## Home SSC / SSC CHSL English Language Questions and Answers

1 . In Question, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval [ ] in the Answer Sheet.
He is a traitor _____ the country
for
to
in
of
2 . In Question, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval [ ] in the Answer Sheet.
A BJP parliament minister _____ at the AAP for its indecisiveness and argued that even a municipal head takes more decisions than the government in Delhi.
hit out
took out
3 . In Question, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval [ ] in the Answer Sheet.
Ever since this child ______ taught by its new tutor, it has done well in exams
was
have been
has been
were being
4 . In question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word
$CRESCENT$
Spiral
Critical
Glowing
Moon - shaped
5 . In question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word
$RECOUP$
Regain
Recite
Recapitulate
6 . In question, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word
$AMELIORATE$
Deteriorate
Procrastinate
Stagnate
Deviate
7 . In question, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word
$FECKLESS$
Spotted
Fatuous
Strong
Fawning
8 .
In question, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is spelt correctly/wrongly out of them. Find the word spelt correct/wrong and mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.
Ludicrus
Ludicres
Ludicrous
9 . In Question, four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold in bel ow sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet
To the manner born
One of low birth
Naturally at ease
Place of one's birth
Caesarean birth
10 . In Question, four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold in bel ow sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet
Lose one's marbles
Lose something dear to you
Suffer a setback
Become insane
Become drunk
11 . In Question, four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bold in bel ow sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet
Be like a bear with a sore head
Be in a foul mood
Powerful and arrogant
Restless
12 . In Question, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is italicised in underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.
Teaching farmers a few water harvesting techniques will ensure that farmers lack $adequate$ water for irrigation
No improvement
13 . In Question, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is italicised in underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.
The report stated that countrieswomen are educated have higher economic growth rates
there are countries that
countries that
that countries where
No improvement
14 . In Question, a sentence/ a part of the sentence is italicised in underlined. Below are given alternatives to the italicised part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet.
Awards are important because they recognise and reward individuals who have had a positive impact on society
of recognition and reward
of recognising and rewarding
it recognises and rewards
No improvement
15 . In Question, in the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given sentence
List and explanations of technical or difficult terms
Preface
Glossary
Bibliography
Appendix