SSC CGL One Word Substitution Questions: 12 Feb

Our Study Plan for SSC CGL 2018-19 Exam is all set to deliver the quizzes and notes on each four subjects asked in the Examination. Be a part of this study plan, visit SSCADDA website regularly to add up each day effort in your practice. Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 English One Word Substitution Questions with Solutions to make your practice effective. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for all the upcoming Exams.

Direction (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Q1. Something no longer in use
(a) Desolate
(b) Absolute
(c) Obsolete
(d) Primitive

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Ans.(c)

Q2. Severely abusive writing in journals
(a) Imaginary
(b) Speculative
(c) Scurrilous
(d) Sarcastic
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Ans.(c)

Q3. Call upon God or any other power (like law) etc. for help or protection
(a) Invocation
(b) Involution
(c) Inundation
(d) Revocation
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Ans.(a)
Q4. Fear of being enclosed in a small closed space
(a) Agoraphobia
(b) Claustrophobia
(c) Xenophobia
(d) Paranoia
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Ans.(b)
Q5. One who has become dependent on something or drugs is
(a) Adamant
(b) Edict
(c) Addict
(d) Derelict
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Ans.(c)

Q6. Succession of rulers belonging to one family
(a) Dynasty
(b) Lineage
(c) Ancestry
(d) Progeny

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Ans.(a)
Q7. To cut something into two pieces
(a) Severe
(b) Sever
(c) Sewer
(d) Sow
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Ans.(b)
Q8. Flat metal or porcelain plate fixed on a wall as an ornament or memorial
(a) Tabloid
(b) Poster
(c) Board
(d) Plaque
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Ans.(d)
Q9. Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money
(a) Fraud
(b) Robbery
(c) Pickpocket
(d) Theft
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Ans.(a)

Q10. A short poem or speech addressed to the spectators after the conclusion of a drama
(a) Prologue
(b) Dialogue
(c) Epilogue
(d) Monologue

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Ans.(c)
 

Q11. Capable of being understood in either of two or more possible senses and therefore not definite
(a) Amphibious
(b) Ambiguous
(c) Amorphous
(d) Confusing

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Ans.(b)
Q12. A person who is unable to pay his debts
(a) Solvent
(b) Banker
(c) Insolvent
(d) Lender
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Ans.(c)

Q13. To disown one’s belief
(a) Revel
(b) Recant
(c) Reveille
(d) Repose

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Ans.(b)
Q14. A person coming to a foreign land to settle there
(a) Immigrant
(b) Emigrant
(c) Tourist
(d) Settler
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Ans.(a)
Q15. Something capable of being done
(a) Probable
(b) Feasible
(c) Tenable
(d) Explicable
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Ans.(b)
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