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SSC CGL & CHSL Quiz : English Language | 13-03-2020

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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.

Once people wore garlic around their necks to ward off disease. Today, most Americans would (P)...... at the idea of wearing a necklace of garlic cloves to enhance their well-being. (Q).........., you might find a number of Americans willing to ingest capsules of pulverized garlic or other herbal supplements in the name of health. Complementary and alternative medicine, which includes a range of practices outside of conventional medicine such as herbs, homoeopathy, massage therapy, yoga, and acupuncture, hold increasing (R)....... for Americans. In fact, (S)...... one estimate, 42% of Americans have used alternative therapies. In all age groups, the use of unconventional healthcare practices has steadily (T)....... in the last 30 years, and the trend is likely to continue, although people born before 1945 are the least likely to turn to these therapies. Why have so many patients (U)......... to alternative therapies? Many are frustrated by the time constraints of managed care and alienated by (V)........ medicine's focus on technology. Others feel that a (W)....... approach to healthcare better reflects their beliefs and values. Others seek therapies that relieve symptoms (X)........ with chronic disease; symptoms that mainstream medicine cannot treat. Some alternative therapies have even crossed the line (Y)......... mainstream medicine, as the scientific investigation has confirmed their safety and efficacy. For example, physicians may currently prescribe acupuncture for pain management or to control nausea associated with chemotherapy. Additionally, many U.S. medical schools teach courses in alternative therapies, and many health insurance companies offer some alternative medicine benefits.

1. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank P.

A scoff 

 B dislike
 C enjoy 

 D appreciate

2. Select the most appropriate option to fill the blank Q.

A however 

B moreover 

C and 
D despite

3. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank R.

A health 

B appeal
C percentage 

D fitness

4. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank S.

A according to 

B in order to 

C in addition to 
D with a view to 

5. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank T.

A generated
 B increased
 C created 

 D decreased 

6. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank U.

A disliked 

 B turned 

 C liked 

 D accepted 

7. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank V.

A Homeopathic 

B Conventional 

C Alternative
D therapeutic

8. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank W.

A exclusive

B harmful 

C holistic
D collective 

9. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank X.

A associated 

B unrelated
C joined
D tied 

10. Select the most appropriate option to fill blank Y.

A onto 

B in 

C under 

D into 

ANSWER:

1. (1)

2. (1)

3. (2)

4. (1)

5. (2)

6. (2)

7. (2)

8. (3)

9. (1)

10. (4)


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