SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 05 August-2019 Shift-1 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 05 August-2019 Shift-1

::GENERAL ENGLISH::



Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The students are in great ______ of their teachers.
1. praise
2. awe
3. respect
4. gusto

Correct Answer: awe

Q.2 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
The servant was beaten through his master with a stick. /No error
1. No error
2. with a stick
3. through his master
4. The servant was beaten

Correct Answer:  through his master

Q.3 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.
Many accidents at the factory are caused of workers who don't read warning signs.
1. are caused because of
2. is the cause of
3. is caused by
4. No Improvement

Correct Answer:  are caused because of

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The origin of ice-cream dates back ______ nearly half-a-century.
1. to
2. at
3. from
4. into

Correct Answer: to

Q.5 In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase. 
Birds of the same feather
1. People with a generous heart
2. To get into trouble together
3. To be in a totally helpless condition
4. People with similar character

Correct Answer: People with similar character

Q.6 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.
For her, money is only the meto an end.
1. the mefor an end
2. meto end
3. No Improvement
4. a meto the end

Correct Answer: No Improvement

Q.7 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Gloomy
1. Cloudy
2. Bright
3. Dull
4. Greedy

Correct Answer: Bright

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Q.8 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 wound on her hand is now heal completely.
1. has now healing
2. No Improvement
3. is now healed
4. is healing now

Correct Answer: is now healed

Q.9 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Immense
1. Insignificant
2. Dull
3. Minute
4. Massive

Correct Answer: Massive

Q.10 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
Unless you prepare well, you will not get a first class. /No error
1. No error
2. a first class
3. Unless you prepare well
4. you will not get

Correct Answer: No error

Q.11 Choose the word that can substitute the given sentence.
An internal or external framework of bones
1. Spine
2. Skull
3. Skeleton
4. Skin

Correct Answer: Skeleton

Q.12 Choose the word that can substitute the given sentence.
An area of grassland where animals graze
1. Forest
2. Park
3. Meadow
4. Garden

Correct Answer: Meadow

Q.13 Find the part of the given sentence that has  an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
The child always goes for sleep with his teddy bear. /No error
1. with his teddy bear
2. goes for sleep
3. No error
4. The child always

Correct Answer:  goes for sleep

Q.14 Choose the correctly spelt  word.
1. Exausted
2. Intelligent
3. Equaly
4. Amigrate

Correct Answer:  Intelligent

Q.15 In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
Cat's whiskers
1. A very easy matter
2. To be highly impressive
3. To be very determined
4. Difficult to understand

Correct Answer: To be highly impressive

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
I ______ very busy lately.
1. would be
2. have been
3. will be
4. should be

Correct Answer: have been

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. Mr. Oliver was taking a shortcut 1.____ the pine forest which was making sad, 2.____ sounds because of strong winds. He 3.____ a lonely boy sitting on a rock. 4.____ boy was weeping soundlessly. There seemed to be 5.____ terribly wrong with the boy. 

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. through
2. by
3. along
4. of

Correct Answer: through

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. Mr. Oliver was taking a shortcut 1.____ the pine forest which was making sad, 2.____ sounds because of strong winds. He 3.____ a lonely boy sitting on a rock. 4.____ boy was weeping soundlessly. There seemed to be 5.____ terribly wrong with the boy. 

Q.18 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. awesome
2. eerie
3. banging
4. aloud

Correct Answer: eerie

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. Mr. Oliver was taking a shortcut 1.____ the pine forest which was making sad, 2.____ sounds because of strong winds. He 3.____ a lonely boy sitting on a rock. 4.____ boy was weeping soundlessly. There seemed to be 5.____ terribly wrong with the boy. 

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. recorded
2. noticed
3. pointed
4. remarked

Correct Answer: noticed

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. Mr. Oliver was taking a shortcut 1.____ the pine forest which was making sad, 2.____ sounds because of strong winds. He 3.____ a lonely boy sitting on a rock. 4.____ boy was weeping soundlessly. There seemed to be 5.____ terribly wrong with the boy. 

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. One
2. Each
3. A
4. The

Correct Answer: The

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. Mr. Oliver was taking a shortcut 1.____ the pine forest which was making sad, 2.____ sounds because of strong winds. He 3.____ a lonely boy sitting on a rock. 4.____ boy was weeping soundlessly. There seemed to be 5.____ terribly wrong with the boy. 

Q.21 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. anything
2. nothing
3. everything
4. something

Correct Answer: something

Q.22 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Former
1. Inferior
2. Superior
3. Regular
4. Previous

Correct Answer: Inferior

Q.23 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Impartial
1. Biased
2. Judicious
3. Involved
4. Impractical

Correct Answer: Biased

Q.24 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Genuine
2. Geniune
3. Ganuine
4. Jenuine

Correct Answer: Genuine

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Sarthak ______ everything that a leader should be.
1. epitomizes
2. adores
3. worships
4. clones

Correct Answer: epitomizes

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