Previous Year Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 One-word Substitution questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Q1. Causing a burning sensation like that of hot liquid on the skin
(a) Piping
(b) Igneous
(c) Sizzling
(d) Scalding

Q2. Very rude or coarse; vulgar.
(a) Gross
(b) Adipose
(c) Porcine
(d) Corpulent

Q3. To stop doing something; cease or abstain.
(a) To endure
(b) To desist
(c) To persevere
(d) To dismay

Q4. Courteousness and refinement of manner.
(a) Plaudit
(b) Adulation
(c) Urbanity
(d) Profanity

Q5. Involving immoral or dishonorable actions and motives
(a) Redoubt
(b) Scrupulous
(c) Immaculate
(d) Sordid

Q6. To disorder or disarrange (someone’s hair), typically by running one’s hands through it.
(a) To tangle
(b) To crumple
(c) To ruffle
(d) To crease

Q7. To portray in words; describe
(a) To evince
(b) To divulge
(c) To depict
(d) To manifest

Q8. To impose something unwelcome on
(a) To subject
(b) To extort
(c) To levy
(d) To inflict

Q9. To kill someone by covering their nose and mouth so that they suffocate
(a) To smite
(b) To extirpate
(c) To lynch
(d) To smother

Q10. Very poor or bad.
(a) Gnarly
(b) Bully
(c) Lousy
(d) Rad

Q11. To cut up (food, especially meat) into very small pieces
(a) To crumble
(b) To chop
(c) To mince
(d) To grind

Q12. The action of repeating something aloud from memory.
(a) Paraphrase
(b) Rendition
(c) Erudition
(d) Recitation

Q13. The process by which air is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid or substance.
(a) Aerating
(b) Miasma
(c) Effluvium
(d) Volatile

Q14. The lower jawbone in mammals and fishes
(a) Trunk
(b) Snout
(c) Beak
(d) Mandible

Q15. Urge someone to act in a violent or unlawful way.
(a) Taunt
(b) Solicit
(c) Incite
(d) Psych


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