Previous Years English Questions | SSC CGL Tier-2 2017



Dear Students, English section of CGL Tier-2 Exam is very challenging. You need to mug up all the grammar rules, vocabulary and practice a lot of mock tests to score maximum marks. Today, in this English quiz we are providing questions based on Idioms, Vocab and fill in the blanks. Attempt this quiz, learn better and be prepared for the CGL Tier-2 2017. We wish you good luck for the CGL Exam.

Q1. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
JUBILANT
(a) SOMBRE
(b) DEJECTED
(c) JOCULAR
(d) REJOICING

Q2. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which is opposite in meaning to the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
COURAGE
(a) BRAVERY
(b) WEAKNESS
(c) COWARDICE
(d) FIERCE 

Q3. Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
(a) Commensurate
(b) Commensarate
(c) Commansurate
(d) Comansurate

Directions (4-6): In the following questions, one part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and click the button corresponding to it. If the sentence is free from error, click the “No error” option.

Q4. He was not able to concentrate (A) / because of the continual music (B) / being played next door. (C) / No Error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q5. Still (A) / waters (B) / run deep. (C) / No Error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Q6. The job is (A) / under the direct (B) / of Mrs. Jones. (C) / No Error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

Directions (7-9): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.

Q7. Pour the juice _____ the glass.
(a) in
(b) into
(c) onto
(d) on

Q8. I have been _____ this problem since noon.
(a) working into
(b) working on
(c) working for
(d) with after

Q9. Sushma has a deep _____ for drunkards.
(a) hatred
(b) hate
(c) hated
(d) hating

Directions (10-12): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.

Q10. Couch potato
(a) An old person who has old–fashioned ideas.
(b) A person who prefers to watch television.
(c) A person who does not seem very friendly.
(d) Someone who stays calm and does not show their emotions.

Q11. Carry the ball
(a) Decorate the ball
(b) Be in charge
(c) Take the decision
(d) Make Noise 

Q12. Turned down
(a) Subject
(b) Object
(c) Reject
(d) Deject

Directions (13-15): Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.

Q13. One who copies from other writers
(a) Pluralist
(b) Imitator
(c) Plagiarist
(d) Copycat

Q14. Thing that can be felt or touched
(a) Pandemic
(b) Palpable
(c) Paltry
(d) Panchromatic

Q15. The scientific study of elections
(a) Pathology
(b) Paleontology
(c) Psephology
(d) Philology





   

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