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Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | English Vocab Quiz For SSC CGL : Day 122

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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.

Directions (1-2): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1. HEGEMON
(a) Enemy
(b) Leader
(c) Harmony
(d) Obstacle

Q2. SCHISM
(a) Rupture
(b) Policy
(c) Concrete
(d) Opaque

Q3. OVERTURE
(a) Descend
(b) Capture
(c) Prelude
(d) Closure

Directions (4-6): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Q4. FLEECE
(a) Defraud
(b) Vilify
(c) Cede
(d) Enrich

Q5. SIBILATE
(a) Whiz
(b) Boo
(c) Exalt
(d) Rasp

Q6. DENUDE
(a) Bare
(b) Clothe
(c) Bereave
(d) Jump

Directions (7-8): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
Q7. The process by which air is circulated through, mixed with or dissolved in a liquid or substance.
(a) aerating
(b) miasma
(c) effluvium
(d) volatile

Q8. To make a sharp sound or series of sounds as result of a hard object striking another.
(a) innuendo
(b) scrape
(c) swat
(d) clack

Directions (9-10): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
Q9. The alpha and the omega
(a) Happy and sad
(b) The beginning and the end
(c) The love and the hatred
(d) Truth and dare

Q10. Throw up the sponge
(a) To attack
(b) To laugh at someone
(c) To surrender
(d) To talk loudly

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Solutions
S1. Ans(b)
Sol. Hegemon means a supreme leader.

S2. Ans(a)
Sol. Schism means a split or division between strongly opposed sections or parties, caused by differences in opinion or belief; division, rupture.
S3. Ans(c)
Sol. Overture means an introduction to something more substantial; preliminary, prelude, introduction.
S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Fleece: obtain a great deal of money from (someone), typically by overcharging or swindling them.
Enrich: improve or enhance the quality or value of.

S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. Sibilate: utter with a hissing sound.
Exalt: to praise someone very highly.

S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. Denude: strip (something) of its covering, possessions, or assets.
Clothe: to provide or cover someone with things to wear.

S7. Ans(a)
Sol. Aerate means to expose to the action or effect of air or to cause air to circulate through.
Miasma means an unpleasant or unhealthy smell or vapour.
Effluvium means an unpleasant or harmful odour or discharge.
S8. Ans(d)
S9. Ans(b)
Sol. The alpha and the omega: the beginning and the end
S10. Ans(c)
Sol. Throw up the sponge: to give up a contest; to acknowledge defeat

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