English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 30th March ( One Word Substitution)

DELHI Published by: Annu Chaudhary Updated Tue, 30 Mar 2021 12:14 PM 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.

Que-1: Medicine given to counteract poison.
a- antibiotic
b- antiseptc
c-antidote 
d- antifungal

Que2: One who hates marriage 
a-misanthrope
b-misogamist
c-misogynist
d-polygamist

Que-3: Thawing snow
a- sludge
b-slush
c-slosh
d-slash

Que4: One who specialises in the mathematics of insurence 
a-A statistician
b-An actuary
c- An agent 
d- Aninrurant

Que5: Violation of the sactity of the chruch
a-infringement
b- irreverence
c-sacrilege
d-Transgression

Que6: Of one mind or opinion
a-Voluntary
b-Referendum
c-Homogenous
d-Unanimous

Que7:One is always doubting
a-sceptic
b-deist
c-Rationalist
d-Positivist

Que8: A collection of slaves 
a-coffle
b-crew
c-company
d-cortege

Que9:A professional soldier hired to serve in a foreign army
a-Mercenary
b-liquidator
c-venal
d-hireling

Que10: Not likely to be easily pleased
a- Fastidious
b-infallible
c-fatalist
d-communist

Answers: 

Ans1:a) antidote 
antibiotic-An antibiotic is a type of antimicrobial substance active against bacteria
antiseptic-An antiseptic is a substance that stops or slows down the growth of microorganisms.
antifungal- A medication that limits or prevents the growth of yeasts and other fungal organisms.

Ans 2)b -  misogamist
misogynist: a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women.
misanthrope: a person who dislikes, despises, or is strongly prejudiced against women.
polygamist:a person who has more than one wife or husband at the same time

Ans 3) b- slush
sludge-. thick, soft, wet mud or a similar viscous mixture of liquid and solid components, especially the product of an industrial or refining process.
slosh-(of liquid in a container) move irregularly with a splashing sound.
slash- cut with a wide, sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword.

Ans 4) b- an actuary
an agent: An agent is someone who arranges work or business for someone else
a statistician: an expert in the preparation and analysis of statistics.

Ans 5) sacrilege
infringement: If someone infringes a law or a rule, they break it or do something which disobeys it.
irreverence: a lack of respect for people or things that are generally taken seriously.
transgression:an act that goes against a law, rule, or code of conduct; an offence.

Ans6: a- voluntary
 referendum: a general vote by the electorate on a single political question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.
homogenous-of the same kind; alike.
unanimous: (of two or more people) fully in agreement.
Ans 7: a- sceptic
deist: : Deism is the belief that there is a God who made the world but does not influence human..
Rationalist: a person who bases their opinions and actions on reason and knowledge rather than on religious belief or emotional response.

Ans8) a- coffle
crew- group of people who work on and operate a ship, aircraft, etc.
cortege- a solemn procession, especially for a funeral.

Ans 9) a- mercenary
venal-showing or motivated by susceptibility to bribery; corrupt
hireling: a person who works purely for material reward

Ans10) a: fastidious
infallible-incapable of making mistakes or being wrong.
fatalist: someone who believes that people cannot change the way events will happen and that events, especially bad ones, cannot be avoided
communist:Communism is a political doctrine that is an extreme form of Socialism, and anyone belonging to this particular political party is called a communist.





 

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