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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

You don’t need to wind this watch.

(a)This watch need not be wound.

(b)This watch does not wind.

(c)This watch need not be wounded.

(d)This watch need not be winded up.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

Paint the windows.

(a)Windows should be painted.

(b)Let the windows be painted.

(c)Let be the windows painted.

(d)Windows are let to be painted.

 

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

 GIGANTIC

(a)weak

(b) fragile

(c) slight

(d) tiny

 

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

INFIRMITY

(a)employment

(b)indisposition

(c)strength

(d)weakness

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 She said to Rita, “Please help me with my homework.”

(a)She requested Rita to help her in her homework.

(b)Rita requested her to help her with her homework.

(c)She requested Rita to help her with her homework.

(d)She requested Rita to help her homework.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 “What did you see at the South Pole ?” Ashok asked Anil.

(a)Ashok asked Anil if he saw anything at the South Pole

(b)Ashok asked Anil what he had seen at the South Pole

(c)Ashok asked Anil what did he see at the South Pole

(d)Ashok asked Anil that he saw anything at the South Pole

 

Q7.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

 I must complement you (1)/ on your good manners (2) / and your impeccable behaviour (3)/ No error (4)

(a)I must complement you

(b) on your good manners

(c) and your impeccable behaviour

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

After knowing truth (1)/ they took the right decision (2)/ in the matter (3)/ No error (4)

(a)After knowing truth

(b) they took the right decision

(c) in the matter

(d)No error

 

Q9.Will those of you who have objections to this proposal ________ put up your hands please ?

(a)discussed

(b)being discussed

(c)having discussed

(d)discussing

 

Q10.She politely asked him ________

(a)to leave her hand

(b)to give up her hand

(c)to release her hand

(d)to let her hand go

 

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

to turn a deaf ear

(a)to be hard of hearing

(b)to be indifferent

(c)to be attentive

(d)to be obstinate

 

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

Gopi works by fits and starts.

(a)consistently

(b)irregularly

(c)In high spirits

(d)enthusiastically

 

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

A jocular person who is full of amusing anecdotes

(a)Wile

(b)Yokel

(c) Wag

(d)Aeon

 

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

One who tends to take a hopeful view of life

(a)Magnate

(b) Creator

(c) Pacifist

(d) Optimist

 

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 very first battle they fought

P.and they had to fall back

Q.cross the border

R.was lost

S.letting the enemy

6. and enter the country

(a)RQSP

(b)RPSQ

(c) QRPS

(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. Mary and Jo were amateur singers.

P.He called them for auditions the following week.

Q.So they approached a leading music company.

R.They wanted to try their luck at playback singing.

S.But the manager said that they would have to qualify an audition test.

6. Fortunately they qualified the test.

(a)RSPQ

(b) QPRS

(c) PRSQ

(d) RQSP

 

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

The students often play truant, didn’t they ?

(a)can they?

(b)is indeed ?

(c)don’t they?

(d)No improvement

 

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

He denied that he had not forged my signature.

(a)would not forge

(b)had forged

(c)did not forge

(d)No Improvement

 

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

ALERT

(a)hostile

(b)watchful

(c) brave

(d)quick

 

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

INFAMY

(a)notoriety

(b)glory

(c)integrity

(d)familiarity

ANSWERS :

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


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