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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
(a) Horticulture
(b) Miniature
(c) Genocide
(d) Nomenclature

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.

(a) Document
(b) Mortgage
(c) Lease
(d) Invoice
Q3. The violent storm made it difficult for them to reach the shore
(a) Weather
(b) Rains
(c) Breeze
(d) Tempest
Q4. A person who dishonestly pretends to be somebody else
(a) Imperialist
(b) Impressionist
(c) Implorer
(d) Impostor
Q5. A situation that stops an activity from progressing
(a) Bypass
(b) Breach
(c) Bottleneck
(d) Blockhead
Q6. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdict in trials
(a) Association
(b) Council
(c) Bar
(d) Jury
Q7. A movement of part of the body to express an idea or feeling
(a) Jibe
(b) Gesture
(c) Pose
(d) Mimicry
Q8. Failing to discharge one’s duty
(a) Debacle
(b) Dereliction
(c) Determination
(d) Deterrent
Q9. A person who is physically dependent on a substance
(a) Criminal
(b) Martyr
(c) Gladiator
(d) Addict
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
(a) Investigation
(b) Interview
(c) Examination
(d) Exploration
Q12. Able to use the left hand and right hand equally well
(a) Ambivert
(b) Ambidextrous
(c) Ambivalent
(d) Ambitious
Q13. One who hates women
(a) Philanthropist
(b) Ascetic
(c) Misogamist
(d) Misogynist
Q14. No longer in use
(a) Absolute
(b) Obsolete
(c) Contemporary
(d) Remote
Q15. A raised passageway in a building
(a) Walkway
(b) Walkout
(c) Walkabout
(d) Walkover

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