SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 09 August-2019 Shift-1 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 09 August-2019 Shift-1

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The culprits should not be allowed to _______ easily.
1. get in
2. get on
3. get away
4. get up

Correct Answer: get away

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
The police _______ helmet lay on the table.
1. officers
2. officers’
3. officer
4. officer’s

Correct Answer: officer’s

Q.3 Select the meaning of the given idiom.
A wild-goose chase
1. Useless search
2. Timely action
3. Wise decision
4. Delayed action

Correct Answer: Useless search

Q.4 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given.
A speech made to oneself
1. Soliloquy
2. Solitary
3. Eloquent
4. Dialogue

Correct Answer: Soliloquy

Q.5 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
The player was declare run-out as he failed to complete the run.
1. run-out as
2. he failed to
3. complete the run
4. The player was declare

Correct Answer: The player was declare
 
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 substitution required'.
They couldn't find what they wanted and decide to look elsewhere.
1. No substitution required
2. have decided to look
3. had decided looking
4. decided to look

Correct Answer: decided to look

Q.7 Select the word which methe same  as the group of words given.
Who believes others easily and can be cheated
1. Incredible
2. Gullible
3. Fraud
4. Native

Correct Answer: Gullible

Q.8 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
If they said nothing, she could sense their disapproval of her suggestion.
1. If they said nothing
2. her suggestion.
3. their disapproval of
4. she could sense

Correct Answer: If they said nothing

Q.9 Select the synonym of the given word.
Aroma
1. Sneeze
2. Stench
3. Stink
4. Scent

Correct Answer: Scent

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Q.10 Select the synonym of the given word.
Confusion
1. Assurance
2. Muddle
3. Devotion
4. Clarity

Correct Answer: Muddle

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. An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and (1)______ of large sections of the Earth’s rocky outer shell. Scientists estimate that there (2)______ more than 8,000 minor earthquakes each day. Of these, only about 1,000 are strong (3)______ to be felt. At least 40 moderate earthquakes cause damage somewhere (4)______ the world each year. A really powerful earthquake only occurs, on average, once every two years, (5)______ when it does, the results can be devastating.

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. pushing
2. hanging
3. bringing
4. shifting

Correct Answer: shifting

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. An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and (1)______ of large sections of the Earth’s rocky outer shell. Scientists estimate that there (2)______ more than 8,000 minor earthquakes each day. Of these, only about 1,000 are strong (3)______ to be felt. At least 40 moderate earthquakes cause damage somewhere (4)______ the world each year. A really powerful earthquake only occurs, on average, once every two years, (5)______ when it does, the results can be devastating. 

Q.12 Select the most  appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. is
2. has
3. are
4. have

Correct Answer: are

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. An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and (1)______ of large sections of the Earth’s rocky outer shell. Scientists estimate that there (2)______ more than 8,000 minor earthquakes each day. Of these, only about 1,000 are strong (3)______ to be felt. At least 40 moderate earthquakes cause damage somewhere (4)______ the world each year. A really powerful earthquake only occurs, on average, once every two years, (5)______ when it does, the results can be devastating. 

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. adequate
2. enough
3. sufficient
4. capable

Correct Answer: enough

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. An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and (1)______ of large sections of the Earth’s rocky outer shell. Scientists estimate that there (2)______ more than 8,000 minor earthquakes each day. Of these, only about 1,000 are strong (3)______ to be felt. At least 40 moderate earthquakes cause damage somewhere (4)______ the world each year. A really powerful earthquake only occurs, on average, once every two years, (5)______ when it does, the results can be devastating. 

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

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. An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and (1)______ of large sections of the Earth’s rocky outer shell. Scientists estimate that there (2)______ more than 8,000 minor earthquakes each day. Of these, only about 1,000 are strong (3)______ to be felt. At least 40 moderate earthquakes cause damage somewhere (4)______ the world each year. A really powerful earthquake only occurs, on average, once every two years, (5)______ when it does, the results can be devastating. 

Q.15 Select the most  appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. whereas
2. but
3. while
4. as

Correct Answer:  but

Q.16 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
In the evening he likes to read books and articles that have nothing to do of his work.
1. do of his work.
2. In the evening he likes
3. that have nothing to
4. to read books and articles

Correct Answer: do of his work.

Q.17 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Comittee
2. Committe
3. Committee
4. Commitee

Correct Answer: Committee

Q.18 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Anniversery
2. Anniversary
3. Anniversiry
4. Aniversary

Correct Answer:  Anniversary

 Q.19 Select the antonym of the given word.
Delicious
1. Insipid
2. Tepid
3. Salty
4. Gross

Correct Answer:  Insipid

  Q.20 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 study found that men who were married lived longer than those who were not.
1. that who were
2. the one who were
3. No substitution required
4. these who were

Correct Answer: No substitution required

Q.21 Select the antonym of the given word.
Adept
1. Competent
2. Inept
3. Skilled
4. Efficient

Correct Answer: Inept

Q.22 Select the  most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The customers ______ the company with complaints against the price increase.
1. failed
2. criticized
3. flooded
4. hoarded

Correct Answer: flooded

Q.23 Select the meaning of the given idiom.
Be at your wits' end
1. To be overjoyed
2. Careful thinking
3. Be overwhelmed with problems
4. Do something confidently

Correct Answer: Be overwhelmed with problems

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 substitution required'.
We found out that our competitors were selling a similar product on a much higher price.
1. No substitution required
2. at a more high price.
3. in highest price.
4. at a much higher price.

Correct Answer: at a much higher price.

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
The passengers _____ left Paris airport at six arrived in Rome an hour later.
1. which
2. whom
3. who
4. whoever

Correct Answer: who

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