SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 07 August-2019 Shift-2 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 07 August-2019 Shift-2

::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.
My car broke off on my way to home.
1. down
2. out
3. on
4. No Improvement

Correct Answer: down

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
She returned the book after she ______ it.
1. reads
2. read
3. had read
4. was read

Correct Answer:  had read

Q.3 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
There is few to be said on both sides. /No error
1. to be said
2. There is few
3. on both sides
4. No error

Correct Answer: There is few

Q.4 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Disccusion
2. Suspition
3. Adjourn
4. Procedings

Correct Answer: Adjourn

Q.5 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 will write to you when I will reach New Delhi.
1. I reach
2. I will be reaching
3. I am reached
4. No Improvement

Correct Answer:  I reach

Q.6 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Quarrel
1. Strife
2. Feud
3. Harmony
4. Bias

Correct Answer: Harmony

Q.7 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.
We must start now unless it will be too late.
1. but
2. or
3. No Improvement
4. until

Correct Answer: or

Q.8 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Let bygones be bygones
1. Neat and tidy
2. Just at the last moment
3. To remember the past
4. To forgive and forget

Correct Answer: To forgive and forget

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Q.9 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
Some people is always talking about themselves. /No error
1. No error
2. about themselves
3. Some people
4. is always talking

Correct Answer: is always talking

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to  fill in the blank.
The passengers were afraid, but the captain ______ them that there was no danger.
1. cautioned
2. assured
3. claimed
4. confided

Correct Answer: assured

Q.11 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
She loved herself so more that she thought of no one else. /No error
1. thought of no one else
2. No error
3. so more that she
4. She loved herself

Correct Answer: so more that she

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Akbar had a ______ reign than Babar.
1. more long
2. longer
3. longest
4. long

Correct Answer: longer

Q.13 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Destroy
1. Obliterate
2. Abolish
3. Preserve
4. Shine

Correct Answer: Preserve

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The frightened convict ______ for mercy.
1. shouted
2. whispered
3. mumbled
4. pleaded

Correct Answer: pleaded

Q.15 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To lead by the nose
1. To hit someone on the nose
2. To completely control someone
3. To burden someone with work
4. To depend totally on someone

Correct Answer: To completely control someone

Q.16 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Eager
1. Satisfied
2. Active
3. Keen
4. Alert

Correct Answer: Nomad

Q.17 Choose the most appropriate word that can substitute the given group of words.
Person with no fixed abode
1. Artist
2. Crusader
3. Nomad
4. Tourist

Correct Answer: Crusader

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Strange
1. Despair
2. Abnormal
3. Conventional
4. Natural

Correct Answer: Abnormal

Q.19 Choose the most appropriate word that can substitute the given group of words.
A polygon with eight sides and eight angles.
1. Triangle
2. Hexagon
3. Octagon
4. Pentagon

Correct Answer: Hexagon

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 Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is a Gurudwara (1)______ in the city of Amritsar. It (2)______ an eminent pilgrimage site (3)______ Sikhism. It is usually (4)______ the Golden Temple in English (5)______ it is plated with gold. 

 Q.20 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. locate
2. located
3. locates
4. locating

Correct Answer: locate

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 Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is a Gurudwara (1)______ in the city of Amritsar. It (2)______ an eminent pilgrimage site (3)______ Sikhism. It is usually (4)______ the Golden Temple in English (5)______ it is plated with gold. 

 Q.21 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. is
2. was
3. has
4. are

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. The Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is a Gurudwara (1)______ in the city of Amritsar. It (2)______ an eminent pilgrimage site (3)______ Sikhism. It is usually (4)______ the Golden Temple in English (5)______ it is plated with gold. 

 Q.22 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. of
2. on
3. by
4. with

Correct Answer: of

 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 Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is a Gurudwara (1)______ in the city of Amritsar. It (2)______ an eminent pilgrimage site (3)______ Sikhism. It is usually (4)______ the Golden Temple in English (5)______ it is plated with gold. 

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. named
2. known
3. regarded
4. called

Correct Answer: called

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 Harmandir Sahib, also known as Darbar Sahib is a Gurudwara (1)______ in the city of Amritsar. It (2)______ an eminent pilgrimage site (3)______ Sikhism. It is usually (4)______ the Golden Temple in English (5)______ it is plated with gold.

Q.24 Select the​​​​​​​ most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. even
2. also
3. but
4. because

Correct Answer: because

 Q.25 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Explanation
2. Submision
3. Conquor
4. Confidense

Correct Answer: Explanation

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