Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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82.

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

Incentive

  • Impetus

  • Stimulus

  • Enticement

  • Hindrance


D.

Hindrance


76.

In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. 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'.

Economically, we (1)/ understand the world (2)/ round us in terms of scarcity. (3)/No Error (4)

  • Economically, we

  • understand the world

  • round us in terms of scarcity

  • No error


C.

round us in terms of scarcity

Replace 'round' by 'around' in third part of the sentence.


85.

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

To make a fuss about

  • To be extremely delighted

  • To work hard for eventual success

  • To be very strict or have very high standards

  • An excessive display of attention or activity


D.

An excessive display of attention or activity


80.

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

Belligerent

  • Antagonistic

  • Co-operative

  • Dandy

  • Delightful


A.

Antagonistic


81.

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

Indiscreet

  • Careless

  • Accurate

  • Attentive

  • Choosy


A.

Careless


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.

The detective's ability to ................ makes it easy for him to scare suspects into confessing.

  • bluff

  • stuff

  • enough

  • cough


A.

bluff


84.

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

To go off the air

  • To remove ventilator of a patient on his death bed

  • To not eat food for a long period of time

  • To stop broadcasting a radio or TV program

  • To waste time on silly or trivial things


C.

To stop broadcasting a radio or TV program


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.

Finding the comedy routine extremely funny, the family laughed _____________ along with the rest of the crowd.

  • lot

  • hysterically

  • crazy

  • guffaw


B.

hysterically


83.

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

Benediction

  • Criticism

  • Invocation

  • Beatitude

  • Approbation


A.

Criticism


77.

In the following question, one part of the sentence may have an error. 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 two children, (1)/ brother and sister, were onto (2)/ their way to school. (3)/No Error (4)

  • The two children

  • brother and sister, were onto

  • their way to school

  • No error


B.

brother and sister, were onto

Replace 'onto' by 'on' in part (2) as on the way means moving towards a place/something.