One word substitutes - MCQs with answers - Part XChoose the correct one word to replace the given description1. The growth of plants and immovable animals in response to gravitational force:
d. Tropism View Answer / Hide Answer
2. A substance that kills germs:
ANSWER: b. Geotropism
Example: The negative geotropism shown by big trees depends on other factors.
d. GermicideView Answer / Hide Answer
3. Counterfeiting a document:
ANSWER: d. Germicide
Example: The bacillus is easily killed by heat and germicide substances, particularly acids.
d. ForgeryView Answer / Hide Answer
4. Something that spreads through actual contact:
ANSWER: d. Forgery
Example: Forgery is a criminal offence of the highest degree.
d. TransmissibleView Answer / Hide Answer
5. The study of old age, ageing and problems related to old people:
ANSWER: a. Contagious
Example: Cholera is contagious.
d. AetologyView Answer / Hide Answer
6. Garden cultivation:
ANSWER: a. Gerontology
Example: She has been teaching and doing research in social gerontology for a long time.
d. HorticultureView Answer / Hide Answer
7. The science of controlled breeding to increase the probability of the inheritance of desirable characteristics in the offspring:
ANSWER: d. Horticulture
Example: Topics include arable, contractors, country sports, farm buildings, forestry, horticulture and livestock.
d. Congenital traitsView Answer / Hide Answer
8. Animals living on grass:
ANSWER: a. Eugenicsa.
Example: The improved animal species are the result of the eugenics program.
d. AgrivorousView Answer / Hide Answer
9. Animals who live in groups:
ANSWER: c. Graminivorous
Example: Cattle are mostly graminivorous.
d. GregariousView Answer / Hide Answer
10. Fruit-eating animals:
ANSWER: d. Gregarious
Example: Deer are a gregarious species.
d. AvivorousView Answer / Hide Answer
ANSWER: c. Frugivorous
Example: Parrots are usually frugivores.