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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

It is your duty to make tea at eleven O’clock.

(a)You are asked to make tea at eleven O’clock.

(b)Your are required to make tea at eleven O’clock.

(c)You are supposed to make tea at eleven O’clock.

(d)Tea is to be made by you at eleven O’clock.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The Greeks expected to win the international trophy.

(a)It was expected that the Greeks would win the international trophy.

(b)The international trophy was expected to be won by the Greeks.

(c)It was expected that the Greeks will win the international trophy.

(d)It was expected by the Greeks that they would win the International trophy.

 

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

 HARMONY

(a)strife

(b) annoyance

(c) cruelty

(d) mischief

 

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

FLOURISH

(a)Perish

(b)Degenerate

(c)decay

(d)dismiss

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

He says, “I go for a walk every morning.”

(a)He says that he goes for a walk every morning.

(b)He said that he used to go for a walk every morning

(c)He said that he goes for a walk every morning.

(d)He says he went for a walk every morning.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 She said “You can leave the books here.”

(a)She said that they can leave the books there.

(b)She said that they could leave the books there.

(c)She said that they can leave the books here.

(d)She said that they could leave the books here.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

On many occasions (1)/ we did helped the poor (2)/ people by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on (3)/ No error (4)

(a)On many occasions

(b) we did helped the poor

(c) people by way of giving them food to eat and clothes to put on

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

now (1)/ am knowing (2)/ all the facts about him (3)/ No error(4)

(a)I now

(b) am knowing

(c) all the facts about him

(d)No error

 

Q9.The statue was so ________ that people stared at it in horror

(a)grotesque

(b) exquisite

(c) beatific

(d) cumbersome

 

Q10.Many things have happened ________ I met you last

(a)before

(b)when

(c)from

(d)since

 

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

The working of the factory was disrupted on account of a token strike by farm workers.

(a)total strike

(b)carefully planned strike

(c)short strike held as a warning

(d)sudden call of strike

 

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

He expects his subordinates to be always at his beck and call

(a)at rest

(b)at work

(c)at his disposal

(d)at their desks

 

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

One not concerned with right or wrong

(a)Moral

(b) Amoral

(c) Immoral

(d) Immortal

 

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

Property handed down after the death of a person

(a)Legacy

(b) Legend

(c) Patrimony

(d) Inheritance

 

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 a light passenger plane flew off course sometime ago, it crashed in the mountains and its pilot was killed.

(P)Snow lay thick on the ground.

(Q)It was the middle of winter.

(R)The woman knew that nearest village was miles away.

(S)The only passengers, a young woman and her two baby daughters, were unhurt,

(6) When it grew dark, she turned a suitcase into a bed and put the children Inside it, covering them with all the clothes she could find.

(a)PQRS

(b) QPRS

(c) SQPR

(d) RSPQ

 

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. Paucity of funds

P.universities cannot make

Q.essentials like books.

R. sufficient expenditure on

S.ordains that the

6.journals and equipment.

(a)Q P R S

(b) S P R Q

(c) P Q R S

(d) Q S R P

 

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

If you want to save money you must get rid of shopping

(a)cut down on

(b)Get on with

(c)Put up with

(d)No improvement

 

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

Rice is to the Japanese while po¬tatoes are to many Europeans

(a)which

(b) that

(c) what

(d) No improvement.

 

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

INTREPID

(a)ambitious

(b) determined

(c) talkative

(d) fearless

 

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

DETRIMENTAL

(a)deplorable

(b) fundamental

(c) harmful

(d) disgraceful

ANSWERS :

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


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