Important English Questions for SSC CGL Tier-II 2017 Exam
Dear Students, English section of all SSC Exams is very challenging. You need to mug up all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Spellings, one word substitutions. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the SSC CGL 2017 Exam.
Directions (1-3): There are four different words out of which one is correctly spelled. Find the correctly spelled word.
Directions (4-15): Out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q4. Giving of special favor to one’s kith and kin
Q5. One who collects and studies coins
Q6. Words or lines written on the tomb of a person
Q7. Study of the origin and history of words
Q8. The practice of eating human flesh
Q9. Someone who works only for personal profit
Q10. A heavy unnatural slumber
Q11. A deep dislike of foreigners
Q12. That cannot be overcome
Q13. To walk slowly, wasting time
Q14. One who is appointed to deal with complaints made by common people against banks, companies, etc.
Q15. The profession of writing dictionaries
Sol. entrepreneurship- the activity of setting up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit.
Sol. consumerism-the protection or promotion of the interests of consumers.
Sol. commencement- the beginning of something.
Sol. nepotism-the practice among those with power or influence of favouring relatives or friends, especially by giving them jobs.
Sol. Numismatist -a person who collects numismatic items, especially coins.
Sol. Epitaph -a phrase or form of words written in memory of a person who has died, especially as an inscription on a tombstone.
Sol. Etymology -the study of the origin of words and the way in which their meanings have changed throughout history.
Sol. Cannibalism -the practice of eating the flesh of one’s own species.
Sol. Mercenary -primarily concerned with making money at the expense of ethics.
Sol. stupor-a state of near-unconsciousness or insensibility.
Sol. Xenophobia- dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries.
Sol. Insurmountable -too great to be overcome.
Sol. Dawdle -waste time; be slow.
Sol. Ombudsman- an official appointed to investigate individuals’ complaints against a company or organization, especially a public authority.
Sol. lexicography-the activity or occupation of compiling dictionaries.