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English (One Word Substitutions) Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 25th June 2018 (Solutions)

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Directions (1-5): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q1. One who is beyond correction or reform
(a) Insurmountable
(b) Inimitable
(c) Incorrigible
(d) Invincible
Q2. Deep in thought
(a) Meditation
(b) Pensive
(c) Pesky
(d) Purloin
Q3. Work for which one does not take salary or payment
(a) Remunerated
(b) Charge-sheet
(c) Complementary
(d) Honorary
Q4. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health
(a) Hypochondria
(b) Malaise
(c) Disaffected
(d) Malinger
Q5. Ceremonial sounding of trumpets
(a) Fanfare
(b) Symphony
(c) Orchestra
(d) Band
Q6. One who does not care for art or literature
(a) Bureaucrat
(b) Illiterate
(c) Philanderer
(d) Philistine
Q7. A person or a thing which is unrivalled
(a) Nonpareil
(b) Nincompoop
(c) Niggardly
(d) Non sequitur
Q8. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes
(a) Wiles
(b) Yokel
(c) Wag
(d) Aeon
Q9. A group of stars forming a pattern in the sky
(a) Galaxy
(b) Constellation
(c) Orbit
(d) Stellar
Q10. Without risk of punishment
(a) Impudent
(b) Impunity
(c) Inexorable
(d) Imperturbable
S1. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Incorrigible: (of a person or their behaviour) not able to be changed or reformed.
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Pensive- engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol.  Honorary: (of an office or its holder) unpaid.
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Hypochondria- a person who is abnormally anxious about their health.
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Fanfare: a short ceremonial tune or flourish played on brass instruments, typically to introduce something or someone important.
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol.  Philistine: a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts.
S7. Ans.(a)
Sol.  Nonpareil: having no match or equal; unrivalled.
S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. wag- wit, joker
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol.  Constellation: a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure.
S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. impunity: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.