Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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81.

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

To Confront

  • To avoid

  • To dodge

  • To yield

  • To accost


D.

To accost


84.

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

To have bitten off more than you can chew

  • To eat voraciously and then fall sick

  • To behave disrespectfully towards elders and 

  • To have tried to do something which is too difficult

  • To have missed a golden opportunity


C.

To have tried to do something which is too difficult


83.

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

To indict

  • To arraign

  • To censure

  • To exonerate

  • To impeach


C.

To exonerate


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'.

Water was dripping (1)/ of the trees, and (2)/ the grass was wet. (3)/No Error (4)

  • Water was dripping

  • of the trees, and

  • the grass was wet

  • No error


B.

of the trees, and

Drip (Down/From) - Fall in drops.
Example: Water was dripping from the tap.
Water dripped down the wall.
Use 'from the trees' in place of 'of the trees' in second part of the sentence.


80.

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

Piquancy

  • Bland

  • Flavouring

  • Insipid

  • Tedious


B.

Flavouring


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 action.

As the only ............ person in wacky family, the sensible girl felt like the odd woman out.

  • insane

  • vain

  • sane

  • main


C.

sane


85.

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

Out of print

  • Not able to print due to being short on paper

  • A book no longer available from the publisher

  • Intentionally not mention some items 

  • All publishers refuse to publish your book


B.

A book no longer available from the publisher


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'.

Pravin sat up on the (1)/ sofa, with his legs (2)/ tucked down him. (3)/No Error (4)

  • Pravin sat up on the

  • sofa, with his legs

  • tucked down him

  • No error


C.

tucked down him

Replace 'tucked down' by 'tucked under' in third part of the sentence. As 'tuck under' is the right-phrase.


82.

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

Savant

  • Amateur

  • Academic

  • Pundit

  • Egghead


A.

Amateur


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 action.

At night, the hungry orphan would sneak into the kitchen and ...........tiny amounts of food.

  • prefer

  • lifter

  • differ

  • pilfer


D.

pilfer