English Practice Paper for SSC CGL Tier-2 Exam (11.09.2017)

English Subject Practice Sets for SSC CGL Tier-2 : 2018

Directions (1-15): In these questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.  

Q1. Complete change of form 
(a) Transgression
(b) Translation
(c) Transformation
(d) Transmigration

Q2. An unexpected piece of good fortune 
(a) Turnstile
(b) Windfall
(c) Philanthropy
(d) Benevolence

Q3. Those who go on to someone else’s land without the owner’s permission 
(a) Delinquents
(b) Trespassers
(c) Offenders
(d) Culprits

Q4. Pertaining to horses 
(a) Equine
(b) Equanimity
(c) Equivocal
(d) Equation

Q5. One who cannot be corrected 
(a) Incurable
(b) Incorrigible
(c) Hardened
(d) Vulnerable

Q6. Difficult or impossible to read 
(a) Illogical
(b) Illegible
(c) Ineligible
(d) Legible

Q7. Movement of a part of the body to express an idea or feeling.
(a) Jibe
(b) Gesture
(c) Pasture
(d) Mimicry

Q8. Failing to discharge one’s duty. 
(a) Debacle
(b) Dereliction
(c) Determination
(d) Deterrent

Q9. A person who is physically dependent on a substance. 
(a) Criminal
(b) Martyr
(c) Gladiator
(d) Addict

Q10. A child born after the death of its father is called. 
(a) A privileged person
(b) A deprived child
(c) A waif
(d) A posthumous child

Q11. A legal agreement by which a person borrows money from a bank usually to buy a house. 
(a) Document
(b) Mortgage
(c) Leave
(d) Invoice

Q12. Work for which one does not take salary or payment 
(a) remunerated
(b) charge sheet
(c) complementary
(d) honorary

Q13. No longer in use  
(a) absolute
(b) obsolete
(c) contemporary
(d) remote

Q14. An office with a salary but no work 
(a) Honesty
(b) Sinecure
(c) Insolvent
(d) Sinuous

Q15. The study or collection of coins 
(a) Nymphomania
(b) Numismatics
(c) Numerology
(d) Numeric

ANSWER KEYS: S1. Ans.(c) S2. Ans.(b) S3. Ans.(b) S4. Ans.(a) S5. Ans.(b) S6. Ans.(b) S7. Ans.(b) S8. Ans.(b) S9. Ans.(d) S10. Ans.(d) S11. Ans.(b) S12. Ans.(d) S13. Ans.(b) S14. Ans.(b) S15. Ans.(b)