Notable English Miscellaneous Questions For SSC CPO: 27th March


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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 CGL 2018 is the next target by SSC Aspirants.

You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Important English Miscellaneous Questions With SolutionsTo 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.

Direction (1-4): Improve the bold part of the sentence.

Q1. Riya hesitated to listen to what her elder sister was saying.
(a) hesitating to listen to
(b) hesitates in listening to
(c) hesitate listened to
(d) No Improvement

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S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. No Improvement

Q2. She doesn’t hesitate to do whatever her husband does.
(a) would do
(b) did
(c) shall do
(d) No Improvement

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S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. No Improvement

Q3. Karan has done nothing from yesterday.
(a) since
(b) through
(c) after
(d) No Improvement

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S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Perfect/ Perfect Continuous Tense + ……………… + since + time.

Q4. The boss has instructed all of us to finish, the project by tomorrow, isn’t it?
(a) didn’t she
(b) hasn’t she
(c) has she
(d) No Improvement

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S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Use Contracted negative from of the verb (H.V) used in the sentence.
i.e. hasn’t + subject.
Hence option ‘B’ is correct.

Directions (5-8): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Q5. To make evasive or misleading statement.
(a) Prevaricate
(b) Peroration
(c) Sophist
(d) Ineffable

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S5. Ans.(a)

Q6. A very delicate flow or mistake which is not expected from the person making it.
(a) Sanguine
(b) Sacrament
(c) Solecism
(d) Sententious

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S6. Ans.(c)

Q7. The practice of taking exorbitant or excessive interest on the money lent. 
(a) Emissary
(b) Usury
(c) Venal
(d) Macabre

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S7. Ans.(b)

Q8. Sea with a group of many islands.
(a) Archipelago
(b) Scullery
(c) Ablution
(d) Etiology

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S8. Ans.(a)

Directions (9-12): In the following questions, out of the four alternative, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

(a) slide
(b) permit
(c) decline
(d) fall

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S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Expurgate: remove matter thought to be objectionable or unsuitable from an account

(a) remorse
(b) sniffle
(c) famished
(d) pleasure

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S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Chagrin: annoyance or distress at having failed or been humiliated.

(a) lavish
(b) ornate
(c) wicked
(d) moral

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S11. Ans.(d)
Sol. Diabolical: disgracefully bad or unpleasant.

(a) sinful
(b) disagreeable
(c) equivocal
(d) incredible

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S12. Ans.(a)
Sol.  Virtuous: having or showing high moral standards.

Directions (13-15): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q13. Get into a soup
(a) To make things difficult
(b) To be tiresome
(c) To be familiar of
(d) To get an advantage

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S13. Ans.(a)

Q14. To carry the day
(a) To run away
(b) To die while in service
(c) To take an unimportant task
(d) To succeed

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S14. Ans.(d)

Q15. Go over
(a) Continue
(b) Examine
(c) Harmonize
(d) Terminate

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S15. Ans.(b)

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