One Word Substitution Quiz#4

Choose the word which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.

 

1. The act of killing whole group of people, especially a whole race

Answer

Genocide

2. One who stays away from school without permission

Answer

Truant

3. A person without training or experience in a skill or subject

Answer

Novice

4. Dissection of a dead body to find the cause of the death

Answer

Autopsy

5. The study of religion and religious ideas and beliefs

Answer

Theology

6. One who is indifferent to pain and pleasure

Answer

Stoic

7. A place where Jews worship according to their religion

Answer

Synagogue

8. An area of land that is controlled by a ruler

Answer

Dominion

9. One who is greedy

Answer

Voracious

10. Simple, fast-spreading plant without flowers or leaves, which can often cause disease

Answer

Fungus

11. Dry weather with no rainfall

Answer

Drought

12. Too much official formality

Answer

Red-tapism

13. Living together of a man and woman without being married to each other (live in relationship)

Answer

Concubinage

14. A place where government / public records are kept

Answer

Archive

15. A place where all religions are honoured

Answer

Secular

16. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health

Answer

Hypochondria

17. Without risk of punishment

Answer

Impunity

18. Deep in thought

Answer

Pensive

19. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes

Answer

Wag

20. A sly look that is lustful

Answer

Leer

 

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