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SSC English Free practice set: Sentence Completion (Set-2)

Oct 11, 2017 17:17 IST
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    SSC English free questions

    In SSC exams, There are approximately four questions out of this topic under English language section. These questions are sometimes tricky and mindboggling resulting in more time consumptions. Such topic need rigorous practice and deep knowledge of English grammar & language.

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    SSC English free questions: Sentence completion

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    1. As ______ beings we live each day conscious of our shortcomings and victories.

    a. sensational

    b. sentient

    c. sentimental

    d. static

    2. The curious crowd gathered to watch the irate customer ______ about the poor service he received in the restaurant.

    a. antiquate

    b. trivialize

    c. rant

    d. placate

    3. The man’s ______ driving resulted in a four-car pile-up on the freeway.

    a. burdensome

    b. charismatic

    c. exceptional

    d. negligent

    4. Ron didn’t know the rules of rugby, but he could tell by the crowd’s reaction that it was a critical ______ in the game.

    a. acclamation

    b. conviction

    c. juncture

    d. enigma

    5. My ancestor who lost his life in the Revolutionary War was a ______ for American independence.

    a. knave

    b. reactionary

    c. compatriot

    d. martyr

    6. The ______ sound of the radiator as it released steam became an increasingly annoying distraction.

    a. sibilant

    b. scintillating

    c. diverting

    d. sinuous

    7. It is helpful for salesmen to develop a good ______ with their customers in order to gain their trust.

    a. platitude

    b. rapport

    c. ire

    d. tribute

    8. In such a small office setting, the office manager found he had ______ responsibilities that required knowledge in a variety of different topics.

    a. heedless

    b. complementary

    c. mutual

    d. manifold

    9. David’s ______ entrance on stage disrupted the scene and caused the actors to flub their lines.

    a. untimely

    b. precise

    c. lithe

    d. fortuitous

    10. The settlers found an ideal location with plenty of ______ land for farming and a mountain stream for fresh water and irrigation.

    a. candid

    b. provincial

    c. arable

    d. timid

    11. The ______ seventh-grader towered over the other players on his basketball team.

    a. gangling

    b. studious

    c. mimetic

    d. abject

    12. Carson was at first flattered by the ______ of his new colleagues, but he soon realized that their admiration rested chiefly on his connections, not his accomplishments.

    a. reprisal

    b. adulation

    c. bulwark

    d. rapport

    13. For a(n) ______ fee, it is possible to upgrade from regular gasoline to premium.

    a. nominal

    b. judgmental

    c. existential

    d. bountiful

    14. Searching frantically to find the hidden jewels, the thieves proceeded to ______ the entire house.

    a. justify

    b. darken

    c. amplify

    d. ransack

    15. The ______ deer stuck close to its mother when venturing out into the open field.

    a. starling

    b. foundling

    c. yearling

    d. begrudging

    16. The police officer ______ the crowd to step back from the fire so that no one would get hurt.

    a. undulated

    b. enjoined

    c. stagnated

    d. permeated

    17. Jackson’s poor typing skills were a ______ to finding employment at the nearby office complex.

    a. benefit

    b. hindrance

    c. partiality

    d. temptation

    18. Through ______, the chef created a creamy sauce by combining brown sugar, butter, and cinnamon in a pan and cooking them over medium-high heat.

    a. impasse

    b. obscurity

    c. decadence

    d. liquefaction

    19. The defendant claimed that he was innocent and that his confession was ______.

    a. coerced

    b. flagrant

    c. terse

    d. benign

    20. Harvey was discouraged that his visa application was ______ due to his six convictions.

    a. lethargic

    b. immeasurable

    c. nullified

    d. segregated

    Answer key

    1

    b

    11

    a

    2

    c

    12

    b

    3

    e

    13

    a

    4

    c

    14

    d

    5

    e

    15

    c

    6

    a

    16

    b

    7

    b

    17

    b

    8

    d

    18

    e

    9

    a

    19

    a

    10

    c

    20

    c

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