# ssc cgl tier 1 :: english comprehension :: ec test 78

## Home ssc cgl tier 1 / english comprehension Questions and Answers

1 .In Question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval in the Answer Sheet
One who introduces performing artiste on the stage programmes
compere
cynic
coquette
callous

2 .In Question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval in the Answer Sheet
A squirrel's home
scullery
sty
den
drey

3 .In Question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval in the Answer Sheet
One who is overanxious about his health
highbrow
hypochomdriac
hedonist
heretic

4 .In Question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval in the Answer Sheet
A noisy quarrelsome woman
amazon
cynosure
termagant
truant

5 .In Question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentences and indicate it by blackening the appropriate oval in the Answer Sheet
A boastful fellow
swashbuckler
stoic
samaritan
sot

6 .In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase underli ned in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
What egged you on to become a social worker?
Urged
dampened
Hindered
Discouraged

7 .In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase underli ned in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
The host team bore the palm in the league matches
played quite well
was victorious
was defeated
played a very boring match

8 .In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase underli ned in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
There was a job for me to cut my teeth on
to gain experience
to try
to sharpen my wits
to earn a decent salary

9 .In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase underli ned in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
His speech has taken the wind out of my sails
made my words or actions ineffective
made me think of the future