Practice English Vocabulary Questions and Answer for SSC/FCI Exam Set-18

Practice English Vocabulary Questions and Answer for SSC/FCI Exam
Practice English Vocabulary Questions and Answer for SSC/FCI Exam Set-18:
The list of English questions and answer for FCI, SSC CHSL and SSC CGL Mains Exams were given here, Candidates those who are all preparing for the examination can use this practice questions.

Directions (1-3): In the following questions out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
1).Citadel
a)    mansion
b)    fortress
c)    palace
d)    metropolis

2).Stern
a)    young
b)    stern
c)    strict  
d)    lenient  

3).Aberration
a)    intensification   
b)    deviation
c)    rationality
d)    justification

Directions (4-6): In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
4).Dwindle
a)    diminish   
b)    shrink
c)    increase
d)    decrease

5).Dormant
a)    inactive  
b)    dorsal
c)    domestic
d)    active

6).Tranquility
a)    quiet
b)    serenity
c)    peace
d)    disturbance

Directions (7-10): In the following questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/ Phrase printed in bold in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/ Phrase.
7).Let sleeping dogs lie.
a)    Dogs can raise tempers
b)    Do not allow dogs to stand
c)    Prevent dog mobility
d)    Do not bring up an old controversial issue

8).To get admission in present day educational institutions, all children should be born with a silver spoon in the mouth.
a)    Always hold a silver spoon.
b)    Be born with silver spoon
c)    Be born in a rich family
d)    Be born to silver spoon manufacturer


9).’A man of straw’ means,
a)    An Unreasonable person
b)    A man of-no substance
c)    A very active person   
d)    A worthy fellow

10).Children complain about their parents’ gifts. They should learn not to look a gift horse in the mouth.
a)    Not to find fault with the gifts received
b)    Not to ask for more gifts
c)    Not to find goodness in the gifts
d)    Not to look at a horse’s mouth

Answers:                         
1). b) 2). c) 3).b ) 4).c ) 5). d) 6). d) 7).d ) 8).c ) 9).b ) 10).a )

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