English Quiz (One Word Substitution ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016


Directions(Q.1-10): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Q1. A group of girls 
(a) Bevy  
(b) Convoy 
(c) Troupe 
(d) Coterie 

Q2. A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of a drama
(a) Prologue  
(b) Dialogue 
(c) Epilogue 
(d) Monologue 

Q3. A mournful song (or poem) for the dead
(a) Ballad  
(b) Dirge 
(c) Ode 
(d) Lyric 

Q4. Stealthily done 
(a) Devious  
(b) Nefarious 
(c) Surreptitious 
(d) Villainous 

Q5. Something no longer in use
(a) Desolate  
(b) Absolute 
(c) Obsolete 
(d) Primitive 

Q6. One not concerned with right or wrong 
(a) Moral  
(b) Amoral  
(c) Immoral 
(d) Immortal 

Q7. Severely abusive writing in journals 
(a) Imaginary  
(b) Speculative 
(c) Scurrilous 
(d) Sarcastic 
Q8. Fear of being enclosed in a small closed space 
(a) Agoraphobia 
(b) Claustrophobia 
(c) Xenophobia 
(d) Paranoia 

Q9. A person who is unable to pay his debts 
(a) Solvent  
(b) Banker 
(c) Insolvent 
(d) Lender 

Q10. A person coming to a foreign land to settle there 
(a) Immigrant  
(b) Emigrant 
(c) Tourist 
(d) Settler 



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