SSC CGL Practice set pdf | 25 important questions for SSC CGL | English practice questions for SSC Exams

SSC CGL Practice set pdf : As you know, the exam date notification of SSC CGL Exam has been issued by the SSC. Now those aspirants who has filled the form should practice the questions of SSC CGL. In this article we are going to see about 25 English questions of ssc cgl. In the last, the answers of these questions is also given so you can check your attempted option after completing this SSC CGL Practice set pdf. This set of questions is also useful for other SSC Exams. Because there are many questions repeated in SSC Exams.

SSC CGL Practice set pdf

SSC CGL Practice set pdf

Direction (1): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

CONTRABAND

(a) Burgled
(b) Smuggled
(c) Baffled
(d) Juggled

Direction (2): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.

LENIENT

(a) Strict
(b) Solid
(c) Forgiving
(d) Stoic

Direction (3): Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.

(a) Scarety
(b) Scarcity
(c) Scarsity
(d) Scarecity

Direction (4-6): In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the “No error” option.

  1. He was (a)/ very kind enough (b)/ to invite me. (c)/ No Error (d)

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d

  1. Police reports claim that (a)/ substantial seizure of cocaine have been made (b)/ in the last two months. (c)/ No Error (d)

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d

  1. Every conceivable race and nationality (a)/ had its shared of suffering (b)/ in the world wars. (c)/ No Error (d)

(a) a
(b) b
(c) c
(d) d

Direction (7-9): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.

  1. She………………..him angrily because he made the floor dirty with his muddy shoes.

(a) scold
(c) scolded
(b) scolds
(d) scolding

  1. He walked along the road wondering what………… happened and where all the people had gone.

(a) had
(b) has
(c) have
(d) it

  1. The criminal was should escape. …….. lest he

(a) fetid
(b) fettered
(c) fettled
(d) feted

Direction (10-12): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

  1. Drive home

(a) Find one’s roots
(b) Emphasise
(c) Refer
(d) Draw

  1. To end in smoke

(a) End without any practical result
(b) End with positive result
(c) Die in a burning house
(d) Risk everything in a single venture

  1. Aleft handed compliment

(a) A subtle rebuke
(b) Wholesome praise
(c) An ambiguous compliment
(d) A mild compliment

Direction (13-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

  1. Experts who scientifically study insects

(a) Gerontologists
(b) Pathologists
(c) Entomologists
(d) Ornithologists

  1. One who pretends to be what he is not

(a) Hypocrite
(b) Pessimist
(c) Optimist
(d) Infallible

  1. A paper/story/poem first written out by hand

(a) Handicraft
(b) Manuscript
(c) Handiwork
(d) Thesis

Direction (16-20): A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Four alternatives are given to the underlined part which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button corresponding to “No improvement”.

  1. The interview came alive by satellite from Hollywood.

(a) came as live
(c) came up live
(b) came live
(d) No improvement

  1. There was little he could do to save his battered reputation.

(a) salvage
(b) wreck
(c) Destroy
(d) No improvement

  1. It is much too important to be made a joke of.

(a) too much important
(b) too many important
(c) very much important
(d) No improvement

  1. If he wants farther help, send him to me

(a) further
(c) best
(b) much
(d) No improvement

  1. He jumped on the lake.

(a) in the
(b) into the
(c) onto the
(d) No improvement

Direction (21-25): A passage is given with 5 following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click the button corresponding to it.

Some languages are used by a few people. Others, such as Mandarin Chinese and English, are spoken by millions. Many people speak two or more languages. They may use one Language at home with family and friends, and another at work or school. Regional variations of language are known as dialects. The Anglo-Saxons, who conquered Britain at the end of the Roman Empire, spoke a Germanic language, which later became English. Other Germanic languages include Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish. English also contains French derived words after it was ruled by French-speaking kings following the Norman Conquest.

  1. Mandarin Chinese is spoken by ……….. people.

(a) little
(b) few
(c) many
(d) big

  1. A person who is good at foreign languages is known as

(a) Virtuoso
(c) Ventriloquist
(b) Linguist
(d) Scholar

  1. …………are regional variations of a language.

(a) English
(b) Mandarin Chinese
(c) Home language
(d) Dialects

  1. English also included French words……………the Norman Conquest.

(a) after
(b) prior
(c) before
(d) during

25…………….. is part of a Germanic language.

(a) Britain
(b) Anglo-Saxon
(c) English
(d) Roman Empire

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