Day-5 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

Day-5 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

Day-5 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success


[Q] Directions (1-5): In the following questions you have a passage with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.


For the past several years, scientists have issued ominous warnings about the future of the Earth’s climate. Predictions of dramatic global change arising from the continued dumping of industrial by- products into the atmosphere and forest loss of massive scale can no longer be ignored. Compelling scientific evidence strongly suggests that world climate patterns, previously regarded as reliably stable, could be thrust into a state of turmoil. Emissions of natural and synthetic gases are increasing the heat-trapping capacity of the atmosphere through a
phenomenon known as the greenhouse effect. The projected impacts of this worldwide climatic disruption dwarf many of the environmental problems of the past.

Q1.  “Ominous” in line 1 means

  1. clear
  2. inauspicious
  3. detailed
  4. frequent

Q2. That world climate patterns will change drastically is :

  1. probable
  2. improbable
  3. possible
  4. impossible

Q3. The greenhouse effect is a phenomenon that increases

  1. emission of natural gas
  2. emission of synthetic gas
  3. production of heat
  4. retention of heat

Q4. What can no longer be ignored ?

  1. dramatic atmospheric change
  2. dumping of industrial by-products
  3. predictions of global change
  4. massive forest loss

Q5. “Projected” in the last sentence means

  1. expected
  2. proposed
  3. stated
  4. apprehended

[Q] Directions: In question no. 6 and 7 choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given word.


  1. Corrupt
  2. Comprehensible
  3. Legible
  4. Forgivable


  1. Word
  2. Sound
  3. Statement
  4. Language

[Q] Directions: In question no. 8 and 9 choose the alternative which is opposite in meaning of the given word.


  1. Musical
  2. Unmusical
  3. Hoarse
  4. Strident


  1. Pleasure
  2. Lustrous
  3. Lethargy
  4. Enthusiasm

Q10. Four words are given in each question out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

  1. Receprocate
  2. Recieve
  3. Recetation
  4. Receipt

Day-5 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier--Sure Success

[Q] Directions: In this question four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q11.  To hit the nail right on the head

  1. To do the right thing
  2. To destroy one’s reputation
  3. To announce one’s fixed views
  4. To teach someone a lesson

[Q] Directions (12-13): In the following questions, some of the sentences have error and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If there is No error, the answer is (d).

Q12. Though the project is in its infancy, [a]/ it is a progress (b)/day by day. (c)/ No error (d).

  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d

Q13.  Radhika told me [a]/ about him after (b)/ he left. (c)/ No error (d).

  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d

[Q] Directions: In question no 14 to 15 out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

Q14. Sudden and violent change

  1. Cataclysm
  2. Catalysis
  3. Catacombs
  4. Catechism

Q15. A small waterfall or group of waterfalls flowing down a Rocky hill side is called

  1. Hurricane
  2. Stream
  3. Volcano
  4. Cascade


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1 thought on “Day-5 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

  1. Sorry, it was done by mistake. I have uploaded the right passage now.

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