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English Solved Questions :- SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 | Online Preparation

English Solved Questions :- SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 | Online Preparation

English Solved Questions :- SSC CGL Tier 1 & Tier 2 | Online Preparation

Directions (1-5) : In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.

 Q1. He works hard in the day and sleeps soundly at night with ___________ clear conscience.

(a) a

(b) an

(c) the

(d) None of these

 Q2. The lights went out while we____________ the examination.

(a) were taken

(b) are taken

(c) were taking

(d) are taking

 Q3.  The exact reasons for their disagreements____________  yet to be made public.

(a) are

(b) is

(c) had

(d) was

 Q4. The firm has been dealing_________ luxury goods for more than two decades.

(a) in


(c) out

(d) on

 Q5. She ____________Delhi for two years but has not seen the India Gate.

(a) is lived

(b) had lived

(c) has been living

(d) has lived

Directions (6-8) : In the following questions, groups of four words are given. In each group one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.


(a) mlsdemenour

(b) manoeuvre

(c) begining

(d) chameleon


(a) irrepairable

(b) irreparable

(c) irreperable

(d) irepairable

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(a) superflous

(b) superfluous

(c) superfluos

(d) supperflous

Directions (9-15) : In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase . Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

 Q9. Once his crime was discovered, he had no option but to come clean.

(a) to deny the crime

(b) to confess to the crime

(c) to accuse someone else of the crime.

(d) to apologize for the crime

 Q10. The employees were kept in the dark about the latest developments.

(a) were informed after office hours

(b) were informed when it was too late

(c) were given secret information

(d) were not informed at all

 Q11. When things go wrong, everyone starts passing the buck.

(a) analyses the problem

(b) prepares to resign

(c) pays a bribe

(d) blames someone else

 Q12. Since he had approved the proposal he had to face the music.

(a) to take the blame

(b) to see the positive side of things

(c) to explain in detail

(d) to entertain the customers

 Q13. She decided that she would get this job done by hook or by crook.

(a) by compromising or other responsibilities

(b) by impressing the interviewers

(c) by any means, right or wrong

(d) by becoming a specialist in the field

 Q14. In a debate, no one is allowed to sit on the fence.

(a) to avoid taking sides

(b) to insult a speaker

(c) to relax while others speak

(d) to agree with everyone

 Q15. He felt like a fish out of water in social gatherings.

(a) uncomfortable

(b) exhausted

(c) energetic

(d) nervous


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