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 (1-10): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.
Q1. In high dudgeon
(a) Very ugly
(b) High pride
Sol. In high dudgeon: feeling or exhibiting great resentment; taking great offense at something.
Q2. Go to seed
(a) Become inspirational for a group of people
(b) Become untidy due to a lack of care
(c) Go to an unknown place to find peace
(d) Get attention
Sol. Go to seed: to look shabby, unhealthy, or unattractive due to a lack of care or attention.
Q3. Come unglued
(a) To achieve something easily
(b) To visit a place again and again
(c) To live happily
(d) To lose one’s composure
Sol. Come unglued: to become extremely upset or emotional.
Q4. Walk on air
(a) Feel elated
(b) Feel dejected
(c) To treat someone badly
(d) To expect something from someone
Sol. Walk on air: to be in a state of extreme happiness.
Q5. Pull for
(a) To discourage
(b) To encourage
(d) To be embarrassed
Sol. Pull for: to give encouragement and support to someone or something; root for someone or something.
Q6. Carry the ball
(a) Create a disturbance
(b) Keep patience
(c) Take charge
(d) Carry a fight
Sol. Carry the ball: take responsibility for getting something done.
Q7. Dress the part
(a) To look shabby
(b) To look suitable
(c) To do a sin
(d) To suffer from illness
Sol. Dress the part: to look suitable or behave in a suitable way for a particular situation.
Q8. Like a dog with two tails
(a) To work on two opportunities simultaneously
(b) To get extremely confused
(c) To not let enjoy others
(d) To be very happy
Sol. Like a dog with two tails: to be very happy and excited.
Q9. With might and main
(a) Full force
(b) Complete trust
(c) Exceptional skill
(d) Full unity
Sol. With might and main: with as much effort or strength as one can muster.
Q10. Nail one’s colors to the mast
(a) Put up a colorful mast
(b) To refuse to cease or surrender
(c) Took over the ship
(d) To decide to abandon the ship
Sol. Nail one’s colours to the mast: to show one’s intention to hold on to those beliefs until the end.