SSC CGL/CHSL English One Word Substitution Quiz: 13 April

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Direction (1-15): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence in the question.

Q1. Person believing in free will
(a) Sedative
(b) Libertarian
(c) Protocol
(d) Laborious

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S1. Ans.(b)

Q2. Small pieces of metal that fly out from an exploding bomb
(a) Shrapnel
(b) Stifle
(c) Remonstrate
(d) Recant
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S2. Ans.(a)

Q3. Showing a dislike of anything improper
(a) Adjudge
(b) Prim
(c) Dodge
(d) Slack
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S3. Ans.(b)

Q4. The ceremony of crowning a sovereign
(a) Coronation
(b) Whiz
(c) Regime
(d) Seizure

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S4. Ans.(a)

Q5. A song or poem that expresses sorrow for someone who is dead
(a) Threnody
(b) Malarkey
(c) Ruffian
(d) Melody
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S5. Ans.(a)

Q6. An occurrence of control or strength weakening
(a) Pliable
(b) Slackening
(c) Staunch
(d) Propitiatory

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S6. Ans.(b)

Q7. Serious effects followed by sudden event
(a) Reverberation
(b) Abatement
(c) Sissy
(d) Dolorific

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S7. Ans.(a)

Q8. A temporary prohibition of an activity
(a) Disruption
(b) Moratorium
(c) Prescient
(d) Scrawl

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S8. Ans.(b)


Q9. A situation or state of confused movement or violent turmoil
(a) Maelstrom
(b) Assortment
(c) Spurn
(d) Moor

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S9. Ans.(a)

Q10. An awkward, complex or hazardous situation
(a) Primacy
(b) Quagmire
(c) Travesty
(d) Downgrade
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S10. Ans.(b)

Q11. A descendant or the descendants of a person, animal or plant
(a) Progeny
(b) Chattiness
(c) Dictum
(d) Fiat

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S11. Ans.(a)

Q12. A collection of concise but detailed information about a particular subject
(a) Compendium
(b) Mystifying
(c) Posse
(d) Coterie

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S12. Ans.(a)

Q13. The most important reason or purpose for someone or something’s existence
(a) Whopper
(b) Complainer
(c) Raison D’etre
(d) Faction

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S13. Ans.(c)

Q14. A noxious atmosphere or influence, an oppressive or unpleasant atmosphere which surrounds or emanates from something
(a) Miasma
(b) Swirl
(c) Tycoon
(d) Vintage

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S14. Ans.(a)

Q15. A long speech
(a) Euphoria
(b) Rhetoric
(c) Dichotomy
(d) Ascription

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S15. Ans.(b)


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