Previous Years English Questions SSC CGL Tier-II 2017

Dear Students, SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam will be conducted from 21 dec to 24 Dec 2017, and It is very challenging. You need practice and memorize all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Idioms, Fill in the blanks, and Error detection. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the CGL Tier-2 2017. We wish you good luck for the CGL Exam.
Q1. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
RECTIFY
(a) SATISFY
(b) CORRECT
(c) REDUCE
(d) PACIFY
Q2. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
VANQUISH
(a) VANISH
(b) VARNISH
(c) SURRENDER
(d) TRAMPLE
Q3. Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
(a) Groteasque
(b) Grotasque
(c) Growtesque
(d)Grotesque
Directions (4 –6): In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the “No error” option.
Q4. Here is something pretty (A) / that you can (B) / wear on the party (C) / No Error (D)
(a)A
(b)B
(c)C
(d)D
Q5. He was for all (A) / selling the car (B)/ and buying a bicycle (C) /No Error(D)
(a)A
(b)B
(c)C
(d)D
Q6. Look at what (A) / I am doing (B) / and do like I do (C) / No Error (D)
(a)A
(b)B
(c)C
(d)D
Directions (7 – 9): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.
Q7. See me tomorrow without __________.
(a)fails
(b)failure
(c)fail
(d)failing
Q8. Radium __________ rays that blind the eyes.
(a)gives away
(b)gives over
(c)gives up
(d)gives off
Q9. You will have to work __________ you are in the office.
(a)as long as
(b)as good as
(c)as far as
(d)so far as
Directions (10 – 15): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.
Q10. To add fuel to the fire
(a)Prevent fire from dying out
(b)Make the fire burn brightly
(c)Make things worse
(d)Waste fuel for no reason.
Q11. To take to heart
(a)To be greatly affected
(b)To take something heartily
(c)To strike at the heart, out of enjoyment
(d)To suffer from heart disease
Q12. To bring to light
(a)To put on light
(b)To reveal
(c)To bring a light
(d)To arrange light sufficiently
Q13. Complete change of form 
(a) Transgression 
(b) Translation 
(c) Transformation 
(d) Transmigration 
Q14. An unexpected piece of good fortune 
(a) Turnstile 
(b) Windfall 
(c) Philanthropy 
(d) Benevolence 
Q15. Those who go on to someone else’s land without the owner’s permission 
(a) Delinquents 
(b) Trespassers 
(c) Offenders 
(d) Culprits 




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