Dear Students, English section of all SSC Exams is very challenging. You need to mug up all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on antonyms, synonyms, error detection etc. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the SSC CGL 2017 Exam.
Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q1. One who studies insect life.
Q2. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.
Q3. One who looks at the dark side of things.
Q4. One who loves and collects postage stamps.
Q5. One who has great love for his country.
Q6. One who makes a special study of animals or plants.
Q7. One who takes an active part in politics.
Q8. One who is honorably discharged from service.
Q9. One who is divorced.
Q10. Person who is skilled in horsemanship.
Q11. Person who maliciously sets fires to buildings or other property.
Q12. One who is in charge of a museum or art gallery.
Q13. Place where bees are kept.
Q14. Place where birds are kept.
Q15. Pertaining to a period prior to recorded history.
Sol. Entomology is the study of insects.
Sol. boutique-a small shop selling fashionable clothes or accessories.
Sol. pessimist-someone who feels that bad things are more likely to happen than good things
Sol. philatelist- a philatelist is literally a person who “loves stamps
Sol. A patriot is someone who feels a strong support for their country.
Sol. naturalist-One versed in natural history, especially in zoology or botany.
Sol. politician-a person who is professionally involved in politics, especially as a holder of an elected office.
Sol. emeritus-(of the former holder of an office, especially a university professor) having retired but allowed to retain their title as an honour.
Sol. divorcee-a divorced person.
Sol. cavalier- a gentleman trained in arms and horsemanship
Sol. incendiary-a person who starts fires.
Sol. curator-a keeper or custodian of a museum or other collection.
Sol. apiary-a place where bees are kept; a collection of beehives.
Sol. aviary-a large cage, building, or enclosure for keeping birds in.
Sol. prehistoric-relating to or denoting the period before written records.