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Practice with solved English Papers to score high marks in SSC CGL 2020-21 Exam. SSC CGL previous year question given below.
Q.1 Select the passive form of the given sentence.
The manager keeps the work pending.
1. The work was kept pending by the manager.
2. The work are being kept pending by the manager.
3. The work has been kept pending by the manager.
4. The work is kept pending by the manager.
Q.2 Select the correct synonym of the given word.
Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement
The Director will agree with the proposal if we do not exceed the budget.
1. No Improvement
2. agree on a proposal
3. agreed by the proposal
4. agree to the proposal
Q.4 In this sentence, identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
One of the boys from our school have been selected for the National Badminton Championship.
1. for National Badminton Championship
2. have been selected
3. from our school
4. One of the boys
Q.5 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. However, the rate of population increase is another important factor to consider.
B. This change can be expressed in two ways.
C. Growth of a population refers to the change in the number of inhabitants of a country.
D. First, in terms of absolute numbers and second, in terms of the percentage change.
Q.6 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
We must ______ help to the homeless and physically disabled people.
Q7-11 In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
Communication plays a (1) ______ role in the overall development of man. It can be learnt by our (2) ______ efforts. Today, success in our professional life depends on our (3) ______ to read, write and speak well which results in effective communication. Barriers (4) ______ communication hinders the communication process. It is very important to (5) ______ these barriers so that the transmission of the message can be smooth.
Q7. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2
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Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3
Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4
Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5
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Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement
The captain as well the players were responsible for winning the trophy.
1. The captain as well as the players was
2. No Improvement
3. The captain also the players were
4. As The captain with the players were
Q.13 Select the appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A hard nut to crack
1. Easily encouraged
2. Easily disappointed
3. Not restrained
4. A difficult problem
Q.14 Select the correct antonym of the given word.
Q.15 Select the correctly spelt word.
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Q.16 Select the word, which means the same as the groups of words given.
A song sung at a burial
Q.17 In this sentence, identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
I can swim very fast when I was only five.
1. I can swim
2. when I was
3. only five
4. very fast
Q.18 Select the appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To take French leave
1. Leave with written permission
2. Leave without any intimation
3. Acknowledge the host
4. Welcome the host
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Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. However, they ignore the truth that progress and success are proportional to the labour they put in.
B. The general human tendency is to find faults in the policies framed by the government.
C. They blame the government for their slow progress, expecting miracles and magical transformation in their life.
D. So people openly criticize and condemn the policy makers.
Q.20 Select the correctly spelt word.
Q.21 Select the word, which means the same as the given group of words.
Something that cannot be heard
Q.22 Select the indirect narration of the given sentence.
He said to the hotel receptionist, “Can you tell me the tariff of rooms?
1. He asked the hotel receptionist that if he can tell him the tariff of rooms.
2. He asked the hotel receptionist to tell him the tariff of rooms.
3. He asked the hotel receptionist if he could tell him the tariff of rooms.
4. He enquired the hotel receptionist if he can tell him the tariff of rooms.
Q.23 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
Handle this glass table with care because it is ______.
Q.24 Select the correct antonym of the given word.
Q.25 Select the correct synonym of the given word.
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A.1 Correct Answer: The work is kept pending by the manager.
A.2 Correct Answer: Mandatory
A.3 Correct Answer: agree to the proposal
A.4 Correct Answer: have been selected
A.5 Correct Answer: CBDA
A.6 Correct Answer: Render
A.7 Correct Answer: Vital
A.8 Correct Answer: Conscious
A.9 Correct Answer: Ability
A.10 Correct Answer: To
A.11 Correct Answer: Overcome
A.12 Correct Answer: The captain, as well as the players, was
A.13 Correct Answer: A difficult problem
A.14 Correct Answer: Arrival
A.15 Correct Answer: Exhibit
A.16 Correct Answer: Dirge
A.17 Correct Answer: I can swim
A.18 Correct Answer: Leave without any intimation
A.19 Correct Answer: BDCA
A.20 Correct Answer: Sarcasm
A.21 Correct Answer: inaudible
A.22 Correct Answer: He asked the hotel receptionist if he could tell him the tariff of rooms.
A.23 Correct Answer: Fragile
A.24 Correct Answer: Active
A.25 Correct Answer: Glittering
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