Practice English Questions (Synonyms, Sentence Improvement) for SSC-CGL Exam Set-10

Practice English Questions for Upcoming SSC-CGL Exam Set-10
Practice English Questions for Upcoming SSC-CGL Exam Set-10:
The list of practice English Questions for Upcoming SSC- CGL Exam was given here, candidates those who are preparing for the examination can use this practice questions.


     Directions: In question nos. 1-5, out of the four alternatives choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word and mark it in your Answer-Sheet.

1).Embroil
a)    irritate
b)    embarrass
c)    misappropriate
d)    complicate



2).Grate
a)    waste
b)    mince
c)    honorable
d)    clasp



3).Kindle
a)    gadget
b)    kick
c)    ignite
d)    knock



4).Laud
a)    praise
b)    boisterous
c)    emphatic
d)    rowdy



5).Parch
a)    dampen
b)    wet
c)    freeze
d)    dry



     Directions: In question nos. 6-10, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A),(B) and (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement in needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer – Sheet.

6).If there is one lesson that can be learnt from the UPA 1 and UPA 2 governments, is it that the great the presence of regional parties in a coalition at the Center, the greater the chances of a gridlocked, dysfunctional government
a)    that it is the greater the
b)    it is greater that the
c)    it is that the greater the
d)    No improvement



7).Suppose it take ten thousand hours to become an expert but only thirty sever cigarettes to be an addict.
a)    It takes supposing
b)    It supposedly take
c)    Supposedly this take
d)    No improvement



8).The secretary general of Hockey Delhi has said there is a five – member panel who see over the selections.
a)    which oversees
b)    that see about
c)    who over see
d)    No improvement



9).There is always early warning signs but often people fail to take them seriously.
a)    still people fail often
b)    then often people fail
c)    often people fail
d)    No improvement



10).The party high command had asked its leaders and spokesperson to desist to making personalized attacks against political opponents.
a)    to desist at
b)    to desist from making
c)    to desist and make
d)    No improvement