English Questions for SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam

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Directions (1-10): In this section a number of sentences are given. The sentences are given in different parts. Read each sentence to find out whether there is an error in any part. No sentence has more than one error. When you find an error in any of the parts indicate your response.
Q1. They all met in a room a)/which was close to the Centre b)/to discuss about the plan of action. c)/No error d)
(a) They all met in a room
(b) which was close to the Centre
(c) to discuss about the plan of action
(d) No error

Q2. Two hundred miles a)/ are not a great distance. b)/ in these days of fast travel by aero planes. c)/ No error d)
(a) Two hundred miles
(b) are not a great distance
(c) in these days of fast travel by aero planes
(d) No error
Q3. When the police accused him with theft a)/ nobody believed them b)/ as he was well-known for his honesty. c)/No error d)
(a) When the police accused him with theft
(b) nobody believed them
(c) as he was well-known for his honesty
(d) No error
Q4. This text-book in Physics, which has been a)/ written for undergraduate students b)/ comprises of fourteen chapters. c)/ No error d)
(a) This text-book in Physics, which has been
(b) written for undergraduate students
(c) comprises of fourteen chapters
(d) No error
Q5. He went to England to work as a doctor a)/but returned back b)/as he could not endure the weather there. c)/ No error d)
(a) He went to England to work as a doctor
(b) but returned back
(c) as he could not endure the weather there
(d) No error
Q6. The meeting, scheduled to be held a)/ between 2 p.m. to 3 p. m. b)/was postponed suddenly. c)/ No error d)   
(a) The meeting, scheduled to be held
(b) between 2 p.m. to 3 p. m.
(c) was postponed suddenly
(d) No error
Q7. Originally they had planned to buy an air-conditioner, a)/but finally settled for an air cooler b)/as the cost of the latter was very less. c)/ No error d)
(a) Originally they had planned to buy an air-conditioner
(b) but finally settled for an air cooler
(c) as the cost of the latter was very less
(d) No error
Q8. He was conferred with an honorary D. Litt. degree a)/in recognition of his services b)/to the cause of learning. c)/No error d)
(a) He was conferred with an honorary D. Litt. degree
(b) in recognition of his services
(c) to the cause of learning
(d) No error
Q9. Unfortunately, in spite of the best efforts of various trade unions, a)/ the factory has been under lockout for the past one-month b)/to the chagrin of all. c)/No error d)
(a) Unfortunately, in spite of the best efforts of various trade unions
(b) the factory has been under lockout for the past one month
(c) to the chagrin of all
(d) No error
Q10. What we fail to understand a)/is that the life of a scientist b)/will always be different from a politician. c)/No error d)
(a) What we fail to understand
(b) is that the life of a scientist 
(c) will always be different from a politician
(d) No error
Directions (11-15): In these questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q11. The study of religion and religious ideas and beliefs
(a) Theocracy 
(b) Theosophy
(c) Theology
(d) Theism
Q12. Dissection of a dead body to find out the cause of death
(a) Biopsy 
(b) Investigation
(c) Surgery
(d) Autopsy
Q13. A person without training or experience in a skill or subject
(a) Chaplain 
(b) Mason
(c) Artisan
(d) Novice
Q14. One who stays away from school without permission
(a) Pedant 
(b) Supplicant 
(c) Mendicant
(d) Truant
Q15. The act of killing a whole group of people, especially a whole race
(a) Patricide
(b) Parricide
(c) Matricide
(d) Genocide

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