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Day-9 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

Day-9 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier–Sure Success

Day-9 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.


Many people who live near the Theme Park are afraid to go into the forest area. There is a legend, that a woman who once lived in the forest as an outlaw hundreds & hundreds of years ago, still walks there as a ghost at night. The legend says, she was a great warrior from a rich family, but the wicked king, who ruled the country, killed her family and burned her castle, that is quite close to the Theme Park. Her name was Maureen. Maureen escaped being killed, by running into the forest. Because of this, the king made an announcement to reward the person who reported anything about Maureen by giving an amount of 500 gold coins.

Many of the poor people, who knew Maureen liked her very much and they told her what the king was going to do. Maureen decided to fight the king. She did this by helping the poor, robbing the rich and giving their money to the poor. Every time someone rich come through the forest, she would rob him. Maureen was a heroine for the poor, but in the end, one of the poor betrayed her.

She was caught by the king’s soldiers and hung in the forest by the king from one of the old oak trees. The legend says, that her ghost still walks there by night. So Beware!

 Q1.  ‘One of the poor betrayed Maureen.’ The underlined word means

  1. Be supportive to
  2. Be disloyal to
  3. Be or give sign of
  4. None

Q2. What reward would the king give for anyone who found Maureen ?

  1. He would give 500 silver coins
  2. He would give 50 gold coins
  3. He would give 500 gold coins
  4. He would give 50 silver coins

Q3. Who betrayed Maureen ?

  1. One of the rich betrayed Maureen
  2. One of the poor betrayed Maureen
  3. One of the king’s soldiers betrayed Maureen
  4. One of her family members

Q4. Find the word from the passage which is the antonym of ‘Punish’

  1. Price
  2. Reward
  3. Penalty
  4. Blame

Q5. Who killed Maureen’s family & burned her castle ?

  1. The king killed her family
  2. The queen killed her family
  3. The witch killed her family
  4. No one

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


  1. Scatter
  2. Disperse
  3. Gather
  4. Separate


  1. Humorous
  2. Innovative
  3. Fashionable
  4. Timid

Day-9 English SSC CGL Examination-2018 Tier--Sure Success

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


  1. Intrusive
  2. Cooperative
  3. Unsympathetic
  4. Indifferent



  1. Frustrate
  2. Contract
  3. Expand
  4. Rotate


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

  1. Inefable
  2. Inaccesible
  3. Infallible
  4. Invinsible

[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.  When I first started working as a journalist, I was a little green.

  1. nervous
  2. inexperienced
  3. easily frightened
  4. unsure

[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. Did the medicine(a)/ I give you yesterday taste more bitterly(b)/ than this one?(c) /No error (d)

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

Q13.  The couple have been living in peace (a)/ for a long time until (b)/the wife’s mother shifted with them.(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. Careful in the spending of money, time, etc.

  1. Punctual
  2. Economical
  3. Miserly
  4. Calculative

Q15. Occurring at night

  1. nightly
  2. dark
  3. neurotic
  4. nocturnal


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