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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The principal kept the staff members waiting

(a)The staff members are kept waiting for the principal.

(b)The staff members were kept waiting by the principal.

(c)The staff members were waiting for the principal.

(d)The staff members were being kept waiting by the principal.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

A lion does not eat grass however hungry he may be.

(a)Grass is not eaten by a lion however hungry he may be.

(b)Grass Is not being eaten by a lion however hungry he may be.

(c)Grass is eaten not by a lion however hungry he may be.

(d)Grass is being not eaten by a lion however hungry he may be.

 

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

 ALTERCATION

(a)explanation

(b) challenge

(c) compromise

(d) opposition

 

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

IN TOTO

(a)bluntly

(b) partially

(c) entirety

(d)strongly

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

He said, “Let Hari come with us, mother. I’ll take care of him”

(a)He requested his mother to let Hari come with them as he will take care of him.

(b)He informed his mother to let Hari come with them as he would take care of him.

(c)He told his mother to let Hari come with them as he would take care of him.

(d)He told to his mother let Hari come with us as he would take care of him.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 She said to me, “What can I do for you?”’

(a)She asked me what she could do for me.

(b)She asked me what can she do for me.

(c)She asked me what she can do for me.

(d)She asked me whether she can do anything for me

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Based on the newspaper reports (1)/ we can conclude that (2)/ many accidents caused by reckless driving (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Based on the newspaper reports

(b) we can conclude that

(c) many accidents caused by reckless driving

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Unless you do not give (1)/ the keys of the safe (2)/you will be shot (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Unless you do not give

(b) the keys of the safe

(c) you will be shot

(d)No error

 

Q9.The lame boy tried to climb up the staircase without ________ help

(a)little

(b)any

(c) some

(d) many

 

Q10.The girl was very pleased ________ herself

(a)In

(b)on

(c)over

(d)with

 

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

The effort to trace the culprit was a wild goose chase.

(a)fruitful hunting

(b)futile search

(c)ideal seeking

(d)genuine effort

 

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

He is accused of sitting on the fence.

(a)observing the scene

(b)resting on fence

(c)hesitating which side to take

(d)sitting back and enjoying the fun

 

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

To cut something Into two pieces.

(a)Severe

(b) Sever

(c) Sewer

(d) Sow

 

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

The sound of the funeral bell

(a)Knell

(b)Spell

(c)Dong

(d)Ding-dong

 

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. Agriculture

P. cotton for our clothes

Q.raw materials like jute

R.and sugarcane for our industries

S.gives us food

6. and food for cattle.

(a)SRQP

(b)RQPS

(c) QPRS

(d)SPQR

 

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) Creating and modifying a school timetable is a complex task.

(P)T Plus’ closely models the real world timetable creation tasks.

(Q)So is the job of computerizing it.

(R)All timetables can be viewed on the screen before they are actually printed.

(S)It has a comprehensive manual and useful glossary of terms.

(6) It relieves you of the anxiety to get it all right.

(a)QPSR

(b) RPS0

(c) SPRQ

(d) PQSR

 

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

 I prefer to ride than to walk.

(a)riding to walking

(b)ride to walk

(c) riding than walking

(d) No Improvement

 

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

The struggle for independence is gaining movement every day.

(a)motion

(b)movement

(c)momentum

(d)No improvement

 

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

DILIGENT

(a)industrious

(b) indifferent

(c) intelligent

(d) energetic

 

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

FLABBERGASTED

(a)scared

(b)embarrassed

(c)dumbfounded

(d)humiliated

ANSWERS :

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


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