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): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Sol. Yaw: twisting or oscillation.
Sol. Maim: wound or injure (a person or animal) so that part of the body is permanently damaged.
Sol. Attrition: the process of reducing something’s strength or effectiveness through sustained attack or pressure.
Sol. Truculent: eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant.
Sol. Didactic: intended to teach, particularly in having moral instruction as an ulterior motive.
Sol. Wile: devious or cunning stratagems employed in manipulating or persuading someone.
Ruse: an action intended to deceive someone; a trick.
Sol. Quip: a witty remark
Repartee: conversation or speech characterized by quick, witty comments or replies.
Sol. Labile: liable to change; easily altered.
Variable: not consistent or having a fixed pattern; liable to change.
Sol. Mendacious: not telling the truth; lying.
Deceitful: guilty of or involving deceit; deceiving or misleading others.
Sol. Gauche: unsophisticated and socially awkward.
Maladroit: inefficient or inept; clumsy.