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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 25th August 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. Petulant
(a)knell
(b)wise
(c)brightly
(d)peevish
Q2.Regale
(a)entertain
(b)irascible
(c)indolent
(d)putrid
Q3. Placebo
(a)remiss
(b)repose
(c) dummy medicine
(d)retract
Q4. Enduring
(a)salient
(b)lasting
(c)vex
(d)wrath
Q5. Insinuation
(a)zephyr
(b)innuendo
(c)venerate
(d)viscous
Directions(6-10): In the following questions, four words are given, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word as your answer.
Q6.
(a) bordeux
(b) ambienc
(c) macakues
(d) culinary
Q7.
(a) frackture
(b) thiners
(c) aproved
(d) divining
Q8.
(a) stamppede
(b) easemant
(c) cul-de-sec
(d) ripostes
Q9.
(a) paraguay
(b) snugled
(c) gimicky
(d) benifice
Q10.
(a) thresonical
(b) numeracy
(c) nepotesm
(d)  tolerete
Solutions:
S1.Ans.(d)
Sol. Petulant-peevish;(of a person or their manner) childishly sulky or bad-tempered.
S2.Ans.(a)
Sol.Regale -entertain ;entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
S3.Ans.(c)
Sol.Placebo- dummy medicine;a medicine or procedure prescribed for the psychological benefit to the patient rather than for any physiological effect.
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. Enduring-lasting,lasting over a period of time; durable.
S5.Ans.(b)
Sol. Insinuation-innuendo,a slyly or subtly derogatory remark
S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Correctly spelt word is‘culinary’
S7. Ans.(d)
Sol. Correctly spelt word is‘divining’
S8. Ans.(d)
Sol. Correctly spelt word is‘ripostes’
S9. Ans.(a)
Sol.Correctly spelt word is ‘paraguay’

S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. Correctly spelt word is‘numeracy’