English Questions for the 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 (1-10): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q1. No longer in use
(a) Absolute
(b) Obsolete
(c) Contemporary
(d) Remote

Q2. Careful and thorough enquiry

(a) Investigation
(b) Interview
(c) Examination
(d) Exploitation
Q3. The violent storm made it difficult for them to reach the shore
(a) Weather
(b) Rains
(c) Breeze
(d) Tempest
Q4. A person who dishonestly pretends to be somebody else
(a) Imperialist
(b) Impressionist
(c) Implorer
(d) Impostor
Q5. A situation that stops an activity from progressing
(a) Bypass
(b) Breach
(c) Bottleneck
(d) Blockhead
Q6. A body of persons appointed to hear evidence and give their verdict in trials
(a) Association
(b) Council
(c) Bar
(d) Jury
Q7. A movement of part of the body to express an idea or feeling
(a) Jibe
(b) Gesture
(c) Pose
(d) Mimicry
Q8. Failing to discharge one’s duty
(a) Debacle
(b) Dereliction
(c) Determination
(d) Deterrent
Q9. A person who is physically dependent on a substance
(a) Criminal
(b) Martyr
(c) Gladiator
(d) Addict
Q10. A child born after the death of its father is called
(a) An orphan
(b) A deprived child
(c) A waif
(d) A posthumous child
Directions (11-15): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with a blank in it, out of the four given options, chose the most appropriate option as your ans. And fill in the blank.  
Q11. He has full facts __________ but is deliberately hiding them.
(a) up his sleeve
(b) in his sleeve
(c) under his sleeve
(d) upon his sleeve
Q12. Their faults are __________ by their masters.
(a) winked after
(b) winked at
(c) winked out
(d) winked
Q13. Having been set __________ he is now free to go anywhere he likes.
(a) at liberty
(b) freedom
(c) at freedom
(d) liberty
Q14. __________ come to my rescue I would have been killed by the bandits.
(a) if he did not
(b) had he not
(c) having not
(d) he having not
Q15. Tom, looking up absentmindedly as Mary comes in: __________.
Mary, crossly: Don’t be ridiculous. It has rained all day.
(a) Have you sunbathed?
(b) Have you been sunbathing?
(c) Did you sunbath?
(d) Do you sunbathe?


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