SSC CGL Tier 2 English Comprehensive Quiz: 20 August

SSC CGL 2018-19 Tier 2 is to be conducted from 11 to 13 September 2019. With 200 questions for 200 marks, English Language Section plays a vital role in the final selection of a candidate.  SSC CGL Tier 2 English quizzes being provided daily on SSCADDA are in the interest of candidates qualifying for SSC CGL Tier 2 and question quality is solely based on the expected experimentation of English Question paper for CGL Mains. 

Direction (1-5): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with a blank to be filled from the given options. Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence.

Q1. In an effort to bring the problem under control, the Indian Government has recently _______________ for prevention of pollution of the Ganges.
(a) disciplining a way out
(b) deferred an act
(c) dominate the action
(d) drawn up an action plan

S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. ‘Drawn up an action plan’ fits in the context.

Q2. _______________ can arise out of Off-market Trades or Market Trades.
(a) Registrations
(b) Alterations
(c) Trepidation
(d) Transfers

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Option D makes the sentence meaningful.

Q3. By 2009, less than half of the passenger car production by the largest six Japanese producers _______________ in Japan.
(a) was undertaken
(b) had been operated
(c) were pursued
(d) was extracted

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘was undertaken; singular verb will be used for the word ‘production’.

Q4. There are always problems to overcome at the __________ of a new policy, but those should be dealt with in a few months.
(a) inception
(b) exhume
(c) eschew
(d) escapade

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Inception: the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity.

Q5. Through his __________, he deceived us all.
(a) simmer
(b) selvage
(c) canard
(d) laggard

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Canard: a false report or piece of information that is intended to deceive people.

Direction (6-7): In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the bold or given idiom/phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the bold or given idiom/phrase.

Q6. His parents cut him off without a shilling.
(a) disinherited him
(b) snubbed him
(c) gave him only a shilling
(d) sent him away with a shilling

S6. Ans.(a)

Q7. The carefully worked-out plan fell through because of an unexpected event.
(a) came out successfully
(b) had a sporadic victory
(c) worked thoroughly
(d) failed

S7. Ans.(d)

Directions (8-10): In the following questions, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.

Q8.
(a) Gimcrack
(b) Imbrue
(c) Inculpete
(d) Lenity

S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. ‘Inculpate’ is the correct spelling.

Q9.
(a) Fractous
(b) Hauteur
(c) Expatiate
(d) Psychotic

S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘Fractious’ is the correct spelling.

Q10.
(a) Moratorium
(b) Temperize
(c) Agrarian
(d) Genre

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. ‘Temporize’ is the correct spelling.