English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 6th August 2018

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam

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Directions: (1-5) Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.

Q1. Excessive desire to stay in bed
(a) Melomania
(b) Clinomania
(c) Dinomania
(d) Melanomania

Q2. To send someone back to his or her own country
(a) Extirpate
(b) Repatriate
(c) Expropriate
(d) Exile

Q3. Make something less severe
(a) Aggravation
(b) Mediation
(c) Palliation
(d) Reduction

Q4. One who does or studies without seriousness.
(a) Dilettante
(b) Diligent
(c) Deliberate
(d) Distracted

Q5. A labourer involved in loading and uploading ships.
(a) Somnambulist
(b) Sinophobe
(c) Stevedore
(d) Septuagenarian

Directions (6-10): In each question, a sentence is given in which an idiom is used. The idiomatic phrase is underlined/BOLD. Four possible meanings of the idioms are also given. Mark the number of the correct meaning as your answer.

Q6. He was cut to the quick when he learnt that his faithful servant had betrayed him for money.
(a) wounded physically
(b) angered
(c) deeply hurt
(d) impressed

Q7. He began to give himself airs after he returned from his stint abroad.
(a) be generous
(b) be arrogant
(c) win other’s admiration
(d) be helpful

Q8. Newspapers often bring to light the corrupt practices of politicians.
(a) reveal
(b) hide
(c) criticize
(d) ignore

Q9. Within two years of his father’s death, he had made ducks and drakes of his large inheritance.
(a) invested wisely
(b) distributed generously
(c) multiplied
(d) spent foolishly

Q10. In times to depression, businessmen have to struggle to keep their heads above water.
(a) make profit
(b) find employees
(c) avoid bankruptcy
(d) develop


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