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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 30th June 2018 (Solutions)

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 30th June 2018 (Solutions)_30.1
Directions (1-4): In the following question, sentences are given with blanks to be filed in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.
Q1. The candidate’s exposition was __________ for its brevity and clarity.
(a) complimentary
(b) conspicuous
(c) incomprehensible
(d) remarkable
Q2. The payment was ____________ delayed this time because some of the supporting documents for the claim were missing.
(a) unduly
(b) unjustifiably
(c) unforeseeably
(d) unquestionably
Q3. There was so much _________ material in the essay that it was difficult to get the author’s message.
(a) exemplary
(b) extempore
(c) variegated
(d) superficial
Q4. The firm has enjoyed steady _________ in the last ten years.
(a) emancipation
(b) expansion
(c) engross
(d) extension
Directions (5-8): Four alternatives are given for the Idioms/Phrase printed in bold. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of Idiom/Phrase.
Q5. Vote with one’s feet.
(a) To kick someone out
(b) To show disapproval.
(c) To stop someone from speaking
(d) To choose someone as a leader.
Q6. Puts by
(a) To save
(b) To lose
(c) Give away
(d) To spend carefully
Q7. Cut of one’s jib.
(a) One’s general appearance
(b) To save some money
(c) To be dismissed from a job
(d) Out of order
Q8. On the carpet
(a) Of rare excellence
(b) To brag about one’s achievements among eminent people
(c) In a position of being reprimanded by one in authority
(d) To earn money in little amount
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) Impeccunious
(b) Impetuous
(c) Innchoate
(d) Inemical
(a) Litigant
(b) Licenteous
(c) Malestrom
(d) Maudline
Sol. Remarkable: worthy of attention; striking.
Hence option D fits in the context.
Sol. Unduly: to an unwarranted degree; inordinately.
Hence option A fits in the context.
S3. Ans.(d)
Sol. Superficial: appearing to be true or real only until examined more closely.
Exemplary: serving as a desirable model; very good.
Variegated: exhibiting different colors, especially as irregular patches or streaks.
Extempore: spoken or done without preparation.
Hence option D fits in the context.
Sol. Expansion: the action of becoming larger or more extensive.
Extension: a part that is added to something to enlarge or prolong.
Emancipation: the fact or process of being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions.
Engross: produce a legal document in its final form.
Hence option B fits in the context.