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One Word Substitution: Test-3

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Question 1
One who studies election trends by means of opinion polls.
A
Entomologist
B
Psephologist
C
Demogogue
D
Eugenist
Question 1 Explanation: 
Psephologist is a student of psephology which is the study of political election trends.
Question 2
The art of good eating
A
gastronomy
B
astronomy
C
vegetarianism
D
gourmet
Question 2 Explanation: 
Gastronomy is the art or science of good eating.
Question 3
One who is indifferent to pleasure or pain.
A
stoic
B
stylist
C
cynic
D
psychic
Question 3 Explanation: 
Stoic means to have fortitude i.e. not expressing pain or sorrow to the extent of indifference towards them.
Question 4
Belonging to all parts of the world−
A
Versatile
B
Universal
C
Cosmopolitan
D
Secular
Question 4 Explanation: 
Cosmopolitan means free from local, provincial, or national ideas, prejudices, or attachments; at home all over the world.
Question 5
The study of the origin and history of words−
A
Linguistics
B
Etymology
C
Verbose
D
Anthology
Question 5 Explanation: 
Etymology is the study of historical linguistic change, especially as manifested in individual words.
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