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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

He was congratulated by his teacher on his brilliant success in the recent examination.

(a)His teacher congratulated him on his brilliant success in the recent examination.

(b)His teacher congratulated him for his success in the examination.

(c)His teacher congratulated him on his success.

(d)His teacher congratulated him.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

When he left school the textbooks were put aside by him and were never reopened. i

(a)After he left school he put aside his textbooks and they were never reopened.

(b)He put aside his textbooks when he left school and never reopened them.

(c)He put aside his textbooks when he left school and were never reopened by him.

(d)He put aside his textbooks as he left school and never reopened.

 

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

CONCILIATION

(a)dispute

(b) irritation

(c)separation

(d) confrontation

 

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

CONFORM

(a)Differ

(b)Reject

(c)Question

(d)ignore

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

The Principal said, “Why didn’t you attend the flag hoisting ceremony, Anuj ?”

(a)The Principal asked Anuj why hadn’t he attended the flag hoisting ceremony.

(b)The Principal asked to Anuj why he hadn’t attended the flag hoisting ceremony.

(c)The Principal asked Anuj why didn’t he attend the flag hoisting ceremony.

(d)The Principal asked Anuj why he didn’t attend the flag hoisting ceremony

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 My friend said “I am leaving today.”

(a)My friend said that he is leaving today.

(b)My friend said that he was leaving today

(c)My friend said that he leaves today.

(d)My friend said that he was leaving that day.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Unless it is accepted to both the parties an(1)/ arbitrator would be of no (2) / use to settle this dispute (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Unless it is accepted to both the parties an

(b) arbitrator would be of no

(c) use to settle this dispute

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

A hot and (1)/a cold spring (2)/ was found near each other (3)/ No error (4)

(a)A hot and

(b) a cold spring

(c) was found near each other

(d)No error

 

Q9.He was caught red-handed and could not ________ the charges

(a)refute

(b) refuse

(c)rebuke

(d) revoke

 

Q10.If ______ permits we will go put for a walk

(a)climate

(b)whether

(c)weather

(d)whither

 

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

By opposing his proposal he fell foul of him.

(a)quarrel with

(b)felt annoyed with

(c)agreed with

(d)got into trouble with

 

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

In the long run

(a)permanently

(b) universally

(c) occasionally

(d) ultimately

 

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

A person who opposes war or use of military force

(a)Fascist

(b) Pacifist

(c) Narcissist

(d) Fatalist

 

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

Belief that war and violence are unjustified

(a)Neutralization

(b)Pessimism

(c)Naturalisation

(d)Pacifism

 

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) The lead story

(P)at 4 AM

(Q)in tonight’s news

(R)concerns the fire

(S)which engulfed the Columbia College

(6) this morning.

(a)RSPQ

(b) QRSP

(c) QRPS

(d) RPSQ

 

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 symptoms of

P.and certain other changes

Q.what is popularly called

R.serious forgetfulness, confusion

S.“serility” include

6. in personality behaviour.

(a)QSRP

(b)PQRS

(c) SRQP

(d)QPSR

 

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

The loud and incessant chatter worries your father who is trying to concentrate.

(a)aggravates

(b)annoys

(c)irritates

(d)No improvement

 

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

Its a long time since you didn’t come to see me.

(a)came to

(b) came not

(c) come to

(d) No improvement.

 

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

GRANDEUR

(a)magnificence

(b) admiration

(c) happiness

(d) awe

 

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

COLOSSAL

(a)gigantic

(b) colourful

(c) beautiful

(d) fantastic

ANSWERS :

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


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