Directions (1-10): An expression followed by four words is given in each of the following questions. The expression carries the meaning of one of the words. Identify the word and mark its number as your answer.
Q1. A person excessively concerned about his poor health and ailment
Q2. A gossiping, frivolous or restless person
Q3. The rejection or renunciation of a doctrine
Q4. Leave to person by will
Q5. Form into alternate ridges and grooves, especially to strengthen
Q6. A person who studies a subject or area of knowledge superficially
Q7. Abnormally thin or feeble
Q8. A person who helps others especially those who are poor or in trouble
Q9. One who abstains from alcoholic drinks
Q10. A child born after the death of its father
Directions (11-15): Each question has a word followed by four choices. From among the choices, identify the word which is SYNONYM to the main word and mark its number as your answer.
Sol. valetudinarian-a person who is unduly anxious about their health.
Sol. flibbertigibbet-a frivolous, flighty, or excessively talkative person.
Sol. abnegation-the action of renouncing or rejecting something.
Sol. bequeath-leave (property) to a person or other beneficiary by a will.
Sol. corrugate-(of a material or surface) shaped into a series of parallel ridges and grooves so as to give added rigidity and strength.
Sol. dilettante-a person who cultivates an area of interest, such as the arts, without real commitment or knowledge
Sol. emaciated-abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or a lack of food.
Sol. philanthropist-a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others, especially by the generous donation of money to good causes.
Sol. teetotaller-a person who never drinks alcohol.
Sol. posthumous-(of a child) born after the death of its father.
Sol. CONDONE-accept (behaviour that is considered morally wrong or offensive).
Sol. APPRISE-inform or tell (someone).
Sol. WAN-(of light) pale; weak.
Sol. WOBBLE-move or cause to move unsteadily from side to side.
Sol. RECKON-establish by calculation.