SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 46

Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
The winning team decided to go for the jugular in the last quarter of the match.
  • give reserve players a chance

  • attack all out

  • give easy opportunites to the opposite team

  • forfeit the match

Solution

B.

attack all out

Go for the jugular means 'to attack somebody's weakest point in at an aggressive way'

Question 47

Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
He and his neighbour are always at loggerheads
  • agree on everything

  • abusing each other

  • disagreeing on everything

  • aloof from each other

Solution

C.

disagreeing on everything

Question 48

Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
I m going to stay at home because I am feeling under the weather today.
  • depressed

  • sick

  • unhappy

  • irritated

Solution

B.

sick

Question 49

Four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

  • Merth

  • Connoisseur

  • Gruesom

  • Appretiate

Solution

B.

Connoisseur

Question 50

Four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

  • Resurgence

  • Haphazzard

  • Comissioned

  • Fortuitous

Solution

D.

Fortuitous