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English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 12th July 2018 (Solutions)

English Questions For DSSSB 2018 Exam: 12th July 2018 (Solutions)_30.1
Directions (1-5): An idiom and four possible meanings are given. Identify the meaning of the idiom from among the answer choices and mark its number as your answer.

Q1. To give a turn
(a) to reject or refuse
(b) to dominate
(c) to run away
(d) to frighten

Q2. On thin ice
(a) on the verge of ruins
(b) unbounded
(c) in the open air
(d) in a precarious situation

Q3. Bury the hatchet
(a) decide to end hostility
(b) to keep under control
(c) to retire from active life
(d) to turn pale

Q4. Cut no ice
(a) unable to perform
(b) feel uncomfortable
(c) come to nothing
(d) have no influence or effect

Q5. It makes no odds
(a) come to a compromise
(b) quite certain
(c) to cause no interest
(d) it is not important
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.
(a) bordeux
(b) ambienc
(c) macakues
(d) culinary
(a) frackture
(b) thiners
(c) aproved
(d) divining
(a) stamppede
(b) easemant
(c) cul-de-sec
(d) ripostes
(a) paraguay
(b) snugled
(c) gimicky
(d) benifice
(a) thresonical
(b) numeracy
(c) nepotesm
(d) tolarate
S1. Ans.(d)
Sol. To give a turn – to frighten
S2. Ans.(d)
Sol. On thin ice-in a precarious or risky situation.
S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Bury the hatchet-end a quarrel or conflict and become friendly.
S4. Ans.(d)
Sol. Cut no ice-have no influence or effect.
S5. Ans.(d)
Sol. It makes no odds-it does not matter. 
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’