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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Did the noise frighten you ?

(a)Did you frighten the noise ?

(b)Was the noise frightened by you ?

(c)Were you frightened by the noise ?

(d)Were you frighten by the noise ?

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

They created such a fuss over a trivial matter.

(a)Such a fuss is being created over a trivial matter.

(b)Such a fuss was created over a trivial matter.

(c)Such a fuss has been created over a trivial matter.

(d)By them such a fuss has been created over a trivial matter.

 

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

CRITICISE

(a)finish

(b)recommend

(c) commend

(d) request

 

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

ZEAL

(a)disinterest

(b) apathy

(c) carelessness

(d) hatred

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

The Chief Minister said, “What a disaster the earthquake is”

(a)The Chief Minister cried that the earthquake was a terrible disaster.

(b)The Chief Minister expressed with surprise that the earthquake was a terrible disaster.

(c)The Chief Minister exclaimed with sorrow that the earthquake was a terrible disaster.

(d)The Chief Minister told in pain that the earthquake was a terrible disaster.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “There are ceremonies going on”, he said to me.

(a)He told me that there were ceremonies going on.

(b)He told that there have been ceremonies going on.

(c)He told that there had been ceremonies going on.

(d)He told that there are ceremonies going on.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

It is I (1) /who is to blame (2) /for this bad situation(3) / No Error (4)

(a)It is I

(b) who is to blame

(c) for this bad situation

(d)No Error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

Bacon the father of the English essay (1)/ had a thirst (2)/ of knowledge (3)/ No error (4)

(a)Bacon the father of the English essay

(b) had a thirst

(c) of knowledge

(d)No error

 

Q9.My book is the new one ________ is the tom one

(a)your

(b)the book of you

(c)yours

(d)the book your

 

Q10.The farmer had ________ land and many servants

(a)very little

(b) some

(c) a lot of

(d) many

 

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

I don’t know why she has become stand-offish recently.

(a)angry

(b)hilarious

(c)indifferent

(d)unmanageable

 

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

fits and starts

(a)slowly

(b)not regularly

(c)continuously

(d)quickly

 

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

The study of maps

(a)Cartography

(b)Geography

(c)Geology

(d)Atlas

 

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

Inability to sleep

(a)Hysteria

(b) Insomnia

(c) Aphasia

(d) Amnesia

 

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 landscape

P.with Nature displaying

Q.here is awesome

R.that are seldom

S.a range of delights

6. seen together

(a)PSRQ

(b) QPSR

(c) RSPQ

(d) QRSP

 

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. The salmon fish pushed themselves

P.to return to their spawning grounds

Q.and fertilized them

R.but once they laid their eggs

S.to their limits

6. they died

(a)SQPR

(b) RSQP

(c) SPRQ

(d) RPSQ

 

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

We eat that we may live.

(a)might

(b) shall

(c) should

(d) No Improvement

 

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

Covered with grease, the water did not seem unduly cold to the swimmer

(a)As he was covered with grease, the water did not seem unduly cold to the swim-mer.

(b)As it was covered with grease, the water did not seem undu¬ly cold to the swimmer.

(c)As it was covered with water, the grease did not seem un¬duly cold to the swimmer.

(d)No improvement

 

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

 FIDELITY

(a)affection

(b) allegiance

(c) accuracy

(d) loyalty

 

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

RECIPIENTS

(a)creators

(b)donors

(c) receivers

(d)instigators

ANSWERS :

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


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