# SSC CGL Tier 1 :: English Comprehension EC Test 57

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1 . Look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence, three possible situations for the underlined part are given. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No improvement' response will be signified by the letter (d)
He told to us everything he knew
us everything he knew
us everything he is knowing
us everything he was knowing
No improvement
2 . Look at the underlined part of each sentence. Below each sentence, three possible situations for the underlined part are given. If one of them (a), (b) or (c) is better than the underlined part, indicate your response on the Answer Sheet against the corresponding letter (a), (b) or (c). If none of the substitutions improves the sentence, indicate (d) as your response on the Answer Sheet. Thus a 'No improvement' response will be signified by the letter (d)
Unless you do not work hard,you won't succeed in life
cannot work hard
will not work hard
work hard
No improvement
3 . Each questions below consists of a word in capital letters followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most opposite in meaning to the words in capital letters
$DEFERENTIAL$
Discount
Disrespectful
Preceonception
Acute
4 . Each questions below consists of a word in capital letters followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most opposite in meaning to the words in capital letters
$FELICITOUS$
Unfriendly
Uneasy
Unheard of
Inappropriate
5 . Each questions below consists of a word in capital letters followed by four words or group of words. Select the word or group of words that is most opposite in meaning to the words in capital letters
$ABSOLVE$
To remember some one fondly
To imitate someone
To pretend
To declare someone guilty
6 . In questions given below out of four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence
A place where bees are kept in called
An apiary
A mole
A hive
A sanctury
7 . In questions given below out of four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence
A religious discourse
Preach
Stanza
Sanctorum
Sermon
8 . In questions given below out of four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence
Parts of a country behind the coast or a river's banks
Isthmus
Archipelago
Hinterland
Swamps
9 . In questions given below out of four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence
Study of the evolution of man as an animal
Archaeology
Anthropology
Chronology
Ethnology
10 . In questions given below out of four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence
A person who speaks many languages
Linguist
Monolingual
Polyglot
Bilingual