English Questions for SSC CGL 2017

Hello, Greetings!! Dear Students, At SSC ADDA, we’ve launched our SSC CGL 2017 Campaign. In order to achieve success in the CGL-17 exam, we’ve decided to post ENGLISH QUIZ. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. 
Directions (1-5): In these questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.
Q1. My father ………. home last week.
(a) left off
(b) went back
(c) made out
(d) came down

Q2. He assented ………. my proposal.

(a) to
(b) with
(c) above
(d) of
Q3. I ………. home before she arrived.
(a) had left
(b) left
(c) have left
(d) has left
Q4. You will have to ………. Your mistakes.
(a) pay to
(b) pay for
(c) payoff
(d) pay over
Q5. The thieves ………. in a stolen jeep.
(a) made out
(b) made up
(c) made off
(d) made over
Directions (6-10): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Q6. Flatter
(a) hate
(b) praise
(c) love
(d) estimate
Q7. Fragile
(a) Weak
(b) Durable
(c) Lasting
(d) Sturdy
Q8. Unique
(a) Ordinary
(b) Common
(c) distinctive
(d) Special
Q9. Inevitable
(a) Optional
(b) Necessary
(c) Countable
(d) Enviable
Q10. Bondage
(a) Slavery
(b) Fetters
(c) Chains
(d) Imprisonment
Directions (11-15): Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.Q11. Sterile
(a) Lively
(b) Fertile
(c) Plenty
(d) Useful
Q12. Prominent
(a) Prompt
(b) Prolong
(c) Insignificant
(d) Prove
Q13. Memory
(a) Reminder
(b) Forgetfulness
(c) Ignorance
(d) Indifference
Q14. Relish
(a) Tolerate
(b) Refuse
(c) Disgust
(d) Relent
Q15. Industrious
(a) Industrial
(b) Lazy
(c) Smart
(d) Intelligent

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