English Quiz for SSC CGL 2016 - Set 1

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the very first set of English Quiz for SSC CGL 2016.

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 1-7) : In questions given below out of four alternatives. Choose the one which can be substituted for the given word/sentence.

1. Words inscribed on tomb
(a) Epitome (b) Epistle
(c) Epilogue (d) Epitaph

2. One who eats everything
(a) Omnivorous (b) Omniscient
(c) Irascible (d) Insolvent

3. Malafide case is one
(a) Which is undertaken in a good faith
(b) Which is undertaken in a bad faith
(c) Which is undertaken after a long delay
(d) Which is not undertaken at all

4. The custom or practice of having more than one husband at same time
(a) Polygyny (b) Polyphony
(c) Polyandry (d) Polychromy

5. Tending to move away from the centre or axis
(a) Centrifugal (b) Centripetal
(c) Axiomatic (d) Awry

6. Teetotaller means
(a) One who abstains from theft
(b) One who abstains from meat
(c) One who abstains from taking wine
(d) One who abstains from malice

7. A person interested in collecting, studying and selling of old things
(a) Antiquarian
(b) Junk-dealer
(c) Crank
(d) Archeologist

DIRECTIONS (Qs. 8-10) : Find the correctly spelt words.

8. (a) Disconncerting (b) Disconserting (c) Discuncerting (d) Disconcerting

9. (a) Exilarate (b) Exhilerate (c) Exsilarate (d) Exhilarate

10. (a) Plebeian (b) Plibeian (c) Plebian (d) Plebiean


  1. Taurus/Ramya
  2. Basundhara Saha
  3. Angry Bird


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