Dear Students,

Practice is the only key to polish one's preparation and to avoid repeating the mistakes. Either you are preparing for SSC CGL, CHSL, JE or any exam conducted by SSC, English is a very important section. Solving quizzes on daily basis can improve your fluency of understanding this section to the utmost. SSC CGL Tier 2 is is to be held from 17 Feb to 22 Feb 2018. English holding 200 questions in CGL Tier 2 can either make or break your chances of getting your dream job. Today, in this English quiz we are providing Error Detection Quiz which are of utmost importance for any govt exam. Attempt this quiz and learn effectively  We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

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

Q1. Tax _______________ is one of the most popular forms of corruption.
(a) nomination
(b) invasion
(c) evasion
(d) inclusion

Q2. The new government did not _______________ the old rules.
(a) flash
(b) nix
(c) decorate
(d) tottering

Q3. The tower is merely an _______________ to this royal building.
(a) ancillary
(b) apprehension
(c) conciliatory
(d) tumult

Q4. The Taj Mahal is milky white in the evening, golden when the moon shines and the _______________ variants during different hours of the day.
(a) vituperative
(b) intermediary
(c) incipient
(d) itinerary

Q5. His critics found in his _______________ statements some hidden designs.
(a) converse
(b) pervert
(c) covert
(d) contrived

Directions (6-9): Choose the option which is the antonym of the word mentioned in the question.

Q6. Awry
(a) Austere
(b) Offend
(c) Asthenia
(d) Straight

Q7. Badger
(a) Best
(b) Sanctify
(c) Pacify
(d) Assure

Q8. Befoul
(a) Flounder
(b) Cleanse
(c) Buoyant
(d) Fumble

Q9. Bellow
(a) Whisper
(b) Tout
(c) Stupor
(d) Above

Directions (10-12): Four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

(a) Liaison
(b) Liason
(c) Liasion
(d) Lioson

(a) Ocurred
(b) Occurred
(c) Occured
(d) Ocureed

(a) Pharaoh
(b) Pharoh
(c) Paraoh
(d) Pharoah

Directions (13-15): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.

Q13. Curtain lecture
(a) To get upset
(b) A reproof by wife to her husband.
(c) To buy curtains
(d) To give a lecture behind curtains.

Q14. Doozy 
(a) Something outstanding
(b) To get annoyed
(c) Continuously
(d) Temporarily

Q15. Hit the sack
(a) To hit someone
(b) Compromise
(c) Go to bed
(d) Imaginary world

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