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Important 50 One Word Substitution Questions for SSC CGL English Language and Comprehension Section

Nov 13, 2018 18:19 IST
    Important 50 One Word Substitution Questions for SSC CGL Exam
    Important 50 One Word Substitution Questions for SSC CGL Exam

    One Word Substitution is considered to be one of the most important topics for SSC CGL Exam as questions from this topic comes every year in the English Language and Comprehension Section.

    One Word Subtitution for SSC CGL

    A One Word Substitution question requires you to replace a sentence with a single word. However, remember that while doing so, you must not change the exact meaning of the sentences. So we have compiled for you 50 most important One Word Substitution Questions that have maximum chances to come this year in the SSC CGL Exam’s English Language and Comprehension Section:

    You can attempt top 50 One Word Substitution Question here and later can assess your performance with the help of answer keys given at the end of this article:

    Directions (1 - 50): In questions given below, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.

    1. The Study of Ancient Societies

    a)      History

    b)      Archaeology

    c)      Anthropology

    d)      Etymology

    2. A practice of having more than one husband

    a)      Polygyny

    b)      Polyandry

    c)      Polygamy

    d)      Polytrophy

    3. Things which cannot be read

    a)      Illegible

    b)      Legible

    c)      Negligible

    d)      Corrigible

    4. Incapable of being seen through

    a)      Brittle

    b)      Opaque

    c)      Ductile

    d)      Transparent

    5. The Government wing responsible for making Rule

    a)      Judiciary

    b)      Legislature

    c)      Executive

    d)      Court

    6. A Government by the Nobles

    a)      Democracy

    b)      Bureaucracy

    c)      Aristocracy

    d)      Autocracy

    7. Things which cannot be believed

    a)      Incredible

    b)      Insatiable

    c)      Annoyable

    d)      Vulnerable

    8. One which cannot be seen

    a)      Opaque

    b)      Unseen

    c)      Invisible

    d)      Vulnerable

    9. Person who speak many language

    a)      Bilinguar

    b)      Multilingual

    c)      Linguist

    d)      Grammar

    10. A person who sacrifices his life for a cause

    a)      Soldier

    b)      Revolutionary

    c)      Martyr

    d)      Patriot

    11. A geometrical figure with eight sides

    a)      Parallelogram

    b)      Pentagon

    c)      Hexagon

    d)      Octagon

    12. An instrument to measure temperature

    a)      Thermometer

    b)      Barometer

    c)      Manometer

    d)      Microscope

    13. Something easily broken

    a)      Fertile

    b)      Futile

    c)      Fragile

    d)      Docile

    14. A place for clothes

    a)      Disrobe

    b)      Wardrobe

    c)      Textile

    d)      Garment

    15. Life history of a person written by that person

    a)      Topography

    b)      Biography

    c)      Autobiography

    d)      Flexography

    16. Fear of confined places

    a)      Claustrophobia

    b)      Packophobia

    c)      Altophobia

    d)      Acrophobia

    17. A nursery where children are cared for while their parents are at work

    a)      Home

    b)      Crèche

    c)      School

    d)      Fleche

    18. A person employed to drive a private or hired car

    a)      Transporter

    b)      Courier

    c)      Chauffeur

    d)      Owner

    19. A book that contains information on various subjects

    a)      Dictionary

    b)      Novel

    c)      Thesaurus

    d)      Encyclopedia

    20. A place where dead bodies are kept for identification

    a)      Hospital

    b)      Morgue

    c)      Dispensary

    d)      Clinic

    21. A woman whose spouse is dead

    a)      Divorced

    b)      Married

    c)      Widow

    d)      Connoisseur

    22. A person who does not eat meat

    a)      Herbivore

    b)      Vegetarian

    c)      Non-vegetarian

    d)      Carnivore

    23. The act of intentionally killing oneself

    a)      Homicide

    b)      Genocide

    c)      Regicide

    d)      Suicide

    24. A person who travels on foot

    a)      Traveler

    b)      Pilgrim

    c)      Pedestrian

    d)      Jogger

    25. A home for children without parents

    a)      Homage

    b)      Orphanage

    c)      Residence

    d)      Nursery

    Tips and Tricks to attempt One Word Substitution Questions in SSC CGL Exam

    26. Set in wrong time or period

    a)      Antiphonic

    b)      Anachronistic

    c)      Anarchy

    d)      Analogy

    27. An event causing sudden damage or suffering

    a)      Anastrophe

    b)      Apostrophe

    c)      Catastrophe

    d)      Antistrophe

    28. Intimidation by threat

    a)      Coercion

    b)      Collision

    c)      Confusion

    d)      Scion

    29. The art of writing or solving codes

    a)      Polygraph

    b)      Anemograph

    c)      Autograph

    d)      Cryptograph

    30. A place where one lives permanently

    a)      Homicide

    b)      Domicile

    c)      Reconcile

    d)      Docile

    31. A disease which attacks many people in a particular area in one time

    a)      Academic

    b)      Sardonic

    c)      Epidemic

    d)      Phonic

    32. Things which are of the same kind and of the same dimensions.

    a)      Endogenous

    b)      Exogenous

    c)      Heterogeneous

    d)      Homogenous

    33. A speech delivered without any previous preparation

    a)      Dialogue

    b)      Extempore

    c)      Elocution

    d)      Dialect

    34. A great lover of books   

    a)      Biography

    b)      Bibliography

    c)      Bibliophile

    d)      Biblical

    35. One who journeys to a holy place

    a)      Pilgrim

    b)      Begrime

    c)      Megrim

    d)      Grim

    36. A building where animals are killed for meat 

    a)      Abeam

    b)      Abate

    c)      Abacus

    d)      Abattoir

    37. A government run by a dictator

    a)      Democracy

    b)      Autocracy

    c)      Bureaucracy

    d)      Aristocracy

    38. That which cannot be seen through

    a)      Luminous

    b)      Translucent

    c)      Opaque

    d)      Transparent

    39. A large group of insects moving in a mass

    a)      Storm

    b)      Suede

    c)      Swamp

    d)      Swarm

    40. Study of evolution of mankind

    a)      Topology

    b)      Anthropology

    c)      Chronology

    d)      Analogy

    41. Custodian of a museum

    a)      Aerator

    b)      Orator

    c)      Curator

    d)      Corroborator

    42. Sleeping rooms with several beds especially in a college or institution

    a)      Dormitory

    b)      Monitory

    c)      Citatory

    d)      Fumitory

    43. A person skilled in foreign languages

    a)      Foreigner

    b)      Altruist

    c)      Translator

    d)      Linguist

    44. One who collects stamps

    a)      Biblist

    b)      Philatelist

    c)      Dualist

    d)      Vocalist

    45. One who does not take any alcoholic drink

    a)      Vegetarian

    b)      Forestaller

    c)      Teetotaller

    d)      Saint

    46. Something that can be carried easily

    a)      Relatable

    b)      Cartable

    c)      Potable

    d)      Portable

    47. An instrument to measure temperature

    a)      Thermometer

    b)      Barometer

    c)      Manometer

    d)      Microscope

    48. A geometrical figure with eight sides

    a)      Parallelogram

    b)      Pentagon

    c)      Hexagon

    d)      Octagon

    49. Life history of a person written by that person

    a)      Topography

    b)      Biography

    c)      Autobiography

    d)      Flexography

    50. Fear of confined places

    a)      Claustrophobia

    b)      Packophobia

    c)      Altophobia

    d)      Acrophobia

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     ANSWER KEYS

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    26.

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    29.

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    33.

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    34.

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    49.

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    25.

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    50.

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    Know the Preparation Strategy for English Language and Comprehension Section of SSC CGL 2018 Exam

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