Synonym Questions for SSC CHSL Tier-I 2018

Synonym Questions for SSC CHSL Tier-I 2018

Synonym Questions for SSC CHSL Tier-I 2018

Directions (1-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1. Incinerate
(a) parch
(b) moderate
(c) destroy
(d) satisfy
Sol. ‘Incinerate’ - destroy (something, especially waste material) by burning.

Q2. Shimmering
(a) stolid
(b) glinting
(c) daft
(d) daffy
Sol. ‘Shimmering’ -shine with a soft, slightly wavering light.

Q3. Bounder
(a) lout
(b) mediocre
(c) done
(d) decorous
Sol. ‘Bounder’ -a dishonorable man.

Q4. Parlance
(a) definitive
(b) jargon
(c) canonical
(d) classic
Sol. ‘Parlance’ -a particular way of speaking or using words, especially a way common to those with a particular job or interest.

Q5. Dignity
(a) decency
(b) immoral
(c) primacy
(d) chagrin
Sol. ‘Dignity’ -the state or quality of being worthy of honour or respect, a composed or serious manner or style.

Q6. Clasp
(a) grip
(b) commute
(c) clemency
(d) acquittal
Sol. ‘Clasp’ -grasp (something) tightly with one's hand, fasten (something) with a small brooch or similar device, a device with interlocking parts used for fastening things together.

Q7. To visualise
(a) to repudiate
(b) to anticipate
(c) to eschew
(d) to scorn
Sol. ‘To Visualise’-form a theory or theories about something. Means to speculate.

Q8. Scarcity
(a) opulence
(b) myriad
(c) plethora
(d) dearth
Sol. ‘Scarcity’- the state of being scarce or in short supply; shortage.

Q9. To theorize
(a) to measure
(b) to prove
(c) to speculate
(d) to calculate
Sol. ‘To theorize’ 

Q10. Eccentric
(a) whimsical
(b) chronic
(c) bona fide
(d) typic
Sol. ‘Eccentric’ -(of a person or their behaviour) unconventional and slightly strange, not placed centrally or not having its axis or other part placed centrally.

Q11. Queasy
(a) complacent
(b) unperturbed
(c) smug
(d) squeamish
Sol. ‘Queasy’-nauseous; feeling sick, inducing a feeling of nausea.
Squeamish-easily made to feel sick or disgusted, having fastidious moral views; scrupulous.
Unperturbed- not perturbed or concerned.

Q12. Astonish
(a) mundane
(b) empress
(c) overwhelm
(d) calm
Sol. ‘Astonish’ -surprise or impress (someone) greatly.

Q13. To delude
(a) hoodwink
(b) conscientious
(c) scrupulous
(d) bonafide
Sol. ‘To delude’-make (someone) believe something that is not true.
Scrupulous-(of a person or process) careful, thorough, and extremely attentive to details.

Q14. Proximity
(a) futile
(b) preposterous
(c) absurd
(d) propinquity
Sol. ‘Proximity’ -nearness in space, time, or relationship.

Q15. Dare
(a) cohort
(b) taunt
(c) patronize
(d) chum
Sol. ‘Dare’ means to have the courage to do something, used to express indignation at something.

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