English Quiz for SSC-CGL

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As we all know, Verbal Aptitude is an
important component of a number of competitive examinations such as the UPSC
Civil Services Examination, Banking Entrance Examinations, SSC CGL/CHSL
Examination, MBA Entrance Examination, Combined Defence Services Examination, etc.
In order to help you practise and improve your verbal ability, we provide you
this English Quiz.

Given below are a few questions from
SSC examinations held in the last few years. Leave your answers/ responses in
the comments section below and soon we’ll let you know the correct answers!

Directions (Q.Nos. 1-5) In these
questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be
substituted for the given words/sentence.

1. Too much official formality

(a)
Bureaucracy

(b)
Red-tapism

(c)
Diplomacy

(d)
Autocracy

2. Enclosure for birds

(a)
Pen

(b)
Nest

(c)
Lair

(d)
Aviary

3. That cannot be conquered

(a)
Invincible

(b)
Invulnerable

(c)
Intangible

(d)
Inevitable

4. Hard to please

(a)
Loquacious

(b)
Stubborn

(c)
Fastidious

(d)
Epicurean

5. A person eighty years of age

(a)
Septogenarian

(b)
Nonagenarian

(c)
Octogenarian

(d)
Sexogenarian

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