# ssc cgl tier 1 :: english comprehension :: ec test 92

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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.
An imaginary name assumed by an author for disguise
Pseudonym
Pen - name
Nick name
Homonym

2 . In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
To lose one's bearings
to become sick and tired
to lose one's strength
to be uncertain of one's position
to become hopeless

3 . In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
To see eye to eye
to be annoyed
to be unhappy
to be incomplet
to agree

4 . In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
To pick holes
to cut some part of an item
to find some reason to quarrel
to find fault
to destroy something

5 . In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
Bon voyage
in absence
in presence
free journey
a good journey to you

6 . In Question , four alternative are given for the Idiom/Phrase in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and mark it in the Answer Sheet.
To strain every nerve
to make utmost efforts
to feel weak and tired
to be dilligent workers
to be methodical in work

7 . In Question, in the following passages some of the words have been left out. Read the passages carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks

The millions of people from different parts of the world, who have settled in America, have all contributed something to American English. Though in the main ...$(1)$...to the new ways of life they ...$(2)$...in the new country, they could not help leaving some ...$(3)$...of their language of English....$(4)$...drawing upon these many elements which make ... $(5)$ ... American culture, Americans have made their kind of English a melting pot in miniature
$(1)$
confining
connecting
confirming
conforming

8 . In Question, in the following passages some of the words have been left out. Read the passages carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks

The millions of people from different parts of the world, who have settled in America, have all contributed something to American English. Though in the main ...$(1)$...to the new ways of life they ...$(2)$...in the new country, they could not help leaving some ...$(3)$...of their language of English....$(4)$...drawing upon these many elements which make ... $(5)$ ... American culture, Americans have made their kind of English a melting pot in miniature
$(2)$
acquired
traced
sought
found

9 . In Question, in the following passages some of the words have been left out. Read the passages carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks

The millions of people from different parts of the world, who have settled in America, have all contributed something to American English. Though in the main ...$(1)$...to the new ways of life they ...$(2)$...in the new country, they could not help leaving some ...$(3)$...of their language of English....$(4)$...drawing upon these many elements which make ... $(5)$ ... American culture, Americans have made their kind of English a melting pot in miniature
$(3)$
identity
element
mark
sign

10 . In Question, in the following passages some of the words have been left out. Read the passages carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternative and fill in the blanks

The millions of people from different parts of the world, who have settled in America, have all contributed something to American English. Though in the main ...$(1)$...to the new ways of life they ...$(2)$...in the new country, they could not help leaving some ...$(3)$...of their language of English....$(4)$...drawing upon these many elements which make ... $(5)$ ... American culture, Americans have made their kind of English a melting pot in miniature
$(4)$
by
in
on
from