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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Let him see the picture.

(a)Let the picture be seen by him.

(b)The picture is seen by him

(c)Let him the picture be seen.

(d)The picture is seen by him.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The boys saved many elders from being drowned.

(a)Many elders are saved from being drowned by the boys.

(b)Many elders are being saved from being drowned by the boys.

(c)Many elders were saved from being drowned by the boys.

(d)Many elders have been saved from being drowned by the boys.

 

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

DESPISE

(a)appease

(b) flatter

(c) admire

(d)appreciate

 

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

 CONTROVERSIAL

(a)indisputable

(b) restrained

(c) controlled

(d) appeasing

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Bill said, ‘I am here to help you all.”

(a)Bill said that he is here to help you all.

(b)Bill said that he was there to help us all.

(c)Bill said that he was here to help us all.

(d)Bill said that he is there to help us all.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Bala’s mother: “Will you lock the door, Bala ?”

(a)Bala’s mother told Bala that he need not lock the door.

(b)Bala’s mother asked Bala if he would lock the door.

(c)Bala’s mother asked Bala if he had locked the door.

(d)Balas mother said lock the door.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

 The soil was moist as (1)/there was little rain (2)/the day before(3)/No error (4)

(a) The soil was moist as

(b) there was little rain

(c) the day before

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Three conditions (1)/critical for growing (2)/ plants are soil temperature chemical balance or amount of moisture (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Three conditions

(b) critical for growing

(c) plants are soil temperature chemical balance or amount of moisture

(d)No error

 

Q9.The mechanic the vehicle since this morning

(a)repaired

(b)repairing

(c)has been repairing

(d)will be repairing

 

Q10.Our life promises a lot ________ pleasure and we must learn to enjoy it

(a)with

(b)for

(c) of

(d)at

 

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

I can no longer put up with her insolence.

(a)endure

(b) evade

(c) suppress

(d) assume

 

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

to call it a day

(a)to conclude proceedings

(b)to initiate proceedings

(c)to work through the day

(d)None of the above

 

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

Irresistible craving for alcoholic drinks

(a)Megalomania

(b)Dipsomania

(c)Kleptomania

(d)Pyromania

 

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

The practice of submitting a proposal to popular vote

(a)election

(b) Reference

(c) Popularity

(d) Referendum

 

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 student came late to the school.

P.He went home weeping.

Q.The watchman didn’t allow him inside the school.

R.The boy was waiting outside for some time.

S.He then decided to go home.

6. It was a bad day for him.

(a)QSPR

(b) QSRP

(c) QRSP

(d) QPSR

 

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. Jai Hal is a handball type game

P. In fact, this game originated in the Basque, region of Spain

Q.And in Florida it is legal to place, bets on the players of Jai Hay

R. It, is one of the fastest moving ball games.

5.Although played quite well in Florida & Latin America, it is not an American game.

6.Sports experts agree that Jai Hay requires more skill, speed, endurance and nerve than any other game.

(a)PSRQ

(b) PSQR

(c) SRPQ

(d) SPRQ

 

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

 He comes often to our house.

(a)come often

(b)often comes

(c)often come

(d)No improvement

 

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

Whenever I doubt about the meaning of a word, I look up my dictionary.

(a)Whenever I have a doubt

(b)Whenever I am in doubt

(c)The moment I doubt

(d)No improvement

 

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

 GENUINE

(a)generous

(b)healthy

(c) natural

(d)original

 

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

ACCRUE

(a)accumulate

(b)accommodate

(c)grow

(d)suffice

ANSWERS :

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


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