Fill In The Blanks Questions For SSC CPO: 24th March


Previous Year Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CPO Exam is to be held from the month of June where English Language Section holds 50 questions containing 5 questions from each topic according to new SSC CPO Pattern . Also SSC CHSL Exam has already started from 4 March and will be held until 28 March 2018 and the provided English questions are important for the same as well.

You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Important Fill In The Blanks Questions With Detailed SolutionsTo make you learn grammar rules and vocabulary effectively is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-15): In the following question, sentences are given with blanks to be filed in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer

Q1. I do not agree _____ my colleagues in this matter.
(a) to
(b) of
(c) with
(d) on

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Q2. When my mother entered the house, I _____ sleeping.
(a) had been
(b) should be
(c) was
(d) would be

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Q3. _____ of the five persons will appear in the court.
(a) Any
(b) Neither
(c) Either
(d) Both

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Sol. Other three are used in the context of ‘two people’ but here ‘five persons’ are mentioned.

Q4. She was so ____________ she could hardly stand.
(a) perjure
(b) puddle
(c) emaciated
(d) rogue

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Sol. Emaciated: Abnormally thin or weak, especially because of illness or lack of food.

Q5. He was ____________ at being excluded from the meeting.
(a) vanguard
(b) peeved
(c) upfront
(d) savant

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Sol. Peeved: Aroused to impatience or anger.

Q6. Rahul can _____ the four candles in one breath.
(a) put out
(b) put down
(c) put up
(d) put away

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Sol. Put out: to extinguish something on fire.

Q7. You should comply _____ my request.                     
(a) in
(b) off
(c) with
(d) on

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Sol. Comply with: act in accordance with a wish or command.

Q8. It is _____ that those who expect clemency from others are seldom merciful themselves.   
(a) paradoxical
(b) strange
(c) stupid
(d) repulsive

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Sol. Paradoxical: seemingly absurd or self-contradictory.

Q9. Her supporters began to _______and she was left alone. 
(a) fall over
(b) fall away
(c) fall on
(d) fall off

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Sol. Fall away: to distance oneself from someone; to end an association with someone.

Q10. That car is throwing __________ a lot of smoke.
(a) out
(b) up
(c) away
(d) in

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Sol. Throw out: to produce smoke, heat, light etc.

Q11. We must __________ help to the people hit by the cyclone.
(a) contribute
(b) summon
(c) impart
(d) render

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Sol. render: to give help to somebody.

Q12. The company decided to __________ the old policies, in order to increase its revenue.
(a) rope in
(b) tweak
(c) damage
(d) dictate

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Sol. Tweak: A fine adjustment to a mechanism or system.
Rope in: To persuade, entice or enlist someone to do or participate in something.

Q13. The batsman __________ his career in a splendid way.
(a) terse
(b) set off
(c) supersede
(d) set down

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Sol. Set off: Begin a journey.

Q14. Mayank told Rinku that he ______ English fluently and was very happy.  
(a) can speak
(b) could speak
(c) could have spoken
(d) would speak

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Q15. When he got married he __________ a life insurance policy.
(a) took up
(b) took out
(c) took in
(d) took over

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Sol. Take out: to get something officially, especially from an insurance company, bank, or law. court

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