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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 26th March 2018 (Solutions)

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 26th March 2018 (Solutions)_30.1

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, a sentence has been given with a blank to be filled from the given options. Choose the one word or phrase that best completes the sentence.
Q1. In an effort to bring the problem under control, the Indian Government has recently _______________ for prevention of pollution of the Ganges.
(a) disciplined a way out
(b) supervised an act
(c) dominate the action
(d) drawn up an action plan
S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. ‘drawn up an action plan’ fits in the context
Q2. _______________ can arise out of Off-market Trades or Market Trades.
(a) Registrations
(b) Alterations
(c) Allocation
(d) Transfers
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Transfers-is correct word in the given sentence.
Q3. By 2009, less than half of the passenger car production by the largest six Japanese producers _______________ in Japan.
(a) was undertaken
(b) had been operated
(c) were pursued
(d) was executed
S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. ‘was undertaken; singular verb will be used for the word ‘production’.
Q4. There are always problems to overcome at the __________ of a new policy, but those should be dealt with in a few months.
(a) inception
(b) exhume
(c) eschew
(d) escapade
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. inception: the establishment or starting point of an institution or activity.
Q5. Through his __________, he deceived us all.
(a) None of these
(b) selvage
(c) canard
(d) ballistic
S5. Ans.(c)
Sol. canard: an unfounded rumour or story.
Directions (6-8): In each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click the button corresponding to it.
Q6. For keeps
(a) Himself
(b) Away
(c) Forever
(d) Hid
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. For keeps-permanently; indefinitely. Hence option C is correct choice.
Q7. Pale into insignificance
(a) to seem less important
(b) to be less exciting
(c) to be less hectic
(d) to be dull and pale
S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. pale into insignificance- diminish in importance, especially in comparison with something else. Hence option A is correct choice.
Q8. Drive home
(a) Find one’s roots
(b) Emphasize
(c) Refer
(d) Draw
S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. drive something home: to emphasize an important point about something (to someone).
Directions: (9-10). Four words are given, out of which only one word is spelt correctly. Choose the correctly spelt word and click the button corresponding to it.
(a) Frankenefood
(b) Rhythm
(c) Millenium
(d) Reccomend
S9. Ans.(b)
(a) Occured
(b) Harrass
(c) Embarrass
(d) Conscence
S10. Ans.(c)