SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 11

Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it.
Arrogant

  • Proud

  • Modest

  • Selfish

  • Haughty

Solution

B.

Modest

Question 12

Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it.
Eccentric

  • Carefree

  • Peculiar

  • Unusual

  • Normal

Solution

D.

Normal

Question 13

Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it.
Zenith

  • Nadir

  • Shallow

  • Low

  • Bottom

Solution

A.

Nadir

Zenith means 'the time when something is the strongest and the most successful'. Nadir means 'the worst moment in a particular situation'.

Question 14

A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed choose 'No improvement'.
We have been retracing our steps to the log cabin ten minutes ago

  • will be retracing

  • have to retrace

  • had to retrace

  • No improvement

Solution

C.

had to retrace

Question 15

A sentence/a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed choose 'No improvement'.
I was struck by his singular appearance.

  • struck by how he singularly appears

  • struck by his single apperance

  • had stricken his single apperance

  • No improvement

Solution

D.

No improvement