Crack SSC CGL 2017 TIER-II Days-08 PDF Download

1.        Abash शर्मिन्दा करना Embrass
2.        Absolve बरी करना / दोष मुक्त करना Exonerate
3.        Benevolent परोपकारी / दयावान Charitable
4.        Credence साख / विवश्सनीयता Credit
5.        Construe अर्थ लगाना Interpret
6.        Divulge प्रकट करना / राज खोलना Reveal
7.        Erudite विद्वान / पाण्डित्यपूर्ण Learned
8.        Extricate मुक्त करना / छुड़ाना Free
9.        Fury प्रकोप / रोष Rage
10.    Gregarious सामाजिक / झुण्ड में रहने वाला Sociable
11.    Impeccable त्रुटिहीन Faultless
12.    Lurid भड़कीला / भयंकर Awful
13.    Mellifluous मधुर Sweet
14.    Obligatory आवश्यक Required
15.    Paramount सर्वोच्च Supreme
16.    Reciprocate अदला-बदली करना Interchange
17.    Solicit माँगना / विनती करना Beseech
18.    Tedious थकाऊ / उबाऊ Tiresome
19.    Uncanny विचित्र / असाधारण Strange
20.    Venture साहसिक कार्य Risk

 

One-Word Substitutions

1.         Assassin (राजनैतिक हत्यारा) A person who kills somebody especially for political reasons.
2.         Celibacy (ब्रह्मचर्य) The state of being without wife.
3.         Epedemic (महामारी) A disease that spreads over a large area.
4.         Monogamy (एक शादी की प्रथा) Marrying one person at a time.
5.         Patrimony (पैतृक सम्पत्ति) Property inherited from one’s father or ancestors.
6.         Panacea (रामबाण/अचूक औषधि) Remedy for all diseases.
7.         Sacrilege (धर्मोल्लंघन) Violating or profaning religious thins/places.
8.         Sororities (बहनघाती) Murderer of sister.
9.         Tide (ज्वार-भाटा) Rise and fall in the level of the sea.
10.     Voyage (समुद्री यात्रा) A long journey especially by the sea.

 

IDIOMS & PHRASES

1.        A lady’s habbit स्त्रियों के घुड़सवारी का वस्त्र
2.        Burning question विवादित मृद्दा/ज्वलंत मुद्दा
3.        Have an axe to grind अपना उल्लू सीधा करना
4.        Paint the town red सुखद समय
5.        Rock the boat क्षतिपूर्ति करना
6.        Scream blue murder हो-हल्ला करना
7.        To bear the palm जीतना
8.        To have full hands निपुण/दक्ष
9.        To see red दोष निकालना
10.    Weigh anchor प्रस्थान की तैयारी करना

Quiz-08

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Mohan gave the beggar an old shirt.

(a)An old shirt was given to Mohan by the beggar.

(b)An old shirt was given to the beggar by Mohan.

(c)The beggar was gave an old shirt by Mohan.

(d)An old shirt was gave to the beggar by Mohan.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The government has launched a massive tribal welfare programme in Jharkhand.

(a)A massive tribal welfare programme is launched by the government in Jharkhand.

(b)A massive tribal welfare programme has been launched by the government in Jharkhand.

(c)Jharkhand government has launched a massive tribal’ welfare programme.

(d)The government in Jharkhand has launched a massive tribal welfare programme.

 

Q3. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

 MOURNFUL

(a)playful

(b) joyous

(c) laughable

(d) humorous

 

Q4. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

 AMBIGUOUS

(a)concealed

(b) precise

(c) complete

(d) magnified

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Socrates said, “Virtue is its own reward.”

(a)Socrates said that virtue had its own rewards.

(b)Socrates says that virtue is its own reward.

(c)Socrates said that virtue is its own reward.

(d)Socrates said that virtue was its own reward.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Kiran asked me, “Did you see the cricket match on television last night?”

(a)Kiran asked me whether I. saw the cricket match on television the earlier night.

(b)Kiran asked me whether I had seen the cricket match on television the earlier night.

(c)Kiran asked me did I see the cricket match on television last night. .

(d)Kiran asked me whether I had seep the cricket match on television last night.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Teachers of various schools (1) / met to discuss about (2) /how to improve the standard of English(3)/No Error (4)

(a)Teachers of various schools

(b) met to discuss about

(c) how to improve the standard of English

(d)No Error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

He will not be able (1)/ to cope up with (2)/ the pressure of work (3)/ No error (4)

(a)He will not be able

(b) to cope up with

(c) the pressure of work

(d)No error

 

Q9.She is beautiful ________ brave

(a)but

(b)and

(c)yet

(d)so

 

Q10.She feared that she __________

(a)will fail

(b) may fail

(c) might fail

(d) would fail

 

Q11. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/ Phrase.

The young and the old satcheek by jowl in the large audience.

(a)very near

(b) very far

(c) tongue tied

(d) irritated

 

Q12. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/ Phrase.

She turns up her nose at this kind of dress.

(a)despises

(b)loves

(c)sees no harm in

(d)can just tolerate

 

Q13. Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Science of diseases

(a)Philology

(b) Pathology

(c) Psychology

(d) Virology

 

Q14. Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

One who criticizes popular beliefs which he thinks is mistaken or unwise

(a)Philistine

(b) Iconoclast

(c) Imposter

(d) Cannibal

 

Q15. Directions : In these questions, the first and last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. My uncle Martin went to live in a hamlet.

P.But it was a very lazy parrot.

Q.So martin bought a parrot.

R.Martin’s neighbour told him that he must buy a parrot.

S.Every home there had a parrot as a custom.

  1. The parrot did not like to speak.

(a)RSQP

(b) SRPQ

(c) PQSR

(d) QPSR

 

Q16. Directions : In these questions, the first and last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

  1. The man,

P.and no one passing him in the street

Q.was singularly inconspicuous

R.who was called Alfred Nobel

S.would have given him

  1. another look.

(a)RQPS

(b)QPSR

(c) PSQR

(d)SPRQ

 

Q17. Choose the alternative which improve the bold part of sentence.

He is addicted to smoke.

(a)addicted to smoking

(b)used to smoke

(c)addicted of smoking

(d)addicted with smoking

 

Q18. Choose the alternative which improve the bold part of sentence.

Keats says the idea very well in his poems.

(a)speaks

(b) describes

(c) expresses

(d)No improvement

 

Q19. Choose the word which best expresses (synonym) the meaning of the bold word.

DUPLICATION

(a)Breed

(b) reproduction

(c) print

(d) copying

 

Q20. Choose the word which best expresses (synonym) the meaning of the bold word.

PROPINQUITY

(a)propensity

(b)prosperity

(c) nearness

(d)foresight

ANSWERS :

            1b        b       b       b       c       b       b       b       b       10 c     11 a     12 a     13 b     14 b     15 a            16 a     17 a     18 c     19 d     20 c

Direction : In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has Capital Alphabets. Against each Alphabet, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word in each case.

The (___A___) of India as an economic superpower Is not reflected in the (___B___) of life enjoyed by its 1.2 billion citizens according to the Human Development Index which (___C___) India very low among 182 countries. In our performance oriented world, measurement issues have taken on (___D___) importance as what we measure affects what we do. In fact the French President has established an international commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress owing to his (___E___) and that of others with the current state of statistical information about the economy and society. The big question concerns (___F___) Gross Domestic Product, (GDP) provides a good measure of living standards. In many cases GDP statistics seem to (___G___) that the economy is doing far better than most citizens feel it is. Moreover the focus on GDP creates conflicts while political leaders are told to maximise it, citizens also demand that (___H___) be paid to enhancing security, reducing air, water and noise pollution all of which actually (___I___) GDP growth. Statistics are (___J___) to summarise what is going on in our complex society, it is therefore obvious that we can’t reduce everything to a single number GDP.

 

Q1. A

(a)tribute

(b)pursuit

(c)perception

(d)conversion

 

Q2. B

(a)loss

(b)quality

(c)spirit

(d)span

 

Q3. C

(a)counted

(b)scored

(c)qualified

(d)ranked

 

Q4. D

(a)negligible

(b)great

(c)unduly

(d)trivial

 

Q5. E

(a)obedience

(b)confidence

(c)belief

(d)dissatisfaction

 

Q6. F

(a)that

(b)unless

(c)because

(d)Whether

 

Q7. G

(a)suggest

(b)Recommend

(c)think

(d)point

 

Q8. H

(a)compensation

(b)respect

(c)debt

(d)attention

 

Q9. I

(a)Recover

(b)lower

(c)attain

(d)decline

 

Q10. J

(a)inferred

(b)difficult

(c)interpret

(d)intended

 

DIRECTIONS : YOU HAVE ONE BRIEF PASSAGE WITH LIVE QUESTIONS. READ THE PASSAGE CAREFULLY AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO EACH QUESTION OUT OF THE FOUR ALTERNATIVES.

The slamming of the doors had aroused Mother she peeped out of her room. “What on earth are you boys doing?” she demanded. Herman ventured out of his room “Nothing” he said gruffly but he was in colour a light green. “What was all that running around downstairs?” said Mother. So she had heard the steps too. We just looked at her. “Burglars” she shouted intensively. I tried to quieted her by starting lightly downstairs” “Come on Herman ” I said. TU stay back with Mother ” he said “She s all excited”. I stepped back on the landing. “Don t either of you go a step  said Mother. We call the police.” Since the phone was downstairs I didn’t t see how we were going to call the police – nor did I want the police but Mother made one of her quick incomparable decisions. She flung up a window of her bedroom which faced the bedroom window of the house of a neighbour picked up a shoe and whammed it through a pane of glass.

 

Q11. Herman wanted to remain with Mother because

(a)she was excited.

(b)he wanted to protect her.

(c)he was lazy to climb down the staircase.

(d)he was frightened.

 

Q12. Who or what would be running around downstairs ?

(a)Rats

(b)The brothers v –

(c)Burglars

(d)Mother

 

Q13. What was the difficulty in calling the police ?

(a)The phone was downstairs. –

(b)There was no phone in the house.

(c)Mother did not want to call the police.

(d)The police would not-come

 

Q14.  “He [Herman) was in colour a light green.” This means he

(a)was sick

(b)was frightened

(c)3 the room had a green light

(d)his dress was green in colour

 

Q15. Ghoose the title most appropriate to the passage. –

(a)Call the police

(b)Mysterious sounds in the night

(c)Mother s timely action

(d)Beware of burglars

 

DIRECTIONS : YOU HAVE ONE BRIEF PASSAGE WITH LIVE QUESTIONS. READ THE PASSAGE CAREFULLY AND CHOOSE THE BEST ANSWER TO EACH QUESTION OUT OF THE FOUR ALTERNATIVES.

Modern living has programmed outlives to a hectic monotonous schedule that we have forgotten-the gentle smile that once fleeted across the human face . Smile has the power to dissolve all worries. It has the all pervasive ability to lift us from the abysmal depth of gloominess. We should not be cowed down by work pressure that a constant frown imprisons our face. In built confidence and positive attitude help a smile to blossom. A face bereft of smile makes us unarmed for it is the smile that is a pleasant weapon which resists all hurdles and problems that depress us. If we learn to smile in a crisis it’shows that we have the forbearance and courage to face the crisis. A smile after all helps us preserve our perfect present unmindful of our past or future.

 

Q16. What is meant by programmed our lives ?

(a)We have set a mechanical routine.

(b)We like to become software engineers.

(c)We give various programmes.

(d)We give a set of instructions.

 

Q17. Which of the following statements is not hue in the context of the passage ?

(a)If we don t smile we are ruining our present.

(b)If we smile we are mad.

(c)The frown on our face is an indication of the stress. .

(d)Confidence and optimism help us to be cheerful

 

Q18. The author s main objective in writing the passage seems to be 

(a)to warn us of a dull future. .

(b)to highlight the ill-effects of computers .

(c)to enhance our skill of time-management.

(d)to unfold the healing powers of a gentle smile.

 

Q19.  Smile Is referred to as a pleasant weapon because s

(a)it is harmful.

(b)it pierces the heart

(c)It helps us overcome our problems

(d)it is painful.

 

Q20. Choose the title most appropriate to the passage.

(a)Game of life

(b)Modern living

(c)Crisis management

(d)Effects of cheerful living

ANSWERS :

            1 b       b       d       a       d       d       d       d       a       10 d     11 a     12 b     13 a     14b      15 c             16 a     17 b     18 d     19 c     20 d

 

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