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SSC English free practice Set: Sentence completion (Set-3)

Oct 11, 2017 18:50 IST
    SSC English practice questions
    SSC English practice questions

    As per the new exam pattern, Sentence completion can benefit you in attaining 6-8 marks in the SSC exams as there are nearly four questions based on this topic. It generally tests your vocabulary and English grammar skills. Hence, it is very important and unavoidable topic. The only thing, which has to do, is to identify the appropriate noun, pronoun, adjective, adverbs, and verbs. So that, a meaningful and logical sentence can be formed that can be understandable by the reader and comply with the grammar rule.

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    In this article, we have prepared 20 questions based on the above topic and the level of SSC exams including SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, and SSC JE etc.

    SSC English Free questions: Sentence completion

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    1. Amie agrees with the ______ that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

    a. perpetuity

    b. penchant

    c. maxim

    d. conformation

    2. Victor Frankenstein’s creature was a(n) ______, detested by everyone he met.

    a. itinerant

    b. anathema

    c. cosmopolitan

    d. mercenary

    3. Jack Nicholson was at the ______ of his career when he received the Oscar for Best Actor.

    a. detriment

    b. pinnacle

    c. oligarchy

    d. rogue

    4. Ariana was outstanding as the moderator; she handled the intensely heated debate with great _____, diplomatically and tactfully keeping the conversation fair and on track.

    a. finesse

    b. pretentiousness

    c. prowess

    d. succor

    5. The class endured a loud and lengthy ______ by the teacher on the subject of submitting written work on time.

    a. guile

    b. polemic

    c. bravado

    d. tirade

    6. Lauren’s ______ features, what you first noticed about her, were her stunning black hair and large, dark eyes.

    a. savvy

    b. affluent

    c. predominant

    d. universal

    7. Whenever Tom and I would argue he would ______ with his hands and body to accentuate his point.

    a. interject

    b. infuse

    c. gesticulate

    d. conjure

    8. Must we be subjected to your ______ complaints all day long?

    a. tiresome

    b. fearsome

    c. awesome

    d. gleesome

    9. The new political candidate refused to print ______ about her aggressive opponent, but that did not stop him from printing lies about her.

    a. dispensation

    b. assignation

    c. rendition

    d. libel

    10 . Awkwardly tall and prone to tripping over her own feet, Grace felt her name was truly a ______.

    a. misnomer

    b. preoccupation

    c. universality

    d. garrulity

    11. Although the villagers’ lives were profoundly different from her own, Jing-Mae felt a deep ______ for the people when she served in the Peace Corps.

    a. reparation

    b. affinity

    c. injunction

    d. exigency

    12. Sometimes late at night Sharon would gaze joyfully at her children as they slept and ______ in their innocence.

    a. sneer

    b. ostracize

    c. revel

    d. repudiate

    13. In the famous balcony scene, Romeo ______ Juliet’s beauty in one of the most romantic soliloquies ever written.

    a. sanctions

    b. extols

    c. peruses

    d. beguiles

    14. It was ______ to think that it could possibly snow in the middle of the desert.

    a. advantageous

    b. philosophical

    c. eroding

    d. preventative

    15. Every evening at the restaurant, the reporter would eavesdrop on the Mayor’s conversations in order to ______ any information that could make headlines.

    a. ignore

    b. glean

    c. extol

    d. extend

    16. The surgeon placed a ______ on the femoral artery to bind it during the long and exhausting surgery.

    a. ligature

    b. doctrine

    c. premise

    d. synopsis

    17. By sheer ______ force, the men pushed the truck to the side of the road and out of danger.

    a. virile

    b. persnickety

    c. meticulous

    d. suave

    18. Based on his recent poor decisions, it was obvious that Seth lacked even a ______ of good sense.

    a. debasement

    b. diversion

    c. disapprobation

    d. modicum

    19. To settle the dispute, the students elected a faculty member to serve as a(n) ______.

    a. maverick

    b. dystopia

    c. arbiter

    d. fiduciary

    20. The ______ newspaper accounts of the city scandal caused some readers to question the truth of the stories.

    a. lurid

    b. vivacious

    c. blithesome

    d. prolific

    Answer key

    1

    c

    11

    b

    2

    b

    12

    c

    3

    b

    13

    b

    4

    a

    14

    c

    5

    d

    15

    b

    6

    c

    16

    a

    7

    c

    17

    a

    8

    a

    18

    d

    9

    d

    19

    c

    10

    a

    20

    a

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