SSC MTS 2017 RE-EXAM PAPER : Held on 22-SEPTEMBER-2017 Shift-3(GENERAL ENGLISH)

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SSC MTS 2017 RE-EXAM PAPER : Held on 22-SEPTEMBER-2017 Shift-3

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QID : 251 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

Wednesday, a working day, (1)/ may proved to be troublesome (2)/ tough as thousands hit the roads. (3)/ No Error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 252 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

China is also a (1)/ buyer of American Crude (2)/ oil who has been exported. (3)/ No Error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 3

QID : 253 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

The Security Guard prevented us ______ entering the hotel.

1) from
2) against
3) for
4) on

Correct Answer: from

QID : 254 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Rohan is ______ tall as his elder brother Rohit.

1) much
2) more
3) too
4) as

Correct Answer: as

QID : 255 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Lament

1) Enlighten
2) Chatter
3) Mourn
4) Rejoice

Correct Answer: Mourn

QID : 256 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Authentic

1) Certain
2) Dubious
3) Brave
4) Rude

Correct Answer: Certain

QID : 257 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Eradicate

1) Uncivil
2) Uproot
3) Cultivate
4) Inaction

Correct Answer: Uproot

QID : 258 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Betrayal

1) Tricky
2) Deceive
3) Stand by
4) Bluff

Correct Answer: Stand by

QID : 259 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Gracious

1) Kind
2) Benign
3) Civil
4) Miserable

Correct Answer: Miserable

QID : 260 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Lavish

1) Wild
2) Scarce
3) Posh
4) Liberal

Correct Answer: Scarce

QID : 261 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Through thick and thin.

1) Under all circumstances
2) Thinking entire day
3) To keep on losing or gaining weight
4) To think advantage and disadvantages of something

Correct Answer: Under all circumstances

QID : 262 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Turned a blind eye.

1) Not able to see clearly
2) Feeling dizzy
3) Pretended not to notice
4) Playing hide and seek

Correct Answer: Pretended not to notice

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QID : 263 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

Ram as well as his friends (are) coming for lunch.

1) have
2) is
3) are not
4) No improvement

Correct Answer: is

QID : 264 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

Either the teacher or the students (has) gone to eat lunch.

1) have
2) is
3) might has
4) No improvement

Correct Answer: have

QID : 265 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Having no hair on the scalp.

1) Babble
2) Bogus
3) Boggle
4) Bald

Correct Answer: Bald

QID : 266 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Lover of books.

1) Paedophile
2) Electrophile
3) Bibliophile
4) Foodophile

Correct Answer: Bibliophile

QID : 267 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) Algibra
2) Algebra
3) Elegebra
4) Alegebra

Correct Answer: Algebra

QID : 268 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) Difference
2) Deffirence
3) Differance
4) Defference

Correct Answer: Difference

QID : 269 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

The backbone

P: agriculture; which also provides
Q: sustenance to over half the country’s population
R: of the rural economy is

1) RPQ
2) PRQ
3) RQP
4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 270 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

When we

P: talk of investing in education,
Q: a question arises as to what kind of education
R: needs to be given to the youngster.

1) PRQ
2) PQR
3) RQP
4) QPR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 271 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

'Entertainment' implies non-participation by the __________. A football match may be entertainment to the spectators, but it is a __________ to the players, and when we think of entertainment, we must __________, 'activities' such as indoor games, card playing, dice, tenpin bowling, even amateur theatricals, because the point of all these is that we are providing our _________ amusement. To be 'entertained', we must be content to look, and to ___________.

'Entertainment' implies non-participation by the __________.

1) listeners
2) Artist
3) performe
4) Performer

Correct Answer: performe

QID : 272 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

'Entertainment' implies non-participation by the __________. A football match may be entertainment to the spectators, but it is a __________ to the players, and when we think of entertainment, we must __________, 'activities' such as indoor games, card playing, dice, tenpin bowling, even amateur theatricals, because the point of all these is that we are providing our _________ amusement. To be 'entertained', we must be content to look, and to ___________.

be entertainment to the spectators, but it is a __________

1) bore
2) sport
3) entertainment
4) fun

Correct Answer: sport

QID : 273 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

'Entertainment' implies non-participation by the __________. A football match may be entertainment to the spectators, but it is a __________ to the players, and when we think of entertainment, we must __________, 'activities' such as indoor games, card playing, dice, tenpin bowling, even amateur theatricals, because the point of all these is that we are providing our _________ amusement. To be 'entertained', we must be content to look, and to ___________.

entertainment, we must __________,

1) Exclude
2) among
3) expell
4) between

Correct Answer: Exclude

QID : 274 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

'Entertainment' implies non-participation by the __________. A football match may be entertainment to the spectators, but it is a __________ to the players, and when we think of entertainment, we must __________, 'activities' such as indoor games, card playing, dice, tenpin bowling, even amateur theatricals, because the point of all these is that we are providing our _________ amusement. To be 'entertained', we must be content to look, and to ___________.

our _________ amusement.

1) exclusive
2) Choice
3) Own
4) Preferred

Correct Answer: Own

QID : 275 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

'Entertainment' implies non-participation by the __________. A football match may be entertainment to the spectators, but it is a __________ to the players, and when we think of entertainment, we must __________, 'activities' such as indoor games, card playing, dice, tenpin bowling, even amateur theatricals, because the point of all these is that we are providing our _________ amusement. To be 'entertained', we must be content to look, and to ___________.

we must be content to look, and to ___________.

1) hear
2) See
3) Ignore
4) Listen

Correct Answer: Listen

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