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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

English is spoken all over the world.

(a)All over the world English speaks.

(b)English speaks all over the world.

(c)The whole world speaks English.

(d)People speak English all over the world.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The students were laughing at the old man .

(a)The old man was being laughed at by the students.

(b)The old man was laughed at by the students.

(c)The old man was being laughed by the students.

(d)The old man is laughing at the students.

 

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

 HARASS

(a)reward

(b) praise

(c) flatter

(d) relieve

 

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

DECEITFUL

(a)sincere

(b) useful

(c) plain

(d) honest

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Ramu said, “My master is planning to build a huge house in Khandala.”

(a)Ramu said that his master planned to build a huge house in Khandala.

(b)Ramu said that his master is planning to build a huge house in Khandala.

(c)Ramu said that his master’s plan is to build a huge house in Khandala.

(d)Ramu said that his master was planning to build a huge house in Khandala.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “Alright, yes, I was wrong and you were right”, he said.

(a)He admitted that he has been wrong and I have been right.

(b)He admitted that I was wrong arid you were right

(c)He admitted that I was wrong and he was right.

(d)He admitted that he had been wrong and I had been right.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The interim report does not(1)/ analyse thoroughly the principle causes (2)/of the disaster (3) / No error (4)

(a)The interim report does not

(b) analyse thoroughly the principle causes

(c) of the disaster

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Nine-tenths(1) of the pillar (2)/ have rotted away(3)/No error (4)

(a)Nine-tenths

(b)of the pillar

(c) have rotted away

(d) No error

 

Q9.They have had to put ______ the football match because of snow

(a)of

(b)off

(c)up

(d)on

 

Q10.Dr Sharma concluded his speech ________ stressing the Buddha’s teachings of the importance of charity

(a)by

(b)with

(c)at

(d)in

 

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

He was progressing by leaps and hounds because of his hard work.

(a)rapidly

(b) slowly

(c) peacefully

(d) strongly

 

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

yeoman’s service

(a)medical help

(b)excellent work

(c)social work

(d)hard work

 

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

Something that is poisonous or unhealthy

(a)Trivial

(b)Toxic

(c)Torpid

(d)Tragic

 

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

To renounce a high position of authority or control

(a)Abduct

(b)Abandon

(c)abort

(d)Abdicate

 

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. We do not know whether the machines are the masters or we are.

P.They must be given or rather ‘fed’ with coal and given petrol to drink from time to time.

Q.Already man spends most of his time looking after and waiting upon them.

R.Yet we have grown so dependent on them that they have almost become the masters now.

S.It is very true that they were made for the sole purpose of being man’s servants.

6. And if they don’t get their meals when they expect them, they will just refuse to work.

(a)RSQP

(b) RSPQ

(c) SPQR

(d) SRQP

 

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. Shakes are the most feared of all reptiles.

P.Superstition and ignorance prevents proper treatment.

Q.It is also beneficial to man.

R.Snake is not a source of fear and harm.

S.Many people are killed by snakes in India and all over the world.

6. Medicines are made from its poison.

(a)PRSQ

(b) QRSP

(c) SPRQ

(d) SRQP

 

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

As I was new to the place, I felt like a fish in water.

(a)felt like a fish in the water.

(b)felt like a fish with water.

(c)felt like a fish out of water.

(d)No improvement

 

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

He is not only known for his wealth but also for his learning.

(a)not only known for his learn¬ing

(b)only known for his wealth

(c)known not only for his wealth

(d)No improvement

 

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

 TRANSITION

(a)position

(b)translation

(c) change

(d)movement

 

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

VINDICTIVE

(a)imaginative

(b) accusative

(c) spiteful

(d) aggressive

ANSWERS :

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


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