ONE-WORD SUBSTITUTION
520. Study of caves                              Directions (532-536) : In each          542. The secretary’s proposal was
     (1) speleology (2) seismology         of the following questions, out of the             adopted with the full agreement
     (3) topology    (4) numismatics       four alternatives choose the one which             of all the members.
521. Government by the few                 can be substituted for the given                   (1) ambitiously (2) unanimously
     (1) oligarchy    (2) autocracy        words/sentence.                                    (3) equivocally (4) vehemently
     (3) monarchy (4) anarchy                         (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC         543. That which makes it difficult to
                                                      Exam. 02.11.2014, IInd Sitting)         recognize the presence or real
522. Materials that change naturally
     by the action of bacteria             532. Widespread scarcity of food                   nature of something
     (1) inflammable                             (1) hunger        (2) drought                (1) camouflage (2) transparent
     (2) perishable                              (3) poverty       (4) famine                 (3) infallible    (4) image
     (3) biological                        533. Inflammation of gums                     544. Code of diplomatic etiquette and
     (4) biodegradable                           (1) gangerene                                precedence
523. Having a stale smell or taste               (2) gingivitis                               (1) formality
     (1) rancid       (2) insipid                (3) conjunctivitis                           (2) statesmanship
     (3) savoury      (4) tepid                  (4) orchitis                                 (3) protocol
524. A wooden object used for con-         534. A book written by an unknown                  (4) hierarchy
     necting animals that are pulling            author
                                                                                         545. A person who can make himself/
     a vehicle                                   (1) anonymous (2) acrimonious
                                                                                              herself feel at home in any coun-
     (1) rein         (2) leash                  (3) audacious (4) assiduous                  try
     (3) whip         (4) yoke             535. An event that causes great harm               (1) cosmocrat (2) cosmesis
525. A man who knows a lot about                 to dams
                                                                                              (3) cosmetician (4) cosmopolitan
     things like food, music and art             (1) problem       (2) disaster
                                                                                         546. The Bedouin Arabs are people
     (1) priest       (2) optimist               (3) pain          (4) relief
                                                                                              of no fixed abode.
     (3) hostage      (4) connoisseur      536. Beyond correction
                                                                                              (1) barbarians (2) nomads
526. A doctor who specializes in dis-            (1) inveterate (2) glib
                                                                                              (3) vagabonds (4) travellers
     eases of the nose                           (3) incorrigible (4) incongruous
                                                Directions (537 – 541) : In each              Directions (547 - 551) : In the
     (1) rhinologist (2) otologist
                                           of the following questions, out of the       following questions, out of the four al-
     (3) pathologist (4) podiatrist
                                           four alternatives choose the one which       ternatives, choose the one which can
     Directions (527–531) : In the fol-
                                           can be substituted for the given             be substituted for the given words/
lowing questions, out of the four al-
                                           words/sentence.                              sentence.
ternatives, choose the one which can
                                                      (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC                   (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC
be substituted for the given words/
                                                                  Exam. 09.11.2014)                            Exam. 16.11.2014)
sentence.
                                           537. Incapable of error                      547. A person who drives our motor
          (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC
       Exam. 02.11.2014, Patna Region :          (1) erroneous      (2) incorrigible          cars
                              Ist Sitting)       (3) unbeatable (4) infallible                (1) driver         (2) chauffeur
527. Animals which suckle their            538. One who believes everything he                (3) conductor      (4) lift-operator
     young                                       or she hears
                                                                                        548. The headmaster brought back
     (1) herbivores (2) mammals                  (1) credulous      (2) credible
                                                                                              to mind the outstanding
     (3) carnivores (4) omnivores                (3) creditable     (4) credential
                                                                                              achievements of the school.
528. A drug or other substance that        539. An allowance made to a wife by
     induces sleep                               her husband, when they are le-               (1) remembered        (2) reminded
     (1) reviver       (2) stimulant             gally separated.                             (3) reminisced        (4) recalled
     (3) energic       (4) sedative              (1) alimony        (2) parsimony       549. Lack of feeling
529. A speech delivered without any              (3) matrimony (4) honorarium                 (1) empathy        (2) apathy
     preparation                           540. Wild imagination                              (3) sympathy (4) pity
     (1) temporary                               (1) whim            (2) fantasy        550. Accidental good fortune
     (2) exemplary                               (3) fancy           (4)memory                (1) serendipity (2) good luck
     (3) extempore                         541. A poem of fourteen lines                      (3) chance         (4) fluke
     (4) contemporary                            (1) ballad         (2) psalm           551. Short speech or poem given at
530. Animals that eat flesh                      (3) sonnet         (4) carol                 the end of a play or a book
     (1) herbivorous                             Directions (542–546) : In the                (1) epilogue       (2) epigram
     (2) carnivorous                       following questions, out of the four al-           (3) epitaph        (4) epicure
     (3) omnivorous                        ternatives, choose the one which can
                                                                                           Directions (552-563) : In the fol-
     (4) insectivorous                     be substituted for the given words/
                                                                                        lowing questions, out of the four al-
531. A fictitious name especially one      words printed in bold in the sentence.
                                                                                        ternatives, choose the one which can
     assumed by an author                             (SSC CHSL (10+2) DEO & LDC
                                                   Exam. 16.11.2014, Patna Region :
                                                                                        be substituted for the given words/
     (1) nick name (2) pseudonym                                                        sentences.
                                                                           Ist Sitting)
     (3) sobriquet     (4) pet name                                                            (SSC GL Tier-II Exam. 21.09.2014)
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