One Word Substitution Practice Problems 8 | Hamaraguru

One Word Substitution Practice Problems 8 | Hamaraguru

21. Too much official formality

a) Bureaucracy 

b) Red-Tapism

c) Nepotism      

d) Formalism

 

22. Dry weather with no rainfall

a) Draught          

b) Draft

c) Drought          

d) Desert

 

23. A sly look that is lustful

a) Leer 

b) Lore

c) Lark  

d) Littoral

 

24. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes is:

a) Wile 

b) Yokel

c) Wag 

d) Aeon

 

25. Deep in thought

a) Meditation   

b) Pensive

c) Pesky              

d) Purloin

 

26. Without the risk of punishment

a) Impudent      

b) Impunity

c) Inexorable    

d) Imperturbable

 

27. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health

a) Hypochondria              

b) Malaise

c) Disaffected   

d) Malinger

 

28. The worship of idols or images

a) Atheism         

b) Theism

c) Idolatry           

d) Iconoclasm

 

29. Something that is poisonous or unhealthy

a) Trivial              

b) Toxic

c) Torpid             

d) Tragic

 

30. A remedy for all diseases

a) Amnesia        

b) Panacea

c) Intelligentsia

d) Parasol

 

Answer Key:

21. b     

22. c      

23. a     

24. c      

25. b     

26. b     

27. a     

28. c      

29. b     

30. b