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SSC CGL Tier 2 English Miscellaneous Quiz: 25 July

SSC CGL Tier 2 English Miscellaneous Quiz: 25 July_50.1

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 (1-2): In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.

Q1. A legislation that restricts (A)/ the fundamental rights of a (B)/citizen has no legal force.(C)/ No Error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

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S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Use ‘The’ in place of ‘A’.

Q2. The management did not (A)/ select him because he was (B)/ not eligible to the post.(C)/ No Error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

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S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. There is a preposition related error. Use ‘for’ in place of ‘to’.

Direction (3-4): Each of the following sentences has a black space and four words are given below it. Select the word you consider most appropriate for the blank space.

Q3. To ease unrest in our company, the boss made a speech to ___________ policy changes were coming.
(a) repudiate
(b) aver
(c) confute
(d) arraign

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S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Aver: to verify or prove to be true in pleading a cause.
Repudiate: to reject as untrue or unjust.
Confute: to overwhelm in argument.
Arraign: to find fault with; censure.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

Q4. As global temperatures rise, an untreatable new strain of the flu might _________ up at any moment.
(a) fill
(b) crop
(c) cover
(d) chop

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S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Crop up: appear, occur, or come to one’s notice unexpectedly.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

Direction (5-6): Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Q5. Our plans for the trip fell (down) because we had no money.
(a) off
(b) out
(c) through
(d) No Improvement

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S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Fall through( phrasal verb): come to nothing; fail and hence denotes the failure of the trip.

Q6. Contrast this work of art (to) that.
(a) for
(b) with
(c) by
(d) No Improvement

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S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. After ‘in’ we say ‘in contrast to’ but if we use contrast as a verb, we always use ‘contrast with’.

Direction (7-8): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q7. To spin one’s wheels
(a) To take a chance
(b) To do a job quickly
(c) To narrate someone a confusing story
(d) To waste one’s time

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S7. Ans.(d)

Q8. Thumb one’s nose
(a) An ill-mannered person
(b) To show affection
(c) To hit someone unintentionally
(d) To express scorn

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S8. Ans.(d)

Direction: (9-10) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

Q9. Something that has grown or accumulated slowly
(a) Acidulous
(b) Accretion
(c) Blurt
(d) Bog

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S9. Ans.(b)

Q10. Wave or flourish as a threat or in anger or excitement
(a) Brawn
(b) Brawl
(c) Brim
(d) Brandish

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S10. Ans.(d)

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