ONE-WORD SUBSTITUTION
  64. A place where Jews worship              Directions (76-80) : In each of            Directions (86-95) : Out of the
      according to their religion        the following questions, out of four       four alternatives, choose the one which
      (1) cathedral (2) synagogue        alternatives choose the one which can      can be substituted for the given
                                         be substituted for the given words/        words/ sentence.
      (3) chapel       (4) demagogue
                                         sentence.                                    (SSC Section Officer (Commercial Audit)
  65. One who is indifferent to                                                                             Exam. 26.11.2006
      pleasure and pain                              (SSC Statistical Investigators
                                                                                                                  (IInd Sitting)
      (1) ascetic      (2) esoteric                   Grade-IV Exam. 13.08.2006)
                                                                                      86. One who deserts his principles
      (3) stoic        (4) sceptical       76. A sly look that is lustful                  or party.
  66. The stud y of reli gion and              (1) leer         (2) lore                   (1) apostle      (2) proselyte
      religious ideas and beliefs              (3) lark         (4) littoral               (3) renegade (4) critic
      (1) theocracy (2) theosophy          77. A jocular person who is full of        87. One who intervenes between
      (3) theology (4) theism                  amusing anecdotes                           two or more parties to settle
                                               (1) wile         (2) yokel                  differences
  67. Dissection of a dead body to find
                                               (3) wag          (4) aeon                   (1) neutral      (2) intermediary
      the cause of death.
      (1) biopsy       (2) investigation   78. Deep in thought                             (3) judge        (4) connoisseur
                                                                                      88. The habit of always admiring
      (3) surgery      (4) autopsy             (1) meditation (2) pensive
                                                                                           oneself
  68. A person without training or             (3) pesky        (4) purloin                (1) psychosis (2) neurosis
      experience in a skill or subject     79. Without risk of punishment                  (3) narcissism (4) paranoia
      (1) chaplain (2) mason                   (1) impudent (2) impunity              89. To take back, withdraw or
      (3) artisan      (4) novice              (3) inexorable (4) imperturable             renounce
  69. One who stays away from school       80. Excessive preoccupation with                (1) repent       (2) retrace
      with permission                          one"s health                                (3) refuse       (4) recant
      (1) pedant       (2) supplicant          (1) hypochondria                       90. A pen for small animals
      (3) mendicant (4) truant                 (2) malaise                                 (1) hutch        (2) lair
  70. The act of killing a whole group         (3) disaffected                             (3) den          (4) cage
      of people, especially a whole                                                   91. A woman having more than one
                                               (4) malinger
      race                                                                                 husband at the same time
                                              Directions (81–85) : In the
      (1) patricide (2) parricide                                                          (1) polyandry (2) polygamy
                                         following questions, out of the four
      (3) matricide (4) genocide                                                           (3) polyphony (4) polygyny
                                         alternatives, choose the one which can
     Directions (71–75) : In the         be substituted for the given words/          92. Feeding on food made both of
following questions, out of the four                                                       plants and flesh
                                         sentence.
alternatives, choose the one which can                                                     (1) carnivorous (2) omnipotent
                                                (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &
be substituted for the given words/                                                        (3) omnivorous (4) optimist
                                                Central Excise) Exam. 12.11.2006)
sentences.                                                                            93. One who destroys images or
       (SSC Tax Assistant (Income Tax &    81. The worship of idols or images              attacks popular beliefs
       Central Excise) Exam. 11.12.2005)       (1) atheism      (2) theism                 (1) imagist     (2) misanthropist
  71. A go vernment in which all               (3) idolatry     (4) iconoclasm             (3) iconoclast (4) masochist
      religions are honoured               82. Something that is poisonous or         94. Violation of something holy and
      (1) communist(2) socialistic             unhealthy                                   sacred
      (3) secular      (4) capitalist          (1) trivial      (2) toxic                  (1) pollution (2) pilferage
  72. A place where government/                                                            (3) sacrilege (4) pittance
                                               (3) torpid       (4) tragic
      public records are kept                                                         95. A place where nuns live and
                                           83. A remedy for all diseases                   work
      (1) archive      (2) museum
                                               (1) amnesia         (2) panacea             (1) church       (2) school
      (3) shelf        (4) cellar
  73. Living together of a man and             (3) intelligentsia (4) parasol              (3) abode        (4) convent
      woman without being married to       84. A hater of mankind                        Directions (96-105) : In the
      each other                               (1) misanthrope                      following questions, out of the four
      (1) marriage (2) equipage                (2) misogynist                       alternatives, choose the one which can
      (3) lineage      (4) concubinage                                              be substituted for the given words/
                                               (3) philanthropist                   sentence.
  74. Too much official formality
                                               (4) misogamist                                     (SSC Section Officer (Audit)
      (1) bureaucracy
                                           85. Irresistible craving for alcoholic                           Exam. 10.12.2006)
      (2) red-tapism
                                               drinks                                 96. General view of a person’s
      (3) nepotism                                                                         character
                                               (1) megalomania
      (4) formalism                                                                        (1) biography
                                               (2) dipsomania
  75. Dry weather with no rainfall                                                         (2) profile
      (1) draught      (2) draft               (3) kleptomania
                                                                                           (3) introduction
      (3) drought      (4) desert              (4) pyromania                               (4) sketch
                                                        SEE–625