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SSC CGL Practice set pdf : SSC CGL is one of the prestigious exams in india. Lots of people targets their aim on SSC CGL. The reason is , many of the higher post is allied with SSC CGL Exam. This exam containy a few stages that starts with SSC CGL Prelims Exam.

English segment playa a great role in this examination. Here are a practice set of 25 english questions of SSC CGL Prelims are given below. Answers of these questions are also mentioned in the last of this article. So you guys practice these questions with patience and check the answer.

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SSC CGL English Questions

SSC CGL Practice set pdf | ssc cgl english question paper

  1. Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Dedicated

(A) Tedious
(B) Boring
(C) Dreary
(D) Committed

  1. The following sentence has been split into four segments. Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error.

The woodcutter felled / some trees / with hardly / many effort at all.

(A) many effort at all
(B) with hardlly
(C) some trees
(D) The woodcutter felled

  1. Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

‘Hope’

(A) Doubt
(B) Courage
(C) Chance
(D) Optimism

  1. Select the option that expresses the given sentence in reported speech.

“Is he alright now ?” I asked my neighbour’s wife about her husband, Mr. Gulyani.

(A) I asked Mrs. Gulyani, my neighbour’s wife, if her husband is alright now.
(B) I asked Mrs. Gulyani, my neighbour’s wife, if her husband was alright then.
(C) I asked Mrs. Gulyani, my neighbour’s wife, if her husband had become alright then.
(D) I asked Mrs. Gulyani, my neighbour’s wife, if your husband will be alright now.

  1. Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Prompt

(A) Gradual
(B) Quick
(C) Slow
(D) Lengthy

  1. Sentences of a paragraph are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the right order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.

A. “Excellently well; said she; “we have everything that we want; I have but one prayer, that we may have a heavy storm of rain to: water our plants.
B. A man who had two daughters married one to a gardener and the other to a potter.
C. Off he went to the potter’s home and asked his other daughter how matters were with her.
D. After a while he paid a visit to the gardener’s home and asked his daughter how she was, and how it fared with her.

(A) DCAB
(B) BCDA
(C) BDAC
(D) ACDB

  1. Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words.

A place where coins, medals or tokens are made

(A) Workshop
(B) Mint
(C) Mill
(D) Casting

  1. Select the Incorrectly spelt word.

(A) Seize
(B) Sincere
(C) Grievance
(D) Liesure

  1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select ‘No substitution required:

“Can you give me so many examples of subordinate clauses?” the teacher asked the class.

(A) some more examples of
(B) some few examples of
(C) some many examples of
(D) No substitution required

  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank..

The interviewer asked Gautam, “Can you tell me what your……….in life are ?”

(A) determinations
(B) frivolties
(C) aspirations
(D) trivialities

  1. Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice.

The sunrays burned my face.

(A) My face has been burned by the sunrays
(B) My face was burned by the sunrays.
(C) My face is being burned by the sunrays.
(D) My face is burned by the sunrays.

  1. The following sentence has been divided into parts. One of them may contain an error. Select the part that contains the error from the given options. If you don’t find any error, mark No error in your answer.

The river appears to have got its name/from the town nearby.

(A) No error
(B) The river appears to have
(C) from the town nearby
(D) got its name

  1. Select the option that will improve the underlined part of in the given sentence. If no improvement is required, select “No improvement required’

Fierce competition against restaurants has driven up the prices.

(A) through
(B) among
(C) along
(D) No improvement required

  1. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To walk on air

(A) To be completely free
(B) To be very happy
(C) To feel very depressed
(D) To be very rich

  1. Select the option that can be used as a one-word substitute for the given group of words

A self-governing country or region

(A) Democracy
(B) Monarchy
(C) Autonomy
(D) Anarchy

  1. Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

Putrefy

(A) Combine
(C) Decompose
(B) Contaminate
(D) Destroy

  1. Select the Incorrectly spelt word.

(A) Terrorism
(B) Allowance
(C) Borrow
(D) Alottment

  1. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To take a chill pill

(A) To calm down
(B) To drink cold water
(C) To gulp a tablet for a cold
(D) To ask a doctor for medication

  1. Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.

Help from relatives ……….. him in difficult times.

(A) approved
(B) allowed
(C) supported
(D) passed.

  1. Sentences of a paragraph are given below in jumbled order. Arrange the sentences in the right order to form a meaningful and coherent paragraph.

A. While india is home to 75 percent of the tiger in the world, the Global Tiger Day, as it also known-sees awareness events organised in the country, as well as in neighouring Bangladesh and Nepal.
B. Its primary objective is to preserve the natural habitat of the tiger
C. International Tiger Day was initiated in 2010, at the Saint Petersburg Tiger Summit.
D. This annual event observed on 29 July, aims to create awareness on tiger conservation

(A) BACD
(B) DCBA
(C) CDBA
(D) CABD

Directions (Q. 96 to 100): 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

PASSAGE

Communication is a connection between people sharing information with …(21)… other. It is important in everyday. life,… (22)… work and nearly any time you interact with other…(23)….Communication issues don’t always happen….(24)… of your English level. The truth is, you can know how to speak English …(25)… Knowing how to communicate in English.

  1. (A) one. (C) every.
    (B) some. (D) each
  2. (A) on. (C) while.
    (B) at (D) from
  3. (A) ones. (C) creatures.
    (B) people (D) animals
  4. (A) about. (C) because.
    (B) beside (D) since
  5. (A) devoid (B) lacking.
    (C) minus (D) without

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