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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 6th June 2018 (Solutions)

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Directions (1-10): In the following questions, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentences.
Q1. What is Study of ancient things like tombs, buried towns is called?
(a) mythology
(b) history
(c) archaeology
(d) cult
Q2. A person who believes that everything is pre-destined.
(a) legend
(b) arbitrator
(c) fatalist
(d) apostate
Q3. A person who cannot be corrected is called?
(a) incorrigible
(b) indulged
(c) illiterate
(d) amendable
Q4. Someone who is Opposed to great or sudden change?
(a) mercenary
(b) conservative
(c) eccentric
(d) fastidious
Q5. Someone prominent in a fashionable society.
(a) socialite
(b) social
(c) amiable
(d) amicable
Q6. Liable to be easily broken.
(a) fragile
(b) weak
(c) indelible
(d) volatile
Q7. That cannot be cured.
(a) insatiable
(b) incurable
(c) indisputable
(d) flexible
Q8. Written statement to give information.
(a) addendum
(b) corrigendum
(c) memorandum
(d) scenario
Q9. What is Study of population is called?
(a) ecology
(b) demography
(c) astronomy
(d) genealogy
Q10. Not allowing light to pass through.
(a) opaque
(b) transparent
(c) invisible
(d) invincible
S1. Ans.(c) 
Sol.  archaeology-the study of human history and prehistory through the excavation of sites and the analysis of artefacts and other physical remains.
S2. Ans.(c) 
Sol. fatalist- The doctrine that all events are predetermined by fate and are therefore unalterable.
S3. Ans.(a) 
Sol. incorrigible- (of a person or their behaviour) not able to be changed or reformed.
S4. Ans.(b) 
Sol. conservative-averse to change or innovation and holding traditional values.
S5. Ans.(a) 
Sol. socialite-a person who is well known in fashionable society and is fond of social activities and entertainment
S6. Ans.(a) 
Sol.  fragile-(of an object) easily broken or damaged.
S7. Ans.(b) 
Sol.  incurable-(of a sick person or a disease) not able to be cured.
S8. Ans.(c) 
Sol.  memorandum-a written message in business or diplomacy.
S9. Ans.(b) 
Sol.  demography-the study of statistics such as births, deaths, income, or the incidence of disease, which illustrate the changing structure of human populations.
S10. Ans.(a) 
Sol. opaque- not able to be seen through; not transparent.