ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION SET 2

ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION SET 2 questions for SSC CGL and CDS exams

In One word Substitution questions out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given word.

1.One who studies the pattern of voting in electionOne Word Substitution Set 2
A.Psephologist
B.Lexicographer
C.Cartographer
D.Anthropologist

2.Absence of the government
A.Anarchy
B.Aristocracy
C.Autocracy
D.Autonomy

3.Government run by officials is called :
A.Democracy
B.Bureaucracy
C.Gerontocracy
D.Kekistocracy

4.An office or post with no work but high Pay
A.Honorary
B.Sinecure
C.Gratis
D.Ex-officio

5.Person who is indifferent to both pleasure and pain.
A.Saint
B.Ascetic
C.Stoic
D.Hermit

6.Murder of a brother
A.Patricide
B.Regicide
C.Homicide
D.Fratricide

7.Mental weariness for want of occupation
A.Fatigue
B.Ennui
C.Languor
D.Debility

8.Mania for travel
A.Dromomania
B.Pyromania
C.Bibliomania
D.Logo mania

9.Paying back injury with injury.
A.Vendetta
B.Repression
C.Subjugation
D.Reprisal

10.To slap with a flat object
A.Hew
B.Swat
C.Chop
D.Gnaw

11.An associate in an office or institution
A.Companion
B.Ally
C.Colleague
D.Accomplice

12.Regard for others as a principle of action
A.Cynicism
B.Nepotism
C.Philanthropy
D.Altruism

13.A disease which spreads by contact
A.Infectious
B.Contagious
C.Contiguous
D.Contextual

14.To change shape, nature or substance of
A.Modulate
B.Substitute
C.Remodel
D.Transmute

15.Person who pilots or travels in a balloon, airship or other aircraft
A.Aeronaut
B.Astronaut
C.Aerobat
D.Acrobat

16.Words different in meaning but similar in sound
A.Homonym
B.Synonym
C.Acronym
D.Antonym

17.A girl or woman who flirts, that is, tries to attract people and make advances in love simply to satisfy her vanity
A.Prostitute
B.Coquette
C.Spinster
D.Concubine

18.Relationship by blood or birth.
A.Parentage
B.Affiliation
C.Consanguinity
D.Nepotism

19.They cessation of warfare before a treaty is signed
A.Affidavit
B.Agreement
C.Armistice
D.Amnesty

20.Opposed to great or sudden change
A.Static
B.Revolutionary
C.Conservative
D.Evolutionary