Dear Students, SSC CGL Tier-1 Exam will be held from 1st August 2017 to 20 August 2017. You need to practice a lot in order to achieve 40+ marks in the English Section. We are providing quizzes which include sentence improvement, error detection, idioms, one-word substitution, reading comprehension, vocabulary related questions etc. we have also provided study notes on English for SSC CGL 2017 Exam. Practice all these questions, if any doubt, post your queries in the comment section, we will answer surely.
Directions (1-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Q1. A broad road bordered with trees is called?
Q2. Violation of something holy or sacred is called?
Q3. What is a sly look that is lustful?
Q4. What is Fear of water is called?
Q5. Concluding part of a literary work
Q6. One who is beyond reform
Q7. What is Science of diseases called?
Q8. A person who secretly listens to the talk of others is called?
Q9. One who believes in no government and therefore incites disorder in a State
Q10. A mild or indirect expression substituted for an offensive or harsh one
Q11. The murder of parent or a near relative
Q12. Animals who live in herds
Q13. Handwriting that cannot be read
Q14. Animals that can live on land and in water
Q15. Easily duped or fooled
Sol. boulevard-a wide street in a town or city, typically one lined with trees.
Boudoir-a woman’s bedroom or small private room.
Sol. Sacrilege-violation or misuse of what is regarded as sacred.
Sol. Leer-look or gaze in a lascivious or unpleasant way.
Lore-a body of traditions and knowledge on a subject or held by a particular group, typically passed from person to person by word of mouth.
Littoral-relating to or situated on the shore of the sea or a lake.
Sol. Hydrophobia-extreme or irrational fear of water, especially as a symptom of rabies in humans.
Sol. Epilogue-a section or speech at the end of a book or play that serves as a comment on or a conclusion to what has happened.
Sol. Incorrigible-(of a person or their behaviour) not able to be changed or reformed.
Sol. Pathology-the science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes.
Sol. Eavesdropper-To listen secretly to the private conversation of others.
Sol. Anarchist-a person who believes that government and laws are not necessary
Sol. Euphemism-a mild or pleasant word or phrase that is used instead of one that is unpleasant or offensive
Sol. parricide-the killing of a parent or another near relative.
Sol. Gregarious- (of animals) living in flocks or loosely organized communities.
Sol. illegible-not clear enough to be read.
Sol. Amphibian-an animal (such as a frog or toad) that can live both on land and in water
Sol. Gullible-easily persuaded to believe something; credulous.