ONE-WORD SUBSTITUTION
 253. The absence of law and order            265. Lasting only for a very short              Directions (276-280) : In the fol-
       (1) rebellion       (2) mutiny              while                                  lowing questions, out of the four al-
       (3) revolt          (4) anarchy             (1) transparent (2) temporal           ternatives, choose the one which can
 254. A voice that cannot be heard                                                        be substituted for the given words/
                                                   (3) temporary        (4) temperate
       (1) unheard         (2) faint               Directions (266–270) : In the fol-     sentence.
       (3) audible         (4) inaudible     lowing, out of the four alternatives,                    (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
 255. High sea waves caused by un-                                                              Operator & LDC Exam. 11.12.2011
                                             choose the one which can be substi-
       derwater earthquake                                                                                  (IInd Sitting (East Zone)
                                             tuted for the given words / sentence.
       (1) tsunami         (2) tornado                                                    276. A general pardon of offenders
                                                          (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
       (3) hurricane (4) cyclone                    Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011            (1) parley          (2) amnesty
      Directions (256–260) : In the                            (IInd Sitting (East Zone)       (3) parole          (4) acquittal
following questions, out of the four                                                      277. One who practises one of the fine
                                              266. A remedy for all diseases
alternatives choose the one which can                                                          arts
                                                   (1) narcotic       (2) antiseptic
be substituted for the given words /                                                           (1) painter         (2) artist
sentence.                                          (3) tonic          (4) panacea              (3) designer        (4) architect
(SSC Multi-Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff      267. The killing of whole group of peo-     278. Scale used for measuring the
                         Exam. 27.02.2011)         ple                                         strength of an earthquake
256. A disease which is spread by                  (1) genocide       (2) germicide            (1) celsius         (2) newtons
      direct contact                                                                           (3) richter         (4) linear
                                                   (3) patricide      (4) suicide
      (1) contagious (2) infectious                                                       279. Something kept as a reminder of
                                              268. The plants and vegetation of a
      (3) epidemic          (4) endemic                                                        an event
                                                   region
257. The study of ancient civilizations                                                        (1) trophy          (2) souvenir
      (1) history         (2) anthropology         (1) fauna          (2) flora
                                                                                               (3) prize           (4) antique
      (3) ethnology (4) archaeology                (3) landscape      (4) environment
                                                                                          280. Found all over the world
258. An animal story with a moral             269. That which is without opposition            (1) international (2) universal
      (1) fable             (2) tale               (1) unaware        (2) verdict              (3) regional        (4) provincial
      (3) anecdote          (4) parable            (3) unanimous (4) spontaneous              Directions (281–285) : In the fol-
259. A thing likely to be easily broken       270. Strong dislike between two per-        lowing questions, out of the four al-
      (1) vulnerable        (2) flexible           sons                                   ternatives choose the one which can
      (3) brittle           (4) delicate           (1) aversion       (2) antipathy       be substituted for the given words/
260. Body of singers                                                                      sentence.
                                                   (3) apathy         (4) despair
      (1) coir              (2) quorum                                                                  (SSC Graduate Level Tier-II
                                                 Directions (271-275) : In the fol-                     Exam. 04.08.2011 Paper-II)
      (3) quire             (4) choir
                                             lowing questions, out of the four al-
      Directions (261-265) : In the fol-                                                  281. To secretly store more than
                                             ternatives, choose the one which can
lowing questions, out of the four al-                                                          what is allowed
                                             be substituted for the given words/
ternatives, choose the one which can                                                           (1) hoard           (2) store
be substituted for the given words/          sentence.                                         (3) hide            (4) aboard
sentence.                                                 (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry    282. Very dramatic
             (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry           Operator & LDC Exam. 11.12.2011            (1) histrionic      (2) hippocratic
       Operator & LDC Exam. 04.12.2011                          (Ist Sitting (Delhi Zone)
                                                                                               (3) hirsute         (4) hoary
                    (Ist Sitting (East Zone) 271. Place where wine is made                283. A figure of speech by which a
 261. Murder of a man                              (1) bakery           (2) cloakroom          thing is spoken of as being that
      (1) regicide          (2) fratricide
                                                   (3) tannery          (4) brewery            which it only resembles
      (3) homicide          (4) genocide                                                       (1) metaphor
                                             272. A paper written by hand
 262. Use of force or threats to get                                                           (2) simile
                                                   (1) handicraft       (2) handiwork
      someone to agree to something
                                                   (3) manuscript (4) thesis                   (3) personification
      (1) coercion          (2) conviction
                                             273. The art of preserving skin of an-            (4) alliteration
      (3) confession (4) cajolement
                                                   imals, birds and fish                  284. The process by which a person
 263. Animal that feeds on plants
                                                   (1) taxonomy         (2) taxidermy          or an organization reduces the,
      (1) carnivorous                                                                          amount of money it spends
      (2) herbivorous                              (3) topology         (4) seismology
                                                                                               (1) budgeting
      (3) insectivorous                      274. Related to moon
                                                                                               (2) retrenchment
      (4) graminivorous                            (1) solar            (2) moony              (3) saving
 264. A number of stars grouped to-                (3) lunar            (4) honeymoon          (4) closure
      gether                                 275. The plants and vegetation of a          285. An established principle of prac-
      (1) orbit                                    region                                      tical wisdom
      (2) constellation
                                                   (1) flora           (2) fauna               (1) marxism         (2) maxim
      (3) solar system
                                                   (3) landscape (4) environment               (3) Neologism       (4) Platonism
      (4) comet
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