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SSC CGL-CHSL PREVIOUS YEARS' ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION PRACTICE

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION PRACTICE

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION PRACTICE

50 One Word Substitution Practice Set. From Previous Years’ SSC CGL-CHSL Exam.  

  • Question of

    A disease which is spread by direct contact

    • Contagious
    • infectious
    • epidemic
    • endemic
  • Question of

    Spoken or done without prepration

    • verbose
    • extempore
    • amateur
    • verbatim
  • Question of

    Stealing of ideas or writings of someone else

    • scepticism
    • mesmerism
    • plagiarism
    • autism
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    A word that reads the same backwards or forwards

    • acrostic
    • homophone
    • acronym
    • palindrome
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    Fear of fire

    • arsonphobia
    • astraphobia
    • astrophobia
    • arrhenphobia
  • Question of

    A person who deserves all praises

    • detestable
    • lovable
    • despicable
    • laudable
  • Question of

    Killing of birds

    • herbicide
    • avicide
    • vulpicide
    • matricide
  • Question of

    To write under a different name

    • anonymous
    • biography
    • pseudonym
    • masquerade
  • Question of

    The study of rocks

    • pedagogy
    • petrology
    • philology
    • physiognomy
  • Question of

    The cultivation of grapevines

    • pisiculture
    • horticulture
    • viticulture
    • sericulture
  • Question of

    poem in short stanzas narrating a popular story

    • ballet
    • epic
    • ballad
    • sonnet
  • Question of

    A person who looks after horses at an inn

    • matron
    • chandler
    • effeminate
    • ostler
  • Question of

    Fear of snakes

    • ophiodiophobia
    • acrophobia
    • xenophobia
    • claustrophobia
  • Question of

    Person believing in free will

    • guardian
    • tyrant
    • humanitarian
    • libertarian
  • Question of

    Medical study of skin and its diseases

    • orthopaedics
    • dermatology
    • endocrinology
    • gynaecology
  • Question of

    A new word coined by an author

    • novelty
    • innovation
    • neologism
    • inception
  • Question of

    lifeless objects

    • amateur
    • inanimate
    • alien
    • amnesty
  • Question of

    The keeper of a museum

    • compere
    • curator
    • commissioner
    • conservator
  • Question of

    Someone who believes that people can not change the way events will happen

    • prophet
    • fatalist
    • fanatic
    • seer
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    That which can not be easily read

    • illegible
    • impregnable
    • invulnerable
    • incomprehensible
  • Question of

    A small room in a big house,hotel,ship etc. where glasses, dishes, spoons, foods etc. are kept

    • pantry
    • mezzanine
    • portico
    • scabbard
  • Question of

    A shady place under trees

    • debonair
    • bower
    • gourmand
    • fugitive
  • Question of

    A list of passengers and luggage

    • waybill
    • wagon
    • wirepuller
    • whist
  • Question of

    A word or practice that has gone out of use

    • obsolete
    • absolute
    • outdated
    • old-fashioned
  • Question of

    Study of caves

    • seismology
    • topology
    • numismatics
    • speleology
  • Question of

    Fear of telling lies

    • mythophobia
    • monophobia
    • gamophobia
    • gnosiophobia
  • Question of

    A person who deliberately sets fire to a building

    • arsonist
    • extortionist
    • hijacker
    • assassin
  • Question of

    Speech or piece of writing praising somebody

    • eulogy
    • philology
    • etymology
    • angiology
  • Question of

    Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgement

    • counsellor
    • arbitrator
    • magistrate
    • manager
  • Question of

    The scientific study of teeth

    • odontology
    • ornithology
    • orthoepy
    • petrology
  • Question of

    Fear of ghosts

    • phasmophobia
    • xenophobia
    • pharmacophobia
    • pathophobia
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    Murder of one’s brother

    • foeticide
    • fratricide
    • filicide
    • homicide
  • Question of

    A drug or other substance that produces sleep

    • depressant
    • narcotic
    • antiseptic
    • soporific
  • Question of

    The ceremony of crowning a sovereign

    • felicitation
    • promotion
    • coronation
    • installation
  • Question of

    A person who lives alone and avoids other people

    • chaperon
    • recluse
    • antisocial
    • matron
  • Question of

    A person especially a young one with exceptional abilities

    • intellectual
    • genius
    • prodigy
    • mastermind
  • Question of

    Mania for talking

    • logomania
    • theomania
    • promania
    • plutomania
  • Question of

    Government by old people

    • gerontocracy
    • kakistocracy
    • plutocracy
    • oligarchy
  • Question of

    Seat on elephant’s back

    • abattoir
    • byre
    • kennel
    • howdah
  • Question of

    A geometrical figure with eight sides

    • polygon
    • hexagon
    • octagon
    • pentagon
  • Question of

    A person who consumes human flesh

    • savage
    • captor
    • cannibal
    • carnivore
  • Question of

    A short story based on your personal experience

    • legend
    • fable
    • parable
    • anecdote
  • Question of

    A drug which makes one see things that are not really there

    • steroid
    • aphrodisiac
    • hallucinogen
    • carcinogen
  • Question of

    One who eats too much

    • overweight
    • glutton
    • obese
    • corpulent
  • Question of

    The art of cleaning and preserving animal skins

    • etymology
    • taxonomy
    • dermatology
    • taxidermy
  • Question of

    Words written on a tombstone written in the memory of a person who has died

    • prologue
    • epilogue
    • stela
    • epitaph
  • Question of

    An arrangement of events or dates in the order of their occurence

    • chronometry
    • charter
    • chronology
    • calender
  • Question of

    Head of monks in an abbey

    • padre
    • dean
    • abbot
    • deacon
  • Question of

    Fear of going to the doctors

    • latrophobia
    • dentophobia
    • lalophobia
    • sciaphobia
  • Question of

    A person who writes decoratively

    • calligrapher
    • cartographer
    • choreographer
    • collier

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