Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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172.

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

The host team bore the palm in the league matches.

  • played quite well

  • was victorious

  • was defeated

  • played a very boring match


B.

was victorious

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175.

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Monica's habit of picking holes in every relationship is very irksome.

  • admiring people

  • finding fault

  • criticizing people

  • arguing with people


B.

finding fault

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171.

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

The project is carried over to this year, and we need to keep the ball rolling.

  • to continue the work

  • more information

  • to do better

  • new strategies


A.

to continue the work

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176.

In this question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

His life is hanging with a thread.

  • from

  • by

  • to

  • No improvement


B.

by

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177.

In this question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

After twenty years of exile, the prisoner was in the end of his tether.

  • on

  • though

  • at

  • No improvement


C.

at

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179.

In this question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

The court was forced to respect the profundity of the learned judge's knowledge.

  • probity

  • proximity

  • prodigality

  • No improvement


D.

No improvement

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174.

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Parents pay through their nose for their children's education.

  • by taking loans

  • an extremely high price

  • grudingly

  • willingly


B.

an extremely high price

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180.

In this question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

He has lost his nearly all many pets.

  • all his nearly many pets

  • his many pets nearly all of them

  • nearly all his many pets

  • No improvement


C.

nearly all his many pets

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173.

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Just keep your wig on. Everything will be alright.

  • hold on to your wig, so it won't fall off

  • get another hair cut

  • calm down

  • take off your wig


C.

calm down

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178.

In this question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (a), (b), (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

Grandfather is often so tired that he drops of in his armchair.

  • slides away

  • falls out

  • slips in

  • No improvement


D.

No improvement

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