English Quiz for SSC CGL and MTS 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 Idioms Quiz. 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 (1-5): In the following questions, four
words are given out of which only one is misspelt. Find the misspelt word and
indicate it by blackening the appropriate rectangle in the answer sheet.
(a) combination
(b) exageration
(c) hallucination
(d) admonition

(a) sacrosanct
(b) sacrelege
(c) sacred
(d) sacrament
(a) allitration
(b) allowance
(c) almighty
(d) almanac

(a) idiosyncrasy
(b) idealise
(c) idiosy
(d) ideology
(a) jaundise
(b) jasmine
(c) javelin
(d) jarring
Directions (6-15): In the following questions, four
alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase printed in bold in the sentence.
Choose the alternative that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and
mark it in the answer sheet.
Q6. For his alleged involvement in the
espionage, he is under a cloud these days.
(a) experiencing cloudy weather
(b) enjoying favourable luck
(c) under suspicion
(d) under observation
Q7. We have appealed to him again and again;
there is no use flogging a dead horse now.
(a) repeating our request
(b) making him see reason
(c) beating about the bush
(d) wasting time in useless effort
Q8. We shouldn’t look down upon the
wretched of the earth.
(a) sympathise with
(b) like intensely
(c) be indifferent to
(d) regard with contempt
Q9. Because of his misbehavior, he is bound
to face the music.
(a) get finished
(b) get reprimanded
(c) feel sorry
(d) listen to the music
Q10. The working of the factory was disrupted
on account of a token strike by the workers.
(a) total strike
(b) carefully planned strike
(c) short strike held as a warning
(d) sudden call of strike
Q11. By opposing his proposal I fell foul
of him.
(a) played with
(b) felt comfortable with
(c) agreed with
(d) did not agree with
Q12. Those who work by fits and starts
seldom show good results.
(a) rarely
(b) disinterestedly
(c) irregularly
(d) regularly
Q13. The new
manager thought that he would give the employees enough rope for the
first six months after which he would check the work done himself.
(a) many directives and orders
(b) sufficient advice
(c) all the material they needed
(d) enough freedom for action
Q14. He was all at sea when he began
his new job.
(a) happy
(b) sad
(c) puzzled
(d) triumphant
Q15. The sweeping statement by the
boss left the conscientious workers disgusted.
(a) rash statement
(b) unpremeditated statement
(c) thoughtless statement
(d) generalized statement

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