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SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 1

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC Multi-Tasking-2018]
Resistant to a particular infection  

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 1

Here, the word 'innocent' means 'not done wrong' 'immortal' means 'never ending' and 'innocuous' means 'not harmful'
So, the option no. (b) (immune) is the correct word.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 2

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC Multi-Tasking-2018]
A young child just beginning to walk.    

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 2

'Toddler' is the correct option.
'Cub' is the young one of lion, fox, wolves and other carnivorous a mammals.
'Joey' is the young one of kangaroo or 'marsupials' 'Kid' is the infants or small child.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 3

Select the word, which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]

A gigantic statue

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 3

Let's understand the meaning of the given words.

Colossus refers to a big statue.

Palace refers to a large and impressive building.

Tower refers to a long narrow building

Citadel refers to a tall fortress.

Castle refers to a large building, typically of the medieval period, fortified against attack with thick walls, battlements, towers, and in many cases a moat.

Column refers to an upright pillar, typically cylindrical, supporting an arch, entablature, or other structure or standing alone as a monument.

It is clear that "Colossus" refers to a huge statue.

Hence, option d is the correct answer.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 4

Select the word, which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]

A person who compiles dictionaries

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 4

Calligrapher is the one who is skilled at the art of producing beautiful writing. A cartographer is a person who draws or produces maps. A choreographer is a person who composes the sequence of steps and moves for a performance of dance.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 5

Select the word, which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]

A place where coins are made

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 5

The word "Mint" refers to a place where the new coins of a country are made.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 6

Select the word, which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]
A place where bees are kept.      

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 6

Orchard is a piece of enclosed land planted with fruit trees. Aquarium is a transparent tank of water in which fishes and other water creatures are kept. Aviary is a large cage, building, or enclousure for keeping birds in.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 7

Select the word, which means the same as the group of words given to shorten a piece of writing without losing the sense       [SSC Sub-Ins.-2018]

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 7
  • Crop means to cut (something, especially a person's hair) very short or cut the edges of (a photograph) in order to produce a better picture or to fit a given space.
  • Allege means to claim or assert that someone has done something illegal or wrong, typically without proof.
  • Edit means to remove unnecessary or inappropriate material from a text, film, or radio or television programme.
SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 8

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC CGL-2018]

impossible to satisfy

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 8

Insatiable means 'impossible to satisfy'. Other words are different in meaning.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 9

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC CGL-2018]

liable to break easily

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 9

Brittle means hard but liable to break easily.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 10

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC CHSL-2018]
One who treats skin diseases

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 10

A Radiologist is a person who uses X-rays or other high-energy radiation, especially a doctor specializing in radiology. A Geologist is an expert in or student of geology. A Cardiologist is a doctor who specializes in the study or treatment of heart diseases and heart abnormalities.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 11

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. [SSC CHSL-2018]
The original inhabitants of a country

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 11

‘Slave’ is a person who is the legal property of another and is forced to obey them. ‘Immigrants’ are those who come to live permanently in a foreign country. ‘Residents’ are people who live somewhere permanently or on a long-term basis. ‘Aborigines’ are those who have been in a country or region from earliest times.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 12

Directions: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

To struggle helplessly

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 12

Flounder is to struggle with stumbling or plunging movements. Implorer means to beg, yokel means an uneducated and unsophisticated person from the countryside. Chum means a close friend.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 13

Directions: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

A person who looks after horses at an inn

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 13

Ostler is a man employed to look after the horses of people staying at an inn. Matron is a woman in charge of domestic and medical arrangements at a boarding school or other institution. Chandler is a dealer in supplies and equipment for ships and boats. Effeminate means unmanly.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 14

Directions: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

An event which happens once in five years.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 14

Quinquennial is an event occurring or being done every five years. Septennial is recurring in seven years. Interregnum means the time during which a throne is vacant between two successive reigns or regimes. Pun is a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words which sound alike but have different meanings.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 15

Directions: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

The state of living unmarried

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 15

Celibacy is the state of abstaining from marr iage and sexual relations. Neogamist is a newlywed; implorer means to beg; chaperon is a person who accompanies and looks after another person or group of people.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 16

Directions: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. [SSC Sub. Insp. 2017]

Government by a few people

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 16

An oligarchy is a government ruled by a small group of powerful people.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 17

Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can most appropriately substitute the given word(s) or sentence. [SSC MTS 2017]

The centre of attraction.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 17

Cynosure means centre of attraction.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 18

Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can most appropriately substitute the given word(s) or sentence. [SSC MTS 2017]

The murder of one's father.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 18

Patricide is the act of killing one’s father. Homicide (act of one human killing another);  Fratricide (the killing of one’s brother or sister.); Regicide (the action of killing a king.).

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 19

Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can most appropriately substitute the given word(s) or sentence. [SSC MTS 2017]

Overturn in water.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 19

Capsize means be overturned in the water.

SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 20

Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can most appropriately substitute the given word(s) or sentence. [SSC MTS 2017]

One whose wife is dead.

Detailed Solution for SSC CGL Previous Year Questions: One Word Substitution - 1 - Question 20

Widower is a man whose wife is dead. Spinster means an unmarried woman and especially one past the common age for marrying. Widow is a woman whose man is dead. Bachelor is an unmarried man/woman.

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