SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 13 August-2019 Shift-3 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 13 August-2019 Shift-3

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Administrater
2. Administrator
3. Administratur
4. Aministretor

Correct Answer: Administrator

Q.2 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
There is no point of arguing over something so unimportant.
1. over something
2. There is no
3. point of arguing
4. so unimportant

Correct Answer: point of arguing

Q.3 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
Searching frantically to find all the hidden jewels and cash, the burglars proceeded to ______ the entire house.
1. pry
2. ransack
3. seek
4. poach

Correct Answer:  ransack

Q.4 Select the antonym of the given word.
Coarse
1. Ragged
2. Attractive
3. Smooth
4. Shiny

Correct Answer: Smooth

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
I'm short ______ funds at the moment so can I pay you back next week?
1. of
2. in
3. off
4. at

Correct Answer: of

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'.
It's fascinating to watch how a baby changes and develops over time.
1. No substitution required
2. change and develop
3. changing and developing
4. changed and developed

Correct Answer: No substitution required

Q.7 Select the correctly spelt  word.
1. Beautifuli
2. Beautifuly
3. Beautifully
4. Beautefully

Correct Answer: Beautifully

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Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
The quality of public health care _______ on the amount of money allocated to it.
1. dependent
2. depending
3. depends
4. depend

Correct Answer: depends

Q.9 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'.
You can buy a plastic cover to put into your computer if you’re worried about dust.
1. put above
2. No substitution required
3. put onto
4. put over

Correct Answer:  put over

Q.10 Select the most appropriate  word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The teacher was highly _______ with my essay.
1. afflicted
2. interested
3. damaged
4. impressed

Correct Answer: impressed

Q.11 Select the antonym of the given word.
Notorious
1. Efficient
2. Popular
3. Optimistic
4. Infamous

Correct Answer: Popular

Q.12 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
If you play your cards right, the job could be your when she leaves.
1. the job could be your
2. If you play
3. when she leaves
4. your cards right

Correct Answer: he job could be your

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. A helicopter can do many things that an aeroplane cannot. It can (1)______ straight up or straight down, or sideways. It can hover over one spot, like a hawk (2)______ the air, and it can (3)______ or land in a very small space. A helicopter has no wings but it (4)______ a set of blades that whirl .Because of this, it is called a “whirly-bird”, and the air over the (5)______ blades gives the lift needed to make the machine fly. 

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. flying
2. flew
3. flow
4. fly

Correct Answer: fly

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. A helicopter can do many things that an aeroplane cannot. It can (1)______ straight up or straight down, or sideways. It can hover over one spot, like a hawk (2)______ the air, and it can (3)______ or land in a very small space. A helicopter has no wings but it (4)______ a set of blades that whirl .Because of this, it is called a “whirly-bird”, and the air over the (5)______ blades gives the lift needed to make the machine fly. 

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

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. A helicopter can do many things that an aeroplane cannot. It can (1)______ straight up or straight down, or sideways. It can hover over one spot, like a hawk (2)______ the air, and it can (3)______ or land in a very small space. A helicopter has no wings but it (4)______ a set of blades that whirl .Because of this, it is called a “whirly-bird”, and the air over the (5)______ blades gives the lift needed to make the machine fly. 

Q.15 Select the most   appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. take off
2. take out
3. take up
4. take over

Correct Answer: take off

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. A helicopter can do many things that an aeroplane cannot. It can (1)______ straight up or straight down, or sideways. It can hover over one spot, like a hawk (2)______ the air, and it can (3)______ or land in a very small space. A helicopter has no wings but it (4)______ a set of blades that whirl .Because of this, it is called a “whirly-bird”, and the air over the (5)______ blades gives the lift needed to make the machine fly. 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. had
2. having
3. has
4. have

Correct Answer: has

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. A helicopter can do many things that an aeroplane cannot. It can (1)______ straight up or straight down, or sideways. It can hover over one spot, like a hawk (2)______ the air, and it can (3)______ or land in a very small space. A helicopter has no wings but it (4)______ a set of blades that whirl .Because of this, it is called a “whirly-bird”, and the air over the (5)______ blades gives the lift needed to make the machine fly. 

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. pushing
2. pulling
3. circling
4. whirling

Correct Answer: whirling

Q.18 Select the synonym of the given word.
Swift
1. Slow
2. Harsh
3. Quick
4. Turn

Correct Answer: Quick

Q.19 Select the meaning of the given idiom.
To be tight-lipped
1. To keep quiet
2. To keep records
3. To keep up the spirit
4. To keep a fast

Correct Answer: To keep quiet

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'.
She has decided on to do a Chinese language course.
1. No substitution required
2. on doing
3. on to doing
4. to doing

Correct Answer: on doing

Q.21 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given.
A person who loves money and hates spending it
1. Investor
2. Miser
3. Banker
4. Lender

Correct Answer: Miser

Q.22 Select the meaning of the given idiom.
Hang one’s head
1. To be ashamed
2. To be proud
3. To punish
4. To be greedy

Correct Answer: To be ashamed

Q.23 Select the synonym of the given word.
Massive
1. Huge
2. Weak
3. Tiny
4. Strong

Correct Answer: Huge

Q.24 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given.
One who loses temper very soon
1. Temporal
2. Argumentative
3. Tampered
4. Hot-headed

Correct Answer: Hot-headed

Q.25 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
I couldn't hear what was she saying due to the noise of the planes taking off.
1. planes taking off.
2. what was she saying
3. I couldn't hear
4. due to the noise of the

Correct Answer: planes taking off.

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