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SSC CGL Mains English Practice set 2

Exam NameSSC CGL Mains English Practice set 2
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Question: In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase printed in Bracket in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/phrase.
Question: My brother (puts by ) a little money every month.


Answer:saves


Question: In the following questions, out of four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Question:Predilection


Answer:Preference


Question: In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase printed in Bracket in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
Question He (broke off) in the middle of the story.


Answer:suddenly stopped


Question: In the following questions, the Ist and the last sentence are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four sentences/parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/passage and find out which of the four combination is correct. The find the correct answer.
Question:1. For a long time
P. the house watching
Q. and wishing that
R. I sit outside
S. the birds flying
6. I had been born a bird


Answer:RPSQ


Question: In the following question, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Question:Veteran


Answer:Novice


Question: Opposite
In the following question, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Question:Guilty




Question: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence .

A fixed territory in which authority can be exercised


Answer:Jurisdiction


Question: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Question:DIMINISH


Answer:Reduce


Question: In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/phrase printed in Bracket in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/phrase.
Question: If you want to solve the problem for ever you must (take the bull by horns.)


Answer:face a difficulty or danger boldly.


Question: In the following question out the four alternative, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Question Act of injuring anothers reputation by any slanderous communication.




Question: In the following question out the four alternative, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Question A person who enters without any invitation.


Answer:Intruder


Question: In the following questions, out of four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Question:Devout


Answer:Dedicated


Question: In the following questions, the Ist and the last sentence are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the sentence/passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R and S. These four sentences/parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence/passage and find out which of the four combinations is correct. Then find the correct answer.
Question: 1. A patient accusing a doctor.
P. of malpractice will find it difficult.
Q.without another doctor,s testimony
R. to prove damage
S. or even file a case in the court.
6. about proper medical procedures.


Answer:PRSQ


Question: In the following question, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Question:Dubious




Question: In the following questions, out of four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Question:Consort


Answer:Partner


Question: In the following question, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Question:HARMONY


Answer:discord


Question: In the following question, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Question:Feeble


Answer:Robust


Question: Choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

LICENTIOUS


Answer:Immoral


Question: Below are given alternatives to the underline part at (a),(b) and (c)which may improve the sentence Choose the correct alternative.In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

During the recent floods, we waded through waist-deep water for almost half a kilometre.


Answer:shuffled through


Question: In the following questions, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect. Out of the four alternatives suggested. Select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect as your answer :
Question:"Call the witness", said the magistrate.


Answer:The magistrate ordered to call the witness