Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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77.

In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. 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 had he finished (1)/ his morning talk (2)/ when it began to rain. (3)/ No error (4)

  • No sooner had he finished

  • his morning walk

  • when it began to rain

  • No error


C.

when it began to rain

Replace 'when' by 'than' in third part of the sentence. As conjunction "no sooner" is always followed by "than".


76.

In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. 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'.

My brother finds it difficult (1)/ to pass away the time (2)/ at our grandparent's house. (3)/ No error (4)

  • My brother finds it difficult

  • to pass away the time

  • at our grandparent's house

  • No error


B.

to pass away the time

Use 'to pass' in place of 'to pass away' in second part of the sentence. As to pass away means 'to die' and 'to pass' means 'to spend the time'.


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.

Corruption is a standing hindrance............. the nation's development.

  • of

  • over

  • to

  • upon


C.

to


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.

................ you work hard, you cannot succeed.

  • If

  • Till

  • Until

  • Unless


D.

Unless


80.

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

Lethargy

  • Activity

  • Drowsy

  • Modes

  • Pleasure


B.

Drowsy


85.

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

An axe to grind

  • To act bravely

  • To act like a fool

  • To have a selfish motive

  • To task risk


C.

To have a selfish motive


82.

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

Multifaceted

  • Adroit

  • Handy

  • Pliable

  • Simple


C.

Pliable


81.

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

Hoodwink

  • Defraud

  • Illicit

  • Secret

  • Stare


A.

Defraud


83.

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

Trepidation

  • Bold

  • Calm

  • Fear

  • Violent


B.

Calm


84.

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

Kick the bucket

  • Loose the temper

  • To delay a little longer

  • To die

  • To meet with an accident


C.

To die