SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 11

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
His was in doldrums after the quarrel with his brother.

  • jubilant

  • in low spirits

  • angry

  • left the house

Solution

B.

in low spirits

Question 12

In the following question, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
If someone drops a bombshell, they

  • make a serious mistake

  • create a big problem

  • have some big, bad news

  • are attacking their enemy

Solution

C.

have some big, bad news

Question 13

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Usual

  • Same

  • Simple

  • Customary

  • Save

Solution

C.

Customary

Question 14

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Compel

  • Force

  • Submit

  • Agree

  • Lagore

Solution

A.

Force

Question 15

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
Stringent

  • Rigorous

  • Strained

  • Dry

  • Shrill

Solution

A.

Rigorous