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 (1-5): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Sol. Chaff: to make fun of in a good-natured way.
Josh: to tease good-naturedly.
Defer: put off (an action or event) to a later time; postpone.
Hence Chaff and Josh are synonyms to each other.
Sol. Decapitate: to cut off the head of.
Behead: cut off the head of (someone).
Delve: dig; excavate.
Hence Decapitate and Behead are synonyms to each other.
Sol. Entail: involve (something) as a necessary or inevitable part or consequence.
Debar: prohibit (someone) officially from doing something.
Enunciate: say or pronounce clearly.
Necessitate: make (something) necessary as a result or consequence.
Hence Entail and Necessitate are synonyms to each other.
Sol. Snub: rebuff, ignore, or spurn disdainfully.
Revere: to show devoted deferential honor to.
Discern: to recognize or identify as separate and distinct.
Embolden: give (someone) the courage or confidence to do something.
Affront: offend the modesty or values of.
Hence Snub and Affront are synonyms to each other.
Sol. Topple: remove (a government or person in authority) from power; overthrow.
Depose: remove from office suddenly and forcefully.
Acclaim: praise enthusiastically and publicly.
Hence Topple and Depose are synonyms to each other.
Direction (6-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
Sol. Contingent: uncertain because of uncontrollable circumstances.
Predictable: able to be predicted/occurring in the way expected.
Fortuitous: happening by chance rather than intention.
Haphazard: lacking any obvious principle of organization.
Hence Contingent and Predictable are antonyms to each other.
Sol. Rogue: a dishonest or unprincipled man.
Reprobate: An unprincipled person.
Wastrel: A wasteful or good-for-nothing person.
Louse: A contemptible or unpleasant person.
Saint: One eminent for piety or virtue.
Hence Rogue and Saint are antonyms to each other.
Sol. Sapient: having or showing deep understanding and intelligent application of knowledge.
Imbecile: stupid; idiotic.
Hence Sapient and Imbecile are antonyms to each other.
Sol. Impound: seize and take legal custody of.
Hence Impound and Release are antonyms to each other.
Sol. Outlandish: strange and unusual.
Conventional: common and ordinary; not unusual.
Crotchety: very grumpy or unpleasant.
Hence Outlandish and Conventional are antonyms to each other.