SSCCGL English Language And Comprehension

Question 11

In the following questions, a sentence/part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (4).
The tribunal has postponed the hearing to December 15.

  • delayed

  • pushed

  • adjourned

  • No improvement

Solution

C.

adjourned

Question 12

In the following questions, a sentence/part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (4).
The workers are very determined on fighting for their dues.

  • No improvement

  • have seriously planned

  • hell bent

  • have decided

Solution

C.

hell bent

Question 13

In the following questions, a sentence/part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (4).
I will buy the house provided it is quite sound.

  • unless

  • whether

  • until

  • No improvement

Solution

D.

No improvement

Question 14

In the following questions, a sentence/part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (4).
It was fortunate that the time bomb had burst only after the crowd had dispersed.

  • exploded

  • No improvement

  • blown up

  • erupted

Solution

A.

exploded

Question 15

In the following questions, a sentence/part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold sentence/part of the sentence at (1), (2) and (3) which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, your answer is (4).
The amount multiplies over a period of time.

  • within

  • in

  • by 

  • No improvement

Solution

D.

No improvement