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Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | English Previous Years Questions For SSC CGL : Day 38

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Q1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the segment in bold in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select “No improvement”.
Applications are to be sent to the principal before 30th May.

(a) will be send to
(b)are sending to
(c) No improvement
(d) were being send to

Q2. Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
It is hard to conceive of a more____________ route than the one that this determined traveler chose to follow.
(a) stimulating
(b) dashing
(c) daunting
(d) provoking

Q3. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
The artist played the violin.
(a) The violin had been played by the artist.
(b) The violin will be played by the artist.
(c) The violin is being played by the artist.
(d) The violin was played by the artist.

Q4. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
That which can be drawn into a thin wire
(a) ductile
(b) smooth
(c) flexible
(d) brittle

Q5.Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Only natural dyes are used in Kalamkari and it involves several steps.
B. There are two distinctive styles of Kalamkari in India.
C. They are the Sri Kalahasti style and the Machlipatnam style.
D. Kalamkari is a type of hand-painted or block-printed cotton textile, produced in the Indian States of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana.
(a) CBDA
(b) DABC
(c) ACBD
(d) DCBA

Q6. Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
(a) benefit
(b) clearance
(c) accessory
(d) barrier

Q7. Select the correctly spelt word.
(a) fourtyeth
(b) fortieth
(c) fortyth
(d) fourtieth

Q8. Select the correctly spelt word.
(a) taelant
(b) centiment
(c) serenity
(d) cleavar

Q9. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
Cows are amongst the gentlest of animals; none shows more passionate tenderness towards their young.
(a) none shows more
(b) towards their young
(c) the gentlest of animals
(d) Cows are amongst

Q10. Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank .
Charlie Chaplin’s rise to fame paralleled the _________ growth of Hollywood movies in the first decades of the century.
(a) sluggish
(b) explosive
(c) progressing
(d) delayed

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S1. Ans.(c)
Sol. No improvement
S2. Ans.(c)
Sol. Daunting: seeming difficult to deal with in prospect; intimidating.
Dashing: (of a man) attractive, adventurous, and full of confidence.
Provoking: causing annoyance; irritating.
S3. Ans.(d)
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Brittle: hard but liable to break easily.
Flexible: capable of bending easily without breaking.
Ductile means metal can be bent or stretched easily.
S5. Ans.(b)
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Barrier: a fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access.
Accessory: a thing which can be added to something else in order to make it more useful, versatile, or attractive.
S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Correct spelling is “Fortieth” which means constituting number forty in a sequence; 40th.
S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. Talent: natural aptitude or skill.
Sentiment: a view or opinion that is held or expressed.
Serenity: the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled.
Clever: quick to understand, learn, and devise or apply ideas; intelligent.
S9. Ans.(a)
Sol. Here none has been used to denote the cattle (collective noun),which takes plural verb with it thus ‘show’ will be used in place of ‘shows’.
S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Explosive (adjective): able or likely to shatter violently or burst apart.
Sluggish: slow-moving or inactive.

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