SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 08 August-2019 Shift-1 ::  GENERAL ENGLISH  ::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 08 August-2019 Shift-1

::  GENERAL ENGLISH  ::


Q.1 Choose the most appropriate word that can substitute the given group of words. Something which lasts forever
1. Eternal
2. Temporal
3. Annual
4. Peripheral

Correct Answer: Eternal

Q.2 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
Progress
1. Advancement
2. Growth
3. Betterment
4. Decline

Correct Answer: Decline

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
The accident occurred in the ______ of the road.
1. way
2. middle
3. side
4. path

Correct Answer: middle

Q.4 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
She ran so fastly that I could not overtake her. /No error
1. She ran so fastly
2. not overtake her
3. No error
4. that I could

Correct Answer: She ran so fastly

Q.5 Choose the correctly   spelt word.
1. Obbstacle
2. Obctacle
3. Obstacal
4. Obstacle

Correct Answer: Obstacle

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. The city have not receive much rains for a week now. 
1. have not received
2. has not received
3. No Improvement
4. has not receive

Correct Answer: has not received

Q.7 Choose the most appropriate word that can substitute the given group of words.
Medicine given to counteract a poison.
1. Antibiotic
2. Antiseptic
3. Antigen
4. Antidote

Correct Answer: Antidote

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 Ashoka pillars are a series of columns (1)_____ in northern India by King Ashoka (2)______  his reign in the 3rd century BCE. (3)_____ pillars are inscribed with edicts by the Mauryan king. At an average (4)______ 50 feet in height and weighing up to 50 tons each, (5)______19 pillars survive today. 

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. erected
2. located
3. developed
4. created

Correct Answer: erected

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 Ashoka pillars are a series of columns (1)_____ in northern India by King Ashoka (2)______ his reign in the 3rd century BCE. (3)_____ pillars are inscribed with edicts by the Mauryan king. At an average (4)______ 50 feet in height and weighing up to 50 tons each, (5)______19 pillars  survive today. 

Q.9 Select the most  appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. across
2. through
3. along
4. during

Correct Answer: during

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 Ashoka pillars are a series of columns (1)_____ in northern India by King Ashoka (2)______  his reign in the 3rd century BCE. (3)_____ pillars are inscribed with edicts by the Mauryan king. At an average (4)______ 50 feet in height and weighing up to 50 tons each, (5)______19 pillars survive today.

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. These
2. That
3. This
4. Those

Correct Answer: These

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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. The Ashoka pillars are a series of columns (1)_____ in northern India by King Ashoka (2)______ his reign in the 3rd century BCE. (3)_____ pillars are inscribed with edicts by the Mauryan king. At an average (4)______ 50 feet in height and weighing up to 50 tons each, (5)______19 pillars survive today. 

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. by
2. at
3. of
4. on

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 Ashoka pillars are a series of columns (1)_____ in northern India by King Ashoka (2)______ his reign in the 3rd century BCE. (3)_____ pillars are inscribed with edicts by the Mauryan king. At an average (4)______ 50 feet in height and weighing up to 50 tons each, (5)______19 pillars survive today. 

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. only
2. any
3. also
4. even

Correct Answer: only

Q.13 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Exceptional
1. Extraordinary
2. Usual
3. Mundane
4. Common

Correct Answer: Extraordinary

Q.14 Choose the correctly spelt word.
1. Philosophy
2. Phelosophy
3. Philosophie
4. Filosophy

Correct Answer: Philosophy

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
This is one of the _____ remarkable cases I have handled.
1. more
2. most
3. much more
4. much

Correct Answer: most

Q.16 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Brisk
1. Frugal
2. Languid
3. Quick
4. Sluggish

Correct Answer: Quick

Q.17 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Cup of tea
1. Something that pleases one
2. A feeling of elation
3. A useless search
4. Something refreshing

Correct Answer: Something that pleases one

Q.18 Find the part  of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’. 
The more he earned the more he want to earn. /No error
1. the more he
2. No error
3. want to earn
4. The more he earned

Correct Answer: want to earn

Q.19 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word. 
Crooked
1. Curved
2. Straight
3. Spiral
4. Bent

Correct Answer: Straight

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
_____ rivers have water throughout the year.
1. Ephemeral
2. Perennial
3. Seasonal
4. Chronic

Correct Answer: Perennial

Q.21 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Our salaries ______ increased over the years.
1. have
2. are
3. has
4. is

Correct Answer: have

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. Eight people were injured  after a tempo rammed into a car on the highway. 
1. rammed with
2. rammed by
3. rams in
4. No Improvement

Correct Answer: rams in

Q.23 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
On the tip of my tongue
1. Feeling extremely joyful
2. Readily available in my memory
3. Excessively costly
4. At full speed

Correct Answer: Readily available in my memory

Q.24 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. Until you remains calm, you cannot concentrate. 
1. Unless you remains
2. Unless you remain
3. No Improvement
4. If you remain

Correct Answer: Unless you remain

Q.25 Find the part of the given sentence that has an error in it. If there is no error, choose ‘No error’.
I know that he wanted to go home earliest. /No error
1. go home earliest
2. I know that
3. No error
4. he wanted to

Correct Answer: go home earliest

 

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