This is the new year with new goals, new experiences and lots of exams to be scheduled soon. SSC CGL has recently released the exam dates so now it is time to gear up your preparations and try hard to get success. ADDA247 never fails to deliver something new and fruitful for you all. This time also we are providing you the best study plan as well as a study material. We are here going to prepare your English section for the SSC CGL. In this article, we are providing you the details that how we are going to help you to clear the examination this year. We ADDA247 is going to provide you daily tests for all the subjects. The topic-wise quiz will be done from January till April. This will help you to get a deeper knowledge of all the topics and will prepare you thoroughly.
Directions (1-2): In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filed in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.
Q1. We will have to atone __________ our misdeeds.
Q2. Had you told me earlier I __________ the meeting.
(a) had attended
(b) have attended
(d) would have attended
Directions (3-4): Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
Q3. Why should we (bothered)?
(c) to bother
(d) No improvement
Q4. She (starts walks) without responding.
(a) start walking
(b) started walking
(c) starting walking
(d) No improvement
Q5. In this question some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error and indicate it corresponding to the appropriate letter. If there is no error, indicate corresponding to the last option.
There are many (A) / beautiful furnitures (B) / in the room. (C) / No error (D)
Directions (6-7): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.
Q8. In this question a sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four alternative suggested below, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
We are looking at the game.
(a) The game is looked by us.
(b) The game is being looked by us.
(c) The game is being looked at by us.
(d) The game has been looked at by us.
Directions (9-10): In each of the following questions, choose the correctly spelt word out of the given alternatives.
Sol. ‘Atone’ takes preposition ‘for’ with it.
Sol. Following the rule, Had + Sub. + V3 (3rd form of verb)+………….Sub.+ would + have +v3 (3rd form of verb)+……option D fits in the context.
Sol. “Should” is a “modal” which takes base form of verb i.e. “bother” with it.
Sol. ‘Start’ takes gerund form of verb used after it. Option B is the correct choice.
Sol. Replace ‘furnitures’ with ‘furniture’ as ‘furniture’ is an uncountable noun and doesn’t use in plural form.
Sol. Malaise: a general feeling of discomfort.
Well-being: the state of being comfortable or happy.
Enervation: a feeling of being drained of energy or vitality; fatigue.
Hence Malaise and Well-being are antonyms to each other.
Sol. Elude: evade or escape from (a danger, enemy or pursuer), typically in a skillful or cunning way.
Dodge: avoid (someone or something) by a sudden quick movement.
Thwart: prevent (someone) from accomplishing something.
Hence Elude and Support are antonyms to each other.
Sol. In such situations the prepositions should not be omitted in the sentences.
In the last month i.e. in May daily we will provide you with a test of the previous years’ question papers, this will increase your confidence of solving the real exam and will make you familiar with the real-time exam.
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