Dell Verbal One Word Substitution Quiz
A person who is above hundred years
Question 1 Explanation:
Centenarian – a person who is above hundred years Example – fauja singh is one of the fittest centenarian I have heard above. Here, it means that fauja singh age is above hundred years.
One who loves mankind
Question 2 Explanation:
Philanthropist – one who loves mankind Example – A philanthropist based in America is running a school named sikhya in Chandigarh for poor children. Here, it means that a person who is lover of mankind is running a school in Chandigarh for poor children.
A citizen of the world
Question 3 Explanation:
A citizen of the world Example – frequent travels across the world and knowledge of many cultures have earned him the title of and a cosmopolite among his friends. Here, in this sentence cosmopolite means that frequent travellers and the person with knowledge of many cultures are citizen of the world.
One who cannot be corrected
Question 4 Explanation:
One who cannot be corrected Example – Raman is incorrigible and always caught on the wrong side of the law Here, incorrigible means that Raman is a type of person who cannot be corrected.
One who speaks less
Question 5 Explanation:
one who speaks less Example – Most of the students were reticent about telling the truth to the principal Here, reticent means that no one want to tell the truth to the principal.
Lacking vigour or effectiveness
Question 6 Explanation:
The meanings are as follows: Placid: not easily upset or excited Gluttonous: excessively greedy Gregarious: fond of company; sociable Flaccid: Lacking excitement
Circular building or hall with a dome
Question 7 Explanation:
A round building with a dome is known as ‘Rotunda’. ‘Edifice’ is a large, imposing building. A ‘palace’ is the official residence of a ruler. ‘Spire’ is a tapering conical structure at the top of a building.
Capable of being interpreted in two ways
Question 8 Explanation:
Ambiguous’ means to be undecided, confused and something unclear and vague. ‘Definite’, ‘Clear’ and ‘Explicit’ means to be exact and to the point.
A very poor person
Question 9 Explanation:
The meanings are as follows: Mercenary: someone who works only for the sake of money neglecting ethics. Pessimist: one who doesn’t look at the positive or brighter side of life or a situation. Pedant: one who is concerned with very minor details or makes a vain display of knowledge. Pauper: one who is poor and doesn’t have any money
Become familiar with someone or something
Question 10 Explanation:
The meanings are as follows: Antagonist: a person who opposes or is hostile to another person. . Apprentice: a person who is learning trade from a skilled employer. Autocrat: a person who has absolute power and is indifferent to others’ opinions. Acquaint: become familiar with someone or something.
There are 10 questions to complete.