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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Has someone made all the necessary arrangements ?

(a)Has all the necessary arrangements been made by someone ?

(b)Have the necessary arrangements been all made by someone ?

(c)Have all the necessary arrangements been made by someone ?

(d)All the necessary arrangements have been made by one

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Could you pass the salt ?

(a)Could the salt been passed ?

(b)Could the salt be passed by anyone ?

(c)Could the salt be past ?

(d)Could the salt be passed ?

 

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

NADIR

(a)(l) modernity

(b) zenith

(c) liberty

(d) progress

 

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

 ADVANCED

(a)progressed

(b) outpaced

(c) receded

(d) retarded

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

“Doctor”, the patient cried, please tell me how much time I have.”

(a)The patient pleaded the doctor how much time she will have.

(b)The patient exclaimed to the doctor that how much time she had.

(c)The patient pleaded with the doctor to tell her how much time she had.

(d)The patient cried to the doctor that how much time had she.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The teacher said to the student “Why do you disturb the class?”

(a)The teacher said to the student why he disturbed the class.

(b)The teacher told the student why he had disturbed the class.

(c)The teacher asked the student why he disturbed the class.

(d) The teacher asked the student why he had disturbed the class.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

It is better (1)/to keep one s head in the face of danger than(2)/losing one s courage (3) /No error (4)

(a)It is better

(b) to keep one s head in the face of danger than

(c) losing one s courage

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

He is not the fastest bowler (1)/ in the Indian team (2)/ isn’t he(3)/ No error (4)

(a)He is not the fastest bowler

(b) in the Indian team

(c) Isn’t he

(d)No error

 

Q9.If I hadn’t come along at that moment Rahim ________ the one arrested instead of the real thief

(a)might been

(b)may have been

(c)can have been

(d)could have been

 

Q10. _______a walk in the morning will improve your health

(a)Going to

(b) Go to

(c) Go for

(d) Going for

 

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

During the last moments of his life, the criminal made a clean breast of everything he had done.

(a)showed his breast

(b)fought like a hero

(c)confessed without reserve

(d)faced bravely

 

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

The village headman pretends to be a good Samaritan.

(a)a religious person

(b)a helpful person

(c)a citizen of Samaria

(d)a law-abiding citizen

 

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

One who walks on ropes

(a)Funambulist

(b)Upholsterer

(c)Acrobat

(d)Aviator

 

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

Place of burial

(a)Cave

(b)Church

(c)Synagogue

(d)Cemetery

 

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. One Botany professor always tried to convince his students that his branch of biology is superior to all the others

P.His most persuasive argument, however, came during a laboratory session

Q.And they don’t eat very much

R.Examining the cells of a pear, the professor cut a slice for the microscopic slide and took a bite of the rest of the specimen

S.Plants, he noted never run away or bite

6. “You won’t be doing that in a Zoology lab,” he said.

(a)PRSQ

(b) SQPR

(c) PSRQ

(d) SQRP

 

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. Some of the other patrons are even more of a problem than the theatre itself.

P.They make noises and create disturbances at their seats.

Q.Some act as if they were at home in their own living room watching the TV set.

R.People are often messy, so that you’re constantly aware of all the food they’re eating.

S.Many people in the theatre often show themselves to be inconsiderate.

6. People are also always moving around near you, creating a disturbance and interrupting your enjoyment of the movie.

(a)SPQR

(b) PSRQ

(c) QRSP

(d) RSQP

 

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

 The bullet struck a wall and Was diverted from its course.

(a)twisted

(b) reflected

(c) deflected

(d) No improvement

 

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

They have bought a new car, Isn’t It ?

(a)haven’t they

(b)don’t they

(c)have they

(d)No improvement

 

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

 MENTOR

(a)guide

(b) genius

(c) stylist

(d) philosopher

 

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

FRONTIER

(a)edge

(b)landmark

(c) boundary

(d)comer

ANSWERS :

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


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