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English Quiz for SSC CGL Tier 1

1.  four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly

A) Diarhoea 
B) Diarrohea
C) Diarrhoea 

D) Diarohea


Directions: In question nos. 2to 3, choose the option opposite in meaning to the given word.

2. APPEND
A) write 
B) reproduce 
C) copy 
D) remove
3. FRACTURE
A) accident 
B) union
C) pain 

D) bandage


Directions: In question nos. 4to 6, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can
be substituted for the given words/ sentences. 
4. One who studies the pattern of voting in elections –
A) Psephologist 
B) Usurer
C) Cartographer 
D) Anchor
5. 400th anniversary –
A) Tercentenary 
B) Centennial
C) Tetracentennial 
D) Pentacentennial
6. A group of applauders paid to clap –
A) Clique 
B) Claque
C) Cache 
D) Cluster


Directions (7, 8): In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
7. A narrow piece of land connecting two large masses of land
2) Isthmus
1) Peninsula
4) Numismatist
3) Statistician
8. Government by a small group of all power full persons
2) oligarchy
1) Democracy
3) Monarchy
4) Anarchy
Directions (Q. No. 9- 11):In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
9.Nosy
1) Nostalgic
2) Inquisitive
3) Noisy
4) Narrow minded
10.Sovereign
1) Autonomous
2) Cruel
3) Complete
4) Powerful
11.Lacuna
1) Gap
2) Breach
3) Hole
4) Craftiness
Directions (Q. No. 12- 13):In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
12.Lossy
1) Gloomy
2) Lossless
3) Lenient
4) Lazy
13.Pamper
1) Blame
2) Hate
3) Scorn
4) Neglect

Directions (Q. No. 14-16):Choose the word which is most nearly the SAME in meaning to the word printed in bold as used in the passage.
14.REST
1) Remainder
2) Relax
3) Respite
4) Break
5) Most
15.EXPLORATION
1) Execution
2) Cultivation
3) Foundation
4) Discovery
5) Assimilation

16.TURNED
1) Rotated
2) Twisted
3) Spinned
4) Revolved
5) Arrived

Directions (Q. No. 17- 18):In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (4).
17.He succeeded by way of hard work
1) because off
2) by don’t of
3) by chance of
4) No improvement needed
18.One should never criticize if he is not sure of one’s facts.
1) she
2) it
3) one
4) No improvement needed
Directions (Q. No. 19- 21): In the following questions, find out them is spelt word from among the groups of four words.
19.
1) Obsession
2) Obsequious
3) Obscene
4) Occurence
20.
1) Shufle
2) Shriek
3) Remedial
4) Sustenance
21.
1) Suseptible
2) Survivable
3) Psychosis
4) Prestigious

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