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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Women like men to flatter them.

(a)Men are liked by women to flatter them.

(b)Women like to be flattered by men.

(c)Women like that men should flatter them.

(d)Women are liked to be flattered by men.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Surely the lost child must have been found by now.

(a)Surely must have found the lost child by now.

(b)Surely someone must have found the lost child by now.

(c)Surely now must have found the lost child

(d)Now must have found the lost child surely.

 

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

DENSE

(a)scarce

(b)slim

(c)sparse

(d)lean

 

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

LATENT

(a)unspoken

(b)later

(c)implicit

(d)obvious

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

He asked me, “What time will the sun set tomorrow ?”

(a)He asked me what time does the sun set the next day.

(b)He asked me what time the sun would set tomorrow.

(c)He asked me what time the sun would set the next day.

(d)He asked me what time would the sun set the next day.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 Ruby requested me to lend her Rs. I000 the next day.

(a)Ruby said to me “Please lend . . me Rs. I000 the next day.”

(b)Ruby said to me “Please lend her Rs. I000 the next day.”

(c)Ruby said to me “Please lend her Rs. I000 tomorrow.”

(d)Ruby said to me “Please lend me Rs. I000 tomorrow.”

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The new taxation rates (1)/ announced by the government (2)/ are bound to effect the export sector (3)/ No error (4)

(a)The new taxation rates

(b) announced by the government

(c) are bound to effect the export sector

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

When the football team walked onto the field (1)/ the crowd burst Into applause (2)/ but some cheers were heard too (3)/ No error (4)

(a)When the football team walked onto the field

(b) the crowd burst Into applause

(c) but some cheers were heard too

(d)No error

 

Q9.He ________ himself a stiff drink before making his statement to the police officer

(a)threw

(b) poured

(c) filled

(d) sipped

 

Q10. Had you told me earlier I ________ the meeting

(a)had attended

(b)have attended

(c)attended

(d)would have attended

 

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

We have appealed to him again and again there is no use flogging a dead horse now.

(a)repeating our request

(b)making him see reason

(c)beating about the bush

(d)wasting time in useless effort

 

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

to fight tooth and nail

(a)to fight a losing battle

(b)to oppose resolutely

(c)to have a physical fight

(d)to lodge a formal protest

 

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

Words written on a tomb

(a)Epithet

(b) Epigraph

(c) Soliloquy

(d) Epitaph

 

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

Building in which dead bodies are kept for a time

(a)Mortuary

(b)Monastery

(c)Sanatorium

(d)Crematorium

 

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) Money Is not the root of all evils.

(P)Or, what about the desire for power driving people to horrible crimes ?

(Q)Even purposeless cruelty can be seen in many instances of evil behaviour.

(R)For example, neither teachers nor parents profit in any way by torturing children.

(S)The evils of sexual offenders are not motivated by financial gains.

(6) We can only Say that money is the root of some evil.

(a)QRPS

(b) SPQR

(c) RSPQ

(d) QPRS

 

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. Gopal and Sheela felt very bored one evening.

P.Gopal wanted to stay on for the next show.

Q.So they decided to go to the cinema.

R.They reached the theatre in time for the interval.

S.On the way there was a traffic jam.

6. But Sheela wanted to return home.

(a)PSQR

(b) S Q PR

(c) QSRP

(d) SQRP

 

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

We have no less than a thousand students in our College.

(a)not less

(b)no less

(c)no fewer

(d)No improvement

 

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

If you have studied hard, you would have got a first class.

(a)If you studied hard.

(b)If you had studied hard.

(c)If you would study hard.

(d)No improvement.

 

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

COVENANT

(a)case

(b) coupon

(c) contract

(d) settlement

 

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

VERACITY

(a)freedom

(b) truth

(c) wisdom

(d) loyally

ANSWERS :

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

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