# ssc cgl tier 1 :: english comprehension :: ec test 96

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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.
The chairman is quick to find fault and is hard to please.
frivolous
facetious
fastidious
ferocious

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.
Scriptural injunctions should not be opposed or treated with contempt
flouted
flounced
floundered
flaunted

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.
A fortress on a commanding height for defense of a city is called
metropolis
megapolis

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.
The time between midnight and noon
Afternoon
Antipodes
Ante-meridiem
Antenantal

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.
One who is a dabbler in arts, science or literature
Dilettante
Aesthete
Maestro
Connoisseur

6 . In Question , a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet
I expect every player here to be conversant$at$ the rules of game
on
with
No improvement

7 . In Question , a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet
The matter called $up$ an explanation of his conduct
out
in
for
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8 . In Question , a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet
The accused $refused$ having murdered anybody.
disagreed
denied
declaimed
No improvement

9 . In Question , a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet
We cannot trust a man who plays false and loose with others.
false or loose
fast or loose
fast and loose
No imporvement

10 . In Question , a sentence/ a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at (A), (B), (C) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (D). Mark your answer in the Answer Sheet
$Any$ English are known for their practical instincts
some
many
the
No improvement