ONE-WORD SUBSTITUTION
      Directions (286–295) : In the fol-       296. Group of people living together        307. One who eats both vegetables
lowing questions, out of the four al-               in the same locality                        and meat
ternatives choose the one which can                 (1) neighbourhood                           (1) omnivorous (2) vegevorous
be substituted for the given words/                 (2) crowd                                   (3) herbivorous (4) carnivorous
sentence.                                           (3) community                               Directions (308-311) : In each
   (SSC CPO (SI, ASI & Intelligence Officer         (4) public                            of the following questions, out of the
               Exam. 28.08.2011 Paper-II)                                                 four alternatives choose the one which
                                               297. The height of an object above sea
286. A small room in a big house,                   level                                 can be substituted for the given
      hotel, ship etc. where glasses,                                                     words/sentence.
                                                    (1) altitude       (2) certitude
      dishes, spoons, food etc. are kept.
                                                    (3) latitude       (4) longitude                  (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
      (1) portico       (2) pantry                                                               Operator & LDC Exam. 28.10.2012
                                               298. Something that is difficult to be-
      (3) mezzanine (4) kitchen                     lieve                                                               (1st Sitting)
287. A foreigner who settles in a coun-             (1) inevitable     (2) incredible     308. The first speech made by a per-
      try.                                          (3) suspicious (4) impossible               son
      (1) immigrant (2) emigrant               299. Government of the people, by the            (1) maiden       (2) extempore
      (3) alien         (4) visitor                 people and for the people                   (3) debate       (4) palaver
288. Doing something according to                   (1) plutocracy     (2) aristocracy    309. A person who is well-known in
      one’s own free will.                          (3) autocracy      (4) democracy            an unfavourable way
      (1) wilfully      (2) obligingly              Directions (300 – 303) : In the             (1) notorious    (2) obscure
      (3) voluntarily (4) compulsorily        following questions, out of the four al-          (3) conspicuous(4) ethical
289. Place that provides refuge               ternatives choose the one which can          310. To write under a different name
      (1) shelter       (2) house             be substituted for the given words/               (1) anonymous (2) biography
      (3) country       (4) asylum            sentence.                                         (3) pseudonym (4) masquerade
290. A person who gambles or bets                          (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry    311. That through which light cannot
                                                     Operator & LDC Exam. 21.10.2012            pass
      (1) punter        (2) backer
                                                                            (2nd Sitting)       (1) lucid        (2) transparent
      (3) customer (4) client
                                               300. A proficient public speaker                 (3) hazy         (4) opaque
291. Art of writing for newspapers and
                                                    (1) curator        (2) orator                Directions (312-315) : In the
      magazines
                                                    (3) narrator       (4) arbitrator     following questions, out of the four al-
      (1) literature    (2) journalism
                                               301. Unfair advantages for members         ternatives choose the one which can
      (3) biography (4) artistry                    of one’s own family                   be substituted for the given words/
292. An abandoned child of unknown                  (1) optimism       (2) plagiarism     sentence.
      parents who is found by some-                 (3) nepotism       (4) regionalism
      body.                                                                                           (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
                                               302. Fit to be eaten                              Operator & LDC Exam. 28.10.2012
      (1) foundling (2) sibling
                                                    (1) legible        (2) credible                                     (1st Sitting)
      (3) urchin        (4) orphan                  (3) audible        (4) edible          312. To injure one’s reputation
293. Parts of a country behind the             303. Always ready to attack or quar-
      coast or a river bank.                                                                     (1) defame      (2) ridicule
                                                    rel                                          (3) mock        (4) agitate
      (1) swamps        (2) marshes                 (1) creative       (2) impatient       313. A geometrical figure with eight
      (3) hinterland (4) isthmuses                  (3) aggressive     (4) malicious             sides
294. A wri tten statement about                      Directions (304 – 307) : In the            (1) polygon      (2) hexagon
      someone’s character, usually pro-       following questions, out of the four al-          (3) octagon      (4) pentagon
      vided by an employer                    ternatives choose the one which can
                                                                                           314. A man who wastes his money on
      (1) testimonial                         be substituted for the given words/
                                                                                                luxury
      (2) memorandum                          sentence.
                                                                                                (1) extempore (2) thrifty
      (3) certificate                                      (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
                                                                                                (3) extravagant (4) None of these
      (4) licence                                    Operator & LDC Exam. 21.10.2012
                                                                            (2nd Sitting)
                                                                                           315. A man having no hair on the
295. One who does not make mis-                                                                 scalp
      takes                                    304. Fluent and clear in speech
                                                                                                (1) hoary        (2) gaudy
      (1) pessimist (2) optimist                    (1) emotional     (2) enthusiastic
                                                                                                (3) naked        (4) bald
      (3) infallible    (4) hypocrite               (3) articulate    (4) confident
                                                                                                Directions (316–319) : In the fol-
      Directions (296–299) : In the            305. Spoken or done without prepa-
                                                                                          lowing questions, out of the four alter-
following questions, out of the four al-            ration
                                                                                          natives choose the one which can be
ternatives, choose the one which can                (1) verbose       (2) extempore
                                                                                          substituted for the given words/sen-
be substituted for the given words/                 (3) amateur       (4) verbatim
                                                                                          tence.
sentence.                                      306. One who gains benefit from
                                                                                                      (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry
             (SSC (10+2) Level Data Entry           something
                                                                                                 Operator & LDC Exam. 04.11.2012
       Operator & LDC Exam. 21.10.2012              (1) benefactor (2) miser
                                                                                                                       (2nd Sitting)
                               (Ist Sitting))       (3) hermit        (4) beneficiary
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