Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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167.

In the following questions, 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 Principal called the latecomers to her room and delivered a curtain lecture on the subject of late hours.

  • brief lecture

  • cautionary talk given in private

  • talk behind the curtain

  • talk behind the curtain


B.

cautionary talk given in private

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170.

In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
Those intending to take up the military service must be prepared to go through the hoops.

  • be punished severely

  • be made to undergo gruelling tests

  • be made to sign bonds

  • be made to sign bonds


B.

be made to undergo gruelling tests

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166.

In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Plummet

  • Fall

  • Soar

  • Equate

  • Equate


B.

Soar

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169.

In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
He immediately set about organising the department.

  • took charge

  • started

  • took steps towards

  • took steps towards


B.

started

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163.

In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Obstacle

  • Progress

  • Hindrance

  • Cessation

  • Cessation


B.

Hindrance

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161.

In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Audacious

  • Uncaring

  • Boisterous

  • Daring

  • Daring


C.

Daring

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164.

In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Volatile

  • Stable

  • Angry

  • Favourable

  • Favourable


A.

Stable

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162.

In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Mollify

  • Disseminate

  • Assuage

  • Persuade

  • Persuade


B.

Assuage

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165.

In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Ebullient

  • Soulless

  • Mindless

  • Heartless

  • Heartless


D.

Heartless

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168.

In the following questions, 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 to clean the River Ganga ended in smoke.

  • yielded only confusion

  • yielded no profit

  • yielded no plan

  • yielded no plan


D.

yielded no plan

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