SSC CGL English: 3rd March 2020(Shift-I)

SSC CGL English Questions with Answers
Q.1 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order
A. However, the rate of population increase is another important factor to consider.
B. This change can be expressed in two ways.
C. Growth of population refers to the change in the number of inhabitants of a country.
D. First, in terms of absolute numbers and second, in terms of percentage change.
Options:
1. CBDA
2. CADB
3. BADC
4. BDCA



Q.2 Select the correct synonym of the given word.
Obligatory
Options:
1. Reckless
2. Useless
3. Mandatory
4. Aggressive
Q.3 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
We must ______ help to the homeless and physically disabled people.
Options:
1. render
2. contribute
3. donate
4. exert
Q.4 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
One of the boys from our school have been selected for National Badminton Championship.
Options:
1. have been selected
2. from our school
3. for National Badminton Championship
4. One of the boys
Q.5 Select the passive form of the given sentence.
The manager keeps the work pending.
Options:
1. The work is kept pending by the manager.
2. The work was kept pending by the manager.
3. The work has been kept pending by the manager
4. The work are being kept pending by the manager.
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement
The Director will agree with the proposal if we do not exceed the budget.
Options:
1. No Improvement
2. agree to the proposal
3. agree on a proposal
4. agreed by the proposal
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1
Options:
1. better
2. total
3. vital
4. lifeless
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2
Options:
1. unclear
2. conscious
3. contradictory
4. important
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3
Options:
1. variety
2. agility
3. facility
4. ability
Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4
Options:
1. against
2. by
3. to
4. from
Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5
Options:
1. strengthen
2. overcome
3. create
4. succeed
Q.12 Select the correctly spelt word.
Options:
1. exhoust
2. exhibit
3. exhail
4. exteract
Q.13 Select the appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To take French leave
Options:
1. Welcome the host
2. Acknowledge the host
3. Leave with written permission
4. Leave without any intimation
Q.14 Select the correct synonym of the given word.
Scintillating
Options:
1. Glittering
2. Boring
3. Stinging
4. Flattering
Q.15 Select the word, which means: the same as the given group of words.
Something that cannot be heard
Options:
1. infallible
2. audible
3. inaudible
4. irrevocable
Q.16 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
Handle this glass table with care because it is ______.
Options:
1. volatile
2. ductile
3. fragile
4. frugal
Q.17 Select the correctly spelt word.
Options:
1. Humilliation
2. Bouquette
3. Sarcasm
4. Retalaite
Q.18 Select the correct antonym of the given word.
Exodus
Options:
1. Exit
2. Departure
3. Refund
4. Arrival
Q.19 Select the correct antonym of the given word.
Quiescent
Options:
1. Peaceful
2. Active
3. Dejected
4. Indifferent
Q.20 Select the word, which meOptions: the same as the groups of words given.
A song sung at a burial
Options:
1. Sonnet
2. Ballad
3. Hymn
4. Dirge
Q.21 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
I can swim very fast when I was only five.
Options:
1. very fast
2. I can swim
3. when I was
4. only five
Q.22 Select the appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A hard nut to crack
Options:
1. Easily encouraged
2. Easily disappointed
3. A difficult problem
4. Not restrained
Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement The captain as well the players were responsible for winning the trophy.
Options:
1. No Improvement
2. The captain as well as the players was
3. As The captain with the players were
4. The captain also the players were
Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order
A. However, they ignore the truth that progress and success are proportional to the labor they put in.
B. The general human tendency is to find faults in the policies framed by the government.
C. They blame the government for their slow progress, expecting miracles and magical transformation in their life.
D. So people openly criticize and condemn the policy makers.
Options:
1. CDAB
2. BDCA
3. DBAC
4. ABCD
Q.25 Select the indirect narration of the given sentence.
He said to the hotel receptionist, “Can you tell me the tariff of rooms?
Options:
1. He asked the hotel receptionist that if he can tell him the tariff of rooms.
2. He enquired the hotel receptionist if he can tell him the tariff of rooms.
3. He asked the hotel receptionist to tell him the tariff of rooms.
4. He asked the hotel receptionist if he could tell him the tariff of rooms.

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