Prominent English Miscellaneous Questions Quiz for SSC CGL Tier 2

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Dear Students, English section Exam is very challenging. SSC exams are just nearby and as we know English Section is as important as other sections. In fact English in SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target of the aspirants .You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, we are providing English Miscellaneous Questions Quiz.Attempt this quiz, learn effectively and impetus yourself for all the upcoming exams regarding English Section  in just a needed time and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.

Q1. _______________ the people looked well enough, but when one looked more closely one saw that their faces were filled with despair.
(a) At first looking
(b) At first observation
(c) On first sight
(d) At first sight

Q2. Our monthly expenditure _______________ by five hundred rupees when we decided to buy milk from the milkman.
(a) shot up
(b) got up
(c) lifted up
(d) grew up.

Q3. Please write to me _______________ this address.
(a) upon
(b) at
(c) to
(d) on

Q4. Raj was tired of Puja’s _______________ approach, so he asked her to make her final decision by that evening.
(a) silly-willy
(b) dilly-daily
(c) wasting
(d) dilly-nally

Q5. Students of St. Xavier’s _______________ all the prizes.
(a) bear of
(b) bore away
(c) bore on
(d) bear on

Directions (6-9): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q6. PURGE
(a) Evacuate
(b) Pressurize
(c) Thrust
(d) Float

Q7. MORDANT
(a) Stupid
(b) Pensive
(c) Senseless
(d) Sarcastic

Q8. SHEATH
(a) Weapon
(b) Hide
(c) Encourage
(d) Coat

Q9. MASTICATE
(a) Chew
(b) Choke
(c) Bite
(d) Shallow

Directions (10-12): In these questions four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase given in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase given in bold.

Q10. Throw caution to the winds.
(a) to be fearful
(b) to warn others not to travel.
(c) to behave recklessly
(d) to behave with care and caution

Q11. Cap in hand
(a) Defiant
(b) Screaming
(c) Well behaved
(d) in a respectful manner

Q12. Do a roaring trade
(a) in the animal business
(b) highly successful
(c) in the habit of shouting at others
(d) extremely reluctant

Directions (13-15): In the following questions, Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

Q13. SWELTERING
(a) Smelly
(b) Clammy
(c) Freezing
(d) Cozy

Q14. PANICKY
(a) Confident
(b) Sober
(c) Quiet
(d) Calm

Q15. SUBLIME
(a) Inferior
(b) Deficit
(c) Ridiculous
(d) Crooked


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