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SSC CGL & CHSL Quiz : English Language | 29-02-2020

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SSC CGL & CHSL Quiz : English Language | 10-02-2020

As SSC CGL & CHSL notification is out and candidates have started their preparation for this exam. Mahendras also has started special quizzes for this examination. This series of the quizzes is based on the latest pattern of the SSC CGL/CHSL examination. Regular practice of the questions included in the quizzes will boost up your preparations and it will be very helpful in scoring good marks in the examination.

In the following passage, some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Leaving his car with the valet, he (A)______ the hotel and joined the large crowd milling (B)______ He found a badge waiting for him (C)______ the receptionist's table and took his (D)______ in the rear of the hall. When the place was (E)______ the moderator welcomed the crowd.

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. A.

1. entered

2. accessed

3. admitted

4. invaded

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. B.

1. aside

2. about

3. out

4. into

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. C. 

1. by

2. at

3. in

4. over

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. D. 

1. stand

2. couch

3. seat

4. lounge

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No. E. 

1. empty

2. stuffed

3. completed

4. filled

Improve the bracketed part of the following sentences.

6. Life in (more) thriving towns is intimately connected with the local trades and industries.

(1) much

(2) much more

(3) most

(4) No improvement

7. Keshav was (endowed on) rare talents.

(1) endowed of

(2) endowed upon

(3) endowed with

(4) No improvement

8. The unpleasant feeling (passes) and she glanced guardedly up at him.

(1) passing

(2) has passed

(3) passed

(4) No improvement

9. Affirmations are positive statements that (describes) a desired situation or goal and

are often repeated, in order to get them impressed on the subconscious mind.

(1) describing

(2) describe

(3) is describing

(4) No improvement

10. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase and mark it as your answer.

To feel one’s pulse

1. To regain the lost position

2. To feel nostalgic

3. To judge the mood or views of 

4. To weep bitterly 


1. (1)

2. (2) Mill about - To loiter, wander about, or waste time idly (someplace).

3. (2) At the receptionist's table.

4. (3)

5. (4)

6. (3) Most = the biggest number

Look at the sentence:

Most of the people I had invited turned up.

7. (3) Endowed with = gifted naturally with some quality.

Look at the sentence:

People think Jefferson was endowed with great wisdom.

8. (3) The next part of the sentence shows the past time.

Hence, ‘passed’ will be used.

9. (1) Here, the antecedent of ‘that' is ‘statements’ (plural). Hence, the plural verb will be used.

10. (3) To feel one’s pulse - To use one's intuition to identify the current mood or feeling of a person, group, or setting.

e.g. - Try to feel the pulse of the crowd. If they seem bored, play some more upbeat songs.


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