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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

People speak English all over the world.

(a)English is spoken all over the world.

(b)English was spoken all over the world.

(c)English was spoken by people.

(d)English is spoken by people.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

A selfish person foists all his problems on unfortunate friends.

(a)All the problems are foisted1 by a selfish person on his un-fortunate friend

(b)Foisted on his unfortunate friend the problems of a selfish person.

(c)All his problems are foisted unfortunate friends by a selfish.

(d)All the problems are foisted unfortunate friends by a selfish

 

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

MYTH

(a)truth

(b) fact

(c)falsehood

(d) story

 

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

SUMMIT

(a)End

(b)Last

(c)base

(d)bottom

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

I said to him, “Where have you lost the pen I brought for you yesterday?”

(a)I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought him yesterday.

(b)I asked him where he had lost the pen I have brought for him the previous day

(c)I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the previous day.

(d)I asked him where had he lost the pen I had brought him the previous day.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Mukta said to Puneet, “My mother is a good cook”.

(a)Mukta told Puneet that her mother was a good cook.

(b)Mukta told Puneet that my mother was a good cook.

(c)Mukta told to Puneet that her mother is a good cook.

(d)Mukta asked Puneet that her mother is a good cook.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Although the manager was keen on getting the work (1)/done through sudhir yesterday (2)he tries to avoid it (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Although the manager was keen on getting the work

(b) Done through sudhir yesterday

(c) he tries to avoid it

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

All doubts are cleared (1)/ between (2)/ you and I(3) No error (4)

(a)All doubts are cleared

(b) between

(c) you and

(d)No error

 

Q9.Unhappy about the treatment meted out to her Shanti ________ demanded justice

(a)sumptuously

(b)voraciously

(c)spasmodically

(d)vociferously

 

Q10.His persuasive tone was able to tackle the boy whom other teachers had found ________

(a)peripatetic

(b) obdurate

(c) tenacious

(d) squeamish

 

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

Those who work by fits and starts seldom show good results.

(a)rarely

(b)disinterestedly

(c)irregularly

(d)regularly

 

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

If you are in the good books of the boss, you are sure to rise quickly.

(a)work well for the boss

(b)praise the boss

(c)in favour with the boss

(d)co-operate with boss

 

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

Severely abusive writing in journals

(a)Imaginary

(b)Speculative

(c)Scurrilous

(d) Sarcastic

 

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

A group of girls

(a)Bevy

(b) Covey

(c) Troupe

(d) Coterie

 

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) In less than a week

(P)the processor controlled exchange

(Q)have restored the functioning of

(R)which had suffered

(S)the telecommunication people

(6) a major disaster

(a)PRSQ

(b) SRPQ

(c) PQSR

(d) SQPR

 

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. When they heard the bell

P.out of his clothes

Q.as quickly

R.every boy scrambled

S.and got into bed

6. as possible

(a)QRPS

(b)PSQR

(c) RQSP

(d)RPSQ

 

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

Not only they went to see a film, but also had dinner out

(a)Not only did they go

(b)They didn’t go not only

(c)They hot only went

(d)No Improvement

 

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

He comes here often, don’t he?

(a)is he.

(b)does he.

(c)doesn’t he.

(d)No improvement.

 

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

INCEPTION

(a)initiative

(b) beginning

(c) initial

(d) origin

 

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

STUBBORN

(a)timid

(b)arrogant

(c) adamant

(d) angry

ANSWERS :

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


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