Previous Years English Questions for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017

Previous Years English Questions for SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam 2017
Dear Students, English section of all SSC Exams is very challenging. You need to mug up 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 antonyms, synonyms, error detection etc. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the SSC CGL 2017 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.
NONPLUSSED
(a) INJURIOUS
(b) ABUSIVE
(c) PUZZLED
(d) ENORMOUS

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.
VISIONARY
(a) REALIST
(b) ARTIST
(c) IDEALIST
(d) SOCIALIST

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) Desorientation
(b) Disorientetion
(c) Dysorientation
(d) Disorientation

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. You have prepared well (A) / for the examination (B) / isn’t it? (C) / No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q5. Science and technology and (A) / their fallout do not (B) / complete human culture (C) / No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q6. The angry bird flap (A) / her wings, flies a short (B) / distance and returns. (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. You are ____ common sense.
(a) lacking of
(b) devoid in
(c) devoid of
(d) dull on

Q8. He ran so fast __________ .
(a) that he fell
(b) so he fell
(c) he fell
(d) that he is falling

Q9. The doctor has been ____ to attend to an urgent case.
(a) called
(b) called in
(c) called by
(d) call over

Directions (10-12): 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 nip in the bud
(a) To stop something at the start
(b) To trim the flowers
(c) to pluck the flowers
(d) to steal from

Q11. To put a spoke in one’s wheel
(a) To repair one’s cycle
(b) To hinder
(c) To trip a rider
(d) To add an extra wheel

Q12. To clip one’s wings
(a) To stop one from flying
(b) To trim the leaves
(c) To deprive one of power
(d) To hurt a bird

Directions (13-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

Q13. An act of travelling from one place to another
(a) Series
(b) Journey
(c) Sequence
(d) Programme

Q14. The thing no longer in use
(a) Obstacle
(b) Obsolete
(c) Obsidian
(d) Obstruction

Q15. Misappropriation of money
(a) Embezzlement
(b) Robbery
(c) Theft
(d) Fraud

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