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English Language Help: English Language Quiz Activity

English is the most widely spoken language on Earth. English language is said to be one of the happiest languages in the world. It is the very core of our existence and method of communication without which the world wouldn’t be what it is. Language is so extensive that no one can never fully cover it. So, there is always something new to learn and add to our mental dictionaries and vocabularies. There are many ways to practice and improve our vocabulary.

One word substitution is the use of one word in place of a wordy phrase in order to make the sentence structure clearer. The meaning, with the replacement of the phrase remains identical while the sentence becomes shorter. So here is a quiz activity for you.

Find One Word Substitution for Below:

  1. A person who presents a radio/television programme
  2. A person who is trained to travel in a spacecraft
  3. A person who draws or produces maps
  4. The therapeutic use of sunlight
  5. A person who speaks more than one language
  6. One who does not express himself freely
  7. A community of people smaller than a village
  8. A large bedroom for several people in a school or institution
  9. A self-governing country or region
  10. The arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurrence


  1. Anchor
  2. Astronaut
  3. cartographer
  4. Heliotherapy
  5. Polyglot
  6. Introvert
  7. Hamlet
  8. Dormitory
  9. Autonomy
  10. Chronology

Aadyasha Mishra
Empowering IV-C