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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 23rd August 2018 (Solutions)

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Directions (1-5): Pick out the most effective word from the given words to fill in the blanks to make the sentence meaningfully complete.
Q1. In all ……………. Harish will get the job.
(a) Likelihood
(b) Odds
(c) Options
(d) Candidates
Q2. Some courses are optional but Math and English are …………….
(a) Compulsion
(b) Compulsory
(c) Essential
(d) Referential
Q3. Jennifer caused her parents a lot of ……………. when she was a teenager.
(a)  Probity
(b) Yearning
(c) Anxiety
(d) Vex
Q4. Wearing a safety helmet is ……………. in this area.
(a) Obligatory
(b) Option
(c) Compulsion
(d) Resolved
Q5. At first there were some ……………. with the software, but it’s okay now.
(a) Pitfalls
(b) Impediments
(c) Ordeal
(d) Snags
Directions (6-10): Choose the option which is the antonym of the word mentioned in the question.
Q6. Jocular
(a) comical 
(b) insular 
(c) solemn
(d) dull 
Q7. Jaunty
(a) lively 
(b) sporty 
(c) comatose
(d) sedate 
Q8. Intransigent
(a) rigid 
(b) squalid 
(c) flexible
(d) filthy 
Q9. Jaundiced
(a) optimistic 
(b) diseased 
(c) vulnerable
(d) strong 
Q10. Malignant
(a) pernicious 
(b) benign 
(c) rigid
(d) roomy 
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Likelihood fits in the context correctly.
S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Compulsory fits in the context correctly.
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Anxiety fits in the context correctly.
S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Obligatory -required by a legal, moral, or another rule; compulsory.
S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. Snags -an unexpected or hidden obstacle or drawback.
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Jocular -fond of or characterized by joking; humorous or playful., solemn -characterized by deep sincerity.
S7. Ans.(d)
Sol.  Jaunty -having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner.
S8. Ans.(c)
Sol.  Intransigent -unwilling or refusing to change one’s views or to agree about something.
S9. Ans.(a)
Sol.  Jaundiced -affected by bitterness, resentment, or cynicism.
S10. Ans.(b)
Sol.  Malignant -evil in nature or effect; malevolent.