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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The smugglers did not realise that their conversation was being recorded. ..

(a)The smugglers did not realise that someone was recording their conversation.

(b)Someone did not realise that the smugglers were recording their conversation

(c)Conversation was recorded when the smugglers did not realise.

(d)The smugglers recorded their conversation without realising.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

This unexpected news surprised me a great deal.

(a)I was surprised a great deal by this unexpected news

(b) I am surprised a great deal by this unexpected news

(c)I have been surprised a great deal by this unexpected news

(d)I had been surprised a great deal by this unexpected news

 

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

 ANIMOSITY

(a)love

(b) lust

(c) luck

(d) loss

 

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

 DESPAIR

(a)belief

(b) trust

(c) hope

(d) faith

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

I said to my friend, “Can I borrow your dictionary for one day?”

(a)I asked my friend if I could borrow his dictionary for one day.

(b)I asked my friend if I could borrow your dictionary for one day.

(c)I asked my friend if I can borrow his dictionary for one day

(d)I asked my friend that if I can borrow his dictionary for one day

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 She exclaimed, “I’m afraid we are rather late I”

(a)She exclaimed that they were frightened of being late.

(b)She exclaimed that she was afraid that they were rather late.

(c)She shouted that they were scared that they would be. late

(d)She screamed that she was worried that they would all be late.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

When shall we (1)/ arrive (2)/ to our destination ? (3)/ No error (4)

(a)When shall we

(b) arrive

(c) to our destination ?

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The earth moves (1)/ around the Sun (2)/is it not it?(3)/ No error(4)

(a)The earth moves

(b) round the Sun

(c) Is it not?

(d)No error

 

Q9.Nadheeka was musing ________ memories of the past

(a)over

(b) about

(c) on

(d)from

 

Q10.The manager needs to hold ________ his anger

(a)on

(b)with

(c)down

(d)back

 

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

The failure of crops in successive years put the farmer in a tight corner.

(a)in a closed room

(b)in a small field

(c)In a difficult situation

(d)in a meadow

 

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

There is no love lost between any two neighboring countries in the world.

(a)stop loving

(b)not on good terms

(c)forming a group

(d)have good understanding

 

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

Succession of rulers belonging to one family

(a)Dynasty

(b) Lineage

(c) Ancestry

(d) Progeny

 

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

One who has obstinate and narrow religious views

(a)Theosophist

(b)Bigot

(c)Philosopher

(d)Theologian

 

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.A dictionary

P. arranged words

Q. about which information

R. containing alphabetically

S. is a book

6. is given.

(a)RPQS

(b) QRPS

(c) SRFQ

(d) SPRQ

 

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) Einstein was a bad student.

(P)He attended classes regularly and took down careful notes.

(Q)His friend Marcel Grossman, on the other hand, was an irreproachable student.

(R)These notes he shared with Einstein

(S)He resented having to attend lectures.

(6) If Einstein passed his examinations, it was only because of Grossman.

(a)SQPR

(b) QRPS

(c) PSRQ

(d) RS0P

 

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

The greater the demand higher the price.

(a)High

(b)the high

(c)the higher

(d)No improvement

 

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

She teaches us grammar, isn’t it ?

(a)isn’t she ?

(b)doesn’t she ?

(c)doesn’t it?

(d)No improvement

 

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

CENSURE

(a)criticize

(b)appreciate

(c) blame

(d)abuse

 

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

 DUBIOUS

(a)doubtful

(b) disputable

(c) duplicate

(d) dangerous

ANSWERS :

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


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