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Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | English Quiz For SSC CGL : Day 133

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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 May. This will help you to get a deeper knowledge of all the topics and will prepare you thoroughly.

Q1. In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Caveat
(a) commendation
(b) praise
(c) perfect
(d) admonition

Directions (2-3): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the antonym of the given word.

Q2. Saucy
(a) impudent
(b) insolent
(c) humble
(d) brazen

Q3. Vexatious
(a) annoying
(b) aiding
(c) vexing
(d) irksome

Q4. 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.
The government has launched a massive tribal welfare programme in Jharkhand.

(a) A massive tribal welfare programme is launched by the government in Jharkhand.
(b) A massive tribal welfare programme has been launched by the government in Jharkhand.
(c) Jharkhand government has launched a massive tribal welfare programme.
(d) The government in Jharkhand has launched a massive tribal welfare programme.

Q5. A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

“They may not have come to the Valley but they didn’t ignore the State,” said Mr. Abdullah.

(a) Mr. Abdullah said that they might not have come to the valley but they didn’t ignore the state.
(b) Mr. Abdullah said that they might not had come to the valley but they didn’t ignored the state.
(c) Mr. Abdullah said that they might not have come to the valley but they had not ignored the state.
(d) Mr. Abdullah said that they might not have came to the valley but they didn’t ignore the state.

Q6. In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.
(a) dorogatory
(b) critisism
(c) contamination
(d) pronounciation

Q7. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Snuff Out
(a) To extinguish something
(b) To ignite something
(c) Put up
(d) To alter something

Q8. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Butter Finger
(a) fingers soaked in butter
(b) clumsy
(c) terrible
(d) clean hands

Directions (9-10): 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’.

Q9. Each of (1) / the books (2) / are my favourite.(3) / No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

Q10. One is (1)/ known by the (2)/ company he keeps. (3)/ No error (4)
(a) 3
(b) 2
(c) 1
(d) 4

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Solutions
S1. Ans (d)
Sol. “Caveat” means a warning or provision of specific stipulations.
Admonition: a firm warning or reprimand.

S2.Ans (c)
Sol. Saucy means having or expressing a bold, lively, or spirited manner.
S3. Ans (b)
Sol. Vexatious means causing or tending to cause annoyance, frustration, or worry.
S4. Ans (b)
S5. Ans (c)
S6. Ans (c)
Sol. Contamination means the state of making or being made impure by polluting or poisoning.
S7. Ans (a)
Sol. “Snuff out” means to extinguish something.
S8. Ans (b)
Sol. “Butter Finger” means someone who is clumsy and often drops things.
S9. Ans (c)
Sol. Each of is distributive pronoun, it uses singular helping verb. Hence, replace “are” with “is”.
S10. Ans (a)
Sol. “One” when used in general sense uses possessive pronoun, hence replace “he” with “one”.

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