Verbal Ability - One Word Substitutes - Discussion

Discussion :: One Word Substitutes - Section 1 (Q.No.3)

In questions given below out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.


The study of ancient societies

[A]. Anthropology
[B]. Archaeology
[C]. History
[D]. Ethnology

Answer: Option B


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Gangadhar said: (Jul 27, 2011)  
The study of cultures of the past, and of periods of history by examining the remains of buildings and objects found in the ground.

Shivani said: (May 11, 2012)  
Ethnology is the branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the origins, distribution, technology, religion, language, and social structure of the ethnic, racial, and/or national divisions of humanity.

Saranya said: (Jul 15, 2012)  
Social anthropology is the comparative study of human societies and cultures and their development.

Parandhama Talari said: (Mar 20, 2013)  
Anthropology is nothing but study of ancient human beings, cultures.

Moulisha said: (Sep 13, 2013)  
It should be anthropology.

Padma said: (May 2, 2014)  
The study of cultures of the past, and of periods of history by examining the remains of buildings and objects found in the ground.

Balaji Elambharathi said: (Nov 2, 2014)  
Archae means dead logy means study study of dead things are called Archaelogy.

Nathaji said: (Feb 25, 2015)  
The study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artefacts and other physical remains.

Joanie Macute said: (May 14, 2015)  
Archaeology (noun).

The study of ancient societies, done by looking at tools, bones, buildings, and other things from that time that have been found.

(C) from Macmillan Dictionary, specific areas of study.

Amol Dadas said: (Sep 16, 2015)  
Anthropology means study of man kind not.

The study of ancient societies.

Nupur said: (Jan 12, 2016)  
Anthropology: The study of humans in the past and present.

Archeology: The study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture.

History: The study of the past, particularly how it relates to humans.

Ethnology: The branch of anthropology that compares and analyzes the characteristics of different peoples and the relationship between them.

Niteen said: (Mar 26, 2016)  
History word is an 'adjective' because history otherwise old talks. It's true answer history.

Ajay Srivastava said: (Jan 15, 2017)  
History is a whole atmosphere which is related to past events and activities of past kings and their societies, so ancient living societies are studied in history. Archaeology is the study of dead things not live. Then how can it be the study of ancient socities?

Sai said: (Jan 26, 2017)  
Anthropology is right because the study of society refers as anthropology. But the study of past history through the clues like caves rocks these come under Archaeology. So A is the correct option.

Shaik Shabbir said: (Apr 4, 2017)  
Anthropology is right answer because study of ancient societies refers as study of human customs & beliefs it is nothing but anthropology. Archaeology means study of human history & prehistory.

Valraj said: (Aug 25, 2017)  
Which is the correct answer?

Shikha said: (Jan 24, 2018)  
It should be anthropology.

Saidul said: (Jul 9, 2018)  
Archaeology is the correct answer. I agree.

Priya said: (Dec 29, 2018)  
Yes agree, Archaeology is correct.

Amir said: (Jul 29, 2020)  
Archaeology is the study of ancient ruins or buildings. Anthropology is the study of ancient cultures/societies.

S.Jyrwa said: (Dec 6, 2020)  
Yes agree, Archaeology is the correct answer.

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