SSC CGL Tier 2 Memory Based English Questions Quiz: 12 September

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 (1-2): Choose among the following that best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1. Persist
(a) abandon
(b) cease
(c) remain
(d) ruin

Q2. Cogent
(a) suspicious
(b) muddled
(c) vague
(d) plausible

Direction (3-5): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Q3. Turbulent
(a) unsettled
(b) moderate
(c) stormy
(d) anarchic

Q4. Alluring
(a) obnoxious
(b) appealing
(c) enticing
(d) charming

Q5. Empathy
(a) rapport
(b) harmony
(c) affinity
(d) atrocity

Directions (6-7): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q6. Pie in the sky
(a) a successful journey
(b) an empty wish
(c) feeling of excitement
(d) talkative

Q7. At one’s wit’s end
(a) involved in a dispute
(b) excessive desires
(c) in a state of distress
(d) in poverty

Q8. In the dark
(a) greedily
(b) covertly
(c) mannerly
(d) strongly

Direction (9-10): In the following questions, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.

(a) problematic
(b) cryptic
(c) hypothesis
(d) lethergic

(a) bucolic
(b) mechaenic
(c) patriotic
(d) gigantic


S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. Persist: continue to exist; be prolonged.

S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Cogent: (of an argument or case) clear, logical, and convincing.
Plausible: (of an argument or statement) seeming reasonable or probable.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. Turbulent: characterized by conflict, disorder, or confusion; not stable or calm.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Alluring: powerfully and mysteriously attractive or fascinating; seductive.
Obnoxious: extremely unpleasant.

S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Empathy: the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.
Atrocity: an extremely wicked or cruel act.

S6. Ans.(b)

S7. Ans.(c)

S8. Ans.(b)

S9. Ans.(d)

S10. Ans.(b)

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