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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The school was damaged by the earthquake which caused havoc to other buildings as well.

(a)The earthquake damaged the school and other buildings.

(b)The earthquake damaged other buildings.

(c)The earthquake caused havoc to the school.

(d)The earthquake damaged the School besides causing havoc to other buildings.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The loan will be sanctioned by the bank.

(a)The bank sanctioned the loan.

(b)The bank is going to sanction the loan.

(c)The bank would sanction the loan.

(d)The bank will sanction the loan.

 

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

ATHEIST

(a)rationalist

(b)theologies

(c) believer

(d)ritualistic

 

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

ACCORD

(a)disagreement

(b)welcome

(c)disrespect

(d)conformity

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 I said to him, “Where have you lost the pen I brought for you yesterday?”

(a)I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the day before.

(b)I asked him where he had lost the peril had brought for him the previous day.

(c)I asked him where he had lost the pen I had brought for him the next day.

(d)I asked him where he had lost the pen I brought for him the previous day.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 John asked, “How long will it take to travel from Germany to South Africa?”

(a)John asked how long it will take to travel from Germany to South Africa.

(b)John asked how long would it take to travel from Germany to South Africa.

(c)John asked how long it would take to travel from Germany to South Africa.

(d)John was asking how long must it take to travel from Germany to South Africa.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The Prime Minister was asked (1)/ to write a forward (2) / to the book (3)/ No error (4)

(a)The Prime Minister was asked

(b) to write a forward

(c) to the book

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

He is a university professor (1)/ but of his three sons (2) / neither has any merit (3)/ No error (4)

(a)He is a university professor

(b) but of his three sons

(c) neither has any merit

(d)No error

 

Q9.At great length that night they ________ the feasibility of their plans

(a)discussed about

(b)discussed

(c)discussed regarding

(d)discussed on

 

Q10.The chairperson brushed ________ my suggestion

(a)out

(b) over

(c) aside

(d) about

 

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

at snail’s pace

(a)to do things very slowly

(b)to walk like a snail

(c)to lack interest in work

(d)to do things in methodical manner

 

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

Helena was over head and ears in love with Demetrius.

(a)carefully

(b) completely

(c) brilliantly

(d) cautiously

 

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

A sly look that Is lustful

(a)Leer

(b)Lore

(c) Lark

(d)Littoral

 

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

Instrument to measure atmospheric pressure

(a)Metronome

(b) Compass

(c) Pedometer

(d)Barometer

 

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. Making ourselves

P.our language

Q.part of growing into

R.masters of

S.is an important

6. full manhood or womanhood

(a)PSRQ

(b) SQPR

(c) RPSQ

(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. Martha taught English Literature.

P.She would involve them in role-plays.

Q.Her students were young learners.

R.This way the students found it easier to identify with the characters.

S.They fell into the age group of 14-16 years.

6. They looked forward to attending her classes.

(a)QSPR

(b) QPSR

(c) RSPQ

(d) SQRP

 

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

If I dyed my hair green, every¬body will laugh at me.

(a)would

(b) did

(c)may

(d) No improvement

 

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

To get into the building Ill dis¬guise as a reporter.

(a)disguise to be

(b)disguise as one

(c)disguise myself

(d)No improvement

 

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

OBSTINATE

(a)stubborn

(b)pretty

(c) silly

(d)clever

 

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

BARREN

(a)good

(b) wholesome

(c) unproductive

(d) profitable

ANSWERS :

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


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