SSC CGL Tier 2 English Previous Years Questions Quiz: 20 June

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 (1-3): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1. Abnegation
(a) Denial
(b) Excess
(c) Yielding
(d) Admittance

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S1. Ans.(b)
Sol. Distort: give a misleading or false account or impression of.
Divulge: make known (private or sensitive information).

Q2. Bereft
(a) Full
(b) Deprived
(c) Happy
(d) Populous

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S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Bereft: deprived of or lacking (something).

Q3. Carouse
(a) Grieve
(b) Overlook
(c) Frolic
(d) Disregard

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S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Carouse: a noisy, lively drinking party.
Frolic: a playful and lively movement or activity.

Direction (4-6): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Q4. Aggrandize
(a) Acclaim
(b) Boost
(c) Parlay
(d) Belittle

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S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Aggrandize: increase the power, status, or wealth of.
Belittle: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.

Q5. Construe
(a) Deduce
(b) Expound
(c) Infer
(d) Obscure

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S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Construe: interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.
Obscure: to make something difficult to discover and understand.

Q6. Exigent
(a) Urgent
(b) Clamant
(c) Instant
(d) Usual

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S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Exigent: pressing; demanding.

Direction (7-8): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Q7. Alarums and Excursions
(a) Value for money and time
(b) Confused activity and uproar
(c) Source of fun or amusement
(d) Derive excitement or pleasure from

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S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Alarums and Excursions: frantic activity that causes a clamor.

Q8. Up in the air
(a) In prison
(b) Still to be settled
(c) On the wrong track
(d) Enjoying great success

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S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Up in the air: still to be settled; unresolved.

Direction (9-10): The questions below consist of a set of labelled sentences. These sentences, when properly sequenced form a coherent paragraph. Select the most logical order of sentences from among the options.

P: The leader must learn to rule himself.
Q: An organization cannot be successful if the people do not obey its laws and rules.
R: Similarly, no play is possible, if the players do not follow the rules in the play ground.
S: If he cannot rule himself, he cannot rule others.
(a) RSPQ
(b) QRPS
(c) SPQR
(d) QPRS

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S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. ‘QRPS’ is the correct sequence.

P: People of each State converse in their own language and often cannot speak or understand the regional language of other people.
Q: In such cases, English becomes the link between these people.
R: So, we cannot deny the importance of English in modern India.
S: Modern India has many large States.
(a) SPQR
(b) PQSR
(c) SQPR
(d) QPSR

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S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘SPQR’ is the correct sequence.


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