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  • Directions for individual questionsEach question has a meaning provided. Identify the word/phrase that relates most closely to given meaning

One Word Substitution: Test-5

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Question 1
Indifference to pleasure or pain
A
Perseverance
B
Tolerance
C
Stoicism
D
Reticence
Question 1 Explanation: 
Stoicism means fortitude i.e. the ability of a person to endure pain or sorrow without expressing it which in turn means indifference towards pain.
Question 2
One who is beyond reform
A
Optimistic
B
Incorrigible
C
Indefatigable
D
Notorious
Question 2 Explanation: 
Incorrigible means something that is not corrigible. Is firmly fixed; not easily changed.
Question 3
One who believes in no. government and therefore incites disorder in a State
A
Monarchist
B
Anarchist
C
Autocrat
D
Naxalite
Question 3 Explanation: 
Anarchist is a person who promotes disorder or excites revolt against any established rule, law, or custom.
Question 4
A mild or indirect expression substituted for an offensive or harsh one
A
Euphemism
B
Truism
C
Favouritism
D
Altruism
Question 4 Explanation: 
Euphemism is the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt.
Question 5
The murder of parent or a near relative
A
Patricide
B
Parricide
C
Matricide
D
Homicide
Question 5 Explanation: 
Patricide is the act of killing one's own father while matricide is the act of killing one’s mother. Parricide, on the other hand, refers to the murder of your own father or mother. Thus, in this case, parricide is the best answer.
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