SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June- Shift-3 – English Language

SSC-CGL-2018

SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June- Shift-3 – English Language

  1. Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
    Superstitions are still believed in by people.

    1. People are still believing in superstitions.
    2. People still believe in superstitions.
    3. People have still believed in superstitions.
    4. People still believed in superstitions.

    Answer : 2)
  1. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

    A. But that is for an emotional reason.
    B. Learning our mother tongue is important and everyone should start there.
    C. This is because proficiency in the language can lead to better opportunities.
    D. Learning English, however, is important for practical reasons.

    1. BDCA
    2. DACB
    3. BADC
    4. DBAC

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

    VIGILANT

    1. careless
    2. careful
    3. elusive
    4. visible

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
    CONCISE

    1. lengthy
    2. complex
    3. brief
    4. detailed

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
    She was so tired to work any longer.

    1. so tiring to work
    2. too tired to work
    3. No improvement
    4. so tired to not work

    Answer : 2)
  1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
    The child along with his parents were waiting for the programme to begin.

    1. programme to begin
    2. The child
    3. along with his parents
    4. were waiting for the

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
    One must learn to prioritize in life. It never pays to put the cart before the horse.

    1. do things spontaneously
    2. do last things first
    3. postpone till the last moment
    4. perform many tasks simultaneously

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
    The act of looking back on past time

    1. inspection
    2. introspection
    3. retrospection
    4. circumspection

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
    EXALT

    1. extract
    2. condemn
    3. challenge
    4. praise

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the correctly spelt word.

    1. argument
    2. argeument
    3. arguement
    4. arguemant

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
    His success at such a young age speaks volumes for his talent.

    1. showers praise
    2. publically announces
    3. gives enough proof
    4. boasts a lot

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
    We should never ______ with the rules of driving.

    1. trifle
    2. tamper
    3. reckon
    4. temper

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
    That which cannot be satisfied

    1. incredible
    2. insatible
    3. improbable
    4. impossible

    Answer : 2)
  1. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

    A. The first of these states that the only way to have a friend is to be one.
    B. Like all relationships, it is also governed by some well-defined principles.
    C. Friendship is one of the most coveted relationships on earth.
    D. Thus, one must be reliable as a friend to expect reliability in others.

    1. BDAC
    2. CBAD
    3. ACBD
    4. CDBA

    Answer : 2)
  1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
    He is more smarter than his brother though he does not earn much money.

    1. than his brother
    2. though he does not earn
    3. much money
    4. He is more smarter

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the correctly spelt word.

    1. menipulate
    2. manipulate
    3. manipulete
    4. manipulate

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
    He made a desperate but also partial successful effort to change the ghastly topic.

    1. though part successful effort
    2. but partially successful effort
    3. yet also partial successful effort
    4. No improvement

    Answer :2)
  1. Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
    EXTRAVAGANT

    1. deficit
    2. pauper
    3. generous
    4. thrifty

    Answer : 4)
    SSC CGL- 2018- 11-June- Shift-3 – English Language
  1. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence
    It is time to serve dinner.

    1. It is time for dinner to be served.
    2. It is dinner serving time.
    3. It is time that dinner is serve.
    4. It is time so dinner should be served.

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
    The accident victim ______ to his injuries before he could be taken to the hospital.

    1. submitted
    2. subscribed
    3. surrendered
    4. succumbed

    Answer : 4)

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
The Bhopal gas tragedy has been described as the world’s (1)______ industrial disaster.Forty two tonnes of methyl isocyanate (2)______ from the steel containers (3)______ the Union Carbide factory and released a cloud of (4)______ gas.It left a legacy of instant and (5)______ death. 

  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1

    1. worse
    2. bad
    3. best
    4. worst

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2

    1. flowed
    2. emitted
    3. released
    4. leaked

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3

    1. beside
    2. at
    3. across
    4. along

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4

    1. abominable
    2. incurable
    3. deathly
    4. merciless

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5

    1. averted
    2. detained
    3. momentary
    4. deferred

    Answer : 4)

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