English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 23rd March ( One Word Substitution)

DELHI Published by: Annu Chaudhary Updated Tue, 23 Mar 2021 10:57 AM IST

Direction( 1-10) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences.
Question 1:
Air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure

Option 1:  bale

Option 2:  gale

Option 3:  cache 

Option 4:  barrel

Question 2: Instrument used for coding and decoding massages

Option 1:  chronometer

Option 2:  cardiograph

Option 3:  cryptograph

Option 4:  crescograpgh

Question 3: A small group of people having control of a country 

Option 1:  plutocracy

Option 2:  oligarchy

Option 3:  aristocracy

Option 4:  theocracy

Question 4: A man who is believed to have magical powers and who uses them to harm or help other people

Option 1:  witch

Option 2:  wizard

Option 3:  creature

Option 4:  dwarf

Question 5: A person who is poor, does not have a home or job, and moves from place to place 


Option 1:  trunt

Option 2:  itinerant

Option 3:  vagrant

Option 4:  migrant

Question 6:  A building in which domestic animals are sheltered and fed


Option 1:  aviary

Option 2:  stable

Option 3:  apiary

Option 4:  sanctuary

Question7: A person who shows people thier seats in cinema hall

Option 1:  usurer

Option 2:  undertaker 

Option 3:  usher

Option 4:  usurper

Question 8: Coining and use of new words

Option 1:  nemises

Option 2:  neophyte

Option 3:  neologism

Option 4:  nectar

Question 9: Specialist in hand/feet diseases

Option 1:  cosmetologist

Option 2:  chiropodist 

Option 3:  cardiologist

Option 4:  entomologist 

Question 10: Study of wines

Option 1:  oncology

Option 2:  oneirology

Option 3:  oenology

Option 4:  ontology


Ans 1:  gale

Explanation: Bale-  a large bundle bound for storage or transport

Cache- a hidden storage space (for money or provisions or weapons)

Barrel- a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

Ans 2: cryptograph

Explanation: chronometer -a timepiece that shows the time of day

 cardiograph- edical instrument that records electric currents associated with contractions of the heart

crescograph- measure the growth of plants

Ans 3:  oligarchy

Explanation: plutocracy- a system of government in which the richest people  in a country rule  or have power

aristocracy- government by the best individuals or by a small privileged class

theocracy-a country  that is ruled  by religious leaders 

Ans 4:  wizard

Explanation: Dwarf- a person ,animal or plant much below the usual height

creature- any large or small animal that can move independently 

witch-a woman who is believed  to have magical powers  and who uses them to harm  or help  other people 

Ans 5:   vagrant

Explanation: trunt- a student who idly or without excuse as the group of words given

itinerant- travelling from one place to another, usually to work for a short period

migrant-a person that travels to a different country or place, often in order to find work

Ans 6:  stable

Explanation: aviary- a large cage, building, or enclosure for keeping birds in.

Apiary- a particular place where bees are kept 

sanctuary-  a holy or sacred place. 2 : a building or room for religious worship. 3 : a place that provides safety or protection a wildlife sanctuary

Ans 7:  usher

Explanation: usurer - somebody who loans money to other people and charge them exorbitant or unlawful interest on it

undertaker- a person who prepare dead bodies for burial 

usurper- a person who seizes something without the right to do so

Ans 8:  neologism

Explanation: neophyte- new to an experience

nemesis- a downfall cause by one's action 

nectar- the drink of the god

Ans 9: chiropodist 

Explanation: cosmetologist- specialist in beauty problems

entomologist - specialist of  insects

cardiologist-specialist in heart diseases 

Ans 10: oenology

Explanation:  oncology -study of tumours

oneirology- study of dreams

ontology-study of existence




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