Practise English Questions For SSC CGL And SSC CPO Exam 2018: 27 August

SSC CGL And SSC CPO 2018 Exams are the latest opportunities to serve in a govt job and to live in clover. The Commission has released the newly revised Exam Calendar for SSC Exams conducting this year. SSC CGL & SSC CPO 2018 Exam dates haven’t been decided yet but are to be conducted soon in upcoming next two months. Utilize the remaining time to be on the upswing by following SSC CGL Study Plan on SSC ADDA and team. Download our celebrated app ADDA247 to outsmart others. Our Revised Study Plan is all set to deliver the quizzes and notes on each four subjects asked in SSC CGL Tier-1 Examination. 



Be a part of this revised study plan, visit SSCADDA website regularly to add up each day effort in your practice. SSC CGL and CPO Exam dates can surprise you anytime soon. It is time to knuckle down to get your dream job, Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Important English Comprehensive Questions and solutions. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.




Directions (1-2): In the following questions, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'. 

Q1. Three summons have been (A)/ issued by the district court (B)/ but he has not turned up yet. (C)/ No Error (D)
A
B
C
D
Solution:
Numeral adjective ‘Three’ will take ‘Plural noun’ with it but ‘summons’ is a singular noun which means an order to appear before a judge or magistrate, or the writ containing such an order. Hence singular noun ‘summons’ will be replaced with plural noun ‘ summonses’.
Q2. Ritu is a very good fashion (A)/ designer but her designs are not (B)/ easily accessible with the public. (C)/ No Error (D)
A
B
C
D
Solution:
Here ‘Preposition related error’ is made in part ‘C’. Replace ‘accessible with the public’ by ‘accessible to the public’.
Directions (3-4): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

Q3. HOGWASH
crap
logic
malarkey
sharp
Solution:
Hogwash: nonsense.
Hence Hogwash and Logic are antonyms to each other.
Q4. EXTANT
forsake
abiding
destroyed
living
Solution:
Extant: still in existence; surviving.
Hence Extant and Destroyed are antonyms to each other.
Directions (5-8): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

Q5. A stiff-necked person
Honest and open
An obstinate person
A source of quarrel
Ordinary person
Solution:
Option B is the correct meaning.
Q6. Cross out
Interrupt
Summon up
Eliminate
Inflate
Solution:
Option C is the correct meaning.
Q7. Make away with
To compensate
To steal
To find out
To understand
Solution:
Option B is the correct meaning.
Q8. To put one out of countenance
To put a difficulty in the way of progress
To provoke quarrel
To make one feel ashamed
To deceive someone
Solution:
Option C is the correct meaning.
Directions (9-10): In the following questions, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word. 

Q9.
spontaneity
acquaintance
appropriation
liquefieable
Solution:
Correct spelling is Liquefiable.
Q10.
repercussion
obsolescing
sillhoutte
ludicrous
Solution:
Correct spelling is Silhouette.
Directions (11-15): A passage is given with five questions following it. Read the passage carefully and select the best answer to each question out of the given four alternatives. 

Science and religion – the two terms have come to signify a mutual antagonism. The two, it is commonly declared, are poles apart; their spheres of activity and their methods differ widely, so much so that they are considered to be irreconcilable.

On the face of it, science and religion appear to be the two opposite poles of man's consciousness. Science is basically concerned with the material world; its efforts are directed towards unraveling the “how” of reality while religion is concerned with the “why” of reality. Science deals with analyzing tangible entities into its minutest parts, and then arrives at conclusions about the way in which tangible realities are organized. While science is analytical, religion takes the ultimate reality for granted. Religion follows the metaphysical path; the concept of God is ultimately a matter of faith and it is this faith which is the basis of the religious man's attribution of a design or meaning for the reality. The modes of action are different in science and religion. Science relies on experiment, whereas religion is based on experience. Any religious experience, whether it is Christ's or Ramakrishna's, is personal and subjective. Science, on the other hand, is marked by objectivity. Theory has to be corroborated by tangible proof. Science benefits mankind by providing material comforts. The frontiers of science do not end in knowledge but are extended to the formation of appliances for actual use. Science, it has been somewhat unfairly charged, cultivates the materialistic thinking. However, it has to be admitted that the mental attitude promoted by religion is entirely different, while the basis of scientific progress is unbridled curiosity and courageous endeavour, the truly religious spirit cavils at such presumption that man's mind can penetrate the mysteries of the universe. Science promotes fearless inquiry while an essential ingredient of religion is the humility born of fear of God. Science incorporates a love of experimental knowledge, while religion does not believe in the rational approach. 


Q11. What do you mean by the word 'antagonism'?
co-related
conflicting
harmony
sympathy
Q12. Why science and religion are considered to be irreconcilable?
Both relates to the present world
Both arrives to conclusions in which tangible realities are organized
Both differs in their spheres of activity and methods
Modes of actions of both are similar to each other
Q13. According to the passage which of the following statement is INCORRECT?
science analysis tangible entities
religion is concerned with the 'why' of reality
religion follows the metaphysical faith
science is based on experience
Q14. Science promotes fearless inquiry while an essential ingredient of religion is?
the subjectivity of science
the humility born of fear of God
a love of experimental knowledge
believe in the rational approach
Q15. What can be the suitable title for the passage?
Science and Religion – Possibility of Reconcile
Science is better than Religion
Religion is better than Science
Science and Religion

                                                                



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