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'

I was taken with surprise (1)/ when I saw (2)/ the beautiful Taj Mahal. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • I was taken with surprise

  • When I saw

  • the beautiful Taj Mahal

  • No error


A.

I was taken with surprise

'taken with surprise' should be replaced by 'taken by surprise' as take by surprise is the right phrase which means to surprise someone with something unexpected.


82.

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

Extenuate

  • Strengthen

  • Enfeeble

  • Abate

  • Acquit


A.

Strengthen


81.

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

Indomitable

  • Unconquerable

  • Conflicting

  • Falsification

  • Intermittent


A.

Unconquerable


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'

I finished my household chores (1)/ before he reached (2)/ to my place after so long. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • I finished my household chores

  • before he reached

  • to my place after so long

  • No error


A.

I finished my household chores

'I finished' should be replaced by 'I had finished' as the correct form of sentence is past perfect and in past perfect sentence, had is used.


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.

The meeting was presided ..............by the Chairman.

  • over

  • upon

  • of

  • in


A.

over


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.

Being a .............doctor, he never shirks work.

  • conscious

  • conscience

  • conscientious

  • consensus


C.

conscientious


85.

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

To accept the gauntlet

  • To accept challenge

  • To accept defeat

  • To accept what is written in fate

  • To be able to grasp the hidden meaning


A.

To accept challenge


80.

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

Vacillate

  • Continue

  • Playful

  • Conclusive

  • Irresolute


D.

Irresolute


84.

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

The thin end of the wedge

  • In strict vigilance

  • Start of harmful development

  • Be aware of the trick

  • Not a worthy possession


B.

Start of harmful development


83.

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

Fecund

  • Prolific

  • Sterile

  • Necessitate

  • Turmoil


B.

Sterile