SSC CPO Tier 2 English Sentence Completion Quiz: 26 September


Direction (1-10): Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word which will suit the context of the sentence.

Q1. You are welcome to partake __________ their light refreshment.
(a) in
(b) for
(c) at
(d) of

Q2. ______________ to my political rival’s statement, the data reveals crime has not increased in this country.
(a) Accepting
(b) Contrary
(c) Reference
(d) Assisting

Q3. Lost time is ________ again, and what we call time enough always proves little enough.
(a) found never
(b) find never
(c) never found
(d) never been found

Q4. I did not want to _________ the fact that she was unemployed.
(a) bring over
(b) bring on
(c) bring off
(d) bring up

Q5. We need to have a meeting this week in order to _________ the distribution problems.
(a) jack up
(b) iron out
(c) lay out
(d) chip in

Q6. You didn’t do your homework, _________?
(a) did you
(b) has you
(c) haven’t you
(d) did they

Q7. The robbers fell ______ amongst themselves over the sharing of the loot.
(a) out
(b) through
(c) off
(d) across

Q8. A really sophisticated person would never be _______ enough to think that he is always right.
(a) reverent
(b) naive
(c) articulate
(d) humble

Q9. Speeding and blocking are traffic offences which lead to ________ accidents.
(a) ignoble
(b) final
(c) great
(d) gruesome

Q10. Creative people are often ________ with their own uniqueness.
(a) obsessed
(b) deranged
(c) unbalanced
(d) dissatisfied


S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. Partake: to take part in an activity.
Partake of: to eat or drink something especially that is offered to you.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Contrary means opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. There should be contrast in the sentence thus contrary should be used.

S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. ‘Never’, ‘Seldom’, ‘Always’ are used before the ‘Main verb’. Hence option C is the correct choice.

S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Bring over: bring to someone’s house.
Bring on: cause something.
Bring off: succeed at something difficult or unexpected.
Bring up: mention.
Hence option D is the correct choice.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Jack up: to raise
Iron out: eliminate
Lay out: arrange
Chip in: help
Hence option B is the correct choice.

S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. According to the Question Tag Rule, the affirmative form of Helping Verb followed by the subject is used for a negative sentence.
Hence option A is the correct choice

S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. Fall out: to have an argument or disagreement.

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. ‘Proliferation’ is a noun that means rapid increase in the number or amount of something, that fits in the context well.

S9. Ans.(d)
Sol. Gruesome: causing repulsion or horror; grisly.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Obsessed: preoccupy or fill the mind of (someone) continually and to a troubling extent.


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  1. i think instead of 'from' some other preposition should be used..
    'found hanging on the ceiling'..
    that's what i think..

  2. 5-B
    who has is replaced by who have here who is related to sons and sons is plural so verb should according to sons

  3. Ji…told u na got only 92 dis tym….BA pe msgs ka flood aaya hua h…sirf ek hi discussion…. Wat abt u ??

  4. 1st error me put off bhi to shi h naa
    put off ko bhi shoes utarne ke liye use kiya jata h
    then plzz any can tell me pull off se replace kyu kiya??

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