English Questions for SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2: 10 Dec

Dear Students, English section Exam is very challenging. SSC exams are just nearby and as we know English Section is as important as other sections. In fact English in SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target of the aspirants .You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, we are providing English Error Detection Quiz.Attempt this quiz, learn effectively and impetus yourself for all the upcoming exams regarding English Section  in just a needed time and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Q1. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

Q2. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
(b) RARE

Q3. 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) Stagnetion
(b) Stagnasion
(c) Stagnation
(d) Stegnation

Directions (4-5): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Q4. Evening of life
(a) Old age
(b) A party
(c) Holiday
(d) None of these

Q5. Button her lip
(a) Tell us more
(b) Stop talking
(c) Invite us too
(d) Enjoy herself

Directions (6-10): In each of the following sentences, a part of the sentence is left unfinished. Beneath each sentence, four different ways of completing the sentence are indicated. Choose the best alternative among the four.

Q6. __________ that in this apparent mess, two things need not be interfered with.
(a) It is important
(b) It is of cardinal importance
(c) It should be urgently understood
(d) It cannot be emphasised

Q7. The highest reward for a man’s toil is not what he gets for it, but what __________
(a) he makes out of it.
(b) he gets for others.
(c) he has overcome through it.
(d) he becomes by it.

Q8. Wines that yield a good commercial profit __________ in the same limited areas of France as now.
(a) seem to have been produced.
(b) appear to have a remarkable semblance
(c) bear a significant similarity in terms of production to those grown
(d) appear to have been similarly produced

Q9. In pursuance of their decision to resist what they saw as anti-labour policies, the company employees’ union launched agitation to __________.
(a) show their virility
(b) reaffirm their commitment to the company
(c) bring down the government
(d) demonstrate their strength

Q10. The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition as it has developed up to now, with all its diverse proponents, is that it consists of a __________ Plato.
(a) series of footnotes to
(b) set of prologues to
(c) collection of chapters on
(d) string of commentaries to

Directions (11-15): A sentence/a part of the sentence is highlighted in bold. Four alternatives are given to the bold part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to “No improvement”.

Q11. Do you have some sugar?
(a) any sugar
(b) little sugar
(c) small sugar
(d) No improvement

Q12. Iago lied to Othello about his wife.
(a) lay
(b) laid
(c) lain
(d) No improvement

Q13. It is not possible to tell the entire story in nutshell.
(a) in a nutshell
(b) in the nut
(c) in a shell
(d) No improvement

Q14. It is all but same to me whether I am transferred to Mumbai or Kolkata.
(a) all or same
(b) all the same
(c) all one
(d) No improvement

Q15. Despite his father’s financial assistance, he was always hard on.
(a) hard in
(b) hard up
(c) hard out
(d) No improvement

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