English Study Material

English study material For SSC CGL 2016:

English study material For SSC CGL:

DIRECTIONS FOR QUESTIONS 1 to 3: Pick out the most appropriate word from the words given below each sentence to complete it meaningfully.

Q.1. He quickly glanced ………………………… the book to find what it said about the Indian economy.
(1) On (2) through (3) in (4) to (5) at
Answer 2

Q.2. the counsel urged the court to ……………………… down the obnoxious law.
(1) Enact (2) enforce (3) cancel (4) strike (5) declare
Answer 4

Q.3. the local official ……………………… the Minister of the situation.

(1) Explained (2) warned (3) apprised (4) told (5) intimated
Answer 3

DIRECTIONS FOR QUESTIONS 4 to,6: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. If there is no error, the answer is (5).

Q.4. I am twenty / two years old / when I first / joined the bank. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Answer 1

Q.5. To the Hindus / the Ganga is / holier than / any other river. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Answer 5

Q.6. Of all the teachers / in our school / our class teacher / were very strict. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Answer 4

DIRECTIONS FOR QUESTIONS 7 to 9. select from amongst the five alternatives, the word nearest in meaning to the word given.
Q.7. LETHAL
(1) light (2) dangerous (3) deadly (4) cruel (5) thoughtless
Answer 3

Q.8. CENTENARY
(1) a guard (2) a hundred years (3) a very old man (4) hundred runs (5) hundredth anniversary
Answer 5

Q.9. TRIUMPH
(1) conquer (2) smash (3) earn (4) brave (5) capture
Answer 1

DIRECTIONS FOR QUESTIONS 10 to 12: select from amongst the five alternatives, the word most opposite in meaning of the word given .

Q.10. LIVELY
(1) simple (2) weak (3) dull (4) angry (5) moron
Answer 5

Q.11. INADVERTENT
(1) adequate (2) available (3) sluggish (4) negligent (5) intentional
Answer 5

Q.12. INEPT
(1) accurate (2) skilful (3) sensible (4) artistic (5) apt
Answer 2

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