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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 17th July 2018 (Solutions)

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 17th July 2018 (Solutions)_30.1
Directions (1-5): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word and click the button corresponding to it.
Q1. Equivocate
(a) Prevaricate 
(b) intimate 
(c) strangulate 
(d) implicate
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Equivocate means to cause ambiguous language so as to conceal the truth or avoid committing oneself which is also the meaning of prevaricate.

Q2. Nom de plume
(a) Pen-name   
(b) dessert 
(c) desert
(d) deserting
S2. Ans.(a)
Sol. Nom de plume means pen name.
Q3. Platitude
(a) Philanderer
(b) punctilious
(c) pyrotechnic
(d) Truism 
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Platitude: a remark or statement, especially one with a moral content, that has been used too often to be interesting or thoughtful.
Q4. Rendezvous
(a) Merry-making 
(b) appointment
(c) incorrigible
(d) emissary
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. rendezvous: a meeting at an agreed time and place.
Q5. Recondite
(a) Erudite
(b) reconstitute
(c) abstruse
S5. Ans.(c) 
Sol. Recondite: (of a subject or knowledge) little known; abstruse.
Directions (6-10): The sentences given with blanks are to be filled with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. For each question, choose the correct alternative and click the button corresponding to it.
Q6. She ___ that she had acted irresponsibly.
(a) Refuted
(b) refused
(c) denied
(d) declined
S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. deny means to not admit truth of something.
Q7. He treated me ____
(a) good
(b) nice
(d) fine
S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. An adverb is required in the sentence. Well is the only adverb of given options.
Q8.The show was getting stale so they__________ it up with some new scenes.
(a) frigid
(b) jazzed
(c) left
(d) personified
S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. Jazz up: make something more interesting or attractive.
Q9. The only _______  in an otherwise perfect wedding day was the fact that the bride tripped when walking down the aisle.
(a) fool’s paradise
(b) cut no ice
(c) fly in the ointment
(d) fancy price
S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. fly in ointment means minor irritation that spoils the success or enjoyment of something.
Q10. She thought he’d ____ of the garden.
(a) Midas touch 
(b) make a hash 
(c) nig-nag
(d) run amuck
S10. Ans.(b)
Sol. make a hash:  to mix or mess up.