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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

We have already done the exercise.

(a)Already the exercise has been done by us.

(b)The exercise has already been done by us.

(c)The exercise had been already done by us.

(d)The exercise is already done by us.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

We found him a good wife.

(a)He was found a good wife by us.

(b)A good wife was found out by them.

(c)A good wife found him.

(d)A good wife was being found by us.

 

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

CUMBERSOME

(a)heavy

(b) convenient

(c)smooth

(d) automatic

 

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

 BRITTLE

(a)weak

(b)Strong

(c) fragile

(d)bright

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 The kids yelled in a loud voice, “We love our family.”

(a)The kids yelled loudly that they love our family.

(b)The kids yelled in a loud voice that they loved their family.

(c)The kids yelled in a loud voice that they loved our family.

(d)The kids were shouting loudly that they loved their family.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “Are you ready, Raju?” Mother asked.

(a)Mother asked Raju if he would be ready.

(b)Mother told Raju if he was ready.

(c)Mother asked Raju if he was ready.

(d)Mother wanted to know from Raju if he was ready.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The manager wanted to know who had arrived (1)/early that day (2)/the cashier or the accountant (3)/No error (4)

(a)The manager wanted to know who had arrived

(b)early that day

(c) the cashier or the accountant

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

If I had lots of money (1)/ I d give some to anybody (2)/who asked for it (3)/No error(4)

(a)If I had lots of money

(b) I d give some to anybody

(c) who asked for it

(d)No error

 

Q9.I complimented him ________ his success in the examination

(a)at

(b)on

(c) about

(d) for

 

Q10.The building is not safe and must be ________ down

(a)pull

(b)pulling

(c)pulled

(d)pulls

 

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

She is a fair-weather friend.

(a)a good friend

(b)aI friend who meets difficulties calmly

(c)a friend deserts you In difficulties

(d)a favourable friend

 

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

a damp squib

(a)rainy weather

(b)a disappointing result

(c)a skirt in a laundry

(d)None of the above

 

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

One who deserts his principles or party

(a)Apostle

(b)Proselyte

(c)Renegade

(d)Critic

 

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

An inscription on a tomb

(a)Espionage

(b) Epilogue

(c) Epitaph

(d) Elegy

 

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) Superstition and

(P)the supposed powers

(Q)thrive on

(R)magical practices

(S)of dreams to

(6) foretell the future.

(a)SPQR

(b) PSQR

(c) RSQP

(d) RQPS

 

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. Proud Little Astronomer sees huge dragon in the moon.

P.Big Astronomer calls him and , shows him the fly.

Q.He runs to the Big Astronomer and calls him home.

R.He is very excited and remembers his rival Big Astronomer.

S.Big Astronomer agrees and later discovers a fly in the telescope lens.

6. Little Astronomer is shamefaced and becomes humble.

(a)RQSP

(b) PQRS

(c) RSPQ

(d) QPSR

 

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

Most of the participating mem¬bers at the fair, which was organised by the students, were Mathematics teachers.

(a)Mathematic teachers

(b)Mathematics teachers

(c)Teacher in mathematics

(d)No improvement

 

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

He behaves like coward.

(a)cowardly

(b)in a cowardly manner

(c)as If he verb a coward

(d)No improvement

 

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

SOMBRE

(a)gloomy

(b) quiet

(c) serious

(d) sleepy

 

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

POIGNANT

(a)showy

(b) sad

(c) silly

(d) snobbish

ANSWERS :

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


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