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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The members should adhere to all the decisions.

(a)All the decisions should adhere to the members

(b)All the decisions adhered to the members

(c)All the decisions should be adhered to by the members

(d)All should adhere to the decisions of the members

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

My watch can’t be repaired by anyone

(a)None will repair my watch.

(b)No one can repair my watch.

(c)No one can’t repair my watch.

(d)No one will be able to repair my watch.

 

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

INQUISITIVE

(a)insincere

(b) indifferent

(c) Insensitive

(d) insulting

 

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

NIGGARDLY

(a)Hastily

(b)Lavishly

(c)Likely

(d)Gorgeously

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

“So help me Heavenly “he cried, “I will never steal again”.

(a)He wanted Heaven to help him so that he would never steal again.

(b)He exclaimed to Heaven that he would never steal again.

(c)He exclaimed Heaven to help him that he would never steal again.

(d)He called upon Heaven to witness his resolve never to steal again.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “Would you open the door please?”

(a)She asked me to please open the door

(b)She requested me to open the door.

(c)She requested me to please open the door.

(d)She asked me open the door.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

I know (1)/a doctor (2)/you are referring to (3)/No error (4)

(a)I know

(b) a doctor

(c) you are referring to

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

In that wholesale shop (1)/ they do not sell (2)/ fewer than ten bags of rice (3)/ No error (4)

(a)In that wholesale shop

(b) they do not sell

(c) fewer than ten bags of rice

(d)No error

 

Q9.Madhu has not been able to recall where________

(a)does she live

(b)she lived

(c)did she live

(d)lived the girl

 

Q10.He ________ wants to succeed in life must be prepared to work hard

(a)whoever

(b)whom

(c) who

(d)whose

 

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

They made no hones about acknowledging their debt to his genius.

(a)did not have any hesitation in

(b)did not have any faith in

(c)demanded compensation for

(d)had problems in

 

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

Having bought the house, they decided to go the whole bog and buy all the furniture needed.

(a)to live there

(b)to do it completely

(c)to go all the way

(d)to go in the fog

 

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

One who hates mankind

(a)Philanthropist

(b)Terrorist

(c)Misanthrope

(d)Misogynist

 

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

An occasion of great importance

(a)Exemplary

(b)Momentous

(c)Herculean

(d)Grandiose

 

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. Phobic reactions are strong, irrational fears of specific objects or situations

P.But there is no objective danger

Q.For example, when a person is extremely fearful of birds, snakes, heights or closed places, the label phobia is applied to the person’s fear and avoidance

R.He usually recognizes that his fear is irrational

S.A person suffering from phobic neurosis knows what he is afraid of

6. But he cannot control it.

(a)QPSR

(b) SRQP

(c) SQPR

(d) RSQP

 

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. Love is one of the earliest of human passions.

P.It is also one of the sweetest.

Q.Loye should be directed towards a worthy object.

R.But, like all strong passions it may, if not well regulated and controlled, lead us into misery.

S.Or it will prove in the end a source of bitterness.

6. Love, moreover, looks forward to reciprocation.

(a)RQPS

(b) PRQS

(c) PQSR

(d) QRPS

 

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

Chennai is by the way a cosmo¬politan city.

(a)by the by

(b)by and large

(c)on the large

(d)No improvement

 

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

They had to put off until later the open-air performance because of heavy rain.

(a)postpone

(b) delay

(c) adjourn

(d) No Improvement

 

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

 RAVAGE

(a)destroy

(b) break

(c) demolish

(d) abolish

 

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

FELICITY

(a)prosperity

(b) honesty

(c)bliss

(d) sorrow

ANSWERS :

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


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