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): Choose among the following that best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Sol. Aground: (with reference to a ship) on or on to the bottom in shallow water.
Stranded: drive or leave (a boat, sailor, or sea creature) aground on a shore.
Sol. Decree: an official order that has the force of law.
Sol. Sentry: a soldier stationed to keep guard or to control access to a place.
Bandit: a robber or outlaw belonging to a gang and typically operating in an isolated or lawless area.
Sentinel: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.
Foe: an enemy or opponent.
Sol. Subsidy: a sum of money granted by the state or a public body to help an industry or business keep the price of a commodity or service low.
Endowment: a quality or ability possessed or inherited by someone.
Forfeit: a fine or penalty for wrongdoing.
Mulct: extract money from someone by fine or taxation.
Sol. Clasp: grasp (something) tightly with one’s hand. Hence Grip is the correct choice.
Sol. Aerial: existing, happening, or operating in the air.
Elevated: situated or placed higher than the surrounding area.
Sol. Stagnate: to stop growing or developing and not show any signs of activity.
Fester: to be idle or inactive.
Sol. Defer: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Stall: stop or cause to stop making progress.
Sol. Scoff: speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
Rag: make fun of (someone) in a boisterous manner.
Sol. Rile: make (someone) annoyed or irritated.
Nettle: irritate or annoy (someone).