1. To examine one’s own thoughts and feelings

Option”D” is correct

One word substitute is Introspection.

Meditation: the action or practice of meditating.
Retrospection: the action of looking back on or reviewing past events or situations, especially those in one’s own life.
Reflection: the throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it.
Introspection: the examination or observation of one’s own mental and emotional processes.

2. Life history of a person written by another

Option”B” is correct

One word substitute is Biography.

Autobiography: an account of a person’s life written by that person.
Biography: an account of someone’s life written by someone else.
Bibliography: a list of the books referred to in a scholarly work, typically printed as an appendix.
Memoir: a historical account or biography written from personal knowledge.

3. Bringing about gentle and painless death from incurable disease

Option”D” is correct

One word substitute is Euthanasia.

Suicide: the action of killing oneself intentionally.
Euphoria: a feeling or state of intense excitement and happiness.
Gallows: a structure, typically of two uprights and a crosspiece, for the hanging of criminals.
Euthanasia: the painless killing of a patient suffering from an incurable and painful disease or in an irreversible coma.

4. To cause troops etc. to spread out in readiness for battle

Option”C” is correct

One word substitute is Deploy.

Align: place or arrange (things) in a straight line.
Collocate: place side by side or in a particular relation.
Deploy: move (troops or equipment) into position for military action.
Disperse: distribute or spread over a wide area.

5. Music sung or played at night below a person’s window

Option”A” is correct

One word substitute is Serenade.

Serenade: a piece of music sung or played in the open air, typically by a man at night under the window of his beloved.
Sonnet: a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
Lyric: (of poetry) expressing the writer’s emotions, usually briefly and in stanzas or recognized forms.
Primo: the leading or upper part in a duet.

6. List of headings of the business to be transacted at a meeting

Option”B” is correct

One word substitute is Agenda.

Schedule: a plan for carrying out a process or procedure, giving lists of intended events and times.
Agenda: a list of items to be discussed at a formal meeting.
Proceedings: an event or a series of activities involving a set procedure.
Excerpts: a short extract from a film, broadcast, or piece of music or writing.

7. The short remaining end of a cigarette

Option”B” is correct

One word substitute is Stub.

Stump: the bottom part of a tree left projecting from the ground after most of the trunk has fallen or been cut down.
Stub: the truncated remnant of a pencil, cigarette, or similar-shaped object after use.
Rag: a piece of old cloth, especially one torn from a larger piece, used typically for cleaning things.
Scrap: a small piece or amount of something, especially one that is left over after the greater part has been used.

8. Large scale departure of people

Option”D” is correct

One word substitute is Exodus.

Migration: seasonal movement of animals from one region to another.
Emigration: the act of leaving one’s own country to settle permanently in another; moving abroad.
Immigration: the action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country.
Exodus: a mass departure of people.

9.Voluntarily giving up throne by king in favour of his son

Option”A” is correct

One word substitute is Abdication.

Abdication: an act of abdicating or renouncing the throne.
Resurrection: the action or fact of resurrecting or being resurrected.
Accession: the attainment or acquisition of a position of rank or power.
Renunciation: the formal rejection of something, typically a belief, claim, or course of action.

10. A government run by a dictator

Option”B” is correct

One word substitute is Autocracy.

Democracy: a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives.
Autocracy: a system of government by one person with absolute power.
Oligarchy: a small group of people having control of a country or organization.
Theocracy: a system of government in which priests rule in the name of God or a god.

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