One Word Substitutions for the SSC CGL 2017

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Directions (1-15): Each of the following questions has a group of words or a phrase followed by four choices. Choose the word which appropriately sums up the meaning of the given phrase.
Q1. Devoid of all hope
(a) dwindled
(b) desperate
(c) rash
(d) agony

Q2. A string of beads used in counting prayers
(a) rosary
(b) pearls
(c) chain
(d) raucous
Q3. A stage or platform for public speaking
(a) pedestal
(b) altar
(c) rostrum
(d) pulpit
Q4. Present in all places at all times
(a) omniscient
(b) omnipotent
(c) omnivorous
(d) omnipresent
Q5. One who behaves amorously without serious intent
(a) courtly
(b) flirt
(c) flippant
(d) frivolous
Q6. One who walks in sleep
(a) nocturnal
(b) somnambulist
(c) oculist
(d) arsonist
Q7. That which cannot be avoided
(a) unrestrained
(b) integral
(c) inevitable
(d) unvarying
Q8. Incapable of being corrected
(a) spoilt
(b) beyond control
(c) underhand
(d) incorrigible
Q9. An assembly of persons for worship
(a) community
(b) congregation
(c) throng
(d) procession
Q10. That which is still in existence
(a) extinct
(b) extant
(c) survival
(d) last
Q11. Giving undue favours to one’s own kith and kin
(a) Nepotism
(b) Favouritism
(c) Wordliness
(d) Corruption
Q12. Hater of learning and knowledge
(a) Misologist
(b) Bibliophile
(c) Misogynist
(d) Misanthropist
Q13. A person interested in reading books and nothing else
(a) Book-keeper
(b) Scholar
(c) Book-worm
(d) Student
Q14. A place where monks live as a secluded community
(a) Cathedral
(b) Diocese
(c) Convent
(d) Monastery
Q15. Incapable of being seen through
(a) Ductile
(b) Opaque
(c) Obsolete
(d) Potable


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