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Previous Year Set of English Questions For SSC CGL

Previous Year Set of English Questions For SSC CGL

Previous Year Set of English Questions For SSC CGL

Directions (76-77) : 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 as your answer.

Q76. You must _______ your career with all seriousness.

(a) pursue

(b) follow

(c) complete

(d) direct

Q77. He went there________.

(a) on foot

(b) walking on foot

(c) by foot

(d) with foot

Directions (78-80) : In the following questions, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is the answer. If a sentence is free from error, your answer is No error

Q78. Everyone of us should realize that any act of negligence will cause a great harm to our country’s security.

(a) No error

(b) Everyone of us should realise that

(c) any act of negligence will cause

(d) a great harm to our country’s security.

Q79. I really do regret not to learn to play the violin when I had so many opportunities to learn and practise in school.

(a)No error

(b) I really do regret not to learn to play the violin

(c) When I had so many opportunities

(d)To learn and practise in school.

Q80. By May next year I have been working in this college for twenty years.

(a)No error

(b) By May next year

(c) I have been working in this college

(d) For twenty years.

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Directions (81-83) : In the following questions, a sentence/ part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence at which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is No Improvement.

Q81. Water and soil pollutants find their entry into the body through ingestion of contaminated water or food.

(a) No improvement

(b) digestion of contaminated

(c) injection of contaminated

(d) passage of contaminated

Q82. Mr. Mukheijee knows ten languages, isn’t it?

(a) No improvement

(b) doesn’t Mr. Mukheijee

(c) hasn’t he

(d) doesn’t he

Q83. The old man has acquired experience through age.

(a) No improvement

(b) developed experience

(c) experienced

(d) got experience

Directions (84) : In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

Q84. Fake

(a)Wrong

(b) Fanciful

(c) Real

(d) Ideal

Directions (85) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q85. Effigy

(a) Organ

(b) Dummy

(c) Imagery

(d) Reflection

Directions (86-88): In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/ Phrase .Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Q86. The day the new product was launched, people made a bee line to purchase it.

(a) went online

(b) rushed

(c)were doubtful

(d) refused

Q87. When it comes to dancing, he is all-thumbs.

(a) lazy

(b) an expert

(c) a trainer

(d) clumsy

Q88. Their attempt to get back the stolen necklace proved to be a wild goose chase.

(a) delayed action

(b) wise decision

(c) use less search

(d) timely action

Directions (89-90): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Q89. A process involving too much official formality.

(a) Nepotism

(b) Diplomacy

(c) Bureaucracy

(d) Red-tapism

Q90. Not suitable for eating

(a) Spicy

(b) Tasteless

(c) Uneatable

(d) Inedible

Directions (91-95) : In the following questions, you have brief passage with five questions following . Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

PASSAGE

The instinctive, natural way to express anger is to respond aggressively. Anger is a natural, adaptive response to threats; it inspires powerful, often aggressive, feelings and behaviours, which allow us to fight and to defend our selves when we are attacked. On the other hand, we can’t physically lash out at every person or object that irritates or annoys us; laws, social norms and common sense place limits on how far our anger can take us. People use a variety of both conscious and unconscious processes to deal with their angry feelings. The three main approaches sue expressing, suppressing and calming. Expressing your angry feelings in an assertive – not aggressive – manner is tire healthiest way to express anger. Being assertive doesn’t mean being pushy or demanding; it means being respectful of yourself and others. Anger can be suppressed and then converted or redirected. This happens when you hold in your anger, stop thinking about it and focus on something positive.

Q91. What does the author mean by being assertive?

(a) Being calm

(b) Being pushy

(c) Being demanding

(d) Being respectful

Q92. How, according to the author, can one suppress anger?

(a) By redirecting anger

(b) By holding one’s anger

(c) By thinking about one’s anger

(d) By converting anger

Q93. How does a person naturally express anger?

(a) By adapting strong behavior

(b) By inspiring powerful feelings

(c) By responding aggressively

(d) By defending oneself

Q94. Which one of the following places limits on how far we can take our anger?

(a) Law

(b) Behaviour

(c) Feelings

(d) Instinct

Q95. According to the author, how should people deal with their anger?

(a) Expressing unconsciously

(b) Express it assertively

(c) Express it aggressively

(d) Expressing consciously

Directions(96-100): You have 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 and mark it .

PASSAGE

Petroleum, or crude oil, is one of the world’s ____(96)____ natural resources. Plastics, synthetic fibres, and (97) chemicals are produced from petroleum. It is also used to make lubricants and waxes. (98)____ , its most important use is as a fuel for heating, for __(99)____ electricity, and ____(100) for powering vehicles.

Q96.

(a) as important

(b) most important

(c) so importantly

(d) less importantly

Q97. 

(a) much

(b) a lot

(c) plenty

(d) many

Q98.

(a)Therefore

(b) However

(c) Moreover

(d) Hence

Q99.

(a) generated

(b) to generate

(c) being generated

(d) generating

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Q100.

(a) decisively

(b) exclusively

(c) especially

(d) favourably

 

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