SSC CGL Tier 2 English Sentence Completion Quiz: 19 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 (1-10): In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filed in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.

Q1. Many times newspapers ____________ the news to make it sensational.
(a) disturb
(b) distort
(c) disfigure
(d) divulge

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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. His speech was disappointing, it ____________ all the major issues.
(a) revealed
(b) skirted
(c) analyzed
(d) encompassed

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S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Skirt: attempt to ignore; avoid dealing with.
Encompass: surround and have or hold within.

Q3. The little girl ____________ for the light switch in the dark.
(a) groped
(b) grappled
(c) gripped
(d) grovelled

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S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Grope: search blindly or uncertainly by feeling with the hands.
Grovel: lie or crawl abjectly on the ground with one’s face downwards.

Q4. When Amar returned he gave his friends a short ____________ of his holiday.
(a) story
(b) account
(c) tale
(d) history

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S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Account: a report or description of an event or experience.

Q5. The degrees were awarded in the annual ____________.
(a) contraction
(b) convention
(c) convolution
(d) convocation

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S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Convocation: a large formal assembly of people,in particular.
Convolution: a thing that is complex and difficult to follow.

Q6. Success comes to those who are vigilant not to permit ____________ from the chosen path.
(a) dissociation
(b) deviation
(c) obstruction
(d) distraction

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S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Deviation: the action of departing from an established course or accepted standard.
Dissociation: the action of disconnecting or separating or the state of being disconnected.

Q7. His actions had ____________ pain and suffering on thousands of people.
(a) deplored
(b) eliminated
(c) inflicted
(d) imposed

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S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. Inflict: cause (something unpleasant or painful) to be suffered by someone or something.
Impose: force (an unwelcome decision or ruling) on someone.

Q8. The petition before the court prayed for ____________ the appointment orders issued by the management.
(a) removing
(b) granting
(c) posting
(d) quashing

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S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Quash: reject as invalid, especially by legal procedure

Q9. The foundation of all civilizations and societies is the ability of humans to ____________ with each other.
(a) bear
(b) dispense
(c) collaborate
(d) exchange

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S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Collaborate: work jointly.

Q10. The most obvious reason for his lack of popularity was his ____________ to find fault with others.
(a) propensity
(b) reluctance
(c) notoriety
(d) premonition

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S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Propensity: an inclination or natural tendency to behave in a particular way.