English Quiz (Fill in the blank ) SSC CGL and CPO 2016


Directions (1-10): In these questions, sentences are given with blank to be filled in with  an appropriate word. Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct  alternative out of the four alternatives.

Q.1 The Centre claims it would end up saving almost Rs. 22,000 crore in the financial years of 2014-15 and 2015-16 since launching its two-pronged approach on cooking gas subsidy — introducing direct bank transfers of the subsidy and asking ——– consumers to voluntarily give up theirs.
A. put off 
B. best of 
C. better off
D. put up 
Q.2 The audit has found that the saving from people —— giving up LPG subsidy and direct bank transfers adds up to less than Rs. 2,000 crore.
A. sub judice
B. prejudice 
C. involuntarily
D. voluntarily

Q.3 The Modi government —— carrying out a high decibel campaign ‘GiveItUp’, calling upon consumers to give up their LPG subsidies. 
A. has been
B. has be 
C. had being 
D. have being 
Q.4 Man is essentially a ——- animal and tends to associate with others. 
A. sentimental 
B. gregarious 
C. selfish 
D. perverse 

Q.5 Why do we always have to submit ————- his authority? 
A. under 
B. with 
C. for 
D. to 
Q.6 The master assured her ……. Success in the examination. 
A. of 
B. in 
C. for 
D. with

Q.7 The child was so spoiled by her indulgent parents that she became ————— when she did not receive all of their attention. 
A. sullen
B. elated 
C. discreet 
D. suspicious 
Q.8 His directions to the driver were ——– and helped him to reach on time. 
A. expletive 
B. implicate 
C. explicit 
D. implicit 

Q.9 The Completion of the railway line has been ——- owing to the worker’s strike. 
A. off 
B. up
C. on 
D. over 

Q.10 the pilot was ——- injured, he died within half an hour. 
A. seriously 
B. fatally 
C. fatefully 
D. vitally 

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