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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The boys elected Mohan captain.

(a)The boys were elected captain by Mohan.

(b)Mohan is elected captain by the boys.

(c)Mohan was. elected captain by the boys.

(d)Mohan and the boys elected the captain.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

He admonished her for the error.

(a)She was admonished by him for the error.

(b)She has been admonished by him for the error.

(c)She would be admonished by him for the error

(d)She is admonished by him for the error.

 

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

 CHARMING

(a)insolent

(b) indignant

(c) repulsive

(d) handicapped

 

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

EXONERATE

(a)admit

(b)release

(c) convict

(d)reject

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Nandita said to Nitin, “Can you solve this sum ?’’

(a)Nandita asked Nitin if couldhe solve this sum.

(b)Nandita asked Nitin if could he solve that sum.

(c)Nandita asked Nitin if he could solve this sum

(d)Nandita asked Nitin if he could solve that sum.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Nirmal said to us, “My father gave me a purse yesterday.”

(a)Nirmal told us that my father given me a purse the previous day.

(b)Nirmal told us that his father had given him a purse the previous day.

(c)Nirmal told us that his father has given him a purse yesterday.

(d)Nirmal told us that his father had given him a purse yesterday.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The items I liked most (1)were the rosewood carvings (2)/and the teak-wood furniture’s of Dutch design (3)/No error (4)

(a)The items I liked most

(b)were the rosewood carvings

(c) and the teak-wood furniture’s of Dutch design

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

One major reason (1)/ for the popularity of television is (2)/ that most people like to stay at home (3)/No error (4)

(a)One major reason

(b) for the popularity of television is

(c) that most people like to stay at home

(d)No error

 

Q9.She found a few good cards in a shop and she bought ________ cards last night

(a)those

(b)that

(c)them

(d)this

 

Q10.Shivaji Maharaj fought ________ every kind of aggression

(a)against

(b)to

(c) with

(d)at

 

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

Our founder had done a Herculean task by constructing this great educational Institution.

(a)a work of no worth

(b)an effortless job

(c)a work requiring very great effort

(d)a work requiring very great intelligence

 

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

to face the music

(a)to enjoy a musical recital

(b)to bear the consequences

(c)to live in a pleasant atmosphere

(d)to have a difficult time

 

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

A remedy for all diseases

(a)Amnesia

(b) Panacea

(c) Intelligentsia

(d) Parasol

 

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

Not to be moved by entreaty

(a)Rigorous

(b) Negligent

(c) Inexorable

(d) Despotic

 

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. The king of the oilfield is the driller.

P.During the process of drilling, gas and oil may be met.

Q.He is a very skilled man.

R.If this rushes out and catches fire it is dangerous.

S.Sometimes he sends his drill more than a mile,

6. This danger is well-known and steps are taken to prevent it.

(a)PQRS

(b) QSPR

(c) QPRS

(d) QSRP

 

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. Computers have infiltrated Into all aspects of life.

P.This shows that the computer has become all powerful.

Q.So, it is with many other things where computers are indispensable.

R.City traffic, airline booking and air traffic are all computer controlled.

S.In such a situation, computer breakdown means the breakdown of the system it controls.

6.Such is our dependence on it.

(a)RQSP

(b) SQPR

(c) PQRS

(d) RPQS

 

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

The flood affected people are look¬ing forward with the visit of the Governor.

(a)looking forward to

(b)looking forward on

(c)looking forward for

(d)No improvement

 

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

Owing to the close affinity of the architect and the builder, the project was completed ahead of schedule.

(a)termination

(b)cooperation

(c)collaboration

(d)No improvement

 

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

 ACCUSED

(a)indicated

(b)indicted

(c) induced

(d)instigated

 

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

INCLEMENT

(a)selfish

(b) active

(c)unfavorable

(d)inactive

ANSWERS :

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


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