Dear Students,

Practice is the only key to polish one's preparation and to avoid repeating the mistakes. Either you are preparing for SSC CGL, CHSL, JE or any exam conducted by SSC, English is a very important section. Solving quizzes on daily basis can improve your fluency of understanding this section to the utmost. SSC CGL Tier 2 is is to be held from 17 Feb to 22 Feb 2018. English holding 200 questions in CGL Tier 2 can either make or break your chances of getting your dream job. Today, in this English quiz we are providing One Word Substitution Quiz asked in various SSC Exams to check the cognizance of English words. Attempt this quiz and learn effectively  We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence in the question.

Q1. Someone who is excessively concerned with his or her own health.
(a) Tempo
(b) Vandal
(c) Valetudinarian
(d) Turnstile

Q2. Making or characterized by a hissing sound. 
(a) Sibilant
(b) Turnkeys
(c) Slough
(d) Sprint

Q3. The part of a theatre stage in front of the curtain.
(a) Rhetoric
(b) Proscenium
(c) Heifer
(d) Hag

Q4. To involve deeply in an argument, conflict or difficult situation.
(a) Embroil
(b) Clique
(c) Requiem
(d) Repository

Q5. A strong believer.
(a) Apostle
(b) Aborigines
(c) Volte-face
(d) Emissary

Q6. A person who receives a legacy. 
(a) Ruckus
(b) Legatee
(c) Din
(d) Priggish

Q7. Indefinitely many; a lot of.
(a) Umpteen
(b) Spur
(c) Pogrom
(d) Pauperdom

Q8. Green with grass or other rich vegetation.
(a) Gulp
(b) Malaise
(c) Percolate
(d) Verdant

Q9. Directly opposed or contrasted; mutually incompatible.
(a) Antithetical
(b) Annul
(c) Dire
(d) Omnibus

Q10. To complain bitterly
(a) Tread
(b) Rail
(c) Suffrage
(d) Gale

Q11. A collection of books accepted as holy scripture.
(a) Canon
(b) Clad
(c) Stump
(d) Stratum

Q12. Someone who acts as an assistant.
(a) Rampart
(b) Aide
(c) Tarry
(d) Noob

Q13. Examine thoroughly and in great depth.
(a) Raiment
(b) Tout
(c) Plumb
(d) Canto

Q14. Avoid or try to avoid fulfilling, answering or performing. 
(a) Parry
(b) Ravel
(c) Surly
(d) Waive

Q15. A person who is not conversant with a particular activity or skill.
(a) Bier
(b) Muggle
(c) Cabby
(d) Deism

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