English Language Quiz for SSC CGL of 6th April ( One Word Substitution)

DELHI Published by: Annu Chaudhary Updated Tue, 06 Apr 2021 11:36 AM IST

Directions(1-10) : Out of the four alternative,choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/ sentences.

1- Something that cannot be heard 

Option 1:  infallible

Option 2:  audible

Option 3:  inaudible

Option 4:  irrevocable 


2: A person who abstains completely from alcholic drinks

Option 1:  teetotaller

Option 2:  derelict

Option 3:  subjunctive

Option 4:  incriminatory


3: A group of house in a village


Option 1:  grove

Option 2:  hamlet

Option 3:  drove

Option 4:  cortege


4: The Mahabharata is a long poem based on a noble theme 

Option 1:  summary

Option 2:  narration

Option 3:  story

Option 4:  epic


5: A strong deslike


Option 1:  reciprocity

Option 2:  entreaty

Option 3:  animosity

Option 4:  malice

6: Take a great pleasure


Option 1:  revel

Option 2:  satisfied

Option 3:  uphold

Option 4:  overhaul


7: The prctice of having many wives


Option 1:  bigamy

Option 2:  calligraphy

Option 3:  polygamy

Option 4:  polyandry


8: The study of the science dealing with the structure of animals, plants or human body


Option 1:  anthropology 

Option 2:  anatomy

Option 3: alchemy

Option 4:  acoustics


9: A large crowd of people


Option 1:  tissue

Option 2:  tuft

Option 3:  truss

Option 4:  throng


10:communication between minds by some means other than sensory perception


Option 1:  spelelogy

Option 2:  telepathy

Option 3:  phonetics

Option 4:  sericulture


Ans 1:  

Explanation:  infallible-incapable of making mistakes or being wrong.

audible- capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.

inaudible-unable to be heard

irrevocable-not able to be changed, reversed, or recovered; final

Ans 2:  teetotaller

Explanation:  derelict-in a very poor condition as a result of disuse and neglect.

Subjunctive-relating to or denoting a mood of verbs expressing what is imagined or wished or possible.

incriminatory-To charge with a crime; to expose to an accusation or a charge of crime

Ans 3:  hamlet

Explanation:  cortege-a funeral procession

grove-a small orchard of trees 

drove-a flock of cattle( being driven)

Ans 4:  epic

Explanation:  epic

Ans 5: animosity

Explanation:  reciprocity- mutual dependence, action, or influence. 2 : a mutual exchange of privileges specifically 

entreaty-an earnest or humble request.

malice- intent to commit an unlawful act or cause harm without legal justification or excuse ruined her reputation

Ans 6:   revel

Explanation: uphold- confirm or support (something which has been questioned).

eg: "the court upheld his claim for damages"

Overhaul- take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary.

Ans7:  polygamy

Explanation: bigamy- the offence of marrying someone while already married to another person.

Source: English Quiz

calligraphy -noun -decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering.

polyandry- marriage of a woman to two or more men at the same time;

Ans 8:  anatomy

Explanation: anthropology - the science that deals with the origin, physical and cultural development of mankind

alchemy-chemistry in ancient times

acoustic- the study of sound

Ans 9: throng

Explanation: tissue- group of lies and crimes

tuft- of grass , hair

truss-o framework of rafters,posts and bars

Ans 10:  telepathy

Explanation: spelelogy- study of caves

sericulture- the raising of silk worms for the production of raw silk

phonetics- the study of speech sounds and the production transmission,reception



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