NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
This Practice Set or number 2 worksheet is a model question paper with answers for the students.
EXERCISE 1 FOR NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
Directions (1-5): In each of the questions given below a sentence is given with one blank. Below each sentence FOUR words are given out of which two can fit the sentence. Five options are given with various combinations of these words. You have to choose the combination with the correct set of words that can fit the given sentence.
1.I would like to have ____ tea.
2.A number of delegates opened by saying that they were ____ the motion.
3.The recording machinery was kept ____ screens.
4.Cosmic rays strike against atoms in the atmosphere as they pass ____
5.He ____ arrives home about one o’clock.
EXPLANATION FOR EXERCISE 1 OF NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
1(c)Tea is an uncountable noun. Therefore ‘some’ and ‘more’ are appropriate.
2(a)Against means ‘in opposition to’ which is same as across.
3(d)Behind means at the backside (hidden) which is the same as beyond.
4(d)Through means moving from one side and emerging from the other, which is similar to across.
5(c)Usually and generally mean the same which means almost routinely.
EXERCISE 2 OF NUMBER 2 WORKSHET
Directions for number 2 worksheet (6-10): In the passage given below in the SSC Practice Set, there are 5 blanks and each blank followed by a word given in bold. Each has four alternative words given in options (1), (2), (3), and (4). You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark (5) as your answer if the word given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e “No change required”.
The idea of the documentary was (6) by Anubhav in the year 2007. He was (7) to his undergraduate course (8) the Western International University, New Delhi, India as a possible (9) for an annual inter-university competition (10) SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise).
(e)No change required
(g)No change required
(e)No change required
6(b)Form or devise(a plan or idea) in mind
7(a)to attend – be present at (an event, meeting or function)
8(c)preposition ‘at’ is present here
9(b)’entry’ in the competition
10(a)’for’ preposition is apt here
FILL IN THE BLANKS
Directions for number 2 worksheet (11-15): In each of the following questions, the sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four.
11.Vivekananda ____ the young to “arise” and “awake”. He further said to reject all doctrines and dogmas that were based on superstition and prejudice.
12.When negative attitudes toward religion, in the West or elsewhere, are motivated by a ____ for justice, they must be respected.
13.The art of growing up is living in the school of life, where learning is ____, and taking responsibility is important.
14.Walt Disney failed many times. However, he learned the right lessons. So failure was not ____ for him.
15.There is now a reasonably ____ body of evidence. It suggests that, even from the most rigorous scientific perspective, unselfishness and concern for others are not only in our own interests. The interests are also, in a sense, innate to our biological nature.
EXPLANATION for EXERCISE 3 OF NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
11(c)Exhort (Verb) = to strongly encourage or try to persuade someone. So that he does something.
Flatter (Verb) = an incident of praising someone. The person needs to be praised in such a manner so that the person feels attractive and important.
Commend (Verb) = to praise someone in a formal manner
Laud (Verb) = to praise someone highly
12(b)Concern (Noun) = a feeling of anxiety or worry or a matter of interest or importance to someone
Disinterest (Noun) = a feeling of lack of interest in something
Distraction (Noun) = something that prevents a person from focusing on something else or excessive mental anxiety
Association (Noun) = intimacy; a group of people who work together in a single organization; a fact of being involved with or connected to someone or something
13 (c) Focused (Adjective) = directing attention or interest or activity towards a specific purpose
Extra (Adjective) = something which is not serious or perfect, deep or complete
Neglected (Adjective) = suffering from lack of proper care, like not receiving adequate care or attention
14(a)Frustrating = feeling or expressing distress or annoyance which results from an inability to achieve something
Argument (Noun) = difference of opinion; altercation, like exchanging of diverging views
Connector (Noun) = a device that holds a fire in position in a piece of electrical equipment; a thing that links two or more things together
Celebration (Noun) = It is a special public event, and for example, a party. It can also be an occasion when you celebrate something
15(a)Substantial (Adjective) = of considerable importance, size, or worth
Insignificant (Adjective) = too small or insignificant to be considered; absurd; a little
Ethereal (Adjective) = something which is simple and delicate. It is simple, but in an unnatural way; it can also be simple and weightless
Directions for number 2 worksheet (16-18): Given below are two questions. In each of these two questions, four alternatives are given. Out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
EXERCISE 5 ON NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
Directions for number 2 worksheet (19-21): Given below are two questions. In each of the questions, two words are given. Again for each of the two words four alternatives are given. Out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in the meaning of the given word.
EXERCISE 6 FOR NUMBER 2 WORKSHEET
Directions for number 2 worksheet (22-24): Two questions are given below. Each of the questions has four words. One of these four words is incorrectly spelt. Select the incorrectly spelt word.