Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q1. Speech made without preparation.
Q2. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.
Q3. Sea with a group of many islands.
Q4. Science of the races of mankind and their relation to one another.
Q5. Science of fixing dates.
Q6. One who carves out figures.
Q7. One who believes in God.
Q8. One who escapes from hard realities.
Q9. One who leaves his native land to settle abroad.
Q10. One who dies for a noble cause.
Q11. One who holds established opinion.
Q12. One who is in charge of a museum or art gallery.
Q13. One who is interested in reading books and nothing else.
Q14. One who is neither intelligent nor dull.
Q15. One who looks at the bright side of things.
Sol. extempore-spoken or done without preparation.
Sol. boutique- a small shop selling fashionable clothes or accessories.
Sol. archipelago-an extensive group of islands.
Sol. anthropology-the study of humankind, in particular:
Sol. chronology-the arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrence.
Sol. sculptor-One who shapes, molds, or fashions especially with artistry or precision.
Sol. theist-belief in the existence of a god or gods
Sol. escapist- a person who escapes into a world of fantasy
Sol. Emigration is the act of leaving one’s resident country with the intent to settle elsewhere.
Sol. martyr-a person who sacrifices something of great value and especially life itself for the sake of principle
Sol. orthodox- following or conforming to the traditional or generally accepted rules or beliefs of a religion, philosophy, or practice.
Sol. curator-a keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection.
Sol. bibliophilist- A lover of books.
Sol. mediocre-of only average quality; not very good.
Sol. An optimist is someone who always sees the bright side of any situation