English section is an integral part of SSC Exams and it is just round the corner. This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CGL Tier 2 exam holds an appreciating weightage of 200 marks which is enough to know the importance of this Section in govt exams.Now SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 Tricky Synonyms questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.
Directions(1-15) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Sol. ‘thrashing’-an act of physically beating someone; a beating, a heavy defeat of a sporting opponent.
Sol. ‘famished’- extremely hungry.
Sol. ‘elegantly’ -in a graceful and stylish manner,in a pleasingly ingenious and simple manner.
Sol. ‘succulent’-(of food) tender, juicy, and tasty,
Sol. ‘obstreperous’-noisy and difficult to control.
Sol. ‘discerning’-having or showing good judgement
Sol. ‘Perplexity’-inability to deal with or understand something,an entangled state.
Q8. TO ALIGHT
(a) to escalate
(b) to clamber
(c) to disembark
(d) to astride
Sol. ‘to alight’-descend from a train, bus, or other form of transport,(of a bird) descend from the air and settle.
Sol. ‘tryst’-a private romantic rendezvous between lovers,keep a private, romantic rendezvous with a lover.
Q10. TO STRANDED
(a) to douse
(b) to aground
(c) to swamp
(d) to inundate
Sol. ‘to stranded’-(of a boat, sailor, or sea creature) left aground on a shore,left without the means to move from somewhere.
Sol. ‘dependant’-a person who relies on another, especially a family member, for financial support.
Sol. ‘bouffant’ (of a person’s hair) styled so as to stand out from the head in a rounded shape,a bouffant hairstyle.
Q13. TO PRESIDE
(a) to acquiesce
(b) to concur
(c) to officiate
(d) to accord
Sol. ‘to preside’ be in the position of authority in a meeting or other gathering,play (a musical instrument, especially a keyboard instrument) at a public gathering.
Sol. ‘snarl’-(of an animal such as a dog) make an aggressive growl with bared teeth,an act or sound of snarling.
Sol. ‘inheritance’-a thing that is inherited.
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