Tuesday, December 4, 2018

WBCS Polity and Constitution MCQs Prelims and Mains

One Word Denoting Places

1. ABATTOIR: a place where animals are slaughtered for the market
2. APIARY: a place where bees are kept
3. AQUARIUM: a tank for fishes
4. ARENA: a place for wrestling
5. ARSENAL: a place for ammunition and weapons
6. ASYLUM: a place for lunatics, and political refugees
7. AVIARY: a place where birds are kept
8. ARCHIVES: a place where government records are kept
9. BURROW: the dwelling place of an animal underground
10. CACHE: a place where ammunition is hidden
11. CAGE: a place for birds
12. CASINO: a place with gambling tables etc.
13. CEMETERY: a graveyard where the dead are buried
14. CLOAKROOM: a place for luggage at a railway station
15. CONVENT: a residence for nuns
16. CRECHE: a nursery where children of working parents are cared for while their parents are at work
17. CREMATORIUM: a cremation ground where the last funeral rites are performed
18. DECANTER: an ornamental glass bottle for holding wine or other alcoholic drinks
19. DORMITORY: the sleeping rooms in a college or public institution
20. DREY: a squirrel's home
21. ELYSIUM: a paradise with perfect bliss
22. GYMNASIUM: a place where athletic exercises are performed
23. GRANARY: a place for storing grain
24. HANGAR: a place for housing aeroplanes
25. HIVE: a place for bees
26. HUTCH: a wooden box with a front of wire for rabbits
27. INFIRMARY: home for old persons
28. KENNEL: a house of shelter' for a dog
29. LAIR/DEN: the resting place of a wild animal
30. MINT: a place where money is coined
31. MENAGERIE: a place for wild animals and birds (Sanctuary)
32. MONASTERY: a residence for monks or priests
33. MORGUE: a place where dead bodies are kept for identification
34. MORTUARY: a place where dead bodies are kept for the post-mortem
35. ORCHARD: a place where fruit trees are grown
36. ORPHANAGE: a place where orphans are housed
37. PANTRY: a place for provisions etc. in the house
38. PORTFOLIO: a portable case for holding papers, drawing etc.
39. RESERVOIR: a place where water is collected and stored
40. RESORT: a place frequented for reasons of pleasure or health
41. STABLE: a house of shelter for a horse
42. STY: a place where pigs are kept
43. SCULLERY: a place where plates, dishes, pots and the other utensils are washed up
44. SHEATH: a case in which the blade of a sword is kept Scabbard
45. SANATORIUM: a place for the sick to recover health
46. TANNERY: a place where leather is tanned
47. WARDROBE: a place for clothes


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