SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 13 August-2019 Shift-2 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 13 August-2019 Shift-2

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
Nowadays, digital services have made our cash transactions easier and ________.
1. softer
2. smoother
3. heavier
4. dearer

Correct Answer: smoother

Q.2 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
The decision that is given by the jury or judge at the end of a trial
1. Accusation
2. Punishment
3. Allegation
4. Verdict

Correct Answer: Verdict

Q.3 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
Outside the cinema hall, there was queue of people waiting to see the movie.
1. there was queue of
2. people waiting
3. to see the movie
4. Outside the cinema hall

Correct Answer: there was queue of

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
An extremely large mass of ice which moves very slowly, often down a mountain valley Ans
1. Mirage
2. Glacier
3. Island
4. Ocean

Correct Answer: Glacier

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Robert and Rooney aren’t very good friends although they ________ each other for a long
time.
1. have known
2. are knowing
3. has known
4. knew

Correct Answer: have known

Q.6 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
When I returned home from work I found my son weeping ________.
1. sweetly
2. bitterly
3. calmly
4. gently

Correct Answer:  bitterly

Q.7 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
ILLUSION
1. Fantasy
2. Hallucination
3. Mirage
4. Reality

Correct Answer: Reality

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. 
The fire spread through the building very quick but fortunately nobody was injured.
1. spreads through the building quickly
2. spread through the building very quickly
3. spreading through building very quick
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: spread through the building very quickly

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 house - the only one in the entire valley sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one (1)______ see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that (2)______ promised a good harvest. The only thing the earth (3)______ was a downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Paul - who (4)______ his fields intimately (5)______ done nothing else but watch the sky towards the north-east. 

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1
1. need
2. ought
3. must
4. could

Correct Answer: could
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 house - the only one in the entire valley sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one (1)______ see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that (2)______ promised a good harvest. The only thing the earth (3)______ was a downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Paul - who (4)______ his fields intimately (5)______ done nothing else but watch the sky towards the north-east. 

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Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2
1. hardly
2. always
3. never
4. rarely

Correct Answer: always
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 house - the only one in the entire valley sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one (1)______ see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that (2)______ promised a good harvest. The only thing the earth (3)______ was a downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Paul - who (4)______ his fields intimately (5)______ done nothing else but watch the sky towards the north-east. 

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3
1. needed
2. prayed
3. displayed
4. longed

Correct Answer: needed
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 house - the only one in the entire valley sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one (1)______ see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that (2)______ promised a good harvest. The only thing the earth (3)______ was a downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Paul - who (4)______ his fields intimately (5)______ done nothing else but watch the sky towards the north-east. 

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4
1. knowing
2. known
3. know
4. knew

Correct Answer: knew
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 house - the only one in the entire valley sat on the crest of a low hill. From this height one (1)______ see the river and the field of ripe corn dotted with the flowers that (2)______ promised a good harvest. The only thing the earth (3)______ was a downpour or at least a shower. Throughout the morning Paul - who (4)______ his fields intimately (5)______ done nothing else but watch the sky towards the north-east. 

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5
1. have
2. having
3. had
4. is

Correct Answer: had

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Forty winks
1. A short nap during the day
2. To blink repeatedly
3. To keep awake
4. A sound sleep at night

Correct Answer:  A short nap during the day

Q.15 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
A friend of mine is working as a photographer of the local newspaper.
1. A friend of mine
2. the local newspaper
3. is working as a
4. photographer of

Correct Answer: photographer of

Q.16 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
It’s raining cats and dogs
1. To rain very heavily
2. To rain continuously
3. To rain mildly
4. To rain at regular intervals

Correct Answer: To rain very heavily
Q.17 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
The essay is divided into five paragraphs and every of these has seven sentences.
1. has seven sentences
2. into five paragraphs
3. The essay is divided
4. and every of these

Correct Answer: and every of these

Q.18 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.
Robert told me about his new job, which he’s enjoying very much.
1. No improvement
2. which he enjoying
3. that which he’s enjoyed
4. which he had enjoy

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.19 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
CALM
1. Violent
2. Peaceful
3. Windy
4. Stormy

Correct Answer: Peaceful

Q.20 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
RELEVANT
1. Unconnected
2. Applicable
3. Inapplicable
4. Unrelated

Correct Answer: Applicable

Q.21 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Devlop
2. Diffrence
3. Discribe
4. Disappear

Correct Answer: Disappear

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.
I asked two pedestrithe way to the station, and neither of them couldn’t help me.
1. and either them couldn’t
2. No improvement
3. but neither of them could
4. but none of they could

Correct Answer:  but neither of them could

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Children are not allowed to use the swimming pool ______they are accompanied by an adult.
1. unless
2. at least
3. if only
4. in case

Correct Answer: unless

Q.24 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
DIMINISH
1. Increase
2. Decrease
3. Shrink
4. Decline

Correct Answer:  Increase

Q.25 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Discipline
2. Disastraus
3. Diractory
4. Dormitery

Correct Answer:  Discipline

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