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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Mohan gave the beggar an old shirt.

(a)An old shirt was given to Mohan by the beggar.

(b)An old shirt was given to the beggar by Mohan.

(c)The beggar was gave an old shirt by Mohan.

(d)An old shirt was gave to the beggar by Mohan.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The government has launched a massive tribal welfare programme in Jharkhand.

(a)A massive tribal welfare programme is launched by the government in Jharkhand.

(b)A massive tribal welfare programme has been launched by the government in Jharkhand.

(c)Jharkhand government has launched a massive tribal’ welfare programme.

(d)The government in Jharkhand has launched a massive tribal welfare programme.

 

Q3. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

 MOURNFUL

(a)playful

(b) joyous

(c) laughable

(d) humorous

 

Q4. Choose the word opposite in meaning to the word given in bold.

 AMBIGUOUS

(a)concealed

(b) precise

(c) complete

(d) magnified

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Socrates said, “Virtue is its own reward.”

(a)Socrates said that virtue had its own rewards.

(b)Socrates says that virtue is its own reward.

(c)Socrates said that virtue is its own reward.

(d)Socrates said that virtue was its own reward.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Kiran asked me, “Did you see the cricket match on television last night?”

(a)Kiran asked me whether I. saw the cricket match on television the earlier night.

(b)Kiran asked me whether I had seen the cricket match on television the earlier night.

(c)Kiran asked me did I see the cricket match on television last night. .

(d)Kiran asked me whether I had seep the cricket match on television last night.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Teachers of various schools (1) / met to discuss about (2) /how to improve the standard of English(3)/No Error (4)

(a)Teachers of various schools

(b) met to discuss about

(c) how to improve the standard of English

(d)No Error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

He will not be able (1)/ to cope up with (2)/ the pressure of work (3)/ No error (4)

(a)He will not be able

(b) to cope up with

(c) the pressure of work

(d)No error

 

Q9.She is beautiful ________ brave

(a)but

(b)and

(c)yet

(d)so

 

Q10.She feared that she __________

(a)will fail

(b) may fail

(c) might fail

(d) would fail

 

Q11. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/ Phrase.

The young and the old satcheek by jowl in the large audience.

(a)very near

(b) very far

(c) tongue tied

(d) irritated

 

Q12. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given Idiom/ Phrase.

She turns up her nose at this kind of dress.

(a)despises

(b)loves

(c)sees no harm in

(d)can just tolerate

 

Q13. Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

Science of diseases

(a)Philology

(b) Pathology

(c) Psychology

(d) Virology

 

Q14. Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.

One who criticizes popular beliefs which he thinks is mistaken or unwise

(a)Philistine

(b) Iconoclast

(c) Imposter

(d) Cannibal

 

Q15. Directions : In these questions, the first and last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

 1. My uncle Martin went to live in a hamlet.

P.But it was a very lazy parrot.

Q.So martin bought a parrot.

R.Martin’s neighbour told him that he must buy a parrot.

S.Every home there had a parrot as a custom.

6. The parrot did not like to speak.

(a)RSQP

(b) SRPQ

(c) PQSR

(d) QPSR

 

Q16. Directions : In these questions, the first and last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P,Q,R,S . These four parts are not given in proper order. Read the sentences and find out which of the four combinations is correct.

 1. The man,

P.and no one passing him in the street

Q.was singularly inconspicuous

R.who was called Alfred Nobel

S.would have given him

6. another look.

(a)RQPS

(b)QPSR

(c) PSQR

(d)SPRQ

 

Q17. Choose the alternative which improve the bold part of sentence.

He is addicted to smoke.

(a)addicted to smoking

(b)used to smoke

(c)addicted of smoking

(d)addicted with smoking

 

Q18. Choose the alternative which improve the bold part of sentence.

Keats says the idea very well in his poems.

(a)speaks

(b) describes

(c) expresses

(d)No improvement

 

Q19. Choose the word which best expresses (synonym) the meaning of the bold word.

DUPLICATION

(a)Breed

(b) reproduction

(c) print

(d) copying

 

Q20. Choose the word which best expresses (synonym) the meaning of the bold word.

PROPINQUITY

(a)propensity

(b)prosperity

(c) nearness

(d)foresight

ANSWERS :

            1b        2 b       3 b       4 b       5 c       6 b       7 b       8 b       9 b       10 c     11 a     12 a     13 b     14 b     15 a            16 a     17 a     18 c     19 d     20 c


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