Previous Years English Questions SSC CGL Tier-II 2017

Dear Students, SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam will be conducted from 21 dec to 24 Dec 2017, and It is very challenging. You need practice and memorize all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Idioms, fill in the blanks, error detection. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the CGL Tier-2 2017. We wish you good luck for the CGL Exam.

Q1. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

RECEPTACLE
(a)COMPARTMENT
(b)HOLE
(c)CONTAINER
(d)FUNNEL
Q2. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
VANITY
(a)PRIDE
(b)LOVE
(c)COURAGE
(d)HUMILITY
Q3. Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
(a)Acquisision
(b)Acqiusition
(c)Acquisition
(d)Acquisetion
Directions (4 – 6): In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the “No error” option.
Q4. If you permit me to speak the truth (A) / I shall state without hesitation (B) / that you have done a mistake (C) / No Error (D)
(a)A
(b)B
(c)C
(d)D
Q5. I succeeded persuading him (A) / to come with me (B) / only after hours of argument (C) / No Error (D)
(a)A
(b)B
(c)C
(d)D
Q6. Vermin (A) / does much harm (B) / to crops (C) / No Error (D)
(a)A
(b)B
(c)C
(d)D
Directions (7 – 9): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.
Q7. Light is _____ than sound.
(a)faster
(b)more faster
(c)sounder
(d)lighter
Q8. The man _____ for the purpose never did what was expected of him.
(a)supplied
(b)favored
(c)employed
(d)cited
Q9. There was a serious _____ between the two brothers.
(a)altercation
(b)alteration
(c)aberration
(d)agnation 
Directions (10 – 12): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.
Q10. To give oneself airs
(a)Space to breathe
(b)Time
(c)Acting strange
(d)Behaving arrogantly
Q11. At a stone’s throw
(a)At a short distance
(b)At a place where quarrels take place
(c)At a great distance
(d)A quarry
Q12. Bone of contention
(a)A delicious non-vegetarian item
(b)An item which made them content
(c)Cause for quarrel
(d)A link between them
Directions (13 – 15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.
Q13. A person who has lost the protection of the law
(a)Outlaw
(b)Immigrant
(c)Outcast
(d)Orphan
Q14. Falsification of documents etc.
(a)Xeroxing
(b)Forgery
(c)Laminating
(d)Copying
Q15. To make atonement for one’s sins
(a)Expiate
(b)Renounce
(c)Remonstrate
(d)Recant




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