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Dear Students, We are providing quizzes which include sentence improvement, error detection, idioms, one-word substitution, reading comprehension, vocabulary related questions etc. we have also provided study notes on English for SSC CGL 2017 Exam. Practice all these questions, if any doubt, post your queries in the comment section, we will answer surely. Today in this quiz we have included one-word substitutions Questions. Learn and score maximum marks in SSC CGL 2017. 

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. Place where bees are kept.
(a) house 
(b) apiary
(c) graveyard
(d) cemetery

Q2. A small shop that sells fashionable clothes, cosmetics, etc.
(a) boutique
(b) shop
(c) garments
(d) artillery
Q3. One who looks at the dark side of things.
(a) optimist
(b) pessimist
(c) bleak
(d) anarchist
Q4. One who loves and collects postage stamps.

(a) bibliophilist
(b) patriot
(c) philatelist
(d) pessimist
Q5. One who has great love for his country.
(a) patriot
(b) martyr
(c) politician
(d) soldier
Q6. One who makes a special study of animals or plants.

(a) scientist
(b) naturalist
(c) cosmopolitan
(d) specialist
Q7. One who takes an active part in politics.
(a) activist
(b) politician
(c) minister
(d) supporter
Q8. One who is honorably discharged from service.

(a) retired
(b) emeritus
(c) official 
(d) amateur
Q9. One who is divorced.

(a) divorcee
(b) widow
(c) widower
(d) prudent
Q10. Person who is skilled in horsemanship.

(a) cavalier
(b) counsellor
(c) founder
(d) architect
Q11. Person who maliciously sets fires to buildings or other property.

(a) incendiary
(b) hypocrite
(c) protector
(d) saviour
Q12. One who is in charge of a museum or art gallery.

(a) cynic
(b) pauper
(c) curator
(d) chauvinist
Q13. One who studies insect life.

(a) naturalist
(b) entomologist
(c) cardiologist
(d) activist
Q14. Place where birds are kept.
(a) apiary
(b) aviary
(c) depository
(d) venue
Q15. Pertaining to a period prior to recorded history.
(a) prehistoric 
(b) historical
(c) historic
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