Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | English Previous Years Questions For SSC CGL : Day 41

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Q1.Select the synonym of Ineluctable
(a) conquerable
(b) inescapable
(c) achievable
(d) surmountable

Q2. The surgeon placed a ______ on the femoral artery to bind it during the long and exhausting surgery.
(a) ligature
(b) doctrine
(c) premise
(d) synopsis

Q3. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Specialized in branch related to origin of diseases
(a) Etiologist
(b) Philologist
(c) Endocrinologist
(d) Gerontologist

Q4. In the following question, four words are given out of which only one is correctly spelt. Find that correctly spelt word
(a) Interegnum
(b) Intrenum
(c) Interregnum
(d) Interregim

Q5.Select the synonym of Rue
(a) To become homesick
(b) To weep
(c) To regret
(d) To resent

Q6. In the question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given in bold.
Our progress lies in putting the axe in the helve.
(a) Being optimistic
(b) To solve a problem
(c) working in proper order
(d) doing hard work

Directions (7-8): In the following questions, 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.

Q7. I agree ____ your proposal.
(a) for
(b) with
(c) to
(d) on

Q8. While travelling to Bangalore I ran _____ a very old friend of mine.
(a) across
(b) up
(c) against
(d) into

Q9. In the following question, read the sentence to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (D). (Ignore errors of Punctuation, if any.)
Hardly had he come out of the (1)/ cinema hall then the bomb exploded (2)/ and shattered the hall completely. (3)/ No Error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q10. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
Tough tissues in joints –
(a) Ligaments
(b) Endoderm
(c) Splice
(d) Rosette

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S1. Ans.(b)
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Ligature is something that ties or binds up, such as a bandage, wire, or cord.
S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Philologist –who study languages
Endocrinologist –Endocrinologist is one who studies the various hormones and their actions and disorders in the body
Gerontologist –The scientific study of the biological, psychological, and sociological phenomena associated with old age and aging
S4. Ans.(c)
Sol. Interregnum means a period when normal government is suspended, especially between successive reigns or regimes.
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Rue –regret, repent
Resent –feel bitterness, or indignation
S6. Ans. (b)
S7. Ans. (c)
S8. Ans. (d)
S9. Ans. (b)
Sol. Hardly had —when are used in pair. Thus in part (b) then should be replaced with “when”.
S10. Ans. (a)
Sol. Ligament is a short band of tough, flexible fibrous connective tissue which connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint.
Endoderm- an embryo’s inner germ layer.
Splice- to unite (timbers, spars, or the like) by overlapping and binding their ends.
Rosette- a rose-shaped arrangement of ribbon or other material.


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