English Miscellaneous Questions For SSC CPO: 22nd March


Previous Year Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CPO Exam is to be held from the month of June where English Language Section holds 50 questions containing 5 questions from each topic according to new SSC CPO Pattern . Also SSC CHSL Exam has already started from 4 March and will be held until 28 March 2018 and the provided English questions are important for the same as well.

You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Important English Previous Years QuestionsTo make you learn 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 (1-5): In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option. 

Q1. The examination will commence __________ next week.
(a) since
(b) from
(c) on
(d) with

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Q2. Sunita said that she had never __________ a book she liked so 
(a) viewed on
(b) come across
(c) held upon
(d) saw much into

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Q3. Everything hinges __________ what happens next. 
(a) of
(b) with
(c) in
(d) upon

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Q4. _______________ the office and ask for Mr. Morgan.
(a) Call after
(b) Call up
(c) Call at
(d) Call off

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Q5. Although his brother is blind, he is very fast __________ calculations.
(a) for
(b) with
(c) at
(d) about

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Directions (6-8): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

Q6. To sow the dragon’s teeth
(a) To disturb the work
(b) To suspect something foul
(c) To do something that inadvertently leads to trouble
(d) To act wisely

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Q7. To cudgel one’s brains
(a) To try to comprehend or remember
(b) To kill by shouting in the head
(c) To manipulate hard
(d) To oppose someone

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Q8. Broke Priscian’s head.
(a) To violate the rules of grammar
(b) To quarrel over a trivial matter
(c) To hurt someone intentionally
(d) To put an end to

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Directions (9-11): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Q9. To move along with quick, short twisting
(a) limp
(b) stroll
(c) wriggle
(d) stride

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Q10. Put off for a future time
(a) codify
(b) reticent
(c) procrastinate
(d) retaliate

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Q11. Greedy for money
(a) agnostic
(b) rapacious
(c) oblation
(d) celibacy

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Directions (12-15): In the following question, four words are given out of which is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.

(a) appreciation
(b) appropriate
(c) apearance
(d) assassination

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(a) coalition
(b) cofficient
(c) classification
(d) Christmas

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(a) convenience
(b) customary
(c) coveteus
(d) counsellor

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(a) leneint
(b) leisure
(c) liquefier
(d) lieutenant

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