ONE-WORD SUBSTITUTION
162. A continuous process of change         172. Calmness and indifference to          183. Not to be moved by entreaty
      is known as                                 suffering                                  (1) rigorous (2) negligent
      (1) transformation                          (1) stoicism (2) despair                   (3) inexorable (4) despotic
      (2) metamorphosis                           (3) agony       (4) materialism     184. An object or portion serving as a
      (3) flux                              173. The practice of having more                 sample
      (4) dynamism                                than one husband                           (1) specification
163. The use of many words where                  (1) polyandry (2) polygamy                 (2) spectre
      only a few are necessary                    (3) bigamy      (4) debauchery             (3) spectacle
      (1) circumlocution                    174. Seeing something which is not               (4) specimen
                                                  actually present                     185. The practice of submitting a
      (2) circumspection
                                                  (1) imagination                            proposal to popular vote
      (3) circumscription
                                                  (2) presumption                            (1) election    (2) reference
      (4) circumvention
                                                  (3) hallucination                          (3) popularity (4) referendum
164. Circular building or hall with a
                                                  (4) supposition                           Directions (186 – 190) : In the
      dome
                                            175. With much liveliness and a           following questions, out of the four
      (1) edifice      (2) palace                 sense of purpose                    alternatives, choose the one which can
      (3) rotunda      (4) spire                  (1) lousily     (2) jocularly       be substituted for the given words/
165. One who is a citizen not of a                (3) zealously (4) jauntily          sentence.
      country but of the world                   Directions (176–180) : In the             (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I
      (1) bohemian                         following questions out of the four                  Exam. 19.06.2011 (IInd Sitting)
      (2) cosmopolitan                     alternatives, choose the one which can      186. An inscription on a tomb
      (3) philanthropist                   be substituted for the given words /              (1) espionage (2) epilogue
      (4) internationalist                 sentence.                                         (3) epitaph     (4) elegy
     Directions (166 – 170) : In the                        (SSC CPO Sub Inspector     187. Feeling inside you which tells
following questions out of the four                       Exam.12.12.2010 (Paper-I)          you what is right and what is
alternatives, choose the one which can      176. Instrument         to    measure            wrong
be substituted for the given words /              atmospheric pressure                       (1) cleverness
phrase.                                           (1) metronome(2) compass                   (2) conscience
       (SSC CISF ASI Exam. 29.08.2010             (3) pedometer (4) barometer                (3) consciousness
                                 (Paper-I)  177. One who tends to take a hopeful             (4) fear
166. To run away with a lover                     view of life
                                                                                       188. Release of a prisoner from jail
      (1) deceive      (2) cheat                  (1) magnate (2) creator                    on certain terms and condition
      (3) escape       (4) elope                  (3) pacifist    (4) optimist               (1) parole      (2) parley
167. Science of heredity                    178. Belonging to all parts of the               (3) pardon      (4) acquittal
                                                  world
      (1) hereditary (2) genetics                                                      189. Loss of memory
                                                  (1) common (2) universal
      (3) genesis      (4) inheritance                                                       (1) ambrosia (2) amnesia
                                                  (3) worldly     (4) international
168. Arrangement in order of                                                                 (3) insomnia (4) forgetting
                                            179. To be known for bad acts
      occurrence                                                                       190. To struggle helplessly
                                                  (1) famous      (2) notorious
      (1) timely      (2) chronological                                                      (1) flounder (2) founder
                                                  (3) criminal (4) terrorist
      (3) chronic     (4) temporal                                                           (3) fumble      (4) finger
                                            180. Words of similar meaning
169. Occurring at night                                                                     Directions (191-195) : In the
                                                  (1) homonyms(2) pseudonyms          following questions, out of the four
      (1) nightly      (2) dark
                                                  (3) antonyms (4) synonyms           alternatives, choose the one which can
      (3) neurotic (4) nocturnal
                                                 Directions (181–185) : In the        be substituted for the given words/
170. Determine the nature of the           following questions, out of the four       sentence.
      disease                              alternatives, choose the one which can          (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I
      (1) investigate (2) determine        be substituted for the given words/                    Exam. 26.06.2011 (Ist Sitting)
      (3) diagnose (4) detect              sentence.                                   191. A post with little work but high
     Directions (171-175) : In the              (SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I          salary
following questions out of the four                    Exam. 19.06.2011 (Ist Sitting)
                                                                                             (1) director    (2) trustee
alternatives, choose the one which can      181. Code of diplomatic etiquette and
                                                                                             (3) sinecure (4) ombudsman
be substituted for the given words/               precedence
                                                                                       192. Something that causes death
sentence.                                         (1) statesmanship
                                                                                             (1) dangerous (2) fatal
         (SSC (South Zone) Investigators          (2) diplomacy
                                                                                             (3) brutal      (4) horrible
                      Exam. 12.09.2010)           (3) hierarchy
                                                                                      193.A person who writes decoratively
171. Person who insists on adherence              (4) protocol
                                                                                             (1) calligrapher
      to formal rules or literary           182. To renounce a high position of
      meaning                                     authority or control                       (2) collier
                                                  (1) abduct      (2) abandon                (3) choreographer
      (1) scholar      (2) pedant
                                                  (3) abort       (4) abdicate               (4) cartographer
      (3) pedagogue (4) literalist
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