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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

We waste much time on trifles.

(a)Much time was wasted on trifles.

(b)Much time will be wasted on trifles.’

(c)Much time is wasted by us on trifle’s.

(d)Much time is wasted on trifles.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The boy laughed at the beggar.

(a)The beggar was laughed by the boy.

(b)The beggar was being laughed by the boy.

(c)The beggar was being laughed at by the boy

(d)The beggar was laughed at by the boy.

 

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

 PANICKY

(a)confident

(b) sober

(c) quiet

(d) calm

 

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

 OBSCURE

(a)vacant

(b) seldom

(c) distinct

(d) unusual

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “Do as you wish, but don’t come and ask me for help if you get into difficulties.”

(a)He told me to do as he wished or he wouldn’t come and help me if I got into difficulties.

(b)He told me to do as I wished but not to go and ask him for help if I got into difficulties.

(c)He ordered me to do as I wished but not to go and ask him for help if I got into difficulties.

(d)He told me that unless I did as I wished he would not come and help me if I got into difficulties where had he been all those

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 She said to the girl, “Did you do this?”

(a)She asked the girl that she did that.

(b)She asked the girl if she did that

(c)She asked the girl if she had done that.

(d)She told the girl that she had done that.

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

The reason why (1)/he was rejected (2)/was because he was too young (3)/No Error (4)

(a)The reason why

(b) he was rejected

(c) was because he was too young

(d)No Error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

No porter being available (1)/ he carried (2)/ all his luggage himself (3)/ No error (4)

(a)No porter being available

(b) he carried

(c) all his luggage’s himself

(d)No error

 

Q9. Kumar ________ boy swam across the sea for safety

(a)a I7-years-old

(b)a I7-year-old

(c)a I7-year-aged

(d)the I7-year-old

 

Q10.By ________ united struggle we may achieve success

(a)a

(b) an

(c)the

(d)None of the above

 

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

In spite of the immense pressure exerted by the militants, the Government, has decided not to give in.

(a)accede

(b) yield

(c) oblige

(d) conform

 

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

The success of his first novel completely turned his head.

(a)made him vain

(b)made him look back

(c)changed him completely

(d)made him think

 

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

One who is beyond reform.

(a)Optimistic

(b) Incorrigible

(c) Indefatigable

(d) Notorious

 

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

Impossible to describe

(a)Miraculous

(b) Ineffable

(c) Stupendous

(d) Appalling

 

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 tiny bacterial plants that live in the soil help to prepare food for the plants we cultivate.

P.The farmer works very hard to make the soil favorable.

Q.But these soil bacteria are very necessary and helpful.

R.There are millions of bacteria in a cubic inch of fertile soil.

S.Some kinds of bacteria are harmful.

6. They do not need sunlight as do most plants.

(a)SQPR

(b) QSPR

(c) RPSQ

(d) PRQS

 

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. And then word

P.came from Inside

Q.meet the released civilians,

R.that after all,

S.the press could

6. but fleetingly.

(a)RSQP

(b)SRPQ

(c) PRSQ

(d)RPQS

 

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

Mrs. Madhuri has great respect and unlimited faith in her Direc¬tor.

(a)respect and unlimited faith for

(b)respect for and unlimited faith for

(c)respect for and unlimited faith In

(d)respect in and unlimited faith for

 

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

What you have been doing in the workshop since last month ?

(a)have you done

(b)you have done

(c)have you been doing

(d)No improvement

 

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

DILATE

(a)spin

(b)weaken

(c)widen

(d)push

 

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

ARTFUL

(a)artistic

(b)cunning

(c) intelligent

(d)attractive

ANSWERS :

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


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