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

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 17th April 2018 (Solutions)_30.1

Directions (1-5): In the following questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
Q1. The sparrows took no __________ the bread.
(a) notice of
(b) notice about
(c) notice from
(d) notice to
S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. notice of. Preposition ‘of’ is correct.
Q2. He shows great ability __________ mathematics.
(a) off
(b) from
(c) about
(d) in
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. Preposition ‘in’ is correct.
Q3. There __________ any message from my teacher, since she moved to London.
(a) isn’t
(b) wasn’t
(c) hasn’t been
(d) hadn’t been
S3. Ans.(c)
Sol. Present perfect verb ‘hasn’t been’ is correct.
Q4. May I give you __________ advice?
(a) from
(b) some
(c) little
(d) oneself
S4. Ans.(b)
Sol. ‘some advice’ is correct.
Q5. The burger giant _______________ its year-end store count in a newspaper article last month.
(a) confessed
(b) disclosed
(c) retaliated
(d) engaged
S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. disclose (verb): make (secret or new information) known. hence, disclosed is correct word choice.
Directions (6-7): In the following questions, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
Q6. strife
(a) War
(b) Peace
(c) Anger
(d) Woe
S6. Ans.(b)
Sol. strife: angry or bitter disagreement over fundamental issues; conflict.
Q7. Repulsive
(a) Attractive
(b) Reflective
(c) Distinctive
(d) Progressive
S7. Ans.(a)
Sol. repulsive: arousing intense distaste or disgust.
Directions (8-10): In the following questions, groups of four words are given. In each group, one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.
(a) Definitely
(b) Definately
(c) Definitley
(d) Definitly
S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Definitely is correct spelling.
(a) Cermetary
(b) Semetary
(c) Cemetery
(d) Cemetry
S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Cemetery is correct spelling.
(a) Recesion
(b) Reccesion
(c) Reccession
(d) Recession
S10. Ans.(d)
Sol. Recession is correct spelling.