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Previous Years English Questions For SSC CGL CPO MTS Exam 2017

Previous Years English Questions For SSC CGL CPO MTS Exam 2017_40.1
Hello, Greetings!! Dear Students, At SSC ADDA, we’ve launched our SSC CGL 2017 Campaign. In order to achieve success in the CGL-17 exam, we’ve decided to post ENGLISH QUIZ. Today in this post we have provided Misc. questions. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. We’re also providing Vocabulary for SSC exams. At SSC adda, we have also provided English Grammar Rules for SSC CGL 2017.

Directions (1-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Q1. A person or a thing which is unrivaled 
(a) Nonpareil
(b) Nincompoop
(c) Niggardly
(d) Non sequitur

Q2. Deep in thought
(a) Meditation
(b) Pensive
(c) Pesky
(d) Purloin

Q3. Work for which one does not take salary or payment
(a) Remunerated
(b) Charge-sheet
(c) Complementary
(d) Honorary

Q4. Excessive preoccupation with one’s health
(a) Hypochondria
(b) Malaise
(c) Disaffected
(d) Malinger

Q5. Ceremonial sounding of trumpets
(a) Fanfare
(b) Symphony
(c) Orchestra
(d) Band

Q6. One who is fond of superior foods and drinks
(a) Fastidious
(b) Drunkard
(c) Glutton
(d) Epicure

Q7. Something that is believable
(a) Credible
(b) Credulous
(c) Gullible
(d) Genuine

Q8. Swelling from abnormal growth in some part of the body
(a) Graft
(b) Ulcer
(c) Hemorrhage
(d) Tumour

Q9. A person who lends money at a very high rate of interest
(a) Investor
(b) Usurper
(c) Usurer
(d) Lender

Q10. Opinion contrary to accepted doctrine
(a) Blasphemy
(b) Perjury
(c) Iconoclasm
(d) Heresy

Q11. One who does not care for art or literature
(a) Bureaucrat 
(b) Illiterate
(c) Philanderer
(d) Philistine

Q12. One who is beyond correction or reform
(a) Insurmountable
(b) Inimitable
(c) Incorrigible
(d) Invincible

Q13. A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes
(a) Wiles
(b) Yokel
(c) Wag
(d) Aeon

Q14. A group of stars forming a pattern in the sky 
(a) Galaxy
(b) Constellation
(c) Orbit
(d) Stellar

Q15. Without risk of punishment
(a) Impudent
(b) Impunity
(c) Inexorable
(d) Imperturbable


S1. Ans.(a) 
Sol.  Nonpareil: having no match or equal; unrivalled.

S2. Ans.(b) 
Sol. Pensive– engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious thought.

S3. Ans.(d) 
Sol.  Honorary: (of an office or its holder) unpaid.

S4. Ans.(a) 
Sol. Hypochondria– a person who is abnormally anxious about their health.

S5. Ans.(a) 
Sol. Fanfare: a short ceremonial tune or flourish played on brass instruments, typically to introduce something or someone important.

S6. Ans.(d) 
Sol. Epicure: a person who takes particular pleasure in fine food and drink.

S7. Ans.(a) 
Sol. Credible: able to be believed; convincing.

S8. Ans.(d) 
Sol. tumour: a swelling of a part of the body, generally without inflammation, caused by an abnormal growth of tissue, whether benign or malignant.

S9. Ans.(c) 
Sol. Usurer: a person who lends money at unreasonably high rates of interest.

S10. Ans.(d) 
Sol. Heresy: belief or opinion contrary to orthodox religious (especially Christian) doctrine.

S11. Ans.(d) 
Sol.  Philistine: a person who is hostile or indifferent to culture and the arts.

S12. Ans.(c) 
Sol.  Incorrigible: (of a person or their behavior) not able to be changed or reformed.

S13. Ans.(c) 
Sol. wag– wit, joker

S14. Ans.(b) 
Sol.  Constellation: a group of stars forming a recognizable pattern that is traditionally named after its apparent form or identified with a mythological figure.

S15. Ans.(b)
Sol. impunity: exemption from punishment or freedom from the injurious consequences of an action.