English Quiz For DSSSB 2020 : 15th Feb 2020
Direction (Q1-10): Choose the correct alternative which can be substituted for the below given word/ sentence.
Q1. The person who knows everything
Q2. A person who eats too much is called as _______.
Q3. Place for ammunition and weapons is called as ________.
Q4. Person who is two faced
(a) Janus faced
Q5. A person who cannot help but steal whatever he can find.
(a) Dacono maniac
(b) Thanato maniac
(d) Theo maniac
Q6. The condition of being abnormally afraid of thunder and lightning.
Q7. Man who would not share a penny with anyone.
Q8. Afternoon nap is
Q9. A speech delivered without any prior preparation
Q10. Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgment
Sol. The meanings of the words are:
Omnipresent – present everywhere
Omnipotent – To have unlimited power
Omniscient – The person who knows everything
Oblivious – Ignorant person (A person who is unaware of everything)
Sol. Glutton – A person who eats too much
Nibbler – A person who eats small and quick bites
Cannibal – One who eats the human flesh
Omnivore – Animal/Person consuming food both plant and animal origin
Sol. Place for ammunition and weapons is called as Arsenal.
Asylum – Hospital for mad people
Archives – Place of collecting public/government/historical records.
Acoustics – Science of sound
Sol. Janus faced means someone who has two faces and is deceitful and insincere. Such a person has polarities and contrasts. Janus was actually a ancient God with two faces, hence the term two faced or Janus faced.
Sol. A person who cannot help but steal whatever he can find is kleptomaniac.
Sol. Astraphobia, also known as astrapophobia, brontophobia, keraunophobia, or tonitrophobia is an abnormal fear of thunder and lightning, a type of specific phobia.
Sol. Man who would not share a penny with anyone is miser.
Sol. A siesta (Spanish, meaning “nap”) is a short nap taken in the early afternoon, often after the midday meal.
Sol. Extempore: A speech delivered without any prior preparation.
Sol. Magistrate: Someone who is designated to hear both sides of a dispute and make a judgment.