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. Policy of extending a country’s empire and influence.
Q3. Responsible according to law.
Q4. Salt water lake separated from the sea by sand banks.
Q5. Science of mankind as an animal.
Q6. Stealing from the writings of others.
Q7. Woman who is in charge of nursing and domestic arrangement in a hostel.
(d) in charge
Q8. Woman whose husband is dead.
Q9. Science of plants.
Q10. Person without manners or polish.
Q11. Person who designs buildings.
Q12. Person kept as a prisoner.
Q13. One who makes speeches.
Q14. One who brings goods illegally into the country.
Q15. Lover of good food.
Sol. imperialism-a policy of extending a country’s power and influence through colonization, use of military force, or other means.
Sol. cavalier-a gentleman trained in arms and horsemanship
Sol. liable- responsible by law; legally answerable.
Sol. lagoon-a stretch of salt water separated from the sea by a low sandbank or coral reef.
Sol. anthropology- the study of humankind, in particular:
Sol. plagiarism-the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.
Sol. matron-a woman in charge of domestic and medical arrangements at a boarding school or other institution.
Sol. widow-a woman who has lost her spouse by death and has not married again.
Sol. botany-the scientific study of the physiology, structure, genetics, ecology, distribution,
classification, and economic importance of plants.
Sol. unpolished-unrefined in style or behaviour.
Sol. architect-a person who designs buildings and in many cases also supervises their construction.
Sol. captive-a person who has been taken prisoner or an animal that has been confined.
Sol. orator-a public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled.
Sol. smuggler-a person who smuggles goods.
Sol. gourmand-a person who enjoys eating and often eats too much.