SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 08 August-2019 Shift-3 ::  GENERAL ENGLISH  ::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 08 August-2019 Shift-3

::  GENERAL ENGLISH  ::


Q.1 Select the synonym of the given word.
Awkward
1. Likable
2. Clumsy
3. Worthy
4. Scared

Correct Answer: Clumsy

Q.2 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Independent
2. Independant
3. Indipendent
4. Indepindent

Correct Answer: Independent

Q.3 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
The city of Banaras is widely known from its ghats and temples.
1. ghats and temples
2. The city of Banaras
3. from its
4. is widely known

Correct Answer: from its

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
______ they are twins, they are worlds apart in their attitude to life.
1. Although
2. Despite
3. Whereas
4. However

Correct Answer: Although

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 substitution required'. They won’t commit themselves until they see which way the wind is blowing. 
1. their till
2. No substitution required
3. themself until
4. them until

Correct Answer: No substitution required

Q.6 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
He ______ me up on his way to work.
1. picked
2. raised
3. lifted
4. dropped

Correct Answer: picked

Q.7 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
The company ______ its first all electric car in the Indian market soon.
1. is launching
2. launched
3. launch
4. has launched

Correct Answer: is launching

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 substitution required'. The government is set strict limits on public spending this year.
1. had been set
2. have set
3. No substitution required
4. has set

Correct Answer:  has set

Q.9 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence. Conservative parents usually do not give their ______ for uncommon career choices of their children. 
1. consent
2. agreement
3. allowance
4. dissent

Correct Answer: consent

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select 'No substitution required'. The new product will be arrive on supermarket shelves early next year. 
1. No substitution required
2. will arrive on
3. will arriving on
4. will arrived on

Correct Answer: will arrive on

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Q.11 Select the antonym of the given word.
Persuade
1. Convince
2. Endorse
3. Dissuade
4. Fume

Correct Answer: Dissuade

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. Bengaluru is becoming an exciting destination for higher education for students (1)______ all over the world. International students (2)______ close to 20% of the student population (3)______ the city and this number is (4)______ increasing. The city has almost 900 colleges - the maximum in any city (5)______ the country. 

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
Ans
1. in
2. for
3. from
4. by

Correct Answer: from

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. Bengaluru is becoming an exciting destination for higher education for students (1)______ all over the world. International students (2)______ close to 20% of the student population (3)______ the city and this number is (4)______ increasing. The city has almost 900 colleges - the maximum in any city (5)______ the country. 

Q.13 Select the  most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. constitute
2. consist
3. construct
4. collect

Correct Answer: constitute

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.  Bengaluru is becoming an exciting destination for higher education for students (1)______ all over the world. International students (2)______ close to 20% of the student population (3)______ the city and this number is (4)______ increasing. The city has almost 900 colleges - the maximum in any city (5)______ the country. 

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. at
2. in
3. to
4. on

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. Bengaluru is becoming an exciting destination for higher education for students (1)______ all over the world. International students (2)______ close to 20% of the student population (3)______ the city and this number is (4)______ increasing. The city has almost 900 colleges - the maximum in any city (5)______ the country. 

Q.15 Select the most  appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. readily
2. barely
3. rarely
4. steadily

Correct Answer: steadily

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. Bengaluru is becoming an exciting destination for higher education for students (1)______ all over the world. International students (2)______ close to 20% of the student population (3)______ the city and this number is (4)______ increasing. The city has almost 900 colleges - the maximum in any city (5)______ the country. 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. about
2. along
3. across
4. through

Correct Answer: across

Q.17 Select the word which   me the same as the group of words given.
A young child just beginning to walk
1. Toddler
2. Cub
3. Joey
4. Kid

Correct Answer: Toddler

Q.18 Select the meaning of the given idiom.
Apples and oranges.
1. Same things
2. Different things
3. Fresh
4. Nutritious

Correct Answer: Different things

Q.19 Select the antonym of the given word.
Fragile
1. Novel
2. Tiny
3. Tough
4. Gross

Correct Answer: Tough

Q.20 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
He started life as a teacher before turn to journalism.
1. He started life
2. as a teacher
3. to journalism.
4. before turn

Correct Answer: before turn

Q.21 Select the meaning of the given idiom.
At the drop of a hat.
1. Facing difficulties
2. Completely
3. Immediately
4. Losing a hat

Correct Answer: Immediately

Q.22 Select the word which me the same as the group of words given.
Resistant to a particular infection
1. innocent
2. Immune
3. Immortal
4. Innocuous

Correct Answer: Immune

Q.23 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Definitly
2. Definitely
3. Definetely
4. Definately

Correct Answer: Definitely

Q.24 Identify the segment in the  sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options. Jaipur, which is renown for its architecture, was founded about 300 years ago. 
1. about 300 years ago
2. was founded
3. for its architecture
4. Jaipur, which is renown

Correct Answer: Jaipur, which is renown

Q.25 Select the synonym of the given word.
Dedicate
1. Decide
2. Design
3. Denounce
4. Devote

Correct Answer: Decide

 

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