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SSC ENGLISH MIX QUIZ

 

Q1. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

They first sun-dried the garbage for one to three days to bring down the moisture level.

(a)The moisture level was brought down by sun-drying the garbage for one to three days.

(b)One to three days of sun-drying brought down the moisture level of the garbage.

(c)The moisture level of the garbage came down when it was sun-dried for one to three days.

(d)The garbage was first sun-dried for one to three days to bring down the moisture level.

 

Q2. Change into Active/Passive Voice.

The agent had disclosed the secret before it was evening.

(a)The secret was disclosed by the agent before it was evening.

(b)The secret had disclosed by the agent before it had been evening.

(c)The secret had been disclosed by the agent before it was evening.

(d)The secret was disclosed by the agent before it had been evening.

 

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

 OSTRACISE

(a)amuse

(b) welcome

(c) entertain

(d) host

 

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

EPHEMERAL

(a)eternal

(b)transitory

(c)mortal

(d)temporal

 

Q5. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

He said, “Ravi, why are you sounding so depressed today?”

(a)He asked Ravi why did he sound so depressed that day.

(b)He asked Ravi why he was sounding so depressed that day

(c)He told Ravi why he sounded so depressed today.

(d)He asked Ravi that why was he sounding so depressed that day.

 

Q6. Change into Direct/Indirect speech.

 ‘‘When did you meet my brother?” She asked me.

(a)She wanted to know when did I meet her brother

(b)She asked when did I meet my brother.

(c)She asked me when I had met her brother.

(d)She wants to know when I had met my brother

 

Q7. Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

You must either (1)/ be regular with your studies (2)/ and study for longer period before the examination (3) / No error (4)

(a)You must either

(b) be regular with your studies

(c) and study for longer period before the examination

(d)No error

 

Q8.  Identify the grammatical error in the sentence.

A milk (1)/ can provide protein(2)/ for a nutritionally balanced diet (3)/ No error (4)

(a)A milk

(b) can provide protein

(c) for a nutritionally balanced diet

(d)No error

 

Q9.The flash of the torch ________ a cobra

(a)exposed

(b) displayed

(c) disclosed

(d) revealed

 

Q10.I got used ________ on the right when I was In the US for two years

(a)driving

(b) to drive

(c) to driving

(d) by driving

 

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

For his alleged involvement in espionage , he is under a cloud these days.

(a)experiencing cloudy weather

(b)enjoying favourable luck

(c)under suspicion

(d)under observation

 

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

the green-eyed monster strikes a woman the moment she sees her husband talking to another pretty woman.

(a)anger

(b) hatred

(c) envy

(d) jealousy

 

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

A person with a long experience of any occupation

(a)Veteran

(b)Genius

(c)Seasoned

(d)Ambidextrous

 

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

Expert in the Scientific study of birds

(a)Dermatologist

(b)Zoologist

(c)Ornithologist

(d)Astronaut

 

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 traveller said, “Can you tell me the way to the nearest inn?”

(P)“Do you want one in which you can spend the night ?”

(Q)“Yes”, said the peasant.

(R)“Go right down the road and turn to the left.”

(S)“Yes”, replied the traveller.

(6) “thank a lot”.

(a)PSRQ

(b) QPSR

(c) SPQR

(d) QSRP

 

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. There was a lamp hanging on the wall.

P.Then he picked a lot of jewels off the trees in the garden.

Q.He put the lamp inside his shirt.

R.He put them in his pockets.

S.Alladdin climbed a ladder and took down the lamp,

6. Then he put more Jewels inside his shirt on top of the lamp.

(a)PRQS

(b) RSPQ

(c) SQPR

(d) QSRP

 

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

On one occasion he persuaded me to accompany him on a shooting expedition he was planning.

(a)has planned

(b)had planned

(c)planned

(d)No improvement

 

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

While crossing the road, a snake was seen.

(a)a snake was moving.

(b)he saw a snake.

(c)a snake was observed.

(d)No improvement.

 

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

OBNOXIOUS

(a)depressing

(b) disgusting

(c) arrogant

(d) filthy

 

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

ACCOUTEMENTS

(a)relatives

(b) companions

(c) calculations

(d) equipment

ANSWERS :

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


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