Model Questions for SSC CGL TIER-1 (English) Set - 20

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Model Questions for SSC CGL TIER-1 (English) Set - 20


Directions: In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Below each five pairs of words have been denoted by numbers (a), (b), (c),and (d). Find out which pair of words can be filled up in the blanks in the sentence in the same sequence to make the sentence meaningfully complete.

1. The company has _____ special training to employees on _____ to trade online.

(a) imparted, risks
(b) offered, course
(c) announced, benefits
(d) sanction, skills

2. We are proud to say that today ___ 26 per cent of our total accounts are ___ by women and senior citizens.

(a) approximate, held
(b) nearly, authorised
(c) above, open
(d) over, maintain

3. On account of the ___ in sales the software firm has achieved an eight per cent ___ in net profit.

(a) increase, rise
(b) surge, fall
(c) decline, slope
(d) hike, loss

4. ___ to your error the ___ consignment has been delayed by a week.

(a) According, important
(b) Duly, urgent
(c) Added, crucial
(d) Owing, entire

5. Mr. Srinivasan is ___ to become Chairman of the group ____ the retirement of his father.

(a) voted, subsequent
(b) set, following
(c) selected, despite
(d) approved, because

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Directions: In each question below a sentence with four words printed in bold type is given. These are numbered as (a), (b), (c) and (d). One of these four words printed in bold may be either wrongly spelt or inappropriate in the context of the sentence.

6. With this unique (a)/initiative (b)/ the company hopes to sustain (c)/ its current (d)/ growth rate.

7. There is no guarantee (a)/ that if this model is adopted (b)/ the entire (c)/ All correct. (d)

8. In responds (a)/ to the advertisement a sizeable (b)/ number of candidates have submitted (c)/ their applications. (d)

9. In our opinion the existing (a)/ assessment (b)/ system required immediate (c)/ revision. (d)

10. The organization preferred (a)/ to hire locale (b)/ population as they understood the language (c)/ and customer preferences. (d)/ All correct. (5)

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Answer:

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


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