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Day-8 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

Day-8 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

Day-8 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.


Television can be very helpful to people who carefully choose the shows that they watch. It can increase our knowledge of the outside world. On the other hand, there are several serious: disadvantages of television. In some countries, people watch the ‘boob-tube ’for an average of six hours or more a day . Many children stare at a television screen for more hours each day than they do anything else including studying, and sleeping. Many  studies show that people become more violent after certain programmes. The most negative effect of the television might be people’s addiction to it,

Q1.  Television can be useful to people

  1. if they become violent
  2. if they follow only a particular programme
  3. if they get addicted to it
  4. if they carefully choose the shows that they watch

Q2. What do children of some countries do more than studying and sleeping?

  1. playing with friends
  2. relaxing at home
  3. watching television
  4. fighting with each other

Q3. What do the reports of many studies reveal ?

  1. People Eire becoming fat, always sitting in front of the T.V.
  2. People are neglecting their work because of T.V.
  3. People become more violent after certain programmes
  4. People are watching all the programmes

Q4. . ‘Boob-tube’ means

  1. A programme
  2. A colour tube
  3. Television
  4. Telephone

Q5. The worst effect of Television is, that it

  1. affects their mind violently
  2. can be very boring
  3. makes people addicted to it
  4. is making people lazy

Day-8 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier--Sure Success

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


  1. Welcome
  2. Hostile
  3. Unsociable
  4. Aloof


  1. Grief
  2. Sorrow
  3. Misery
  4. Bliss

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


  1. Movement
  2. Bondage
  3. Service
  4. Unrest



  1. Rich
  2. Wicked
  3. Poor
  4. Kind


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

  1. Scintilating
  2. Scintillatinge
  3. Scintillating
  4. Scintilliting

[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.  The new manager is a hot head so it gets very difficult to work with him at times.

  1. one who is too calculative
  2. one who is rash
  3. one who is a perfectionist
  4. who gets annoyed easily

[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. Rajiv and Rani arrived [a]/at the bus station soon(b)/ but waited until noon for the bus(c)./No error (d)

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

Q13.  When he waited at the station[a]/, he realizes that (b)/the train was late. (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. A government by the officials

  1. Plutocracy
  2. Aristocracy
  3. Bureaucracy
  4. Monarchy

Q15. One who offers his services without charging for it

  1. Philanderer
  2. Volunteer
  3. Mercenary
  4. Missionary


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