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All One word Substitutions asked in SSC CGL 2019-2020

Compilation of One word Substitutions  Asked in SSC CGL  2019-2020 tier 1 

Select the word, which means the same as the groups of words given.




A song sung at a burial
1. Dirge
2. Ballad
3. Sonnet
4. Hymn


Solution : 1




Something that cannot beheard
1. inaudible
2. infallible
3. audible
4. irrevocable


Solution : 1




One who leaves his own country to settle in another
1. Native
2. Foreigner
3. Emigrant
4. Tourist


Solution : 3




A period of ten years
1. Century
2. Fortnight
3. Millennium
4. Decade


Solution : 4





A place where clothes arekept 
1. Shaft
2. Hangar
3. Wardrobe
4. Coffin


Solution : 3



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A person very reserved in speech
1. Confident
2. Adamant
3. Reticent
4. Eloquent


Solution : 3




Morals that govern one’s behavior
1. Ethics
2. Intuition
3. Psychology
4. Attitude


Solution : 1




Open refusal to obey orders
1. Compliance
2. Obedience
3. Adherence
4. Defiance


Solution : 4




A sudden rush of a large number of frightened people or animals.
1. Stampede
2. Recluse
3. Scapegoat
4. Lunacy


Solution : 1




One who loads and unloads ships.
1. Spinster
2. Stevedore
3. Rustic
4. Captain


Solution : 2




One who is preoccupied with his own interests
1. Optimist
2. Egoist
3. Atheist
4. Pessimist


Solution : 2




A geometrical figure with eight sides
1. Hexagon
2. Octagon
3. Heptagon
4. Pentagon


Solution : 2




One who loves his country
1. Collaborator
2. Patriot
3. Conspirator
4. Traitor


Solution : 2




Incapable of paying debts
1. Corrupt
2. Extravagant
3. Insolvent
4. Obsolete


Solution : 3




A long and aggressive speech
1. Harangue
2. Discussion
3. Prologue
4. Eloquence


Solution : 1




The schoolor collegeinwhich one has been educated
1. Alma mater
2. Alumni
3. Mentor
4. Graduate


Solution : 1




Enclosed area where aircraft are kept and repaired 
1. Hangar
2. Hose
3. Hanger
4. Harbinger


Solution : 1




A short story with a moral, usually with animals as characters.
1. Fable
2. Ode
3. Hymn
4. Parody


Solution : 1




A group of ships
1. colony
2. swarm
3. fleet
4. squad


Solution : 3




Having two opposing feelings at the same time
1. Equivalent
2. Contemporary
3. Coinciding
4. Ambivalent


Solution : 4




Pertaining to an individualfrom birth 
1. Congenital
2. Chronic
3. Habitual
4. Anomaly


Solution : 1




To increase the speed
1. Assimilate
2. Exhilarate
3. Accelerate
4. Activate


Solution : 3




A person who preaches religion and is considered to be a messenger of God.
1. Prophet
2. Atheist
3. Scholar
4. Volunteer


Solution : 1




A person who attracts attention with a flashy style 
1. Glutton
2. Flamboyant
3. Vagabond
4. Jockey


Solution : 2




That which cannot be satisfied
1. Inapt
2. Ingenuous
3. Insane
4. Insatiable


Solution : 4




A game in which neither party wins
1. Quit
2. Equal
3. Flop
4. Draw


Solution : 4




A place where plants are grown for sale 
1. Yard
2. Nursery
3. Garden
4. Aviary


Solution : 2




Putting to death painlessly to end suffering
1. Blaspheme
2. Genocide
3. Altruism
4. Euthanasia


Solution : 4




To brighten up with lights 
1. Infuriate
2. Illuminate
3. Elucidate
4. Illustrate


Solution : 2




To rise in value
1.Depreciate
2. Appreciate
3. Extend
4. Enlarge


Solution : 2




Person or animal living on another 
1. Successor
2. Pupil
3. Heir
4. Parasite


Solution : 4




Central character in a story or play
1. Opportunist
2. Cartoonist
3. Hedonist
4. Protagonist


Solution : 4




Anger about an unfair situation or about someone’s unfair behaviour
1. Indignation
2. Indulgence
3. Induction
4. Indigenisation


Solution : 1




Having something more than required
1. Surrogate
2. Surroundings
3. Surplus
4. Surcharge


Solution : 3




Working very hard and very carefully
1. Dilatory
2. Indulgent
3. Diligent
4. Indigent


Solution : 3


A building where grain is keptor stored 
1. Grandstand
2. Granary
3. Grate
4. Greenery


Solution : 2
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