Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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83.

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

Burgeon

  • Bolster

  • Shrivel

  • Mount

  • Amplify


B.

Shrivel


85.

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

To face the music

  • To bear the consequences

  • To disparage someone

  • To be hard of hearing

  • To enjoy a musical concert


A.

To bear the consequences


81.

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

Stringent

  • Annoying

  • Revengeful

  • Incidental

  • Rigorous


D.

Rigorous


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'.

I was shocked to hear (1)/ that her husband (2)/ died of an accident. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • I was shocked to hear

  • that her husband

  • died of an accident

  • No error


C.

died of an accident

Use 'died in' in place of 'died of' third part of the sentence.


80.

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

Pernicious

  • Beneficial

  • Dangerous

  • Innocuous

  • Advantageous


B.

Dangerous


82.

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

Vexatious

  • Calamitous

  • Treachery

  • Soothing

  • Pliable


C.

Soothing


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 indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Virat Kholi added another feather ................. his cap by his wonderful performance in the one day match.

  • in

  • to

  • into

  • on


B.

to


84.

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

Live from hand to mouth

  • Filthy rich people

  • To be dependent on others

  • To have enough money to live on and nothing extra

  • Living in miserable conditions


C.

To have enough money to live on and nothing extra


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'.

The reason for (1)/ his failure is because (2)/ he didn't study at all. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • The reason for

  • his failure is because

  • he didn't study at all

  • No error


B.

his failure is because

Use 'that' in place of 'because' in second part of the sentence. The linking word for the reason is that not because.


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 indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Only when ............ failed, the army resorted to force.

  • efforts

  • arrests

  • persuasions

  • manipulations


C.

persuasions