Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

Test Series

Take Zigya Full and Sectional Test Series. Time it out for real assessment and get your results instantly.

Test Yourself

Practice and master your preparation for a specific topic or chapter. Check you scores at the end of the test.

 Multiple Choice QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions

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 boy who (1)/ sat close him (2)/ was his son. (3)/No Error (4)

  • The boy who

  • sat close him

  • was his son

  • No error


B.

sat close him

Use 'close to him' or 'beside him' in second part of the sentence. As 'close to' is the correct preposition


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.

As I think back to my childhood, I .............. recall the fun summers on my grandfather's farm.

  • wistfully

  • fiscally

  • hopefully

  • awfully


A.

wistfully


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'.

When I returned I felt (1)/ a big cat brush side me (2)/ as I opened the door. (3)/No Error (4)

  • When I returned I felt

  • a big cat brush side me

  • as I opened the door

  • No error


B.

a big cat brush side me

Replace "side" by "past" in second part of the sentence.


84.

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

To have at one's fingertips

  • To be very fast on the keyboard

  • To be adroit with percussion musical instrument

  • Recall of factual information at one's command

  • To carefully note down minute details


C.

Recall of factual information at one's command


82.

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

Rampart

  • Barricade

  • Fort

  • Embankment

  • Ditch


D.

Ditch


80.

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

Pillage

  • Bequeath

  • Consign

  • Entrust

  • Desecrate


D.

Desecrate


81.

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

Cluster

  • Individual

  • Assemblage

  • Specific

  • Solitary


B.

Assemblage


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.

Ever since Anita lost her job, she has done _________ but wallow in self-pity.

  • none

  • nothing

  • no

  • never


B.

nothing


85.

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

To not have a clue

  • To be extremely poor

  • To fail an examination

  • To lose confidence at the last moment

  • To not know about something


D.

To not know about something


83.

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

Epidemic

  • Contagious

  • Endemic

  • Limited

  • Infectious


C.

Limited