Previous Year Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 One Word Substitution Questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn vocabulary effectively is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1- 15): In the following question, out of the four alternative, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence and mark the appropriate option.

Q1. Dignified and socially acceptable behavior- 
(a) Convivial
(b) Decorum
(c) Biped
(d) Babbler

Q2. A warlike or masculine woman
(a) Amazon
(b) Barraquito
(c) Bastinado
(d) Beacon

Q3. Vote in support of a motion at a meeting.
(a) Cogency
(b) Aye
(c) Debenture
(d) Delible

Q4. Mental disturbance caused by illness
(a) Delirium
(b) Delinquent
(c) Deism
(d) Deponent

Q5. Remark or action designed to repel or refuse humiliatingly
(a) Gallows
(b) Snub
(c) Venial
(d) Rabble

Q6. A child born after the death of its father is called 
(a) An orphan
(b) A deprived child
(c)  A waif
(d) Posthumous child

Q7. Failing to discharge one’s duty
(a) Debacle
(b) Dereliction
(c) Deterrent
(d) Proverbial

Q8. A legal agreement by a person to borrow money from a bank usually to buy a house
(a) Document
(b) Mortgage
(c) Lease
(d) Invoice

Q9. A raised passageway in a building
(a) Walkway
(b) Walkout
(c) Walkabout
(d) Walkover

Q10. An underhand device resorted to in order to justify misconduct
(a) Subterfuge
(b) Manoeuvre
(c) Stratagem
(d) Complicity

Q11. Clues available at a scene.
(a) Circumstantial
(b) Derivative
(c) Inferential
(d) Suggestive

Q12. One who hides away on a ship to obtain a free passage.
(a) Composites
(b) Stroker
(c) Stowaway
(d) Shipwright

Q13. Circular building or hall with a dome?
(a) Edifice
(b) Palace
(c) Rotunda
(d) Spire

Q14. The use of many words where only a few are necessary
(a) Circumlocution
(b) Circumspection
(c) Circumscription
(d) Circumvention

Q15. To run away with a lover
(a) Deceive
(b) Cheat
(c) Escape
(d) Elope

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