Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | English Questions For SSC CGL : Day 16

Target SSC CGL | 10,000+ Questions | English Questions For SSC CGL : Day 16

Dear aspirants,

This is the new year with new goals, new experiences and lots of exams to be scheduled soon. SSC CGL has recently released the exam dates so now it is time to gear up your preparations and try hard to get success. SSCEGY never fails to deliver something new and fruitful for you all. This time also we are providing you the best study plan as well as a study material. We are here going to prepare your English section for the SSC CGL. In this article, we are providing you the details that how we are going to help you to clear the examination this year. We SSCEGY is going to provide you daily tests for all the subjects. The topic-wise quiz will be done from January till April. This will help you to get a deeper knowledge of all the topics and will prepare you thoroughly.

Directions (1 -5): In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The ___1____ of Bengal tigers left in the world has ____2____from 10000 to 4000 over the last century. The main threats are ____3_____ of habitat, poaching and trade in tiger parts for eastern medicines.

Most Bengal tigers live in protected areas of India. Anti- poaching task- force have been ___4____ up and there is also a trade _____5_____on tiger products in many countries, as a measure to save this rare species.


(a) from

(b) kind

(c) glory

(d) number


(a) shrunk

(b) eliminated

(c) abolished

(d) ascended


(a) prevention

(b) shift

(c) encroaching

(d) loss


(a) set

(b) swept

(c) brought

(d) deployed


(a) agreement

(b) ban

(c) contract

(d) link

Directions (6-7): In these questions, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given in bold.

Q6. Sheela stood by her husband in weal and woe.

(a) by hook or crook

(b) in prosperity and adversity

(c) during action

(d) during the operation

Q7. It has been proved up to the hilt that China’s intentions are bad.

(a) completely

(b) up to final decision

(c) final outcome

(d) none of these

Directions (8-9): In these questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the word given in bold.

Q8. Ennui

(a) languor

(b) enthusiasm

(c) ebullience

(d) vigour

Q9. Rancour

(a) respect

(b) blitz

(c) malice

(d) friendship

Q10. Select the antonym of Garish






S1. Ans. (d)

S2. Ans. (a)

S3. Ans. (d)

S4. Ans. (a)

S5. Ans. (b)

S6. Ans.(b)

Sol. weal and woe: Prosperity; happiness and a difficult or unpleasant situation.

S7. Ans. (a)

Sol. Up to the hilt: Completely, to the maximum degree

S8. Ans. (a)

Sol. Ennui-a feeling of boredom or weariness; languor-tiredness or inactivity

S9. Ans.(c)

Sol. Rancour-a continuing bitter hate or ill-will; malice-the desire to harm someone

S10 Ans. (c).

Sol. Garish-obtrusively bright and showy, gaudy

Putrid-rotten, having bad smell or taste

Subservient- prepared to obey others unquestioningly.