Subject

English Language And Comprehension

Class

SSCCGL Class 12

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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.

Since my father was an ............. from India, he brought his Indian culture and traditions to the United States with him.

  • emigrant

  • immigrant

  • native

  • citizen


B.

immigrant


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'.

The lady was knocked down (1)/ by a speeding car (2)/ upon crossing the road. (3)/ No error (4)

  • The lady was knocked down

  • by a speeding car

  • upon crossing the road

  • No error


C.

upon crossing the road

Replace 'upon' by 'while' in 3rd part of the sentence. As while is used when 2 actions happening at the same time.


83.

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

Summon

  • Dismiss

  • Draft

  • Invite

  • Mobilise


A.

Dismiss


85.

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

Beat a dead horse.

  • Show extreme level of cruelty especially to animals.

  • Exploit someone to the point of killing him/her.

  • To uselessly dwell on a subject far beyond its point of resolution.

  • To continue playing a game knowing very well that you are going to lose.


C.

To uselessly dwell on a subject far beyond its point of resolution.


82.

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

Sullen

  • Glum

  • Silent

  • Crabby

  • Agreeable


D.

Agreeable


80.

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

Stupor

  • Sensibility

  • Slumber

  • Liveliness

  • Consciousness


B.

Slumber


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'.

Grandfather led (1)/ a peaceful life after his (2)/retirement from the army. (3)/No error (4)

  • Grandfather led

  • a peaceful life after his

  • retirement from the army

  • No error


D.

No error


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.

At night, the winding roads can make driving up the mountain a ............journey.

  • carefree

  • beastly

  • obnoxious

  • treacherous


D.

treacherous


81.

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

Subtle

  • Harsh

  • Open

  • Ignorant

  • Understated


D.

Understated


84.

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

At the drop of a hat

  • Without any hesitation; instantly

  • Show outward respect to someone you hate

  • Forcibly let go of something which is very personal to you

  • A mistake which is of not much consequence


A.

Without any hesitation; instantly