Directions (1-10): In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q1. Complete change of form
Q2. An unexpected piece of good fortune
Q3. Those who go on to someone else’s land without the owner’s permission
Q4. Pertaining to horses
Q5. One who cannot be corrected
Q6. Difficult or impossible to read
Q7. Movement of a part of the body to express an idea or feeling.
Q8. Failing to discharge one’s duty.
Q9. A person who is physically dependent on a substance.
Q10. A child born after the death of its father is called.
(a) A privileged person
(b) A deprived child
(c) A waif
(d) A posthumous child
Sol. Transformation-a marked change in form, nature, or appearance. Hence, option C is correct answer choice.
Sol. Windfall-a large amount of money that is won or received unexpectedly.
Sol. trespasser-a person entering someone’s land or property without permission.
Sol. Equine-relating to or affecting horses or other members of the horse family., a horse or other member of the horse family.
Sol. Incorrigible- (of a person or their behaviour) not able to be changed or reformed.
Sol. Illegible-not clear enough to be read.
Sol. Gesture-a movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning.
Sol. Dereliction -the shameful failure to fulfil one’s obligations.
Sol. addict-a person who is addicted to a particular substance, typically an illegal drug.
Sol.’ A posthumous child’. Option D is correct answer.