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English Knowledge is an important section in the employment-related competitive exams in India. In particular, exams like SBI, IBPS and other bank-related employment exams have English Language questions along with Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The English Language section primarily has questions related to Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Grammar, Sentence Improvement, etc. This article presents the UPSC CDS II English Quiz 2 sample questions and answers. UPSC CDS II Written examination is scheduled to be conducted on [latex]{08}^{th}[/latex] September, 2019.

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Directions (1 - 5): In the following questions choose the word which is the exact OPPOSITE of the given words.
    A. Plain B. Plateau C. Precipice D. Valley

Answer: Option D
    A. Active B. Mobile C. Rapid D. Busy

Answer: Option B
    A. Rarity B. Intelligence C. Clarity D. Brightness

Answer Option A
    A. Detractor B. Enemy C. Alien D. Rival

Answer Option B
    A. Climax B. Height C. Top D. Roof

Answer Option C
Directions (1 - 5): In the following the questions choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
    A. Obstinate B. Handsome C. Clever D. Stout

Answer: Option C
    A. Energetic B. Observant C. Intelligent D. Watchful

Answer: Option D
    A. Soldier B. Sailor C. Pirate D. Spy

Answer Option A
    A. Far B. Removed C. Reserved D. Separate

Answer Option A
    A. Failure B. Helplessness C. Misfortune D. Crisis

Answer Option C
Directions (1 - 5): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence. The letter of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is 'D'. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any).
1. (solve as per the direction given above)
    A. One of the members B. expressed doubt if C. the Minister was an atheist. D. No error.

Answer: Option B
Explanation: expressed doubt that
2. (solve as per the direction given above)
    A. I have got B. my M.Sc. degree C. in 1988 D. No error

Answer: Option A
Explanation: I got
3. (solve as per the direction given above)
    A. If you lend him a book B. he will lend it to some one else C. and never you will get it back D. No error

Answer Option C
Explanation: and you will never get it back
4. (solve as per the direction given above)
    A. According to the Bible B. it is meek and humble C. who shall inherit the earth D. No error

Answer Option B
Explanation: it is the meek and the humble
5. (solve as per the direction given above)
    A. Do the roses in your garden smell B. more sweetly C. than those in ours? D. No error

Answer Option B
Explanation: sweeter

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