SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06 August-2019 Shift-3 ::  GENERAL ENGLISH  ::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06 August-2019 Shift-3

::  GENERAL ENGLISH  ::


Q.1 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. Luckily we have got the few minutes to spare. 
1. No Improvement
2. a little
3. quite few
4. a few

Correct Answer:  a few

Q.2 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To pick up the threads
1. To examine an issue seriously
2. Being received very warmly
3. To restart from the previous closing point
4. At a short distance

Correct Answer: To restart from the previous closing point

Q.3 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose . ‘No error’.
He has deposits all his money in banks. /No error

1. No error
2. up all his
3. He has deposits
4. money in banks

.Correct Answer: He has deposits

Q.4 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Profuse
1. Thrifty
2. Sparse
3. Aplenty
4. Scarce

Correct Answer:  Aplenty

Q.5 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
Her relatives were presented at the station to see her off. /No error
1. to see her off
2. Her relatives were
3. presented at the station
4. No error

Correct Answer: presented at the station

Q.6 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Noticeable
2. Noticable
3. Nauticable
4. Noteceable

Correct Answer: Noticeable

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Your answer book will be ______ by a computer.
1. evaluated
2. submitted
3. replied
4. tested

Correct Answer: evaluated

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. Friends stand by each other on time of need.
1. for time
2. in times
3. No Improvement
4. of times

Correct Answer: in times

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
He is addicted to alcohol and exerts a bad influence ______ his family.
1. for
2. on
3. about
4. in

Correct Answer: on

Q.10 Choose the most appropriate word that can substitute the given group of words.
Killing of pests
1. Herbicide
2. Suicide
3. Pesticide
4. Patricide

Correct Answer: Pesticide

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Q.11 Choose the most appropriate word that can substitute the given group of words.
A group of ships
1. Fleet
2. Bevy
3. Suite
4. Army

Correct Answer: Fleet

Q.12 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Relaxed
1. Calm
2. Arrogant
3. Peaceful
4. Tense

Correct Answer: Tense

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. In his coming film the Spider-Man will be seen in European cities.
1. was seen
2. No Improvement
3. has seen
4. had been seen

Correct Answer: No Improvement

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
sail in the same boat
1. pay a very low price for something
2. be in the same situation as others
3. be in heavy debt
4. go for a boat ride

Correct Answer: be in the same situation as others

Q.15 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Pasenger
2. Passinger
3. Passengger
4. Passenger

Correct Answer: Passenger

Q.16 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
He went up to her and asks her why she had insulted him. /No error
1. He went up to her
2. No error
3. she had insulted him
4. and asks her why

Correct Answer: and asks her why

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Raja ______ the house before Hari got there.
1. left
2. had left
3. will leave
4. leaves

Correct Answer: had left

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Rectify
1. Raid
2. Bend
3. Folly
4. Amend

Correct Answer: Amend

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The teacher was very ______ in his subject.
1. top
2. master
3. proficient
4. best

Correct Answer: proficient

Q.20 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Steep
1. Flat
2. Shallow
3. Rough
4. Narrow

Correct Answer: Flat

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. The Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) has seen a 6% drop (1)____ passenger density after the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) reduced (2)____ bus fares recently. The drop, though small is enough to set the (3)____ bells ringing. TMT plies nearly 300 buses and is already facing (4)____ in managing regular schedules. The ticket cost cut by BEST (5)____ TMT routes that overlap that of the BEST. 

Q.21 Select the most   appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. in
2. of
3. on
4. from

Correct Answer: in

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. The Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) has seen a 6% drop (1)____ passenger density after the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) reduced (2)____ bus fares recently. The drop, though small is enough to set the (3)____ bells ringing. TMT plies nearly 300 buses and is already facing (4)____ in managing regular schedules. The ticket cost cut by BEST (5)____ TMT routes that overlap that of the BEST. 

Q.22 Select the most  appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. his
2. its
3. it's
4. her

Correct Answer: its

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. The Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) has seen a 6% drop (1)____ passenger density after the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) reduced (2)____ bus fares recently. The drop, though small is enough to set the (3)____ bells ringing. TMT plies nearly 300 buses and is already facing (4)____ in managing regular schedules. The ticket cost cut by BEST (5)____ TMT routes that overlap that of the BEST. 

Q.23 Select the   most appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. clock-tower
2. alarm
3. church
4. temple

Correct Answer: alarm

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. The Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) has seen a 6% drop (1)____ passenger density after the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) reduced (2)____ bus fares recently. The drop, though small is enough to set the (3)____ bells ringing. TMT plies nearly 300 buses and is already facing (4)____ in managing regular schedules. The ticket cost cut by BEST (5)____ TMT routes that overlap that of the BEST.


Q.24 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. difficulties
2. consequences
3. facilities
4. differences

Correct Answer: facilities

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. The Thane Municipal Transport (TMT) has seen a 6% drop (1)____ passenger density after the Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) reduced (2)____ bus fares recently. The drop, though small is enough to set the (3)____ bells ringing. TMT plies nearly 300 buses and is already facing (4)____ in managing regular schedules. The ticket cost cut by BEST (5)____ TMT routes that overlap that of the BEST.

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. has impacting
2. impacting
3. impact
4. has impacted

Correct Answer:  has impacted

 

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