One Word Substitutions for SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam

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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. To denounce in thundering tones.
(a) fulminate
(b) eradicate
(c) devastate
(d) desecrate

Q2. Deviation from the common rule or standard.

(a) analogue
(b) anagram
(c) anathema
(d) anomaly

Q3. Only one of its kind.
(a) unilateral
(b) unitary
(c) unique
(d) uniform
Q4. Of a very short duration or period.
(a) transient
(b) ad hoc
(c) transitional
(d) diurnal
Q5. Study of birds.
(a) zoology
(b) radiology
(c) ophthalmology
(d) ornithology
Q6. A dramatic performance.
(a) mask
(b) mosque
(c) masque
(d) mascot
Q7. Government by one person with absolute power.
(a) autocracy
(b) democracy
(c) meritocracy
(d) republic
Q8. An unmarried woman
(a) maid
(b) virgin
(c) spinster
(d) matron
Q9. The practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.
(a) monogamy
(b) polygamy
(c) polygon
(d) manifesto
Q10. Words inscribed on the tomb.
(a) epitaph
(b) inscription
(c) dictation
(d) ethos
Q11. Appearing unexpectedly or existing everywhere.
(a) omniscient
(b) ubiquitous
(c) omnipotent
(d) unique
Q12. A specialist in the treatment of the diseases of the eye.
(a) optimistic
(b) cardiologist
(c) oculist
(d) physician
Q13. A design plan or other technical drawing.
(a) red print
(b) blueprint
(c) negative
(d) opaque
Q14. A cure for all diseases.
(a) remedy
(b) panacea
(c) relief
(d) palliative

Q15. Ready to believe.
(a) credulous
(b) credible
(c) creditable
(d) incredible


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