Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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85.

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

Make an ass out of

  • Cause something or oneself to look foolish or stupid

  • Work very hard like a donkey

  • Be smart but act dumb

  • Make a mistake


A.

Cause something or oneself to look foolish or stupid


81.

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

Requisite

  • Peripheral

  • Deadwood

  • Trivial

  • Precondition


D.

Precondition


83.

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

Squander

  • Frivol

  • Dissipate

  • Hoard

  • Expend


C.

Hoard


84.

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

Go for a song.

  • One's favourite music

  • Happy go lucky attitude

  • Sold Cheaply

  • Something which is prohibitively expensive


C.

Sold Cheaply


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 sailors divided his (1)/ money around themselves and (2)/ the ship sailed on. (3)/ No error (4)

  • The sailors divided his

  • money around themselves and

  • the ship sailed on

  • No error


B.

money around themselves and

Replace 'around' by 'among' in (2) part of the sentence.


80.

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

Whine

  • Gratification

  • Luxury

  • Thrill

  • Gripe


D.

Gripe


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'.

Thank you for (1)/ getting me (2)/ of the hook. (3)/ No error (4)

  • Thank you for

  • getting me

  • of the hook

  • No error


C.

of the hook

"get off the hook" is the right idiom, Therefore, replace 'of' by 'off' in 3rd part of the sentence.


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.

If you write a forty-page essay in one night, you'll accomplish a huge...........

  • treat

  • feat

  • fleet

  • beat


B.

feat


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.

It took several men to ................the fallen tree out of our yard.

  • erect

  • establish

  • haul

  • rivet


C.

haul


82.

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

Dominate

  • Surrender

  • Prevail

  • Dictate

  • Command


A.

Surrender