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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Who gave you permission to enter?

(a)By whom were you given permission to enter?

(b)By whom was you given permission to enter?

(c)By whom you were given permission to enter?

(d)By whom given you permission to enter?

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

End the war now I

(a)Now must the war be ended.

(b)The war must be ended now.

(c)You must end the war now.

(d)Must the war be ended now.

 

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

RELUCTANTLY

(a)pleasingly

(b) willingly

(c)satisfactorily

(d) happily

 

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

OBSCURE

(a)Clear

(b)Bright

(c)Open

(d)Frank

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

He. said, “Garima wants to take up a job while her husband wants her to look after the family.’’

(a)He said that Garima wanted to take up a job while her husband wanted her to look after the family.

(b)He said that Garima wants to take up a job while her husband wanted her to look after the family.

(c)He told that Garima wanted ‘ to take up a job while her husband wants her to look after the family.

(d)He said to Garima that though she wanted to take up a job while her husband wanted her to look after the family

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The commander said to the army, “March forward”.

(a)The commander asked the army march forward.

(b)The commander ordered the army to march forward.

(c)The commander requested the army to go forward.

(d)The army requested the commander to march.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The various consequences off (1)/ the decision taken by the (2)/ finance ministry was not foreseen by the bureaucrats (3)/ No error (4)

(a)The various consequences off

(b) the decision taken by the

(c)finance ministry was not foreseen by the bureaucrats

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Either of the roads (1) / lead (2)/ to the park (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Either of the roads

(b) lead

(c) to the park

(d)No error

 

Q9.The police sprayed teargas ________ on the protesters

(a)indirectly

(b)intensively

(c)indifferently

(d)Indiscriminately

 

Q10.I always fall ________ old friends in times of need

(a)over

(b)through

(c)back on

(d)off

 

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

The new manager thought that he would give employees enough rope for the first six months after which he would check the work done himself.

(a)many directives and orders

(b)sufficient advice

(c)all the material they needed

(d)enough freedom for action

 

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

The population of our country is increasing by leaps and bounds.

(a)very slowly

(b)very quickly

(c)irregularly

(d)very systematically

 

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

Call upon God or any other power (like law) etc. for help or protection

(a)Invocation

(b) Involution

(c) Inundation

(d) Revocation

 

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

Causing or ending in death

(a)Fatal

(b) Deadly

(c) Serious

(d) Dangerous

 

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) As my Jogging enthusiast sister

(P)was often bothered by neighborhood dogs

(Q)with a stick in hand,

(R)her husband started to accompany her on a bicycle,

(S)on her daily run,

(6) to ward off any attackers.

(a)SPQR

(b)PSRQ

(c) RPQS

(d)PRSQ

 

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.Thirty years from now

P.and industry will be scarce

Q.almost half of the people

R.that water for drinking, fanning

S.then living may find

6. according to a study by Dr. S. Posten.

(a)SPQR

(b) S R P Q

(c) 9 S R P

(d)QSPR

 

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

Birds sit on the boughs of trees In my garden and with their sweet notes fill the air with music.

(a)fill their sweet notes in the air

(b)by their sweet notes All the air

(c)fill the air by their sweet notes

(d)No improvement

 

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

She did not like the movie, nor i did.

(a)nor did I.

(b)nor I liked it.

(c)nor I like it.

(d)No improvement.

 

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

COLOSSALA

(a)famous

(b) vigorous

(c) energetic

(d) enormous

 

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

INVARIABLE

(a)usual

(b) universal

(c) constant

(d) similar

ANSWERS :

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


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