Sentence Improvement quiz for SSC CGL Mains exam

Practice Sentence Improvement quiz for SSC CGL Mains exam, SSC 10+2 exam based on previous paper questions

                                               
Directions (1-10) Choose the best option.  

Q1. The theory of cause and ……………. explains many mysteries of the universe. 
(a) Affect 
(b) Effect 
(c) Reasons 
(d) Concept 

Q2. It is difficult to drink from a cup which is full to the …………….. 
(a) Top
(b) Edge 
(c) Brim 
(d) Circumference 

Q3. ……………. and ecstasy are two sides of a puzzle called life.
(a) Pain 
(b) Penury 
(c) Agony 
(d) Anguish 

Q4. Leo experienced great ……………. when its pet dog died.  
(a) Pain 
(b) Anguish 
(c) Losses 
(d) Serendipity 

Q5.  A ……………. of fresh air relaxes a tense mind. 
(a) Breathe 
(b) Volley 
(c) Gulp
(d) Breath 

Q6. Pollution causes a lot of ……………. problems. 
(a) Breath   
(b) Breathe 
(c) Breather 
(d) Breathing 

Q7. If a rider doesn’t hold the ……………. correctly, he can fall. 
(a) Bridle 
(b) Bridal 
(c) Whip 
(d) Saddle 

Q8.  Ali’s horse is of an excellent …………….
(a) Brood 
(b) Steed 
(c) Breed 
(d) Stood 

Q9. Her complaints ……………. with the complaints we have received from others. 
(a) Agree 
(b) Similar 
(c) Identical 
(d) Tally 

Q10. His opinion ……………. with the general opinion of the experts on this matter. 
(a) Concurs 
(b) Tally 
(c) Assert 
(d) Assimilate 

Answers
1. (b)
Sol. Effect fits in the context correctly.

2. (c)
Sol. Brim- fits in the context correctly.

3. (c)
Sol. Agony- fits in the context correctly.

4.(b)
Sol. Anguish -fits in the context correctly.

5.(d)
Sol. Breath -fits in the context correctly.

6.(d)
Sol. Breathing- fits in the context correctly.

7. (a)
Sol. Bridle -fits in the context correctly.

8. (c)
Sol. Breed -fits in the context correctly.

9.(d)
Sol. Tally-fits in the context correctly.

10.(a)
Sol. Concur- be of the same opinion; agree.

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