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English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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151.

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

To free someone from all blames

  • Fling

  • Consolidate

  • Exonerate

  • Forbid


C.

Exonerate

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155.

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

The burial of a corpse.

  • Interpose

  • Interrogate

  • Interment

  • Internment


C.

Interment

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156.

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

A person who deliberately sets fire to a building.

  • Assassin

  • Arsonist

  • Hijacker

  • Extortionist


B.

Arsonist

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152.

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

Conferred as an honour

  • Honorary

  • Honorable

  • Honorific

  • Honorarium


A.

Honorary

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154.

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

One who does not believe in the existence of God.

  • Mystic

  • Cynic

  • Atheist

  • Theist


C.

Atheist

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157.

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

That which cannot be effaced.

  • Illegible

  • Affable

  • Invincible

  • Indelible


D.

Indelible

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159.

Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

The desert floras shame us with their cheerful adaptations to the seasonal limitations. Their whole duty is to flower and fruit, and they do it hardly or with tropical luxuriance, ad the rain admits. It is recorded in the report of the Death Valley expedition that after a year of abundant rains, on the Colorado desert was found a specimen of Amaranthus ten feet high. A year later the same species in the same place matured in the drought at four inches. Seldom does the desert herb attain the full stature of the type. Extreme aridity and extreme altitude have the same dwarfing effect, so that we find in the high Sierras and in Death Valley related species in miniature that reach a comely growth in mean temperatures, Very fertile are the desert plants in expedients to prevent evaporation, turning their foliage edge-wise toward the sun, growing silky hairs, exuding thick gum, It rools up dunes about the stocky stems, encompassing and protective, and above the dunes, which may be, ad with the mesquite, three times as h igh as a man, the blossoming twigs flourish and bear fruit.

What lesson do the desert floras have to teach us?

  • How to live a long time

  • How to grow in dry places

  • How to grow with grace

  • How to adapt to limitations


D.

How to adapt to limitations

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153.

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

One who makes an official examination of accounts.

  • Creditor

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Registrar

  • Auditor


D.

Auditor

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158.

Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

The desert floras shame us with their cheerful adaptations to the seasonal limitations. Their whole duty is to flower and fruit, and they do it hardly or with tropical luxuriance, ad the rain admits. It is recorded in the report of the Death Valley expedition that after a year of abundant rains, on the Colorado desert was found a specimen of Amaranthus ten feet high. A year later the same species in the same place matured in the drought at four inches. Seldom does the desert herb attain the full stature of the type. Extreme aridity and extreme altitude have the same dwarfing effect, so that we find in the high Sierras and in Death Valley related species in miniature that reach a comely growth in mean temperatures, Very fertile are the desert plants in expedients to prevent evaporation, turning their foliage edge-wise toward the sun, growing silky hairs, exuding thick gum, It rools up dunes about the stocky stems, encompassing and protective, and above the dunes, which may be, ad with the mesquite, three times as h igh as a man, the blossoming twigs flourish and bear fruit.

The desert plants face the danger of ...............from extreme aridity and extreme altitude.

  • early death

  • dwarfism

  • loss of reproduction

  • painful growth


B.

dwarfism

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160.

Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

The desert floras shame us with their cheerful adaptations to the seasonal limitations. Their whole duty is to flower and fruit, and they do it hardly or with tropical luxuriance, ad the rain admits. It is recorded in the report of the Death Valley expedition that after a year of abundant rains, on the Colorado desert was found a specimen of Amaranthus ten feet high. A year later the same species in the same place matured in the drought at four inches. Seldom does the desert herb attain the full stature of the type. Extreme aridity and extreme altitude have the same dwarfing effect, so that we find in the high Sierras and in Death Valley related species in miniature that reach a comely growth in mean temperatures, Very fertile are the desert plants in expedients to prevent evaporation, turning their foliage edge-wise toward the sun, growing silky hairs, exuding thick gum, It rools up dunes about the stocky stems, encompassing and protective, and above the dunes, which may be, ad with the mesquite, three times as high as a man, the blossoming twigs flourish and bear fruit.

How does the wind keep the desert floras to grow?

  • By blowing the heat away

  • By blowing gently

  • By rolling up protective sand dunes

  • By blowing the clouds away


C.

By rolling up protective sand dunes

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