English Miscellaneous Quiz For SSC Exams 2018-19: 28th January

SSC CGL,  SSC CPO, SSC Stenographer 2018 Exams are big opportunities to serve in a govt job and to live in clover. The Commission has already released exam dates for SSC exams among which one major exam is SSC Stenographer Exam 2018, to be held from 5 to 7 February 2019. English Section carries a heavy weightage in SSC CPO & SSC Stenographer exams. Also SSC CGL is no exception. Consolidating the level, priorities and type of questions, Daily English Quiz on SSCADDA & ADDA247 App is a productive outcome of our experts’ efforts to sharpen your practice skills.

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Directions (1-5): Improve the bracketed part of the sentences.

Q1. Obviously he isn’t (cut up) to be a good teacher.
(a) cut out
(b) cut in
(c) cut for
(d) No improvement

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S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Cut out: to have the qualities/abilities needed for something.
Q2. Power got with money is the most (craved for) today.
(a) sought after
(b) wished for
(c) welcomed for
(d) No improvement

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S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. No Improvement.
Q3. The brown shirt (wants washing).
(a) has to wash
(b) is in need of a wash
(c) requires a wash
(d) No improvement
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S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. ‘Requires a wash’ is the correct choice.
Q4. You are asked to copy this letter (word by word).
(a) word for word
(b) word with word
(c) word to word
(d) No improvement
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Sol. Word for word: in exactly the same words or when translated exactly equivalent words.

Q5. The weak man is a slave to his (sensuous) pleasures.
(a) sensory
(b) sensual
(c) secondary
(d) No improvement

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S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Sensual: connected with one’s physical feelings and pleasures.

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, groups four words are given. In each group, one word is wrongly spelt. Find the misspelt word is wrongly spelt. Find the misspelt word. 

(a) Prioratise
(b) Picturesque
(c) Visualize
(d) Individuality 
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S6. Ans.(a)

(a) Mendacious
(b) Obnoxcious
(c) Pernicious
(d) Ferocious

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S7. Ans.(b)

(a) Rapport
(b) Support
(c) Repport
(d) Purport
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S8. Ans.(c)

(a) Audacious
(b) Auspicious
(c) Caprisious
(d) Credulous
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S9. Ans.(c)

(a) Neurosurgeon
(b) Homoeopath
(c) Bureaucrat
(d) Veteinary
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S10. Ans.(d)

 Directions (11-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences 

Q11. One who journeys from place to place  
(a) Quack
(b) Cannibal
(c) Itinerant
(d) Courier 
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S11. Ans.(c)
Q12. Belief that God is in everything and that everything is God.  
(a) Atheism
(b) Pantheism
(c) Scepticism
(d) Animism
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S12. Ans.(b)
Q13.  A wall or bank of earth or stone built to prevent a river flooding an area.
(a) Dam
(b) Mound
(c) Channel
(d) Embankment
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 S13. Ans.(d)

Q14. Commencement of adjacent words with the same letter. 
(a) Pun
(b) Alliteration
(c) Oxymoron
(d) Epithet 
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S14.  Ans.(b)

Q15. A situation that stops an activity from progressing.  
(a) Bypass
(b) Breach
(c) Bottleneck
(d) Blockhead
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S15. Ans.(c)

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