ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION FOR SSC CGL TIER 2 – 2017

Vocabulary section is of utmost importance in any Competitive Exam and in facing up daily life practices as well. SSC Exam is no exception, this part plays even more vital role in scoring at least a sufficient outcome. As the saying is Practice Makes A Man Perfect,it is must to apply the same on here. Practising these questions will definitely help you to hold a required grip and in learning the important vocabulary effectively.One word Substitution quiz is an important part of Vocabulary Section and holds a heavy weightage ,so don’t take these on a light note and be prepared for even the tricky questions.

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

 Q1. A fourteen-line poem

Sonnet
Lyric
Ballad
Ode

Q2. To secure a boat by attaching it to an anchor.

Moot
Moor
Moose
Yacht

Q3. Feint

Pretended effect
Pretended attack
Pretended effort
Pretended support

Q4. An indirect reference

Innuendo
Remarks
Suggestion
Aside

Q5. Stick with a thick end used in a mortar for pounding.

Thistle
Stifle
Sceptre
Pestle

Q6. A person of South African Dutch descent.

Boar
Boer
Boor
Bore

Q7. Head of monks in an abbey.

Padre
Dean
Abbot
Deacon

Q8. Act of mercy killing

Suicide
Euthanasia
Immolation
Asphyxiation

Q9. To take someone somewhere suddenly and quickly.

Rush
Whisk
Fly
Flit

Q10. To make atonement for one’s sins

Expiate
Renounce
Remonstrate
Recant

Q11. Severely abusive writing in journals.

Scurrilous
Occidental
Panjandrum
Spoonerism

Q12. One who can walk on ropes (tightrope walker)

Malapropism
Nonpareil
Funambulist
Sedate

Q13. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes

Wag
Hedonist
Dyke
Xeroxing

Q14. A small village or group of houses

Laxative
Hamlet
Mosaic
Proselyte

Q15. Artistic, Musical or dramatic interpretation.

Rendition
Rejoinder
Vendetta
Askance

              

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