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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

His subordinates accused him of various offences.

(a)They accused him of various offences

(b)It was accused by his subordinates that he had done various offences

(c)His subordinates accused that he had done various offences

(d)He was accused of various offences by his subordinates

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Rosemary was moved to tear sat the sight of the miserable beggar.-

(a)The sight of the miserable beggar moved Rosemary to tears.

(b)The sight of the miserable beggar has moved Rosemary to tears.

(c)The sight of the miserable beggar moves Rosemary to tears.

(d)The sight of the miserable beggar had moved Rosemary to tears.

 

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

CANDID

(a)outspoken

(b) frank

(c) devious

(d) disguised

 

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

MELODIOUS

(a)Harmonious

(b)Tuneless

(c)Odious

(d)mellifluous

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

She said, “I’ll give you ? I00 to keep your mouth shut. ”

(a)She said that she would give him ? 100 to keep his mouth shut.

(b)She offered him I00 to keep his mouth shut.

(c)She suggested to him that she would give him I00 to keep his mouth shut.

(d)She proposed that she would give him I00 to keep his mouth shut.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The teacher said, “Gandhi ji was born in India.”

(a)The teacher said that Gandhiji had been born in India. .

(b)The teacher says that Gandhiji was born in India.

(c)The teacher said that Gandhiji was born in India.

(d)The teacher will say that Gandhiji was born in India.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

33 The introduction of job-oriented courses (1)/in the self-financing colleges (2)/ attract many students (3)/ No error (4)

(a)33 The introduction of job-oriented courses

(b) in the self-financing  colleges

(c) attract many students

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The period (1)/ between 1980 to 1990 (2)/ was very significant in my life (3)/ No error (4)

(a)The period

(b) between I 980 to I 990

(c) was very significant in my life

(d)No error

 

Q9. You mad________ if you think I’m going to show my answer-sheet

(a)are supposed to be

(b)must be

(c)will be

(d)ought to be

 

Q10.It is time you ________ home

(a)go

(b)went

(c) come

(d)reach

 

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

It is evident from the minister’s statement that heads will roll in the Secretariat.

(a)transfers will take place

(b)heads will be cut off

(c)people will die

(d)dismissals will occur

 

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

There is a lot of bad blood between them.

(a)jealousy

(b) fight

(c)angry feeling

(d) distrust

 

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

Belonging to all parts of the world

(a)Versatile

(b)Universal

(c)Cosmopolitan

(d)Secular

 

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

A person who is always hopeful and looks upon the brighter side of things

(a)Florist

(b)Artist

(c)Theist

(d)Optimist

 

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 this life there are no gains without pains,

P.No victory is a real triumph unless the foe is worthy

Q.Life, indeed, would be dull if there were no difficulties

R.Both winner and loser enjoy a game most if it is closely contested to the last

S.Gainers lose their zest if there is no real struggle

6. Whether we like it or not, life is one continuous competition.

(a)PQRS

(b) QSRP

(c) QRSP

(d) RSPQ

 

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, A rocket burns a fuel that makes a great deal of gas at the back of the rocket.

P.Ordinary fuel will bum only in air, because it need£ the oxygen in the air

Q. A rocket can therefore travel outside the atmosphere in space where there is no air.

R. This gas pushes against the rocket and sends it forward.

S.However, rocket fuels have their oxygen in them and so they burn without air.

6.In fact, it will travel faster in space than in the air because the friction of the air is not there to slow it down.

(a)QSRP

(b) RPSQ

(c) SQPR

(d) PRQS

 

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

For me, money is only the means to an end.

(a)only means

(b)only the mean

(c)only a means

(d)No improvement

 

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

Dozens of phrases can be offered to describe style but perhaps the best one Is Style it Is the man.

(a)but the best one is Style it is the man.

(b)but perhaps the best one is Style is the man.

(c)but the best one is Style is the man.

(d)No improvement

 

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

 SUPERSTITIOUS

(a)pious

(b) traditional

(c) irrational

(d) sacred

 

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

KNAVE

(a)emperor

(b)enchanter

(c) soldier

(d)scoundrel

ANSWERS :

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


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