SSC CHSL English Miscellaneous Quiz : 25th June

SSC CHSL 2018-19 is to be conducted from 1 to 26 July 2019. Today, in this English quiz we are providing English Quiz with Solutions to make your practice effective for English Language Section for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for all the upcoming Exams.

Direction (1-2): In the following questions, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.

Q1. Buyers might require (1)/ further assurances before(2)/ parting from their cash(3)/No error(4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

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S1. Ans (c)
Sol. Replace “from” with “with”. Parting with something and parting from someone.

Q2. I am excited and at the same time (1)/ very keen to repose the faith in me(2)/ by the coaches and the officials (3) / No error 4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

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S2. Ans (d)
Sol. No error

Directions (3-4): In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Q3. His lung cancer was ………….. by years of drinking.
(a) brought out
(b) brought in
(c) brought up
(d) brought on

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S3. Ans (d)
Sol. “bring on” means to make something happen, usually something bad.

Q4. I was about to ask Sonal on a date, but her friend ………… and I lost the chance.
(a) cut through
(b) cut out
(c) cut in
(d) cut for

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S4. Ans (c)
Sol. “Cut in “ means interrupt someone while they are speaking.

Directions (5-6): In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q5. Probity
(a) uprightness
(b) dishonor
(c) partiality
(d) deceit

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S5. Ans (a)
Sol. “Probity” means the quality of being honest and behaving correctly.

Q6. Salacious
(a) clean
(b) decent
(c) indecent
(d) pure

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S6. Ans (c)
Sol. “Salacious” means having lax in moral values, lecherous.

Direction (7-8): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the farthest meaning of the given word.

Q7. Glib
(a) artful
(b) sincere
(c) plausible
(d) slippery

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S7. Ans (b)
Sol. “Glib” means fluent but insincere and shallow.

Q8. Excoriate
(a) cover
(b) abrade
(c) chafe
(d) flay

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S8. Ans (a)
Sol. “Excoriate” means damage or remove part of the surface of (the skin).

Q9. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
1. The only choice
P. university will be to
Q. tuition fees to meet
R. left before the Indian
S. substantially raise the
6. the rising expenditure.

(a) RPSQ
(b) PQSR
(c) SQRP
(d) QPSR

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S9. Ans (a)

Q10. A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

Who can question Nehru’s integrity ?
(a) By whom Nehru’s integrity can be questioned ?
(b) By whom can Nehru’s integrity be questioned ?
(c) Nehru’s integrity can be questioned by whom ?
(d) Who could have questioned Nehru’s integrity?

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S10. Ans (b)

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