Directions (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q1. Relationship by blood or birth.
Q2. That which cannot be understood.
Q3. Design made by putting together coloured pieces of glass or stone.
Q4. A cure for all diseases.
Q5. Study of mankind.
Q6. That which cannot be done without.
Q7. One who travels from place to place.
Q8. A person not sure of the existence of God.
Q9. A person who is made to bear the blame of others.
Q10. A light sailing boat built especially for racing.
S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. Consanguinity – relationship by descent from a common ancestor; kinship
S2. Ans. (b)
Sol. unintelligible-impossible to understand.
S3. Ans. (b)
Sol. Mosaic – a picture or pattern produced by arranging together small pieces of stone, tile, glass, etc.
S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. Panacea – a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
S5. Ans. (d)
Sol. Anthropology – the study of humankind, in particular:
S6. Ans. (c)
Sol. Indispensable – absolutely necessary.
S7. Ans. (a)
Sol. Itinerant – a person who travels from place to place.
S8. Ans. (c)
Sol. Agnostic – a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.
S9. Ans. (b)
Sol. Scapegoat -a person who is blamed for the wrongdoings, mistakes, or faults of others, especially for reasons of expediency.
S10. Ans. (d)
Sol. Frigate – a small and fast military ship