SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 02 August-2019 Shift-3 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 02 August-2019 Shift-3

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Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Deforestation 1.______ the permanent destruction of forests in order to 2.______ the land available for other uses. It 3.______ around the world, though tropical rainforests are particularly 4.____. If current deforestation levels 5.______ , the world's rainforests may completely vanish in as little as 100 years, according to National Geographic. 

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. have
2. are
3. is
4. has

Correct Answer: is

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Deforestation 1.______ the permanent destruction of forests in order to 2.______ the land available for other uses. It 3.______ around the world, though tropical rainforests are particularly 4.____. If current deforestation levels 5.______ , the world's rainforests may completely vanish in as little as 100 years, according to National Geographic.

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. makes
2. make
3. made
4. making

Correct Answer: make

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Deforestation 1.______ the permanent destruction of forests in order to 2.______ the land available for other uses. It 3.______ around the world, though tropical rainforests are particularly 4.____. If current deforestation levels 5.______ , the world's rainforests may completely vanish in as little as 100 years, according to National Geographic.

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3. 
1
. occurs
2. occurred
3. occurring
4. occur

Correct Answer: occurs

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Deforestation 1.______ the permanent destruction of forests in order to 2.______ the land available for other uses. It 3.______ around the world, though tropical rainforests are particularly 4.____. If current deforestation levels 5.______ , the world's rainforests may completely vanish in as little as 100 years, according to National Geographic.

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4. 
1
. targeted
2. robbed
3. looted
4. aimed

Correct Answer: targeted

Comprehension:

In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Deforestation 1.______ the permanent destruction of forests in order to 2.______ the land available for other uses. It 3.______ around the world, though tropical rainforests are particularly  4.____. If current deforestation levels 5.______ , the world's rainforests may completely vanish in as little as 100 years, according to National Geographic.

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. maintain
2. continue
3. follow
4. proceed

Correct Answer: continue

Q.6 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Demolish
1. Repair
2. Taunt
3. Reveal
4. Dismantle

Correct Answer: Dismantle

Q.7 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
Something no longer in use
1. Obdurate
2. Odious
3. Obsolete
4. Ominous

Correct Answer: Obsolete

Q.8 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
My visiting to my family are few and far between. /No error
1. No error
2. few and far between
3. My visiting to
4. my family are

Correct Answer: My visiting to

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Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
It is quite tough to ______ which candidate will win the presidential elections.
1. pretend
2. elect
3. predict
4. argue

Correct Answer: predict

Q.10 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Fluctuate
1. Stabilize
2. Mobilize
3. Waver
4. Stumble

Correct Answer: Stabilize

Q.11 In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
Fit as a fiddle
1. To play a melodious tune
2. In a perfectly healthy condition
3. A severe and conclusive test
4. To be a perfect match

Correct Answer: In a perfectly healthy condition

Q.12 In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
Nail-biting
1. Suspenseful
2. Plentiful
3. Peaceful
4. Joyful

Correct Answer: Suspenseful

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No Improvement.
The government seems to have no interest for the welfare of the common man.
1. any interest in
2. no interest to
3. No Improvement
4. no interest in

Correct Answer: no interest in

Q.14 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Dominent
2. Diseese
3. Deminish
4. Dependent

Correct Answer: Dependent

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Though I am tall, I feel inferior ______ others.
1. to
2. than
3. upon
4. from

Correct Answer:  to

Q.16 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Disperse
1. Gather
2. Neglect
3. Send
4. Hold

Correct Answer: Gather

Q.17 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
She wanted telling you who you could approach for your problem. /No error
1. No error
2. who you could approach
3. for your problem
4. She wanted telling you

Correct Answer: She wanted telling you

Q.18 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No Improvement.
I don't think many people will be able to attend the meeting tomorrow.
1. is able
2. No Improvement
3. have able
4. are able

Correct Answer: No Improvement

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
I watched him ______.
1. to falling
2. to fell
3. fell
4. fall

Correct Answer: fall

Q.20 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Chide
1. Flatter
2. Commend
3. Approve
4. Rebuke

Correct Answer: Rebuke

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
Something which leads to death
1. Fatal
2. Trial
3. Penal
4. Vital

Correct Answer: Fatal

Q.22 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No Improvement.
She insisted to driving her kids to school.
1. to be driving
2. on driving
3. to drive
4. No Improvement

Correct Answer: on driving

Q.23 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
Their friendship will not last long. /No error
1. will not
2. last long
3. No error
4. Their friendship

Correct Answer: No error

Q.24 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Bachelar
2. Existence
3. Calender
4. Antedote

Correct Answer: Existence

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill  in the blank.
The businessman has ______ connections in the industry.
1. respective
2. respectable
3. receptive
4. responsible

Correct Answer: respectable

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