SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 14 August-2019 Shift-3 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 14 August-2019 Shift-3

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 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 banquet hall is been renovate recently. 
1. is being renovated
2. has been renovated
3. no substitution required
4. are being renovate

Correct Answer: has been renovated

Q.2 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A person who has had long experience in a particular field
1. Veteran
2. Amateur
3. Cosmopolitan
4. Stoic

Correct Answer: Veteran

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. Father read out to Swami the news of a young boy (1)______ had faced a tiger while returning home (2)______ the jungle path. "What do you (3)______ to that, Swami ?" he asked. "I (4)______ he must have been a very strong and (5)______ person, not at all a boy. How could a boy fight a tiger ?" said Swami. 

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. which
2. whom
3. that
4. who

Correct Answer: who

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. Father read out to Swami the news of a young boy (1)______ had faced a tiger while returning home (2)______ the jungle path. "What do you (3)______ to that, Swami ?" he asked. "I (4)______ he must have been a very strong and (5)______ person, not at all a boy. How could a boy fight a tiger ?" said Swami. 

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

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. Father read out to Swami the news of a young boy (1)______ had faced a tiger while returning home (2)______ the jungle path. "What do you (3)______ to that, Swami ?" he asked. "I (4)______ he must have been a very strong and (5)______ person, not at all a boy. How could a boy fight a tiger ?" said Swami. 

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. say
2. talk
3. tell
4. speak

Correct Answer: say

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. Father read out to Swami the news of a young boy (1)______ had faced a tiger while returning home (2)______ the jungle path. "What do you (3)______ to that, Swami ?" he asked. "I (4)______ he must have been a very strong and (5)______ person, not at all a boy. How could a boy fight a tiger ?" said Swami.

Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. know
2. regard
3. think
4. suggest

Correct Answer: think

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. Father read out to Swami the news of a young boy (1)______ had faced a tiger while returning home (2)______ the jungle path. "What do you (3)______ to that, Swami ?" he asked. "I (4)______ he must have been a very strong and (5)______ person, not at all a boy. How could a boy fight a tiger ?" said Swami.

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. grown over
2. grown out
3. grown in
4. grown up

Correct Answer: grown up

Q.8 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
VIGILANT
1. Negligent
2. Inattentive
3. Watchful
4. Careless

Correct Answer: Watchful

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
The more tired you are, the ________ it is to concentrate.
1. harder
2. hardest
3. more harder
4. hard

Correct Answer:  harder

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 More than 60% of India’s population live under the poverty line. 
1. lives beside the poverty line
2. no substitution required
3. live by the poverty line
4. lives below the poverty line

Correct Answer:  lives below the poverty line

 

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Q.11 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
One who loves books
1. Orator
2. Altruist
3. Librarian
4. Bibliophile

Correct Answer: Bibliophile

Q.12 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
GRADUAL
1. Moderate
2. Rapid
3. Measured
4. Slow

Correct Answer: Rapid

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment.
The girl who paint this picture is my neighbour.
1. no substitution required
2. who painted
3. which paints
4. who are painting

Correct Answer: who painted

Q.14 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
No sooner did the rabbit come out of the bush when the hunter killed it.
1. killed it
2. come out of the bush
3. when the hunter
4. No sooner did the rabbit

Correct Answer: when the hunter

Q.15 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The common occurrences of fatigue and ________ decrease when we listen to music.
1. depletion
2. distaste
3. boredom
4. liveliness

Correct Answer: boredom

Q.16 Identify the segment  in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
This coffee is not available in any of the shop in the neighbourhood market.
1. not available in
2. in the neighbourhood market
3. any of the shop
4. This coffee is

Correct Answer: any of the shop

Q.17 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Asthetic
2. Already
3. Outragous
4. Orignal

Correct Answer: Already

Q.18 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Child's play
1. Something delightful
2. Something amusing
3. Something easy
4. Something risky

Correct Answer: Something easy

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
I was walking along the street when suddenly I ________ footsteps behind me.
1. hear
2. hearing
3. heard
4. was hearing

Correct Answer: heard

Q.20 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
A concerted effort has to be made in order to use our mineral resources in a planned and ________ manner.
1. reserved
2. collected
3. preserved
4. sustainable

Correct Answer: sustainable

Q.21 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Maintnance
2. Medeval
3. Millenium
4. Moustache

Correct Answer: Moustache

Q.22 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Work like a charm
1. To do something faster
2. To delay a task
3. To work very well
4. To do a magic trick

Correct Answer: To work very well

Q.23 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
CONSENSUS
1. Disagreement
2. Agreement
3. Consent
4. Harmony

Correct Answer: Disagreement

Q.24 Identify the segment in the  sentence which contains the grammatical error.
David and me are brothers but from different mothers.
1. but from
2. different mothers
3. David and me
4. are brothers

Correct Answer: David and me

Q.25 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
LUCID
1. Confusing
2. Clear
3. Ambiguous
4. Unclear

Correct Answer: Clear

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