# SSC CGL Tier 1 :: English Comprehension EC Test 73

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1 . In Question, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval [ ] in the Answer Sheet
______ I was travelling for Agra I met a Russian who could speak Hindi
while
when
as
since
2 . In Question, sentences given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval [ ] in the Answer Sheet
Scarcely did I see my father _____ I threw cigarette
than
hardly
before
when
3 . In question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
$CONTRITE$
Regretful
Merry
Repentless
Hopeful
4 . In question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
$FALLACY$
Fallout
Flaw
Bizarre
Uncultivated
5 . In question, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
$STOUT$
Imitative
Moderate
Humid
Emaciated
6 . In question, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
$SHREWD$
Turbid
Naive
Muffled
Mundane
7 . In question, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is spelt correctly/wrongly out of them. Find the word spelt correct/wrong and mark your answer in the Answer Sheet
Potscript
Postscript
Postcript
Potscripst
8 . In Question, four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bol d in bel ow sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
A wild goose chase
chase of wild goose
a careless effort
useless work
a foolish venture
9 . In Question, four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bol d in bel ow sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
A rap on the knuckles
to play with somebody
to rebuke somebody
to suffer a great loss
to look at the bright side of a thing
10 . In Question, four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in bol d in bel ow sentences. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
To take the cake or biscuit
to eat all the cake
to celebrate birthday
to serve breakfast
to be impatient