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SSC English Quiz – One Word substitutions set – 5

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Welcome to Online English in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating question sample in one word substitutions, which is common for the SSC CGL & Some other SSC exams. We have included Some questions that are repeatedly asked in exams !!!

In the following questions, out of four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

  1. A person who can appreciate art,music etc.
    1) Connoisseur
    2) epicure
    3) gourmet
    4) cosmopolitan
    1) Connoisseur

  2. Two words different in spelling and meaning but pronounced alike
    1) homophones
    2) Homonyms
    3) homographs
    4) Synonyms
    2) Homonyms

  3. A servile self-seeker who attempts to win favour by flattering influential people
    1) nepotist
    2) psychopath
    3) Sycophant
    4) hedonist
    3) Sycophant

  4. An abnormal fear of high places
    1) hydrophobia
    2) claustrophobia
    3) aerophobia
    4) acrophobia
    4) acrophobia

  5. The belief that nothing can known about god
    1) Agnosticism
    2) Theism
    3) A theism
    4) Henotheism
    1) Agnosticism

  6. Time after twilight and before night
    1) Evening
    2) Dawn
    3) Dusk
    4) Eclipse
    3) Dusk

  7. To bring peace, and end violence
    1) Soothe
    2) pacify
    3) Harmonise
    4) Tranquilize
    2) pacify

  8. Animals living on land and in water
    1) Ambiguous
    2) Amphibian
    3) Amorphous
    4) Ambivalent
    2) Amphibian

  9. Custom of having many wives
    1) polygyny
    2) Polyandry
    3) Matrimony
    4) Celibacy
    1) polygyny

  10. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes
    1) Wile
    2) Yokel
    3) Wag
    4) Aeon
    3) Wag