1. A place where bees are kept.
A) Stable B) Apiary C) Aviary D) Sty
2. A person's peculiar habit.
A) Idiosyncrasy B) Honorary C) Ethnology D) Etymology
3. One who cuts precious stones.
A) Polyglot B) Drover C) Lapidist D) Stevedore
4. One who sells sweets and pastries.
A) Epicure B) Heretic C) Cannibal D) Confectioner
5. One who is a habitual drinker.
A) Sottoper B) Hypocrite C) Parasite D) Bunting
6. Able to do many different things.
A) Felony B) Versatile C) Acronym D) Cess
7. An ability to express oneself well in speech.
A) Multi-tasking B) Sabotage C) Oracy D) Exposition
8. An act of identifying a disease, illness or a problem.
A) Dexterity B) Interment C) Surveillance D) Diagnosis
9. An act of going or travelling to a place along a way that is different from the usual or planned way.
A) Detour B) Reconciliation C) Resilient D) Acumen
10. A person who is pure and clean.
A) Voyage B) Immaculate C) Brewery D) Sheath
11. Severely abusive writing in journals.
A) Obsolete B) Insolvent C) Scurrilous D) Epilogue
12. Dramatic performance with dumb show.
A) Pantomime B) Panacea C) Pauper D) Oviparous
13. To turn out of society.
A) Pacifist B) Ostracize C) Orator D) Optimist
14. A lady's umbrella.
A) Paramount B) Parasol C) Peninsula D) Peculation
15. Inherited from father or male ancestor.
A) Patronymic B) Patrimony C) Pedantic D) Peroration
16. The state of being unmarried.
A) Cosummation B) Polygamy C) Cellibacy D) Indefatigable
17. Agreement by belligerents to stop fighting.
A) Biped B) Ephemeral C) Transient D) Armistice
18. Agent who has power of attorney.
A) Procurator B) Ransom C) Palatable D) Felony
19. Care taker of a public building.
A) Hoard B) Custodian C) Punctilious D) Intercept
20. Centre of attraction.
A) Viable B) Versatile C) Cynosure D) Vulnerable
1. Apiary: A location where bees are kept is called an apiary or "bee yard".
Aviary: Aviary is a place for keeping birds confined.
Stable: A building where horses are kept.
Sty: A place where pigs live.
2. Idiosyncrasy: A person's peculiar habit.
Honorary: A post held without receiving salary.
Ethnology: A study of races.
Etymology: A study of derivation of words.
3. Polyglot: A person who knows or uses several languages.
Drover: One who drives cattle or sheep.
Lapidist: A person whose business is to cut, polish, set, or deal in precious stones.
Stevedore: A person employed at a dock to load and unload ships.
4. Epicure: a person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.
Heretic: A person believing in or practising religious heresy.
Cannibal: A person who eats the flesh of other human beings.
Confectioner: One who sells sweets and pastries.
5. Sottoper: One who is a habitual drinker.
Hypocrite: One who pretends to be what he is not.
Parasite: One who lives on others.
Bunting: A collection of flags.
6. Felony: The act of committing a serious crime such as murder.
Versatile: Able to do many different things.
Acronym: A short word that is made from the first letters of a group of words.
Cess: A tax or levy.
7. Multi-tasking: An ability to do several things at the same time.
Sabotage: An act of destroying deliberately so that it doesn't work correctly.
Oracy: An ability to express oneself well in speech.
Exposition: An act of explaining something.
8. Dexterity: Skill at doing things, especially with your hands.
Interment: The burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, typically with funeral rites.
Surveillance: The careful watching of somebody who may have done something wrong.
Diagnosis: The identification of the nature of an illness or other problem by examination of the symptoms.
9. Detour: An act of going or travelling to a place along a way that is different from the usual or planned way.
Reconciliation: The restoration of friendly relations.
Resilient: Able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.
Acumen: The ability to make good judgements and make quick decisions.
10. Voyage: A long journey involving travel by sea or in space.
Immaculate: A person who is pure and clean.
Brewery: A place where beer is made commercially.
Sheath: A close-fitting cover for the blade of a knife or sword.
11. Obsolete: No longer produced or used; out of date.
Insolvent: Unable to pay debts owed.
Scurrilous: Severely abusive writing in journals.
Epilogue: A section or speech at the end of a book or play that serves as a comment on or a conclusion to what has happened.
12. Pantomime: Dramatic performance with dumb show.
Panacea: A solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Pauper: A very poor person.
Oviparous: Producing young by means of eggs which are hatched after they have been laid by the parent, as in birds.
13. Pacifist: A person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable.
Ostracize: To turn out of society.
Orator: A public speaker, especially one who is eloquent or skilled.
Optimist: A person who tends to be hopeful and confident about the future or the success of something.
14. Paramount: More important than anything else; supreme.
Parasol: A lady's umbrella.
Peninsula: A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
Peculation: Misappropriation especially of public funds.
15. Patronymic: A name derived from the name of a father or ancestor.
Patrimony: Inherited from father or male ancestor.
Pedantic: Excessively concerned with minor details or rules.
Peroration: The concluding part of a speech, typically intended to inspire enthusiasm in the audience.
16. Cosummation: The action of bringing into completion.
Polygamy: The practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.
Cellibacy: The state of being unmarried.
Indefatigable: Persisting tirelessly.
17. Biped: An animal that uses two legs for walking.
Ephemeral: Having a very short life cycle.
Transient: Lasting only for a short time.
Armistice: Agreement by belligerents to stop fighting.
18. Procurator: Agent who has power of attorney.
Ransom: A sum of money demanded or paid for the release of a captive.
Palatable: Pleasant to taste.
Felony: The deliberate concealment of one's knowledge of a treasonable act.
19. Hoard: Accumulate and hide or store away.
Custodian: Caretaker of a public building.
Punctilious: Showing great attention to detail or correct behaviour.
Intercept: Obstruct so as to prevent them from continuing to a destination.
20. Viable: Capable of working successfully.
Versatile: Able to adapt or be adapted to many different functions or activities.
Cynosure: Centre of attraction.
Vulnerable: Exposed to the possibility of being attacked or harmed, either physically or emotionally.
* Art of map making.
A) Cartography B) Calligraphy C) Cacography D) Telegraphy
* Detailed plan for a journey.
A) Anomaly B) Itinerary C) Prohibitory D) Mosaic
* A person who is slow to learn.
A) Altruist B) Epitaph C) Dunce D) Mercenary
* One who is recovering from illness.
A) Gullible B) Infallible C) Anarchist D) Convalescent
* A place for ammunition and weapons.
A) Arsenal B) Archives C) Amateur D) Amputate
* A person who is fond of fighting.
A) Credulous B) Bellicose C) Bigot D) Bureaucrat
* Medicine which lessens pain.
A) Anecdote B) Anodyne C) Adamant D) Ambiguous
* A government run by least qualified citizens.
A) Plutocracy B) Gynecocracy C) Kakistrocracy D) Autocracy
* A place for the collection of dried plants.
A) Oculist B) Dowar C) Brewery D) Herbarium
* One who is fond of sensuous pleasures.
A) Ilegible B) Epicure C) Heretic D) Etymology
* One who always thinks himself to be ill.
A) Carcass B) Valetudinarian C) Chromatics D) Sottoper
* One not concerned with right or wrong.
A) Epitaph B) Invocation C) Veteran D) Amoral
* Able to walk after bedridden.
A) Customary B) Monotony C) Ambulatory D) Haphazard