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Directions (1-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q1. A system of naming things
Q2. A legal agreement by which a bank, building society, etc. lends money at interest in exchange for taking title of the debtor’s property, with the condition that the conveyance of title becomes void upon the payment of the debt.
Q3. The violent storm made it difficult for them to reach the shore
Q4. A person who dishonestly pretends to be somebody else
Q5. A situation that stops an activity from progressing
Q6. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdict in trials
Q7. A movement of part of the body to express an idea or feeling
Q8. Failing to discharge one’s duty
Q9. A person who is physically dependent on a substance
Q10. A child born after the death of its father is called
(a) An orphan
(b) A deprived child
(c) A waif
(d) A posthumous child
Q11. Careful and thorough enquiry
Q12. Able to use the left hand and right hand equally well
Q13. One who hates women
Q14. No longer in use
Q15. A raised passageway in a building
Sol. Nomenclature-the devising or choosing of names for things, especially in a science or other discipline.
Sol. mortgage-convey (a property) to a creditor as security on a loan.
Sol. Tempest-a violent windy storm.
Sol. Impostor-a person who pretends to be someone else in order to deceive others, especially for fraudulent gain.
Sol. Bottleneck-A hindrance to progress or production.
Sol. Jury-a body of people (typically twelve in number) sworn to give a verdict in a legal case on the basis of evidence submitted to them in court.
Sol. Gesture-a movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning.
Sol. dereliction-the shameful failure to fulfil one’s obligations.
Sol. Addict-a person who is addicted to a particular substance, typically an illegal drug.
Sol. A posthumous child
Sol. Investigation-the action of investigating something or someone; formal or systematic examination or research.
Sol. Ambidextrous-(of an implement) designed to be used by left-handed and right-handed people with equal ease.
Sol. Misogynist-a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women.
Sol. Obsolete-no longer produced or used; out of date.
Sol. Walkway- a passage or path for walking along, especially a raised passageway connecting different sections of a building or a wide path in a park or garden.