43. 

The raison d'etre of a controversy is

A. The enthusiasm with which it is kept alive
B. The fitness with which participants handle it
C. The reason or justification of its existence
D. The unending hostility the parties concerned have towards each other

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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44. 

A place where bees are kept in called

A. An apiary
B. A mole
C. A hive
D. A sanctury

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

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45. 

A religious discourse

A. Preach
B. Stanza
C. Sanctorum
D. Sermon

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

A talk on a religious or moral subject, especially one given during a church service and based on a passage from the Bible.

46. 

Parts of a country behind the coast or a river's banks

A. Isthmus
B. Archipelago
C. Hinterland
D. Swamps

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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47. 

Study of the evolution of man as an animal

A. Archaeology
B. Anthropology
C. Chronology
D. Ethnology

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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48. 

A person who speaks many languages

A. Linguist
B. Monolingual
C. Polyglot
D. Bilingual

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

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49. 

One who does not believe in existence of god

A. Egoist
B. Atheist
C. Stoic
D. Naive

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

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