SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 21

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 hope you will be able to steer ahead of the anti-social elements.

  • steer free

  • steer clear

  • steer out

  • No improvement

Solution

B.

steer clear

Question 22

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'.
The climate of Shillong is somewhat like Kohima.

  • like Kohima's

  • as Kohima's

  • as Kohima

  • No improvement

Solution

A.

like Kohima's

Question 23

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'.
The blue whale was thriving in all of the world's oceans until the turn of the century, at which time they became hunted to the point of extinction.

  • At the turn of the century, blue whales were thriving in all of the world's oceans

  • Blue whales were thriving in all of the world's oceans until the turn of the century

  • The blue whale was thriving in all of the world's oceans up until the turn of the century.

  • No improvement

Solution

B.

Blue whales were thriving in all of the world's oceans until the turn of the century

Question 24

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.
He will impart no information ................ anyone

  • from

  • for

  • with

  • to

Solution

D.

to

Question 25

Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it.
Jyoti refused to be ............... by her long illness.

  • dispatched

  • dispirited

  • dispersed

  • dispensed

Solution

B.

dispirited