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.
Sol. Distort: give a misleading or false account or impression of.
Divulge: make known (private or sensitive information).
Sol. Bereft: deprived of or lacking (something).
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.
Sol. Aggrandize: increase the power, status, or wealth of.
Belittle: dismiss (someone or something) as unimportant.
Sol. Construe: interpret (a word or action) in a particular way.
Obscure: to make something difficult to discover and understand.
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
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
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.
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.
Sol. ‘SPQR’ is the correct sequence.