Important English Questions For SSC CGL Exam 2018: 20th May

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Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 English Miscellaneous Questions with Solutions. To make you learn English Grammar rules and Vocabulary effectively is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-4): In the following question, sentences are given with blanks to be filed in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.

Q1. The candidate’s exposition was __________ for its brevity and clarity.
(a) complimentary
(b) conspicuous
(c) incomprehensible
(d) remarkable
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Sol. Remarkable: worthy of attention; striking.
Hence option D fits in the context.

Q2. The payment was ____________ delayed this time because some of the supporting documents for the claim were missing.
(a) unduly
(b) unjustifiably
(c) unforeseeably
(d) unquestionably
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Sol. Unduly: to an unwarranted degree; inordinately.
Hence option A fits in the context.

Q3. There was so much _________ material in the essay that it was difficult to get the author’s message.
(a) exemplary
(b) extempore
(c) variegated
(d) superficial
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S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Superficial: appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely.
Exemplary: serving as a desirable model; very good.
Variegated: exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks.
Extempore: spoken or done without preparation.
Hence option D fits in the context.

Q4. The firm has enjoyed steady _________ in the last ten years.
(a) emancipation
(b) expansion
(c) engross
(d) extension
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Sol. Expansion: the action of becoming larger or more extensive.
Extension: a part that is added to something to enlarge or prolong.
Emancipation: the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions.
Engross: produce a legal document in its final form.
Hence option B fits in the context.

Directions (5-8): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q5. Vote with one’s feet.
(a) To kick someone out
(b) To show disapproval.
(c) To stop someone from speaking
(d) To choose someone as a leader.
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Q6. Puts by
(a) To save
(b) To lose
(c) Give away
(d) To spend carefully
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Q7. Cut of one’s jib.
(a) One’s general appearance
(b) To save some money
(c) To be dismissed from a job
(d) Out of order
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Q8. On the carpet
(a) Of rare excellence
(b) To brag about one’s achievements among eminent people
(c) In a position of being reprimanded by one in authority
(d) To earn money in little amount
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Directions (9-12): Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.

(a) Impeccunious
(b) Impetuous
(c) Innchoate
(d) Inemical
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(a) Litigant
(b) Licenteous
(c) Malestrom
(d) Maudline
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(a) Comenssurate
(b) Concomittant
(c) Contusion
(d) Contentous
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(a) Malfeasance
(b) Irascibble
(c) Eudeomonic
(d) Acqueisce
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Directions (13-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word

(a) Quiet
(b) Lapse
(c) Bother
(d) Infinite
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Sol. Rankle: of a comment or fact) cause continuing annoyance or resentment.

(a) Regularity
(b) Defy
(c) Remains
(d) Intensity
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Sol. Rubble: waste or rough fragments of stone, brick, concrete, etc., especially as the debris from the demolition of buildings.Hence Rubble and Remains are synonyms to each other.

(a) Malign
(b) Glorify
(c) Relevant
(d) Pertinent
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Sol. Traduce: speak badly of or tell lies about (someone) so as to damage their reputation.
Malign: speak about (someone) in a spitefully critical manner.Hence Traduce and Malign are synonyms to each other.

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