Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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84.

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

To wrangle over an ass's shadow

  • To waste money over trifles

  • To punish a person severely for his arrogance

  • To quarrel over trifles

  • To keep away from extreme poverty


C.

To quarrel over trifles


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 Manager warned his team members (1)/ that if they persist in their (2)/ obstructionist attitude they would be punished. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • The Manager warned his team members

  • that if they persist in their

  • obstructionist attitude they would be punished

  • No Error


B.

that if they persist in their

The error is in second part of the sentence as 'that' and 'if' cannot be used together in such form of the sentence.


83.

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

Adamant

  • Rigid

  • Flexible

  • Fixed

  • Unshakable


B.

Flexible


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.

Both taciturn and .................... Daniel seldom spoke and never spent money.

  • wary

  • cheap

  • discreet

  • miserly


D.

miserly


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 am vexed at him (1)/ for what all he has (2)/ done for him till date. (3)/ No Error (4)

  • I am vexed at him

  • for what all he has

  • done for him till date

  • No Error


A.

I am vexed at him

Replace 'Vexed at' by 'Vexed with' in first part of the sentence. As 'vexed with' means difficult to deal with somebody.


82.

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

Pellucid

  • Torpid

  • Explicit

  • Murky

  • Limpid


C.

Murky


85.

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

Make one's flesh creep

  • To confuse someone

  • To flatter someone

  • To abuse someone

  • To frighten someone


D.

To frighten someone


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.

He was too ................ to make a statement before the Boss.

  • shy

  • tired

  • timid

  • coward


C.

timid


81.

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

Nincompopp

  • Wise

  • Fool

  • Lover

  • Companion


B.

Fool


80.

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

Reiterate

  • Abuse

  • Pretend

  • Detest

  • Repeat


D.

Repeat