One Word Substitutions English Questions for SSC CGL Exam 2017

Previous Years English Questions for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017

Dear Students, SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam will be held from 1st August 2017 to 20 August 2017. You need to practice a lot in order to achieve 40+ marks in the English Section. 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.

Directions (1-15): In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.  
Q1. A proficient public speaker 
(a) Curator 
(b) Orator 
(c) Narrator 
(d) Arbitrator 

Q2. Unfair advantages for members of one’s own family  
(a) Optimism 
(b) Plagiarism 
(c) Nepotism 
(d) Despotism 
Q3. Fit to be eaten 
(a) Legible 
(b) Credible 
(c) Audible 
(d) Edible 
Q4. Always ready to attack or quarrel 
(a) Creative 
(b) Impatient 
(c) Aggressive 
(d) Malicious 
Q5. One who has a good taste for food and enjoys it. 
(a) Gourmet 
(b) Curator 
(c) Parasite 
(d) Stoic 
Q6. A lady who remains unmarried 
(a) Spinster 
(b) Artist 
(c) Baritone  
(d) Misanthrope 
Q7. A doctor who treats skin diseases 
(a) Ophthalmologist 
(b) Dermatologist 
(c) Pediatrician 
(d) Cardiologist 
Q8. A person who does not believe in the existence of God 
(a) Atheist 
(b) Chaperon 
(c) Sycophant 
(d) Parasite 
Q9. One who studies insect life  
(a) Geologist 
(b) Zoologist 
(c) Entomologist 
(d) Botanist 
Q10. Impossible to decipher, make out or read 
(a) Eligible 
(b) Intelligible 
(c) Illegible 
(d) Ambiguous 
Q11. Careful not to harm or inconvenience others 
(a) Hegemony 
(b) Considerate 
(c) Obstinate 
(d) Rash 
Q12. One who finds it easy to produce new and original ideas and things.  
(a) Impulsive 
(b) Creative 
(c) Hospitable 
(d) Bright 
Q13. Done with good judgment 
(a) Eminent 
(b) Judicious 
(c) enviable 
(d) envious 
Q14. One who loves books  
(a) Bibliophile 
(b) Biologist  
(c) Brittle
(d) Bibliographer 
Q15. Speaking without preparation 
(a) Deliberate 
(b) Fluent 
(c) Loquacious 
(d) Extempore
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