English Questions for CDS & CAPF: 4th December

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Directions (1-10): Each of the following questions consists of a word in capital letters, followed by four words or group of words. Select the word that is farthest in meaning to the word in capital letters.

(a) Resist
(b) Injure
(c) Cure
(d) Frank

(a) Smart
(b) Fasting
(c) Sickly
(d) Valuable

(a) Uneven
(b) Brief
(c) Silent
(d) Smooth

(a) Departure
(b) Appearance
(c) Awry
(d) Alright

(a) Dismay
(b) Soothe
(c) Unsettle
(d) Chafe

(a) Soar
(b) Upheave
(c) Slump 
(d) Recline

(a) Depravity
(b) Virtue
(c) Rakishness
(d) Rot

(a) Depressed 
(b) Giddy
(c) Enrapt
(d) Tickled

(a) Pit
(b) Protrusion
(c) Hollow
(d) Dint

(a) Truce
(b) Hassle
(c) Rakishness
(d) Melee


S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. Succumb: fail to resist pressure, temptation, or some other negative force.
Resist: withstand the action or effect of.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

S2. Ans.(b)
Sol. Edacious: of or relating to eating.
Fasting: willing abstinence or reduction from some or all food, drink, or both, for a period of time.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

S3. Ans.(a)
Sol. Legato: in a smooth flowing manner, without breaks between notes.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

S4. Ans.(a)
Sol. Advent: the arrival of a notable person or thing.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. Unhinge: make (someone) mentally unbalanced.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

S6. Ans.(c)
Sol. Upturn: an improvement or upward trend.
Slump: a sudden severe or prolonged fall.
Hence option C is the correct choice.

S7. Ans.(b)
Sol. Turpitude: depraved or wicked behavior or character.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

S8. Ans.(a)
Sol. Rapturous: characterized by, feeling, or expressing great pleasure or enthusiasm.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

S9. Ans.(b)
Sol. Indenture: a legal agreement, contract, or document, in particular.
Protrusion: something that protrudes; a protuberance.
Hence option B is the correct choice.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. Dust-up: a fight or quarrel.
Truce: an agreement between enemies or opponents to stop fighting or arguing for a certain time.
Hence option A is the correct choice.

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