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Online One Word Substitution Quiz Set No - 14

Questions have been taken from previous years English questions paper of different competitive examinations such SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, CDS, NDA, Bank, State PSC, Railways, MAT, CAT, etc.

131) A study of sounds is known as
A) Stylistics
B) Semantics
C) Phonetics
D) Linguistics

132) A style full of words
A) Pedantic
B) Verbose
C) Rhetorical
D) Abundant

133) A style in which a writer makes display of his knowledge
A) Pedantic
B) Verbose
C) Pompous
D) Ornate

134) A supplement to a will
A) Furlough
B) Adjunct
C) Codicil
D) Effusion

135) A system of Government in which only one political party is allowed to function
A) Totalitarianism
B) Autocracy
C) Aristocracy
D) Democracy

136) A tank where fish or water plants are kept
A) Zoo
B) Apiary
C) Aquarium
D) Aviary

137) A test in which cells from diseased organs are removes and tested
A) Autopsy
B) Reproof
C) Biopsy
D) Diagnosis

138) A thing likely to be easily broken
A) Hard
B) Malleable
C) Ductile
D) Brittle

139) A thrown object or a weapon capable of returning to thrower
A) harpoon
B) catapult
C) missile
D) Boomerang

140) A wall built to prevent the sea or a river from flooding an area
A) Dyke
B) Mound
C) Embankment
D) Dam