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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 5th June 2018 (Solutions)

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Directions (1-5): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word as you answer.
Q1. Prowess
Sol.Prowess-extraordinary;skill or expertise in a particular activity or field.
Q2. Quotidian
Sol.Quotidian-daily; of or occurring every day; daily.
Q3. Indigent
Sol. Indigent- impoverished
Q4. Zany
Sol. Zany-crazy; wacky
Q5. Voluble
Sol. Voluble-talkative,(of a person) talking fluently, readily, or incessantly.
Directions (6-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q6. Scarcity of rain or water.
(a) drought
(b) draught
(c) tide
(d) barren
S6. Ans.(a)
Sol. drought-a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water.
Q7. One who believes that nothing can be said about God.
(a) thesis
(b) athlete
(c) altruist
(d) agnostic
S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. agnostic- a person who believes that nothing is known or can be known of the existence or nature of God.
Q8. Work for which no salary is paid.
(a) brocade
(b) placard
(c) honorary
(d) scenario
S8. Ans.(c)
Sol. honorary-(of an office or its holder) unpaid.
Q9. Thing to be corrected in a printed book.
(a) addendum
(b) corrigendum
(c) quorum
(d) memorandum
S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. corrigendum-a thing to be corrected, typically an error in a printed book.
Q10. Something That cannot be understood.
(a) incomprehensible
(b) imponderable
(c) vulnerable
(d) illegible
S10. Ans.(a)
Sol.  incomprehensible-not able to be understood; not intelligible.