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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

I expected him to give us financial aid.

(a)It was expected of him to give us financial aid.

(b)Let it be expected that he would give us financial aid.

(c)It was expected by me that he will give us financial aid.

(d)He may be expected to give us financial aid.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The burglar destroyed several items in the room. Even the carpet has been tom.

(a)Several items destroyed in the room by the burglar. Even the carpet he has tom.

(b)Several items in the room were destroyed by the burglar. Even the carpet was torn.

(c)Including the carpet several items in the room have been torn by the burglar.

(d)The burglar being destroyed several items in the room also carpet has tom-

 

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

 CONCISE

(a)extended

(b) lengthy

(c) protracted

(d) elongated

 

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

EMACIATED

(a)healthy

(b)luxurious

(c)intelligent

(d)sympathetic

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The spectators said, “Bravo Well done players.”

(a)The spectators shouted that the players were doing very well

(b)The spectators exclaimed with joy that the players were doing very well.

(c)The spectators applauded the players saying that they had done well.

(d)The spectators applauded the players joyfully to do well.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The tailor said to him. “Will you have the suit ready by tomorrow evening?”

(a)The tailor asked him that he will have the suit ready by the next evening.

(b)The tailor asked him that he would had the suit ready by the next evening.

(c)The: tailor asked him if he would have the suit ready by the next evening.

(d)The tailor asked him if he will like to have the suit ready by the next evening.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Having broken down (1)/the driver sent the car (2) /to the garage (3)/No error (4)

(a)Having broken down

(b) the driver sent the car

(c) to the garage

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

I do not know where could he have gone (1)/ so early (2)/ in the morning (3)/No error (4)

(a)I do not know where could he have gone

(b) so early

(c) in the morning

(d)No error

 

Q9.Tourists always enjoyed ________ the setting Sun in the Darjeeling Hills

(a)to watch

(b) watching

(c) in seeing

(d) seeing

 

Q10.Like humans zoo animals also must have a dentist ________ their teeth

(a)to fill

(b)filled

(c)filling

(d)to be filled

 

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

to rim across

(a)to have an appointed meeting

(b)to meet by chance

(c)to run in the playground

(d)to run very fast

 

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

The carefully worked-out plan fell through because of an unexpected event.

(a)came out successfully

(b)had a steep fall

(c)was shattered

(d)failed

 

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

The murder of parent or a near relative

(a)Patricide

(b) Parricide

(c) Matricide

(d) Homicide

 

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

Clues available at a scene

(a)Circumstantial

(b)Derivative

(c)Inferential

(d)Suggestive

 

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. Judo champ, Tamura doesn’t look or act tough.

P.At 4 feet 9, Tamura is the shortest woman in the lightweight class (106 pounds).

Q.Fans know her affectionately as “Yawarachaii” after a spunky cartoon character.

R.She wears a lucky pink ribbon and at 20, still grins like a care, free teen and gushes about ice-cream.

S.No wonder the Japanese go wild when she tosses opponents, many of whom tower over her.

6. Tamura has become a national idol in Japan.

(a)PQRS

(b) SRPQ

(c) SRQP

(d) QPRS

 

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. These positive effects very from genetic changes that

P. to other related infections,

Q.make use more resistant to the diseases responsible

R.for epidemics and

S,which have effects on human that are

6. hard to pin down and quantify.

(a)RPQS

(b) QRPS

(c) SQPR

(d) PRSQ

 

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

The driver was dazzled by the bright light of approaching .

(a)twinkled

(b) flashed

(c) glowed

(d) No improvement

 

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

We can buy anything in this shop, can we ?

(a)isn’t it

(b)can’t we

(c)don’t we

(d)No improvement

 

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

GNOME

(a)giant

(b)dwarf

(c) native

(d)alien

 

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

OBSTINATE

(a)antagonistic

(b)abstruse

(c) intrinsic

(d)stubborn

ANSWERS :

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


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