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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The children are making a noise.

(a)A noise is made by the children.

(b)A noise is being made by the children.

(c) The children should be making a noise.

(d) A noise has been made by the children.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Rahul is teaching the children In the slum areas.

(a)The children in the slum areas are taught by Rahul.

(b)The Children are taught by Rahul in the slum area.

(c)In the slum areas the children are learning from Rahul.

(d)The children in the slum areas are being taught by Rahul.

 

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

 CALLOUS

(a)sensitive

(b) soft

(c) kind

(d) generous

 

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

METICULOUS

(a)forgetful

(b)destructive

(c)careless

(d)flagrant

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The police said to the thief, “Don’t move.”

(a)The police ordered the thief not to move.

(b)The police ordered the thief that he should not move.

(c)The police told the thief that r he did not move.

(d)The police ordered to the thief to not move.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The policeman told the students, “Do not park your vehicles here.”

(a)The policeman asked the students not park your vehicles here.

(b)The policeman asked the students not to park their vehicles here.

(c)The policeman asked the students not to park their vehicles there.

(d)The policeman asked the students not to park his vehicle here.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The long-distance train (1)/which met with an accident (2)/ was carrying some army personal / (3) No error (4)

(a)The long-distance train

(b) which met with an accident

(c) was carrying some army personal  

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

He who has suffered the most(1)/ for the cause (2)/ let him speak (3)/ No error (4)

(a)He who has suffered the most

(b) for the cause

(c) let him speak

(d)No error

 

Q9.At one time Mr Nigel ________ this supermarket

(a)was owing

(b) used to own

(c) had owned

(d) owned

 

Q10.The engineers ________ this bridge since last year

(a)have repaired

(b)had repaired

(c)have been repairing

(d)are repairing

 

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

to have something up one’s sleeves

(a)having a practical plan

(b)having an Important project

(c)having an ambitious plan

(d)having a secret plan

 

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

The possession of Jerusalem Is a bone of contention between Israel and Palestine.

(a)a subject of peace

(b)a subject of trade

(c)a subject of dispute

(d)a subject of exports

 

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

Without risk of punishment

(a)Impudent

(b) Impunity

(c) Inexorable

(d) Imperturbable

 

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

To be known for bad acts

(a)Famous

(b) Notorious

(c)Criminal

(d) Terrorist

 

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. When the Governor

P.the bell had rung

Q.justice should be immediately

R.he ordered that

S.found out why

6. done to the horse

(a)RSPQ

(b)PQSR

(c) SPRQ

(d)SQRP

 

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. Carpentry is a very strenuous profession.

P.Because of such tools they put themselves at risk of injury.

Q.In such areas it is all too easy to fall or slip.

R.Sometimes their work demands climbing on high rise buildings.

S.Carpenters have to work with sharp tools.

6. Their lives, thus, are full of challenges.

(a)SPRQ

(b) PQSR

(c) RPSQ

(d) SQPR

 

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

The T.V. news is doctored by non professionals and whetted by po¬litical higher-ups.

(a)wetted

(b)vetted

(c) written

(d)No improvement

 

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

Since the records are missing, the possibility of paying more than one compensation for the same piece of land cannot be ruled aside.

(a)out

(b) off

(c) away

(d) No improvement

 

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

SUPERANNUATED

(a)experienced

(b) accepted

(c) retired

(d) senile

 

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

PRODIGAL

(a)exclusive

(b) productive

(c) lavish

(d) carefree

ANSWERS :

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


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