UPTET 2019 : Practice Important English Questions
Directions (Q1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q1. A person who is greatly respected because of wisdom.
Q2. Intentional destruction of a racial groups
Q3. An act of violence to take control of a plane
(a) hold as hostage
Q4. One who is all powerful
Q5. That which can not be believed
Q6. More like a woman than a man in manners and habits
Q7. To play the part of, and function as, some other person
Q8. One who enjoys inflicting pain on himself
Q9. Murder of a brother
Q10. One who thinks or speaks too much of himself
Sol. venerable (Adj.): impressive by reason of age; profoundly honored
Sol. genocide: the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular nation or ethnic group.
Sol. hijack: to use violence or threats to take control of a vehicle (plane).
Sol. omnipotent: able to do anything; having total power.
Sol. incredible: impossible to believe.
Sol. effeminate (Adj.): looking, behaving or sounding like a woman or a girl (of a man/boy).
Sol. Impersonate: to pretend to be somebody else in order to trick people or to entertain them
Sol. masochist: a person who is gratified by pain, degradation, etc., that is self-imposed or imposed by others.
Sol. Fratricide: the killing of one’s brother or sister.
Sol. Egotist: a person who thinks that he/she is better than other people and who thinks and talks too much about himself/ herself.