SSC CGL 2018 Pre 4 June 2019 First Shift English Comprehension

Seoul’s City Government is asking people for help to correct poorly translated Street signs with prices on offer for__1__ who spot the most errors. it’s running (2) two-week campaign calling on Koreans and foreigners (3) to keep their eyes filled for (4) in English, Japanese and Chinese text, the Korea Times reports. There’s a (5) focus on public transport signs, maps and information signs at historic sites, as part of a drive to improve the experience of foreign tourist in the South Korean capital.

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1

  1. this
  2. those
  3. that
  4. these

ANSWER: those

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2

  1. one
  2. the
  3. an
  4. a

ANSWER: a

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3

  1. same
  2. similarity
  3. alike
  4. likely

ANSWER: alike

 

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4

  1. guffaws
  2. blunder
  3. oversight
  4. mistakes

ANSWER: mistakes

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5

  1. particular
  2. important
  3. signifying
  4. meticulous

ANSWER: particular

Q.6 Select the synonyms of the given word

COERCE

  1. anchant
  2. pressurize
  3. cajole
  4. leave

ANSWER: pressurize

Q.7 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error

We had to decline several orders in case that the production was held up Due to labour strike.

  1. in case that
  2. the production was held up
  3. due to labour Strike
  4. we had to decline

ANSWER: in case that

Q.8 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank

His company has the______ of producing the best cricket ball in the country.

  1. opinion
  2. brand
  3. reputation
  4. position

ANSWER: reputation

Q.9 select the antonym of the given word

EXPANSION

  1. inflation
  2. augmentation
  3. extension
  4. comparison

ANSWER: comparison

Q.10 select the antonym of the given word

SCARCE

  1. scanty
  2. few
  3. seldom
  4. plentiful

ANSWER: plentiful

Q.11 select the wrongly spelt word

  1. calander
  2. career
  3. callous
  4. carriage

ANSWER: calander

Q.12 select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank

around 60 bands in colourful ______ took part in the Notting Hill Carnival.

  1. clothings
  2. customes
  3. appreals
  4. dressing

ANSWER: customes

Q.13 the word which means the same as the group of the word given

  1. wizard
  2. Dwarf
  3. creature
  4. witch

ANSWER: Dwarf

Q.14 select the most appropriate option to suitable the bold segment in the given sentence. if no substitution is required, select no improvement.

the worker of the textile factory demanded higher wages for long time.

  1. have been demanding higher wages
  2. demand higher wages
  3. no improvement
  4. has demanded higher wages

ANSWER:

Q.15 select the most appropriate option to suitable the bold segment in the given sentence. if no substitution is required, select no improvement.

if you park your car here, the traffic police has fined you.

  1. will find you
  2. no improvement
  3. fine you
  4. fined you

ANSWER: will find you

 

Q.16 given below are for jumbled sentence. select the option that gives their correct order.

  1. the cafe’s owner says he’s interested in conversation, and hopes customers will realise the animal are worth saving, even though they often have a bad reputation.
  2. none of them are Venomous, meaning customers can get up close and personal with the reptiles.
  3. hear your sip drink in the company of 35 snakes.
  4. this cafe, which has just opened in Tokyo not for the faint hearted
  1. DBCA
  2. DCBA
  3. ABCD
  4. ABDC

ANSWER: DCBA

Q.17 given below are four jumbled sentences. select the option that gives their correct order

  1. an environmental group perform a necropsy on the animal and founded about 40 kilograms of plastic, included grocery bag and rice sacks.
  2. A 4.7-metre long whale died on Saturday in the Philippines where it was standard a day earlier.
  3. ” it’s very disgusting and heartbreaking,” he said. ‘We’ve the necropsy on 61 dolphins and Wales in the last 10 years and this is one of the biggest amounts of plastic we have seen.”
  4. “The animal died from starvation and able to eat because of that trash filling its stomach,” said Darrell Blatchley, director of D’Bone collector museum Inc.
  1. ABCD
  2. DABC
  3. BADC
  4. BACD

ANSWER: BADC

Q.18 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

to play Ducks and drakes

  1. to use recklessly
  2. to change places
  3. to be friendly
  4. to act cleverly

ANSWER: to use recklessly

Q 19. in the sentence identifies the segment which contains the grammatical error.

cyclone Idai killed at least 157 people in Zimbabwe and Mozambique although it tore across Southern Africa.

  1. cyclone Idai killed
  2. it tore across
  3. although
  4. at least 157 people

ANSWER: although

Q.20 select the correct active form of a given sentence.

every passing vehicle was being thoroughly checked by the guards

  1. the Guards were thoroughly checking every passing vehicle.
  2. the guards have thoroughly checked every passing vehicle
  3. every passing vehicle worth orally checking the guards.
  4. the guards have been thoroughly checking every passing vehicle.

ANSWER: the Guards were thoroughly checking every passing vehicle.

Q.21 select the wrongly spelt word

  1. exploite
  2. explicit
  3. expire
  4. explode

ANSWER: exploite

Q.22 check the synonyms of the given word

CHRONIC

  1. ordinary
  2. persistent
  3. common
  4. temporary

ANSWER: persistent

Q.23 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

at daggers drawn

  1. deceiving somebody
  2. Without hope
  3. friendly with each other
  4. bitterly hostile

ANSWER: bitterly hostile

Q.24 select the word which means the same as the group of words given

a student who idly or without excuse absent himself/herself from school.

  1. truant
  2. vagrant
  3. itinerant
  4. migrant

ANSWER: truant

Q.25 select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

do not buy medicine without the doctor’s prescription.

  1. medicines should not be bought without the doctor’s prescription
  2. medicines need not be bought without the doctor’s prescription
  3. medicines might not be bought without the doctor’s prescription
  4. medicines could not be bought without the doctor’s prescription

ANSWER: medicines should not be bought without the doctor’s prescription

 

 

 

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