Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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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.

A police detective often finds himself in the position of having to ........ between a lie and a truth.

  • extinguish

  • distinguish

  • finish

  • languish


B.

distinguish


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'.

They did nothing (1)/ that was down the (2)/ dignity of princes. (3)/No Error (4)

  • They did nothing

  • that was down the

  • dignity of princes

  • No error


B.

that was down the

Replace 'down' by 'beneath' as "beneath one's dignity" is the correct idiom.


80.

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

Commemorate

  • Opprobrium

  • Reproach

  • Disrepute

  • Celebrate


D.

Celebrate


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.

Do you............ own a copy of Shakespeare's Hamlet?

  • chance

  • chances

  • perchance

  • by chances


C.

perchance


82.

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

Rampage

  • Binge

  • Frenzy

  • Harmony

  • Turmoil


C.

Harmony


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'.

What are (1)/ you doing (2)/ by here? (3)/No Error (4)

  • What are

  • you doing

  • by here

  • No error


C.

by here

Remove 'by' in part 3. 


83.

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

Blasphemous

  • Pious

  • Profane

  • Sacrilegious

  • Irreligious


A.

Pious


81.

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

Plebiscite

  • Referendum

  • Tyranny

  • Despotism

  • Monarchy


A.

Referendum


84.

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

To have something on the brain

  • To be obsessed with something

  • To be ready with an immediate smart witty reply

  • To unable to solve a particularly difficult philosophical problem

  • To think wistfully about past life


A.

To be obsessed with something


85.

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

Not one's cup of tea

  • To stop having breakfast

  • To accept defeat even before attempting to take up the challenge

  • To be satisfied with less

  • Not one's choice or preference


D.

Not one's choice or preference