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Explore popular questions from Word Formation for SSC. This collection covers Word Formation previous year SSC questions hand picked by experienced teachers.

Q 1.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
PHOTOSYNTHETIC

A

THOSE

B

SCENT

PRONE

D

COTTON

Explanation

The letter 'R' is not present in the word PHOTOSYNTHETIC.

Q 2.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
PROSPECTIVE

A

PEPTIC

PEPPER

C

VECTOR

D

RESET

Explanation

In the given word there are only two Ps while in the word PEPPER there are three Ps.

Q 3.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
APPROXIMATELY

A

APEX

APPRISE

C

APPROXIMATE

D

APRIL

Explanation

There is no letter 'S' in the keyword.

Q 4.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
LIBERATIONIST

LIBERAL

B

RELATION

C

SERIAL

D

BITTERN

Explanation

There is only one 'L' in the keyword while there are two Ls in the word LIBERAL.

Q 5.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
AUTOGRAPHS

A

GRAPH

B

TROUGH

C

PATHOS

GREAT

Explanation

There is no letter 'E' in the keyword. Therefore, the word GREAT cannot be formed.

Q 6.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
INFRASTRUCTURE

A

NATURE

CHARTER

C

FRACTURE

D

RESTRAIN

Explanation

The letter 'H' is not present in the keyword. Therefore the word CHARTER cannot be formed.

Q 7.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
ADMINSTRATION

A

MIND

B

RATION

MINISTER

D

STATION

Explanation

There is no 'E' letter in the keyword. Therefore, the word Minister cannot be formed.

Q 8.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
CHEMOTHERAPHY

A

MOTHER

B

THERAPY

PANTHER

D

REMOTE

Explanation

There is no 'N' letter in the given word. therefore, the word PANTHER cannot be formed.

Q 9.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
CONVERSATION

A

NATION

B

VERSION

STATION

D

REASON

Explanation

There is only one 'T' in the keyword.

Q 10.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
PREMONITION

A

ACTION

B

NATION

MONITOR

D

REMOVE

Explanation

Q 11.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
PRESIDENTIAL

A

SLEEP

B

DENTAL

C

ARDENT

DIGITAL

Explanation

There is no G letter in the given word

Q 12.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
BLANDISHMENT

A

BOARD

METAL

C

SHAPE

D

CRASH

Explanation

There is no 'O' or 'R' in the keyword. Therefore, the word BOARD cannot be formed. There is no 'P' in the keyword. Therefore, the word SHAPE cannot be formed. There is no 'C' or 'R' in the keyword. Therefore, the word CRASH cannot be formed.

Q 13.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
JUXTAPOSITION

A

TAXI

TOXIC

C

SPOT

D

POST

Explanation

There is no 'C' in the keyword. Therefore, the word TOXIC cannot be formed.

Q 14.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
ADMINISTRATION

A

STATION

B

TRADITION

MINISTER

D

RATION

Explanation

There is no 'E' letter in the keyword.

Q 15.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
PERSONIFICATION

A

FICTION

B

CAPTION

C

NOTIONS

FASHION

Explanation

There is no 'H' letter in the given word.

Q 16.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
GERMINATION

A

ORNAMENT

TERMINAL

C

IGNITE

D

GERMAN

Explanation

There is letter 'L' in the word TERMINAL but there is no letter 'L' in the Keyword.

Q 17.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
CONSTRUCTION

A

NOTION

CAUTION

C

COINS

D

SUCTION

Explanation

There is no 'A' letter in the given word. Therefore, the word CAUTION cannot be formed.

Q 18.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
EFFICIENT

EFFACE

B

FEINT

C

FENCE

D

NICE

Explanation

There is no 'A' letter in the key word.

Q 19.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
NECESSARY

NICE

B

ESSAY

C

EASY

D

RACE

Explanation

There is no 'I' letter in the key word.

Q 20.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
AGRICULTURE

A

IRATE

B

GREAT

C

LATE

CLIMATE

Explanation

There is no 'M' letter in the given word.

Q 21.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
DISSEMINATION

A

INDIA

B

MENTION

C

NATIONS

ACTION

Explanation

There is no 'C' letter in the given word.

Q 22.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
INTERNATIONAL

A

ALONE

B

NOTE

C

LATER

RADIO

Explanation

There is no 'D' letter in the given word. Therefore, the word RADIO cannot be formed.

Q 23.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which cannot be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
REVOLUTIONARY

A

REVOLT

B

TRAIL

VOCATION

D

VOLUNTARY

Explanation

There is no 'C' letter in the given word

Q 24.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which can be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
ARCHITECTURE

A

LECTURE

UREA

C

CHILDREN

D

TENT

Explanation

There is no 'L' letter in the given word. Therefore, the words, LECTURE and CHILDREN cannot be formed. There is no 'N' letter in the given word.

Q 25.

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In the following questions a word is followed by four other words, one of which can be formed by using the letters of the given word. Find this word.
ALTERNATIVES

A

TELIVISION

B

RENOVATE

C

RESPITE

TRAINS

Explanation

There is no 'O' letter in the keyword, therefore, the words TELEVISION and RENOVATE cannot be formed. There is no 'P' letter in the keyword, therefore, the word RESPITE cannot be formed.