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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

They have made him a king.

(a)A king has been made by him.

(b)He was made a king by them.

(c)They have been made kings by him.

(d)He has been made a king by them.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The boys were playing cricket.

(a)Cricket had been played by the boys.

(b)Cricket has been played by the boys.

(c)Cricket was played by the boys.

(d)Cricket was being played by the boys.

 

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

 OBSTINATE

(a)confused

(b) determined

(c) trusted

(d) flexible

 

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

 KEEN

(a)blunt

(b) foolish

(c) insipid

(d) plain

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 He said to the interviewer, “Could you please repeat the question?”

(a)He requested the interviewer if he could please repeat the question.

(b)He requested the interviewer to please repeat the question.

(c)He requested the interviewer to repeat the question.

(d)He requested the interviewer if he could repeat the question

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 David said to Anna, “Mona will leave for her native place tomorrow.”

(a)David told Anna that Mona will leave for her native place tomorrow.

(b)David told Anna that Mona left for her native place the next day.

(c)David told to Anna that Mona would be leaving for her native place tomorrow.

(d)David told Anna that Mona would leave for her native place the next day.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

His tradition-bound attitude (1)/ had to be a constant source of dissatisfaction (2)/among the younger members of the family(3)/No Error (4)

(a)His tradition-bound attitude

(b) had to be a constant source of dissatisfaction

(c) among the younger members of the family

(d)No Error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Lasers are (1)/ indispensable tools (2)/ for the delicate eyes surgery (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Lasers are

(b) indispensable tools

(c) for the delicate eyes surgery

(d)No error

 

Q9.Gandhi will ________ in history as one of the greatest men that ever lived

(a)goby

(b)goon

(c)go down

(d)go through

 

Q10.He is the most generous man I________ him for a long time

(a)knew

(b) have known

(c) know

(d) had known

 

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

We wanted to keep the gift as a surprise for mother but my sister gave the game away.

(a)lost the game

(b)gave out the secret

(c)played badly

(d)withdrew from the game

 

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

At last the rioters fell back.

(a)fell on the ground

(b)yielded

(c)ran back

(d)turned back

 

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

One who secretly listens to the talk of others

(a)(l)Spy

(b) Detective

(c) Emissary

(d) Eavesdropper

 

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

Detaining and confining someone

(a)Interruption

(b)Interrogation

(c)Interment

(d)Internment

 

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. Hailstones consist of many onion like layers of ice.

P.The process continues until the hailstone is too heavy to be lifted and then it drops to the earth.

Q.In certain weather conditions small ice crystals drop to form a crystal.

R.Some of the moisture freezes on to the crystals forming another layer.

S.Updrafts carry the hailstones and when it drops another layer is formed.

6. That is how hailstones are formed.

(a)QPRS

(b) QPSR

(c) QRSP

(d) QSRP

 

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. In paliopathology

P.would be to obtain

Q.the fundamental objective

R.background information

S.as much

6. on the skeleton as possible.

(a)PRQS

(b) RPSQ

(c) QPSR

(d) SRQP

 

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

Write down the address lest you may forget.

(a)you may not forget

(b)you cannot forget

(c)you will forget

(d)you should forget

 

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

The enemy soldiers went back hastily

(a)returned

(b)retreated

(c)retrenched

(d)No Improvement

 

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

PRIORITY

(a)urgency

(b)protocol

(c)precedence

(d)necessity

 

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

PROMISCUOUS

(a)conspicuous

(b)virtuous

(c)indiscriminate

(d)spontaneous

ANSWERS :

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


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