Q8. Study of the nature of God
Q9. A pole or beam used as a temporary support
Q10. One who is an expert in the art of gardening
S1. Ans(d) Sol.Ambiguous means having or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionally. Trite: (of a remark or idea) lacking originality or freshness; dull on account of overuse.
Exceptional: unusual; not typical.
S2. Ans(b) Sol.Conversant: familiar with or knowledgeable about something. Convalescent: a person recovering from an illness or medical treatment. Retriever: a person who retrieves something. Curator: a keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection.
S3. Ans(c) Sol.Plagiarist: a person who uses another person’s ideas or work and pretends that it is their own. Novice: a person new to and inexperienced in a job or situation. Bilingual: speaking two languages fluently. Imitator: someone who copies the behaviour or actions of another.
S4. Ans(d) Sol.Anecdote: a short amusing or interesting story about a real incident or person. Biography: an account of someone’s life written by someone else. Prologue: a separate introductory section of a literary, dramatic, or musical work. Parable: a simple story used to illustrate a moral or spiritual lesson, as told by Jesus in the Gospels.
S5. Ans(c) Sol.Hedonist: a person who believes that the pursuit of pleasure is the most important thing in life; a pleasure-seeker. Materialist: a person who considers material possessions and physical comfort as more important than spiritual values.
Stoic: a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.
S6. Ans(b) Sol.Plaintiff: a person who brings a case against another in a court of law. Litigant: a person involved in a lawsuit. Deponent: a person who makes a deposition or affidavit under oath.
S7. Ans(a) Sol.Calligraphy: decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering. Hagiography: the writing of the lives of saints.
S8. Ans(b) Sol.Theology: the study of the nature of God and religious belief. Philology: the branch of knowledge that deals with the structure, historical development, and relationships of a language or languages.
S9. Ans(b) Sol.Prop: a pole or beam used as a temporary support or to keep something in position. Scaffold: a raised wooden platform used formerly for the public execution of criminals. Rafter: a beam forming part of the internal framework of a roof.
S10. Ans(b) Sol.Horticulturist: an expert in garden cultivation and management. Gardener: a person who tends and cultivates a garden as a pastime or for a living. Botanist: an expert in or student of the scientific study of plants.