Directions (1-15): Each of the following questions has a group of words or a phrase followed by four choices. Choose the word which appropriately sums up the meaning of the given phrase.
Q1. One who walks in sleep
Q2. A string of beads used in counting prayers
Q3. A stage or platform for public speaking
Q4. Present in all places at all times
Q5. One who behaves amorously without serious intent
Q6. Devoid of all hope
Q7. That which cannot be avoided
Q8. Incapable of being corrected
(b) beyond control
Q9. An assembly of persons for worship
Q10. That which is still in existence
Q11. Giving undue favours to one’s own kith and kin
Q12. Hater of learning and knowledge
Q13. A person interested in reading books and nothing else
Q14. A place where monks live as a secluded community
Q15. Incapable of being seen through
Sol. somnambulist- “walking in one’s sleep or under hypnosis
Sol. rosary-a string of beads for keeping count in a rosary or in the devotions of some other religions,
Sol. rostrum-a raised platform on which a person stands to make a public speech, receive an award or medal, play music, or conduct an orchestra.
Sol. omnipresent-present everywhere at the same time.
Sol. flirt-behave as though sexually attracted to someone, but playfully rather than with serious intentions.
Sol. desperate-feeling or showing a hopeless sense that a situation is so bad as to be impossible to deal with.
Sol. inevitable-certain to happen; unavoidable.
Sol. incorrigible- (of a person or their behaviour) not able to be changed or reformed.
Sol. congregation-a group of people assembled for religious worship.
Sol. extant-still in existence; surviving.
Sol. Nepotism-the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
Sol. Misologist-Hatred of reason, argument, or enlightenment.
Sol. Convent-a Christian community of nuns living together under monastic vows.
Sol. opaque-not able to be seen through; not transparent.