Dell One Word Substitution Questions

Dell Verbal One Word Substitution Quiz

Question 1
 A person who is above hundred years
A
Centenarian
B
Reticent
C
Omniscient
D
Insolvent
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.
Question 2
One who loves mankind
A
Sinecure
B
Philanthropist
C
Honorary
D
Posthumous
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.
Question 3
 A citizen of the world
A
Credulous
B
Pessimist
C
Maiden
D
Cosmopolite
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.
Question 4
One who cannot be corrected
A
Fatalist
B
Fastidious
C
Incorrigible
D
Credulous
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.
Question 5
One who speaks less
A
Sinecure
B
Reticent
C
Omniscient
D
Stoic
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.
Question 6
 Lacking vigour or effectiveness
A
Flaccid
B
Placid
C
Gluttonous
D
Gregarious
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
Question 7
 Circular building or hall with a dome
A
Edifice
B
Palace
C
Rotunda
D
Spire
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.
Question 8
Capable of being interpreted in two ways
A
Definite
B
Clear
C
Ambiguous
D
Explicit
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.
Question 9
A very poor person
A
Mercenary
B
Pessimist
C
Pedant
D
Pauper
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
Question 10
 Become familiar with someone or something
A
Antagonist
B
Apprentice
C
Autocrat
D
Acquaint
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.