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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 21st April 2018 (Solutions)

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 21st April 2018 (Solutions)_30.1

Directions (1-5): In the following questions four alternatives are given for idioms/phrases in now. Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the given idiom/phrase.
Q1. The salt of the Earth
(a) To expect something in return
(b) Very good & honest/kind
(c) To support someone
(d) Neat and clean
S1. Ans.(b)
Q2. Feel blue
(a) Feeling ecstatic
(b) In trouble/depressed
(c) An easy achievement
(d) None of these
S2. Ans.(b)
Q3. Flies off at a tangent
(a) Self praising
(b) To boast
(c) Start discussing something irrelevant
(d) Well informed
S3. Ans.(c)
Q4. Going places.
(a) To go to the home back
(b) Talented and successful
(c) To go on a visit
(d) To be angry
S4. Ans.(b)
Q5. Get the sack
(a) Getting promotion
(b) Dismissed from
(c) To get a surprise
(d) To get a leave
S5. Ans.(b)
Directions (6-10): In these questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the word given in the question.
Q6. Eulogistic
(a) prank
(b) wanderer
(c) well-settled
(d) praising
S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. Eulogistic – formally expressing praise
Q7. Carcass
(a) mind
(b) association
(c) soul
(d) dead body
S7. Ans. (d)
Sol. Carcass- the dead body of an animal.
Q8. Contingency
(a) autonomous
(b) independence
(c) originality
(d) occurrence
S8. Ans. (d)
Sol. Contingency -a future event or circumstance which is possible but cannot be predicted with certainty.

Q9. Gluttony
(a) satisfaction
(b) beatitude
(c) sadness
(d) gula
S9. Ans. (d)
Sol. Gluttony -habitual greed or excess in eating.
Q10. Ingenuous
(a) sly
(b) honest
(c) wily
(d) prepare
S10. Ans. (b)
Sol. Ingenuous -(of a person or action) innocent and unsuspecting.