SSC CGL Tier 2 English Vocabulary Quiz: 4 September

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 2 is to be conducted from 11 to 13 September 2019. With 200 questions for 200 marks, English Language Section plays a vital role in the final selection of a candidate.  SSC CGL Tier 2 English quizzes being provided daily on SSCADDA are in the interest of candidates qualifying for SSC CGL Tier 2 and question quality is solely based on the expected experimentation of English Question paper for CGL Mains. 

Direction (1-5): Choose among the following that best expresses the meaning of the given word.

(a) embed
(b) moor
(c) shift
(d) lodge
S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Budge: to change one’s position.
Shift: move or cause to move from one place to another.
Hence option C is the correct synonym.

(a) constrain
(b) nag
(c) coerce
(d) inveigle
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Wheedle: use flattery or coaxing in order to persuade someone to do something or give one something.
Inveigle: persuade (someone) to do something by means of deception or flattery.
Hence option D is the correct synonym.

(a) defection
(b) poise
(c) throwback
(d) norm
S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Stasis: a state that does not change.
Poise: a stably balanced state.
Hence option B is the correct synonym.

(a) electrotyping
(b) calculation
(c) penmanship
(d) decipherment
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Chirography is the study of penmanship and handwriting in all of its aspects.
Penmanship: the art or skill of writing by hand; a person’s handwriting.
Hence option C is the correct synonym.

(a) drunken
(b) abstinent
(c) temperate
(d) mesmerize
S5. Ans.(a)
Sol. Bibulous: excessively fond of drinking alcohol.
Hence option A is the correct synonym.

Direction (6-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

(a) preface
(b) mediation
(c) compact
(d) conclusion
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Exordium: the beginning or introductory part, especially of a discourse.
Hence option D is the correct antonym.

(a) frolic
(b) flourish
(c) drudge
(d) warrant
S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Disport: to engage in activity for amusement.
Drudge: to do hard, menial, or monotonous work.
Hence option C is the correct antonym.

(a) pliant
(b) authentic
(c) unaware
(d) independent
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Sequacious: (of a person) lacking independence or originality of thought.
Hence option D is the correct antonym.

(a) gathered
(b) aromatic
(c) rancid
(d) careful
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Putrid: decaying or rotting and emitting a fetid smell.
Aromatic: having a pleasant and distinctive smell.
Hence option B is the correct antonym.

(a) acclaim
(b) band
(c) aspersion
(d) defect
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Slur: an insinuation or allegation about someone that is likely to insult them or damage their reputation.
Acclaim: enthusiastic and public praise.
Hence option A is the correct antonym.

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