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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Tobacco manufacturers are making considerable efforts to gain new clients.

(a)Considerable efforts are being made by tobacco manufacturers to gain new clients.

(b)Considerable’ efforts being made by tobacco manufacturers to gain new clients.

(c)Considerable efforts are made by tobacco manufacturers to gain new clients.

(d)To gain new clients by tobacco manufacturers considerable efforts are being made.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

We must respect the elders.

(a)The elders deserve respect from us.

(b)The elders must be respected.

(c)The elders must be respected by us.

(d)Respect the elders we must

 

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

 AFFIRMATION

(a)denial

(b) refusal

(c) opposition

(d) obstruction

 

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

ABERRATION

(a)regularity

(b)commonality

(c)particularity

(d)normality

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 I said to my friend, “Good Morning. Let us go for a picnic today.”

(a)I told good morning to my friend and asked to go for a picnic that day.

(b)I wished my friend good morning and proposed that we should go for a picnic that day.

(c)I wished my friend good morning and proposed that they should go for a picnic that day.

(d)I told good morning to my friend and suggested to go for a picnic today.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 He said to the interviewer, “Could you please repeat the question ?”

(a)He requested the interviewer if he could please repeat the question.

(b)He requested the interviewer to please repeat the question.

(c)He requested the interviewer to repeat the question.

(d)He requested the interviewer if he could repeat the question.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

He is one of those writers (1)/ who has won acclaim (2)/the world over (3)/No error (4)

(a)He is one of those writers

(b) who has won acclaim

(c) the world over

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

I suggest that (1)/ he goes (2)/ to the doctor as soon as he returns from the examination (3)/ No error (4)

(a)I suggest that

(b) he goes

(c) to the doctor as soon as he returns from the examination

(d)No error

 

Q9.A ________ of Japanese artists stepped off the coach amidst a warm welcome

(a)troop

(b)troupe

(c)band

(d)gang

 

Q10.It was very kind of you to do the washing-up but you ________ it

(a)didn’t have to do

(b)hadn’t to do

(c)mightn’t have done

(d)mustn’t have done

 

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

to get one’s own back

(a)to get one’s revenge

(b)to get control over someone

(c)to get one’s position back

(d)to get hold of someone

 

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

He has too many irons in the fire.

(a)is engaged in too many enterprises at the same time

(b)has several problems

(c)has many ideas in his head

(d)has a fire burning constantly in his house

 

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

Animals who live in herds

(a)Sociable

(b) Gregarious

(c) Carnivorous

(d) Social

 

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

An unexpected piece of good fortune

(a)Windfall

(b)Philanthropy

(c)Benevolence

(d)Turnstile

 

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. It’s only in the last three years that we have seen the rebirth of T.B.

P.What bothers experts is the, emergence of particularly patent strains of the T.B. bacteria that are resistant to two or more anti T.B. drugs

Q.This is compounded by the fact that the symptoms disappear in about two months.

R.Three or four anti T.B, drugs are available at no cost in Government clinics.

S.Yet, the long period of treatment leads to a high rate of noncompliance with the treatment.

6. In such cases, a relapse occurs and the bacteria appear in more virulent and drug resistant.

(a)PQRS

(b) SRQP

(c) QPRS

(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. After an entire generation of parents and teachers

P.the level of depression.

Q.children’s self-esteem, an indicator of good mental health,

R.has worked hard to improve its

S.in young people has skyrocketed.

6. It is how we feel about ourselves

(a)PQRS

(b) QSRP

(c) RQSP

(d) SPRQ

 

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

What does it matter most is the quality of the goods that we re¬quire.

(a)What it matters more

(b)What does it matter more

(c)What matters most

(d)No improvement

 

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

If i had followed your advice, I would not regret today.

(a)will not regret

(b)had not regretted

(c)would not have regretted

(d)No improvement

 

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

ABLUTION

(a)censure

(b)forgiveness

(c) absolution

(d)washing

 

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

DANGEROUS

(a)safe

(b)strong

(c) hazardous

(d)secure

ANSWERS :

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


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