English Questions for SSC CGL 2016

Dear Readers,We are providing you a English Quiz for SSC CGL 2016 and Railways, SSC CPO ,SSC CHSL.

Directions (1 – 2) : In questions, part of the sentence have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. If there is no error, (d) is the answer.

1.I told him (a)/ that I availed (b)/ the opportunity. (c)/ No error (d)

2.A large sign near (a)/ the entrance warns the visitors (b)/ to beware about bears. (c)/ No error (d)

Directions (3 – 4) : In these questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate words(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it in the Answer Sheet.

3.To break the stalemate over the controversial issue, the Prime Minister held discussions today with four other leaders to ….. a consensus.
(a) evolve
(b) win
(c) capture
(d) emerge

4.Forests on the whole are less ….than farms to flood damage.
(a) exposed
(b) affected
(c) destroyed
(d) vulnerable

Directions (5 – 6) : In these questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

(a) Surprise
(b) Panic
(c) Happy
(d) Anxiety

(a) Inaccuracy
(b) Childishness
(c) Insincerity
(d) Falsehood

Directions (7 – 8): In these questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase Printed in bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.

7. Sobhraj could be easily arrested because the police were tipped off in a advance.
(a) Toppled over
(b) Bribed
(c) Given advance information
(d) Threatened

8.He passed himself off as a noble man.
(a) Was regarded as
(b) Pretended to be
(c) Was thought to be
(d) Was looked upon

Directions (9 – 10) : In these questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

9.Constant effort to achieve something
(a) Patience
(b) Vigour
(c) Enthusiasm
(d) Attempt

10.That which cannot be done without
(a) Impracticable
(b) Indispensable
(c) Impossible
(d) Unmanageable
Que. 1 (b) Use ‘myself’ after ‘availed’
Que. 2 (c) use ‘of’ in place of ‘about’
Que. 3 (a) 
Que. 4 (d)
QUE. 5 (d)
Que. 6 (b)
Que. 7 (c)
Que. 8 (b)
Que. 9 (d)
Que. 10(b)




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