Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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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'.

The reason Priya was late (1)/ to the meeting is because her (2)/ flight was delayed. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • The reason Priya was late

  • to the meeting is because her

  • flight was delayed.

  • No error


B.

to the meeting is because her

Use 'that' in place of 'because' as 'The reason' is followed by '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 mark it by selecting the appropriate option.

I have ........ respect for his achievement.

  • abundant

  • profound

  • strong

  • unique


B.

profound


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.

His father .............. him up in a construction business.

  • built

  • hold

  • keep

  • set


D.

set


84.

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

Herculean task

  • Important task

  • Motivating

  • Optional to do

  • Very difficult task


D.

Very difficult task


81.

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

Haste

  • Burden

  • Expect

  • Hurry

  • Sight


C.

Hurry


82.

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

Refulgent

  • Dark

  • Loud

  • Rough

  • Sweet


A.

Dark


85.

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

On tenterhooks

  • Flattery

  • In a disorganized manner

  • In anxious suspense

  • Speak quickly


C.

In anxious suspense


80.

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

Boast

  • Avoid

  • Change

  • Rely

  • Pride


D.

Pride


83.

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

Skeptic

  • Believer

  • Erroneous

  • Nervous

  • Nihilist


A.

Believer


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'.

Not only did they offer him (1)/ good salary but provided (2)/ him with a beautiful bungalow. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • Not only did they offer him

  • good salary but provided

  • him with a beautiful bungalow

  • No Error


B.

good salary but provided

'Not only' is always followed by 'but also'. Replace 'but provided' by 'but also provided'.