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Mission SSC CGL 2017 Day80-English Comprehensive revision series

Mission SSC CGL 2017 Day80-English Comprehensive revision series

Mission SSC CGL 2017 Day80-English Comprehensive revision series


Dear Students, Welcome to Pinnacle online SSC Coaching Portal. This is the time when you all have already submitted application for SSC CGL 2017 and with this the reverse countdown for tier1 starts. I believe you must be preparing with best of your ability. We generally spend a few hours daily online on Social media. Usually this time is not very productive with respect to preparation. We use it as a time off from preparation. Now, think if the time spent online becomes more productive than the normal preparation itself. Sounds crazy, isn’t it?  We at Pinnacle want your time spent online to get as meaningful as it can be. Here comes Day80-English of MISSION SSC CGL 2017 day wise Comprehensive revision series.



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


Opera refers to:a dramatic art form, originating in Europe, in which the emotional content is conveyed to the audience as much through music, both vocal and instrumental, as it is through the lyrics. By contrast, in’musical theatre an actor’s dramatic performance is primary, and the music plays a lesser role. The drama in opera is presented using the primary elements of theatre such as scenery, costumes and acting. However, the words of the opera, or libretto, are sung rather than spoken. The singers are accompanied by a musical ensemble ranging from a small instrumental ensemble to a full symphonicorchestra.

Q1. It is pointed out in the passage that opera

(a) has developed under the influence of musical theatre

(b) is a drama that is not dependent on music.

(c) is not a high-budget production.

(d) is originated in Europe.

Q2. We can understand from the passage that

(a) audiences are captivated more by the lyrics than by the music,

(b) in opera lyrics are as important as the music.

(c) orchestras in operas do not

(d) musical theatre relies, above all, on music.

Q3. it is stated in the passage that

(a) acting and costumes are secondary to music in musical theatre.

(b) many people find musical theatre more captivating than opera.

(c) music in musical theatre is not as important as it is in opera.

(d) an opera requires a huge orchestra as well as a large choir.

Q4. A libretto is

(a) the main character who is the liberator at the climax of the scene.

(b) the words of the opera,

(c) a musical composition which is played in a slow leisurely manner.

(d) the sequence of well controlled, graceful movements performed as a display of skill,

Q5. The word “conveyed” also means

(a) transmit

(b) tote

(c) keep

(d) dissuade

Directions (6-10) : In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is (d). i.e. No error.


Being a holiday (a)/

we went out (b)/

for a picnic. (c)

No error. (d)


If we have no definite aim before us (a)/

we would only wonder about in aimless pursuits (b)/

and achieve nothing. (c)/

No error. (d)


He is anxious not only (a)/

to acquire knowledge (b)/

but also eager to display it. (c)/

No error. (d)


I went to (a)/

see the Taj Mahal (b)/

in a moonlit night. (c)/

No error. (d)


Having found a piece of cheese(a)/

two cats went to a dog (b)

to divide it among them. (c)/

No error. (d)



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