English Questions for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 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. Today in this post we have provided Misc. questions. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. We’re also providing Vocabulary for SSC exams. At SSC adda, we have also provided English Grammar Rules for SSC CGL 2017.



Directions (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four
alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q1. Filled with excessive enthusiasm especially in religion.
(a)
hydrophobia
(b) fanatic
(c) henchman
(d) votary
Q2. Money
paid to free a prisoner.
(a) ransom
(b) funeral
(c) prognosis
(d) infatuation
Q3.
Government by divine laws.
(a) senate
(b) judiciary
(c) theocracy
(d) autocracy
Q4.
Government by a few people.
(a)
oligarchy
(b) democracy
(c) plutocracy
(d) monarchy


Q5. Government by a king or queen.
(a)
theocracy
(b) monarchy
(c) democracy
(d) republic


Q6. That cannot be heard.
(a) unaccountable
(b) inaudible
(c) inexcusable
(d) impenetrable

 

Q7.
Incapable of being put into practice
(a)
impalpable
(b)
intolerable
(c)
incorrigible
(d)
impracticable
Q8. One who
knows everything.
(a)
omnipresent
(b)
omniscient
(c) omnipotent
(d) genocide
Q9. Leading
a life of self-discipline.
(a) ascetic
(b)
solicitor
(c) corridor
(d) pleader
Q10. List of
books and writings of one author.
(a)
biography
(b)
autobiography
(c)
bibliography
(d)
cartography
Directions
(11-15): In the following questions four alternatives are given for the
idiom/phrase italicized/bold in the sentence. Choose the one that best expresses
the meaning of the given idiom/phrase:
 
Q11. She is quite at sea and does not know what course of action to take in the
matter.

(a) at ease

(b)
displeased
(c)
perplexed
(d) danger
Q12. To work
on this project is like flogging a dead horse.
(a) harp
upon a question that has been settled
(b) dragging
something too far
(c)
over-spending money
(d) none of
these
Q13. Let
India and Pakistan clinch the Kashmir issue through bilateral talks; it is no use
involving a mediator.
(a) to
continue negotiations
(b) to find
a via-media
(c) to
decide finally
(d) to
decide among themselves
Q14. He
neither employs him nor allows him to find job elsewhere, he is simply
following a dog in the manger policy.
(a) a
selfish policy
(b) delaying
tactics
(c) good for
nothing
(d) dirty
policy
Q15. Please
do not get on my nerves, I am already in a crisis.
(a)
disappoint
(b) to add
more worry
(c) disturb
(d) leave me
alone
 
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