Previous Years English Questions SSC CGL Tier-II 2017

Dear Students, English section of CGL Tier-2 Exam 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, Idioms, one word substitutions. 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.
REVILE
(a) REVIVE
(b) REVIEW
(c) ABUSE
(d) REVEAL
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.
SQUANDER
(a) SPEND
(b) REDUCE
(c) SLANDER
(d) SKIMP
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) Sanctaries
(b) Sanctauries
(c) Santuaries
(d) Sanctuaries
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. He had already sent me message (A) / that his arrival (B) / was scheduled for Thursday (C) / No error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D
Q5. Science and technology and (A) / their fallouts 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. The clock has __________ for want of winding.
(a) run down
(b) run short
(c) run past
(d) run up
Q8. Few people know that flowers use textures to __________ different kinds of insects.
(a) signal
(b) feel
(c) attract
(d) distract
Q9. They abandoned their comrades __________ the wolves.
(a) by
(b) between
(c)on
(d)among
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. For keeps
(a) Himself
(b) Away
(c) Forever
(d) Hid
Q11. Pale into insignificance
(a) Seemed less important
(b) Was less exciting
(c) Was less hectic
(d) Was dull and pale
Q12. With one voice
(a) By one man
(b) By one community
(c) Unanimously
(d) In disharmony
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. Drug which causes people to sleep easily
(a) Poppy
(b) Soporific
(c) Beguile
(d) Pedant
Q14. The branch of philosophy concerned with the study of the principles of beauty, especially in art
(a) Artistic
(b) Aesthetics
(c) Ethics
(d) Metaphysics
Q15. The study of skin
(a) Dermatology
(b) Dermatoglyphic
(c) Stratigraphy
(d)Oncology




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