Daily Vocabulary & Practice For SSC Exams:10 march 2019

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Daily Vocabulary & Practice For SSC Exams:10 march 2019

Daily Vocabulary & Practice For SSC Exams:10 march 2019: In this Post we provide you Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms & Phrases , Pair of words and one word substitution. Vocabulary is an important part of English that helps you deal with all kinds of questions in objective as well as descriptive papers of various exams. Speaking of Govt Exams,  SSC GD Constable 2019-20  and SSC CPO Exams are the latest opportunities followed by SSC CGL 2018-19 and SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exams. You can learn new words daily from our Daily Word List. Learn the words and make your own sentences based on the given word list

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1. Austereसख्त/संयमीHarsh
2. Amityमित्रता/भार्इचाराFriendship
3. BehestआदेशOrders
4. Curtailकम करनाShorten
5. Charismaआकर्षणMagnetic appeal
6. DiffidentसंकोचीUnamusing
7. Erosionसंक्षारण/कटावCorrosion
8. Endeavourप्रयत्न करनाEffort
9. Fetidदुर्गन्धयुक्तStinking
10. Gorgeousसुन्दर/मनमोहक Splendid
11. Hoardसंचय करनाStore
12. Imbibeपीना/आत्मसात करनाDrink
13. Incorrigibleअसुधार्यBad beyond correction
14. Lapseगुजरना/खत्म हो जानाPass
15. Maidenप्रथमFirst
16. Oratorवक्ताSpeaker
17. Preposterousबेतुका/असंगतAbsurd
18. Reliableविश्वसीनयDependable
19. Surreptitiousगुप्तSecret
20. Triteघिसा-पिटा / अतिसामान्यHackneyed

 

One-Word Substitutions

1. Arbitrator (पंच)One appointed by parties to settle disputes.
2. Brittle (क्षणभंगुर)That which can be easily broken.
3. Explicable (विक्षिप्त)A man of unusual habits.
4. Hanger (विमानगृह)A place for housing aeroplanes.
5. Irritable (शीघ्र गुस्सा होने वाला)One who gets angry at once.
6. Indelible (अमिट)Incapable of being affected/cancelled.
7. Legible (पठनीय)That which can be read easily.
8. Obituary (मृतकपत्र)Printed notice of somebody’s death.
9. Phylogenic (औरतप्रेमी)A lover of woman kind.
10. Sedentary (स्थिर रहने वाला)A person who leads an inactive life.

 

IDIOMS & PHRASES

1. A bolt from the blueजोरों का झटका
2. At cross purposedगलतफहमी मे होना/तमभेद होना
3. Between the devil and the deep seaमुसीबत में पड़ना
4. Herculean taskमुश्किल कार्य
5. Mealy-mouthedधूर्त/शरारती
6. To cut the crackleबात-चीत में व्यवधान होना
7. To give currency toबढ़ावा देना/प्रचार देना
8. To pass the buckजिम्मेदारी हटाना
9. Take exception toआपत्ति करना
10. With open warmsगर्मजोशी से

Quiz-19

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.

Since (___A___) times, people have (___B___) that human activity could affect the environment. The discovery of past ice ages shows that Earth’s climate is in constant (___C___) and that (___D___) history, scientists have (___E___) for the cause of these changes. Though scientists discovered the greenhouse effect in the late 19th century, the theory of global warming wasn’t (___F___) as a scientifically proven fact until 1992 when the United Nations held a Conference on Environment and Development Today, global warming is a (___G___) accepted reality and (___H___) about its effects range from the hysteria to the acceptance. Newspapers chronicle the slowly changing climate and the actions that have (___I___) that change. From developing nations to industrial countries, global climate affects (___J___).

 

Q1. A

(a)long

(b)great

(c)urgent

(d)ancient

 

Q2. B

(a)believed

(b)succeeded

(c)wished

(d)lost

 

Q3. C

(a)hot

(b)flux

(c)fight

(d)changes

 

Q4. D

(a)with

(b)for

(c)to

(d)throughout

 

Q5. E

(a)contribute

(b)talked

(c)resigned

(d)searched

 

Q6. F

(a)accepted

(b)false

(c)real

(d)greeted

 

Q7. G

(a)rarely

(b)widely

(c)wrongly

(d)leisurely

 

Q8. H

(a)principles

(b)various

(c)measurement

(d)Speculation

 

Q9. I

(a)meaning

(b)worked

(c)affected

(d)cause

 

Q10. J

(a)each

(b)all

(c)everyone

(d)more

 

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.

For any activity discipline is the key word. It’should begin with self then be extended to the family neighbours environment workplace society and the nation at large. It is from society that inspiration is drawn. Systems and institutions should provide the inspiration to society through performance which in turn will provide leaders capable of rebuilding and restructuring the society into a strong nation. The nationalists spirit then becomes infectious.

 

Q11. What is the key word for Activity according to the passage ?

(a)Active Discipline.

(b)Key Discipline.

(c)Self Discipline.

(d)Discipline.

 

Q12. According to the passage Discipline should begin

(a)with self.

(b)with the self family and neighbours.

(c)with the self family neighbours and environment

(d)with the self family workplace society.

 

Q13. According to the passage where do we draw inspiration from ?

(a)Society.

(b)Society and nation.

(c)Environment.

(d)Nothing in particular.

 

Q14. According to the passage a good leader should be capable of

(a)rebuilding a nation the way he/she likes.

(b)rebuilding and restructuring society into a strong nation.

(c)building a national consensus

(d)rebuilding and structuring a nation

 

Q15. What is the meaning of the word “infectious” in the passage ?

(a)dangerous.

(b)spreading to everyone.

(c)spreading to everyone by germs.

(d)give disease.

 

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.

A 23-year-old British woman was yesterday sentenced to six months in jail for leaving her two-year-old daughter home alone eight-hours a-day five days a week for a year while she went to work. The young mother from the central town of Warwick initially hired a babysitter when she landed a job in a travel agency but eventually reached the point when she could no longer afford the facility prosecutors said. The woman then started leaving the child home by herself providing it with food and toys and removing all potentially dangerous objects from its reach. At first the mother came home at lunch time but had to stop because her daughter threw tantrums every time she left to go back to work. The mother who was not identified told the court “If I had money I would not have done it. It was a case of that or not keeping my job and living on benefit”. The judge Mr. Harrison Hall however said “Having had a child the absolute priority is to look after it. There must be an alternative to leaving a child alone all day a thing you would not do even to a dog”.

 

Q16. The young mother had to work in the office

(a)40 hours a week.

(b)8 hours a week.

(c)48 hours a week.

(d)all the seven days a week.

 

Q17. The word Facility in sentence refers to

(a)her job in the travel agency.

(b)living in a well furnished apartment.

(c)getting adequate salary.

(d)employing someone to look after the child.

 

Q18. The mother stopped coming home for lunch because

(a)her house was far away from the office.

(b)she was not able to control her angry baby.

(c)she had to work extra hours to earn more.

(d)she was not interested in looking after the baby.

 

Q19. The sentence “If I had money. I would not have done it” means

(a)I had money and so I did not leave the baby alone.

(b)I had money and so I left the baby alone.

(c)I had no money and so I left the baby alone.

(d)I had no money and so I did not leave the baby alone.

 

Q20. Which one of the following statements about the judge Mr. Harrison Hall is correct ?

(a)He can tolerate cruelty to children but not to animals.

(b)He can tolerate cruelty to animals but not to children.

(c)He can tolerate cruelty both to children and animals.

(d)He can tolerate cruelty neither to children nor to animals.

ANSWERS :

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

  1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The members should adhere to all the decisions.

(a)All the decisions should adhere to the members

(b)All the decisions adhered to the members

(c)All the decisions should be adhered to by the members

(d)All should adhere to the decisions of the members

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

My watch can’t be repaired by anyone

(a)None will repair my watch.

(b)No one can repair my watch.

(c)No one can’t repair my watch.

(d)No one will be able to repair my watch.

 

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

INQUISITIVE

(a)insincere

(b) indifferent

(c) Insensitive

(d) insulting

 

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

NIGGARDLY

(a)Hastily

(b)Lavishly

(c)Likely

(d)Gorgeously

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

“So help me Heavenly “he cried, “I will never steal again”.

(a)He wanted Heaven to help him so that he would never steal again.

(b)He exclaimed to Heaven that he would never steal again.

(c)He exclaimed Heaven to help him that he would never steal again.

(d)He called upon Heaven to witness his resolve never to steal again.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “Would you open the door please?”

(a)She asked me to please open the door

(b)She requested me to open the door.

(c)She requested me to please open the door.

(d)She asked me open the door.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

I know (1)/a doctor (2)/you are referring to (3)/No error (4)

(a)I know

(b) a doctor

(c) you are referring to

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

In that wholesale shop (1)/ they do not sell (2)/ fewer than ten bags of rice (3)/ No error (4)

(a)In that wholesale shop

(b) they do not sell

(c) fewer than ten bags of rice

(d)No error

 

Q9.Madhu has not been able to recall where________

(a)does she live

(b)she lived

(c)did she live

(d)lived the girl

 

Q10.He ________ wants to succeed in life must be prepared to work hard

(a)whoever

(b)whom

(c) who

(d)whose

 

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

They made no hones about acknowledging their debt to his genius.

(a)did not have any hesitation in

(b)did not have any faith in

(c)demanded compensation for

(d)had problems in

 

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

Having bought the house, they decided to go the whole bog and buy all the furniture needed.

(a)to live there

(b)to do it completely

(c)to go all the way

(d)to go in the fog

 

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

One who hates mankind

(a)Philanthropist

(b)Terrorist

(c)Misanthrope

(d)Misogynist

 

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

An occasion of great importance

(a)Exemplary

(b)Momentous

(c)Herculean

(d)Grandiose

 

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. Phobic reactions are strong, irrational fears of specific objects or situations

P.But there is no objective danger

Q.For example, when a person is extremely fearful of birds, snakes, heights or closed places, the label phobia is applied to the person’s fear and avoidance

R.He usually recognizes that his fear is irrational

S.A person suffering from phobic neurosis knows what he is afraid of

  1. But he cannot control it.

(a)QPSR

(b) SRQP

(c) SQPR

(d) RSQP

 

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. Love is one of the earliest of human passions.

P.It is also one of the sweetest.

Q.Loye should be directed towards a worthy object.

R.But, like all strong passions it may, if not well regulated and controlled, lead us into misery.

S.Or it will prove in the end a source of bitterness.

  1. Love, moreover, looks forward to reciprocation.

(a)RQPS

(b) PRQS

(c) PQSR

(d) QRPS

 

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

Chennai is by the way a cosmo¬politan city.

(a)by the by

(b)by and large

(c)on the large

(d)No improvement

 

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

They had to put off until later the open-air performance because of heavy rain.

(a)postpone

(b) delay

(c) adjourn

(d) No Improvement

 

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

 RAVAGE

(a)destroy

(b) break

(c) demolish

(d) abolish

 

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

FELICITY

(a)prosperity

(b) honesty

(c)bliss

(d) sorrow

ANSWERS :

 110 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 a

 

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