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One Word Substitution SSC CGL & CHSL

One Word Substitution SSC

Directions (1-50) : Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words. 

Q1. One not concerned with right or wrong

(A) Moral

(B) Amoral

(C) Immoral


Q2. Call upon God or any other power (like law) etc. for help or protection

(A) Invocation

(B) Involution

(C) Inundation

(D) Revocation

Q3. Act of deceiving somebody in order to make money.

(A) fraud

(B) robbery

(C) pickpocket


Q4. A person who is unable to pay his debts.

(A) solvent

(B) banker

(C) insolvent

(D) lender

Q5. A person coming to a foreign land to settle there.

(A) immigrant

(B) emigrant

(C) tourist .

(D) settler

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Q6. Something capable of being done.

(A) probable

(B) feasible

(C) tenable

(D) explicable

Q7. Killing of a child

(A) homicide

(B) genocide

(C) infanticide

(D) suicide

Q8. Lasting only for a moment

(A) momentous

(B) momentary

(C) trivial

(D) petty

Q9. To seize control of a vehicle in order to force it to go to a new destination, or demand something.

(A) attack

(B) contract

(C) hijack

(D) detour

Q10. One who hates mankind—

(A) Philanthropist

(B) Terrorist

(C) Misanthrope

(D) Misogynist

Q11. One who walks on ropes—

(A) Funambulist

(B) Upholsterer

(C) Acrobat

(D) Aviator

Q12. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdict in trials.

(A) Association

(B) Council

(C) Bar

(D) Jury

Q13. One who is beyond reform

(A) Optimistic

(B) Incorrigible

(C) Indefatigable

(D) Notorious

Q14. Deep in thought

(A) Meditation

(B) Pensive

(C) Pesky

(D) Purloin

Q15. Without risk of punishment

(A) Impudent

(B) Impunity

(C) Inexorable

(D) Imperturbable

Q16. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health

(A) Hypochondria

(B) Malaise

(C) Disaffected

(D) Malinger

Q17. The worship of idols or images

(A) Atheism

(B) Theism

(C) Idolatry

(D) Iconoclasm

Q18. A home for dog

(A) kennel

(B) Lair

(C) Den

(D) Cage

Q19. One who intervenes between two or more parties to settle differences

(A) Neutral

(B) Intermediary

(C) Judge

(D) Connoisseur

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Q20. One who destroys images or attacks popular beliefs

(A) Imagist

(B) Misanthropist

(C) Iconoclast

(D) Masochist

Q21. The first public speech delivered by a person.

(A) Maiden speech

(B) Inaugural speech

(C) Trial speech

(D) Marathon speech

Q22. Placing a thing beside another.

(A) Impose

(B) Repose

(C) Juxtapose

(D) Expose

Q23. Building in which dead bodies are kept for a time.

(A) Mortuary

(B) Monastery

(C) Sanatorium

(D) Crematorium

Q24. One who believes that- gaining pleasure is the most important thing in life.

(A) Hedonist

(B) Pessimist

(C) Misanthrope

(D) Philistine

Q25. The sound of the funeral bell

(A) Knell

(B) Spell

(C) Dong

(D) Ding-dong

Q26. A method which never fails.

(A) Unflinching

(B) Irreparable

(C) Irremediable

(D) Infallible

Q27. Something which cannot bebelieved.

(A) Inevitable

(B) Ineffable

(C) Incredible

(D) Ineluctable

Q28. Body of a human being embalmed for burial

(A) Corpse

(B) Mummy

(C) Morgue

(D) Mortuary

Q29. Government by a ruler who has unlimited power.

(A) Despotism

(B) Autocracy

(C) Monarchy

(D) Anarchy

Q30. An occasion of great importance

(A) exemplary

(B) momentous

(C) herculean

(D) grandiose

Q31. Inability to sleep

(A) hysteria

(B) insomnia

(C) aphasia

(D) amnesia

Q32. That which cannot be called back

(A) Irresponsible

(B) Irrevocable

(C) Irredeemable

(D) Incalculable

Q33. One who journeys from place to place

(A) Quack

(B) Cannibal

(C) Itinerant

(D) Courier

Q34. That which cannot be captured

(A) Untakable

(B) Ungrippable

(C) Impregnable

(D) Slippery

Q35. Detaining and confining someone

(A) Interruption

(B) Interrogation

(C) Interment

(D) Internment

Q36. One who compiles a dictionary

(A) geographer

(B) lexicographer

(C) lapidist

(D) linguist

Q37. A person who pretends to be what he is not

(A) explorer

(B) prompter

(C) imposter

(D) diviner

Q38. Handwriting that cannot be read

(A) ineligible

(B) decipher

(C) ugly

(D) illegible

Q39. Fear of water

(A) claustrophobia

(B) hydrophobia

(C) insomnia

(D) obsession

Q40. A legal agreement by which a person borrows money from a bank usually to buy a house

(A) Document

(B) Mortgage

(C) Lease

(D) Invoice

Q41. One who hates women

(A) philanthropist

(B) ascetic

(C) misogamist

(D) misogynist

Q42. A voice that cannot be heard

(A) Unheard

(B) Faint

(C) Audible

(D) Inaudible

Q43. Murder of a man

(A) Regicide

(B) Fratricide

(C) Homicide

(D) Genocide

Q44. Animal that feeds on plants

(A) Carnivorous

(B) Herbivorous

(C) Insectivorous

(D) Graminivorous

Q45. A paper written by hand

(A) handicraft

(B) handiwork

(C) manuscript

(D) thesis

Q46. Related to moon

(A) solar

(B) moony

(C) lunar

(D) honeymoon

Q47. To secretly store more than what is allowed

(A) hoard

(B) store

(C) hide

(D) aboard

Q48. Very dramatic

(A) Histrionic

(B) Hippocratic

(C) Hirsute

(D) Hoary

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Q49. One who dies for a noble cause

(A) Armyman

(B) Martyr

(C) Patriot

(D) Henchman

Q50. An established principle of practical wisdom

(A) Marxism

(B) Maxim

(C) Neologism

(D) Platonism

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