Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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79.

In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and mark it by selecting the appropriate option.

Rohan is so magnanimous that everyone is always............. to help him in his project.

  • eager

  • enthusiastic

  • reluctant

  • ignorant


A.

eager


82.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Evanescent

  • Enticing

  • Fleeting

  • Erratic

  • Elusive


A.

Enticing


80.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Succulent

  • Sucking

  • Soft

  • Juicy

  • Pale


C.

Juicy


85.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

At loggerheads

  • To suffer

  • In conflict with someone

  • To face tough competition

  • To be in do or die situation


B.

In conflict with someone


81.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given.

Congregation

  • Discussion

  • Attention

  • Contraction

  • Assembly


D.

Assembly


83.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given.

Panegyric

  • Noxious

  • Criticism

  • Fantasy

  • Grandeur


B.

Criticism


76.

In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No error'.

Hardly had I reached the (1)/ exhibition where I learnt (2)/ about the major robbery. (3)/ No error (4)

  • Hardly had I reached the

  • exhibition where I learnt

  • about the major robbery

  • No error


B.

exhibition where I learnt

Hardly or Scarcely is always followed by 'when' Therefore, use 'when' in place of 'where' in second part of the sentence.


84.

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To put a spoke in one's wheel.

  • To be advantageous at the time of difficulty

  • To maintain under all circumstances

  • To blame the other party

  • To put a difficulty in the way of progress


D.

To put a difficulty in the way of progress


78.

In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and mark it by selecting the appropriate option.

He .............. to the problem of air pollution in his speech.

  • averted

  • adverted

  • exclaimed

  • mentioned


B.

adverted


77.

In the following question, some part of the sentence may have an error. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No error'.

No sooner did the sunrise (1)/ when we resumed the journey (2)/ after having a hasty breakfast (3)/ No error (4)

  • No sooner did the sunrise

  • when we resumed the journey

  • after having a hasty breakfast

  • No error


B.

when we resumed the journey

'No sooner' is always followed by 'than'. Use 'than' in place of 'when' in second part of the sentence.