SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution with explanation

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Instruction: – In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Q1. Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.
Options:
1) Trite
2) opposite
3) Exceptional
4) Ambiguous
Correct Answer: ambiguous
Explanation: – (Trite घिसे-पिटे) , (opposite विपरीत) , (Exceptional असाधारण) ,(Ambiguous अस्पष्ट)

7-January-2017
Q2.Something widely feared as a possible dangerous occurrence.
Options:
1) spectre
2) beguile
3) monolith
4) canny
Correct Answer: spectre
Explanation: – (spectre काली छाया), ( beguile मोहित करना),( monolith एक पत्थर का खम्बा),( canny चालाक)

7-January-2017
Q3.Average in amount, intensity, quality, or degree.
Options:
1) moderate
2) supernatant
3) hobble
4) hum
Correct Answer: moderate
Explanation: – (moderate मध्य श्रेणी का),( supernatant सतह पर तैरनेवाला) ,( hobble बंधन),( hum गुनगुनाहट)

7-January-2017
Q4.A factory, where workers are employed at very low wages for long hours and under poor conditions.
Options:
1) Impalpable
2) Outset
3) Bloomy
4) Sweatshop
Correct Answer: Sweatshop
Explanation: – (Impalpable स्‍पर्श द्वारा अनुभव न किए जाने योग्‍य), ( Outset प्रारंभ),( Bloomy फलना-फूलना ), (Sweatshop शोषण करने वाले की दुकान).

8-January-2017
Q5.things that have been discarded as worthless.
Options:
1) remains
2) flotsam
3) shambles
4) havoc
Correct Answer: flotsam
Explanation: – (remains अवशेष ), ( flotsam बहता माल) ,(shambles खंडहर),( havoc तबाही).

SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution 8-January-2017
Q6.become apparent through the appearance of symptoms.
Options:
1) manifest
2) distinct
3) visible
4) divulged
Correct Answer: manifest
Explanation: – (manifest प्रत्यक्ष) ,( distinct विशिष्ट), (visible साफ़) ,( divulged उजागर)
8-January-2017
Q7.Rub a part of the body to restore warmth or sensation.
Options:
1) Fuzz
2) Chafe
3) Scum
4) Oblique
Correct Answer: Chafe
Explanation: – (Fuzz परमाणु हो के उड़ जाना),( Chafe मालिश करना),( Scum मैल),( Oblique तिरछा)

8-January-2017
Q8.The punishment of being kept in school after hours.
Options:
1) Pretension
2) Isolate
3) Detention
4) Blender
Correct Answer: Detention
Explanation: – (Pretension बहाना), ( Isolate अलग रखना), ( Detention नज़रबंदी), ( Blender मिक्सी)

9-January-2017
Q9.The outer layer of the cerebrum (part of the brain), composed of folded grey matter, plays an important role in the consciousness.
Options:
1) victor
2) cortex
3) scrub
4) capered
Correct Answer: cortex
Explanation: – (victor विजेता ), (cortex आवरण, मस्तिष्क के बाहरी परत), (scrub मलना ), (capered उछलना-कूदना)
9-January-2017
Q10.A hot spring in which water intermittently boils, pushing a tall column of water and steam into the air.
Options:
1) geyser
2) smite
3) brew
4) pitted
Correct Answer: geyser
Explanation: – (geyser गरम पानी का झरना), (smite हराना ,कष्ट देना), (brew शराब बनाना ), (pitted खड़ा)
9-January-2017
Q11.Make something seem less important, significant, or trifling.
Options:
1) superintend
2) optimality
3) Trivialize
4) dumb down
Correct Answer: trivialize
Explanation: – (superintend देख-भाल करना ), (optimality इष्‍टतमत्व (सर्वोत्तम)
), (Trivialize महत्वहीन करना ), (dumb down बेजबान हो जाना )
Ex:I do not mean to trivialize your courage.
9-January-2017
Q12.A gesture expressing respect, such as a bow.
Options:
1) Consensual
2) Obeisance
3) Perk
4) Germinate
Correct Answer: Obeisance
Explanation: – (Consensual सहमति से ), (Obeisance श्रद्धा ), (Perk फुर्तीला ), (Germinate अंकुरित होना).
Ex:- He made a deep obeisance to the king.
10­January­2017
Q13.an event or a group of events occurring as part of a sequence
Options:
1) stanza
2) episode
3) series
4) lesson
Correct Answer: episode
Explanation: – (stanza श्‍लोक छंद), (episode घटना), (series शृंखला), (lesson पाठ).
Ex:- It was the first episode of my story.
10­January­2017
Q14.Represent something as being less important than it really is.
Options:
1) discriminant
2) stride
3) underplay
4) imperious
Correct Answer: underplay
Explanation: – (discriminant भेद करना ), (stride छलाँग, तरक़्क़ी), (underplay कम कर के आँकना), (imperious अभिमानी)
Ex:- Do not underplay the skills we have.

10­January­2017 SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution
Q15.match or surpass a person by imitation.
Options:
1) parallel
2) emulate
3) ditto
4) impression
Correct Answer: emulate
Explanation: – (parallel समानांतर), (emulate अनुकरण करना), (ditto ठीक इसी प्रकार से), (impression प्रभाव ).
Ex:- You must work hard to emulate successful man
10­January­2017
Q16.lack of skill, ability, or competence
Options:
1) ineptitude
2) dexterity
3) proficiency
4) prowess
Correct Answer: ineptitude
Explanation: – (ineptitude अयोग्यता), (dexterity निपुणता ), (proficiency कुशलता), (prowess कौशल).
Ex:- His ineptitude was the reason of failure.

11­January­2017 SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution
Q17.To harass someone persistently to do something.
Options:
1) Iconoclast
2) Dote
3) Neurotic
4) Importune Correct Answer: Importune
Explanation: – (Iconoclast मूर्तिपूजा का विरोध करने वाला), (Dote मूर्ख हो जाना), (Neurotic नसों पर प्रभाव डालने वाला), (Importune जिद करना, बारबार मांगना ).
Ex:- Most politicians importune voters for support.

11­January­2017
Q18.A short statement expressing a general truth.
Options:
1) Maxim
2) Infer
3) Drum
4) Pander
Correct Answer: Maxim
Explanation: – (Maxim कहावत), (Infer अनुमान करना), (Drum ढोल), (Pander बढ़ावा देना).
Ex:- It is an old maxim that death is the best teacher.

11­January­2017
Q19.Having or displaying an overly critical point of view.
Options:
1) Judgemental
2) To hallucinate
3) To contravene
4) Expanse
Correct Answer: Judgemental
Explanation: – (Judgemental आलोचनात्मक ), (To hallucinate मायाजाल में डालना), (To contravene अवहेलना करना), (Expanse प्रसार).
Ex:- Instead of being so judgemental, try opening your mind and accept the truth.

11­January­2017
Q20.Obtain something by force, threats, or other unfair means.
Options:
1) To regret
2) To extort
3) To resent
4) To encompass
Correct Answer: To extort
Explanation: – (To regret पछतावा करना), (To extort बलपूर्वक लेना), (To resent बुरा मानना), (To encompass घेरना).
Ex:- The rebels extort money from innocent people.

SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution 12-January-2017
Q 21. To shut a door, window, or lid forcefully and loudly
Options:
1) to clam
2) to strike
3) to shutter
4) to slam
Correct Answer: to slam
Explanation: – (to clam शांत करना,soothe, quell ), (to strike हड़ताल करना, down tools, walk out), (to shutter बंडिल से बंद करना), (to slam तेज़ आवाज़ के साथ बंद करना ).
Ex:- “Please don’t slam the door,”

12-January-2017
22.Sums of money expressed in a specified monetary unit
Options:
1) to denominate
2) to monetize
3) to nominate
4) demarche
Correct Answer: to denominate
Explanation: – (to denominate मूल्यवर्ग ), (to monetize धातु के सिक्के बनाना), (to nominate नियुक्त करना, recruit ), (demarche राजनीतिक कदम).
Ex:- What denominations would you like to give?

13-January-2017
Q.23.To officially register as a member of an institution
Options:
1) to muster
2) to enrol
3) to institutionalize
4) to officiate
Correct Answer: to enrol
Explanation: – (to muster इकट्ठा करना, gather, pile), (to enrol नामांकन करना, enlist), (to institutionalize संस्थागत करना), (to officiate किसी पद पर काम करना).
Ex:- The company enrols workers from age group 18 to 30.

13-January-2017
Q.24.To reveal the true, objectionable nature of someone
Options:
1) to betray
2) to forsake
3) to expose
4) to delude
Correct Answer: to expose
Explanation: – Betray – धोखा देना, dupe, delude. Forsake – त्यागना, relinquish, forgo.
Expose – उघाड़ना, disclose. Delude – छलना, defraud, beguile
(objectionable – आपत्तिजनक).
Ex:- He wasn’t pleased as I exposed him in public.

SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution 15-January-2017
Q.25.To regard with disgust and hatred.
Options:
1) tease
2) abhor
3) ridicule
4) sneer
Correct Answer: abhor
Explanation: – Regard – देखना, विचार करना. Tease – चिढ़ाना, prod, vex. Abhor – घृणा करना, loathe. Ridicule – हँसी उड़ाना, deride. Sneer – उपहास करना, scoff
Ex:- Being a responsible citizen we should abhor corruption.

15-January-2017
Q.26.Unable to be destroyed or removed.
Options:
1) ineradicable
2) habit
3) worn
4) fixed
Correct Answer: ineradicable
Explanation: – ineradicable – जिसको जड़ से न उखाड़ा जा सके,fast, hard. habit – आदत, manners, custom. Worn – फटा पुराना, ragged. Fixed – निश्चित,certain, sure.
Ex:- I have unforgettable and ineradicable memories of her nice behaviour.

15-January-2017
Q.27. The lower jawbone in mammals and fishes.
Options:
1) Trunk
2) snout
3) beak
4) mandible
Correct Answer: mandible
Explanation: – (Trunk सूँ ढ, तना ), (snout थूथना), (beak चोंच), (mandible जबड़ा).

15-January-2017
Q.28. Urge someone to act in a violent or unlawful way.
Options:
1) taunt
2) solicit
3) incite
4) psych
Correct Answer: incite
Explanation: – Taunt – उपहास, ridicule, derision, flout. solicit – प्रार्थना करना, beg. Incite – उत्तेजित करना, agitate, rouse.Psych – मनोवैज्ञानिक .
Ex:- They are planning to incite their comrades to mutiny.

15-January-2017
Q.29. a loud, harsh, piercing cry.
Options:
1) Noise
2) Howl
3) Screech
4) Cry
Correct Answer: screech
Explanation: – piercing – तीक्ष्ण, छेदनेवाला, penetrating, acute. Noise – शोर . Howl – चीख़ना, scream. Screech – कर्णकटु ध्वनि.Cry – रोना
Ex:- I can not tolerate the screech of brakes.

15-January-2017
Q.30. A hollow object used to contain something.
Options:
1) platter
2) salver
3) plate
4) receptacle
Correct Answer: receptacle
Explanation: – (platter थाली), (salver तश्तरी ), (plate थाली), (receptacle संदूक, डब्बा, box, chest).

SSC CHSL 2017 One Word Substitution 16-January-2017
Q.31. The tendency to recur at intervals.
Options:
1) Rotation
2) wheel
3) sequence
4) Periodicity
Correct Answer: periodicity
Explanation: – (Rotation चक्कर, whirl, detour), (wheel पहिया), (sequence क्रम, order ), (Periodicity काल-चक्र)

16-January-2017
Q.32. A dramatic entertainment, in which performers express through gestures.
Options:
1) mimicry
2) ham
3) pantomime
4) depiction
Correct Answer: pantomime
Explanation: – (mimicry स्वांग, drama, comedy), (ham -thigh), (pantomime मूकाभिनय), (depiction चित्रण, illustration )

16-January-2017
Q.33. Work extremely hard or incessantly.
Options:
1) job
2) Craft
3) toil
4) activity
Correct Answer: toil
Explanation: – incessantly – लगातार, continuously. Craft – कारीगरी. toil – कठिन परिश्रम, Diligence, assiduity
I need some rest for relaxation from hard toil.

16-January-2017
Q. 34.Express a proposition, theory, etc. in clear or definite terms.
Options:
1) publish
2) postulate
3) proclaim
4) enunciate
Correct Answer: enunciate
Explanation: – proposition – प्रस्ताव, offer, proposal. Postulate – मांगना, solicit. Proclaim – घोषणा करना, declare, promulgate. Enunciate – स्पष्ट उच्चारण करना.
This rule is of a general nature and enunciates the effect of global warming.

16-January-2017
Q. 35.To sweep over something so as to surround it completely.
Options:
1) engulf
2) imbibe
3) drown
4) plunge
Correct Answer: engulf
Explanation: – sweep over – वश में करना.
Engulf घेर लेना, imbibe अंतर्ग्रहण करना, सोखना , drown डूबना, submerge, plunge डुबाना, dip, drench
The Heavy rain was expected to engulf the entire city.

16-January-2017
Q. 36.To take someone somewhere suddenly and quickly.
Options:
1) rush
2) whisk
3) fly
4) flit
Correct Answer: whisk
Explanation: – (rush जल्दी करना, hasten, hurry), (whisk फुरती से ले जाना, तेज चलाना), (flit उड़ जाना ), Whisk the mixture until it is smooth and light.

17-January-2017
Q. 37.A symbol that serves as an emblem of a group of people.
Options:
1) obelisk
2) minaret
3) mast
4) totem
Correct Answer: totem
Explanation: – emblem – प्रतीक, चिह्न, mark .(obelisk स्मारक-स्तंभ),( minaret मीनार),( mast मस्तूल ,pole) ,(totem कुलचिन्ह)

17-January-2017
Q. 38.To leave a place suddenly or secretly.
Options:
1) Scarce
2) ligger
3) Decamp
4) loiter
Correct Answer: decamp
Explanation: – Scarce – दुर्लभ, hard-to-reach. Ligger – बहीखाता. Decamp – एकाएक भाग जाना. Loiter – टाल – मटोल करना
Example :-He has decamped with all our money.

17-January-2017
Q.39. The customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group
Options:
1) etiquette
2) frizette
3) epaulette
4) fossette
Correct Answer: etiquette
Explanation: – etiquette – शिष्टाचार, courtesy, manners frizette – घुंघराले बालों का एक किनारा. Epaulette – कंधे पर पहनने का बिल्ला या जेवर.
Fossette – dimple.

17-January-2017
40.the way in which a substance holds together; thickness or viscosity
Options:
1) corpulency
2) consistency
3) exigency
4) exultancy
Correct Answer: consistency
Explanation: – viscosity – गाढ़ापन . Corpulency – स्थूलकायता . Consistency – अनुकूलता . Exigency – संकटकाल .
Exultancy – उल्लासित होना.

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