ENGLISH QUESTIONS FOR SSC CHSL 2016 EXAM

Directions (1-7): Choose the word, opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.
Q1. CONCILIATION

(a) disputed 

(b) irritation
(c) separation 
(d) confrontation

Q2. MYTH

(a) truthful 
(b) fact
(c) falsehood 
(d) story
Q3. RELUCTANTLY
(a) pleasingly 
(b) willingly
(c) satisfactorily 
(d) happily
Q4. MUTILATE
(a) instruct 
(b) induct
(c) conduct 
(d) mend
Q5. BEMOAN
(a) rejoice
(b) rejuvenate
(c) complain 
(d) cry
Q6. NEBULOUS
(a)Clear
(b)Praise
(c)Abandon 
(d)Sail
Q7. TRUCULENT
(a) Juicy  
(b)Peaceful
(c)Brittle  
(d)Determined
Directions (8-15): In each of these questions, four alternatives are given for the given idiom/phrase in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/phrase and indicate your response.

Q8. I feel it is just a load of cobblers.
(a)Good news
(b)Very famous
(c)Rubbish
(d)None of above

Q9. I do not buy clothes online; I feel it is like a pig in poke because I can’t feel the fabric online.
(a)accept deal in a pressure
(b)accept deal without knowing
(c)accept deal after detail analysis
(d)accept deal due to threat

Q10. She’s is nice girl, but mentally, she’s away with the fairies.
(a)Not facing reality
(b)On the basis of reality
(c)Shocking stage
(d)Very sad

Q11. He has recovered from illness and now he is as fit as a fiddle.
(a)Very weak
(b)Recovering from illness
(c)Looks fit but not fit actually
(d)None of above

Q12.Being a politician he is Argus-Eyed and never overlooks even a small matter.
(a)Doubtful
(b)Very Confident
(c)Very Calm
(d)Careful

Q13.The quarrel between two friends has grown more bitter now and they are at dagger’s drawn.
(a)to have bitter enmity
(b)to be very friendly
(c)to be unknown
(d)to be very familiar

Q14. All three brothers are at loggerheads because of land dispute.
(a)In difficulty
(b)to be at strife
(c)very happy together
(d)None of above

Q15.After the theft in the home everything was at sixes and seven.
(a)in perfect order
(b)very happy
(c)in disorder
(d)very sad

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