SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 46

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have error and some are correct. Find out which part of sentence has an error. If sentence is free from error, your answer is (d).
It is true that a sense of duty may at time (a)/ render it necessary for you to do that (b)/ which is displeasing to your companions. (c)/ No error (d)

  • It is true that a sense of duty may at time

  • render it necessary for you to do that

  • which is displeasing to your companions

  • No error

Solution

A.

It is true that a sense of duty may at time

Replace 'at time' with 'at times' /anytime in first part of the sentence.

Question 47

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have error and some are correct. Find out which part of sentence has an error. If sentence is free from error, your answer is (d).
It is necessary for everything to prepare himself (a)/ thoroughly in his early years for the tasks (b)/ that he will have to perform in life (c)/ No error (d).

  • It is necessary for everything to prepare himself

  • thoroughly in his early years for the tasks

  • that he will have to perform in life

  • No error

Solution

A.

It is necessary for everything to prepare himself

Replace 'everything' by 'everyone' in the first part of the sentence.

Question 48

In the following question, some parts of the sentence have error and some are correct. Find out which part of sentence has an error. If sentence is free from error, your answer is (d).
His initials is engraved (a)/ on the back of (b) his watch (c)/ No error (d)

  • His initials is engraved

  • on the back of

  • his watch

  • No error 

Solution

A.

His initials is engraved

'are engraved' should be used in first part of the sentence as 'initials' is plural.

Question 49

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
One who specialises in the mathematics of insurance.

  • A statistician

  • An actuary

  • An agent

  • An insurant

Solution

B.

An actuary

Question 50

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.
Sachin has a long inning in cricket.

  • long spell

  • fine experience

  • victorious win

  • ultimate success

Solution

A.

long spell