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Exercise-9 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-9 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-9 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

 

In question 1 and 2 out of the four alternatives suggested, suggest the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect.

Q1. The teacher said to the student “Can you explain this?”

  1. The teacher asked the student whether he can explain this.
  2. The teacher asked the student whether he can explain that.
  3. The teacher asked the student whether he could explain this.
  4. The teacher asked the student whether he could explain that.

Q2.  The salesman said, “Madam, we have an excellent offer in this festive season to impress you. Would you like to know about it?”She replied, “No.”

  1. The salesman said respectfully that he had an excellent offer in that festive season to impress her and asked if she wanted to know about it. But the lady said no.
  2. The salesman said respectfully that he had an excellent offer in that festive season to impress her and asked that if she wanted to know about it. But the lady said declined the offer.
  3. The salesman called her madam that he had an excellent offer in that festive season to impress her and asked if she wanted to know about it. But the lady said no.
  4. The salesman said respectfully that he had an excellent offer in that festive season to impress her and asked if she wanted to know about it. But the lady replied in the negative.

Directions: In questions 3 to 12 you have a passage where some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each blank out of the four alternatives.

Passage (Q3-Q12)

It was very hot in the small courtroom and everybody was feeling sleepy. After a tiring morning, the clerks were anxious to get ……3…… to lunch and even the judge must have felt ……4……. when the last case came up before the court. A short-middle-aged man with grey hair and small blue eyes was now standing …5… him. The man had a foolish expression on his face and he kept looking……6…… stupidly as if he was trying hard to…… 7……. what was going …….8…… The man was accused of …….9……. into a house and stealing a cheap watch. The witness, who was called, did not give a clear …..10…..of what had happened. He claimed to have seen a man outside the house one night, but on being……. 11…….. further, he confessed that he was not sure whether this was the man. The judge considered the matter for a short time and then declared that as there was no real proof, the man could not be ……12…..guilty.

Q3.

  1. on
  2. about
  3. off
  4. away

Q4.

  1. tired
  2. exhausted
  3. annoyed
  4. relieved

Q5

  1. before
  2. with
  3. behind
  4. against

Q6.

  1. up
  2. around
  3. along
  4. at

Q7.

  1. imagine
  2. understand
  3. see
  4. view

Q8.

  1. on
  2. away
  3. about
  4. up

Q9.

  1. going
  2. moving
  3. entering
  4. breaking

Q10.

  1. verdict
  2. understanding
  3. account
  4. explanation

Q11.

  1. forced
  2. threatened
  3. pulled
  4. questioned

Q12.

  1. found
  2. discovered
  3. charged
  4. called

Exercise-9 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English--HIT The TARGET

[Q] Directions: In question no 13 to 15 some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error.

Q13.  If it were possible to get near when (a)/one of the volcanic eruptions take place (b)/we should see a grand sight. (c)/ No error (d).

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

Q14.   Tea grow (a)/both in Assam (b)/and Ceylon. (c)/ No error (d)

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

Q15.   He described (a)/the unpleasant experiences (b)/he had in the jail. (c)/No error (d)

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

Q16. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

INFURIATE

  1. bum
  2. disgrace
  3. threaten
  4. enrage

 

Q17.  Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

ASCETICISM

  1. comfort
  2. luxury
  3. anti-semitism
  4. humility

 

Q18.  Four words are given in each question out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

  1. contemptous
  2. spontanaous
  3. erroneous
  4. gorgeouous

Q19. Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

The poor man moved from pillar to post to get money.

  1. went to pillars
  2. went to post
  3. went to money lender
  4. tried his best

Q20. The first and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 to 6.The rest of the passage is split into 4 parts P,Q,R and S. These four parts are not given in the proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

1:- The world is full of people appallingly full and they are tumbling over each other.

P. There are two solutions to overcome these dislikes.

Q. One is the Nazi solution, if you don’t like kill them, banish them.

R. One doesn’t like the colour of their skin, or the shape of their nose or the way they walk and talk.

S. Most of the people one doesn’t know and some of them one doesn’t like.

6:-  The other way is much less thrilling, the way of the democracies and is much       more preferable.

  1. PSQR
  2. PRSQ
  3. QPRS
  4. SRPQ

 

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