SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 16 August-2019 shift-1 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 16 August-2019 Shift-1

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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. There lived an old couple whose only pet was a little dog. Having no children, they loved it as though it (1)_______ a baby. The old dame made it a cushion (2)_______ blue crepe, and at mealtime Muko—for that was its name—would sit on it as (3)______ as any cat. The kind people (4)______ the pet with tidbits of fish with their own chopsticks, and all the boiled rice (5)______ wanted. 

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. is
2. are
3. like
4. were

Correct Answer: . were

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. There lived an old couple whose only pet was a little dog. Having no children, they loved it as though it (1)_______ a baby. The old dame made it a cushion (2)_______ blue crepe, and at mealtime Muko—for that was its name—would sit on it as (3)______ as any cat. The kind people (4)______ the pet with tidbits of fish with their own chopsticks, and all the boiled rice (5)______ wanted. 

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

Correct Answer: of

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. There lived an old couple whose only pet was a little dog. Having no children, they loved it as though it (1)_______ a baby. The old dame made it a cushion (2)_______ blue crepe, and at mealtime Muko—for that was its name—would sit on it as (3)______ as any cat. The kind people (4)______ the pet with tidbits of fish with their own chopsticks, and all the boiled rice (5)______ wanted. 

Q.3 Select the most  appropriate option to fill in blank No.3
1. securely
2. comfortably
3. strongly
4. compactly

Correct Answer: comfortably

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. There lived an old couple whose only pet was a little dog. Having no children, they loved it as though it (1)_______ a baby. The old dame made it a cushion (2)_______ blue crepe, and at mealtime Muko—for that was its name—would sit on it as (3)______ as any cat. The kind people (4)______ the pet with tidbits of fish with their own chopsticks, and all the boiled rice (5)______ wanted.

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4
1. feeding
2. feeds
3. feed
4. fed

Correct Answer: fed

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. There lived an old couple whose only pet was a little dog. Having no children, they loved it as though it (1)_______ a baby. The old dame made it a cushion (2)_______ blue crepe, and at mealtime Muko—for that was its name—would sit on it as (3)______ as any cat. The kind people (4)______ the pet with tidbits of fish with their own chopsticks, and all the boiled rice (5)______ wanted. 

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5
1. he
2. she
3. one
4. it

Correct Answer:  it

Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
It wasn’t easy, but finally we succeeded ________ finding a solution to the problem.
1. of
2. at
3. in
4. for

Correct Answer: . in

Q.7 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Separate
2. Succesful
3. Seige
4. Superfisial

Correct Answer: Separate

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Q.8 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
We try to keep abreast of the new treatments, but have gained little ________ experience of using them.
1. systematic
2. practical
3. orderly
4. doable

Correct Answer: practical

Q.9 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Put the cart before the horse
1. To do last things first
2. To lie about a situation
3. To follow the logical order
4. To do impractical things

Correct Answer: To do last things first

Q.10 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past
1. Nostalgia
2. Paradise
3. Recollection
4. Harmony

Correct Answer: Nostalgia

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
In the nick of time
1. After the deadline
2. Much in advance
3. At the last possible moment
4. In the middle of things

Correct Answer: At the last possible moment
 
Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement
Sonia is learnt to play the guitar these days.
1. was learning playing
2. was learning to play
3. is learning to play
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: is learning to play

Q.13 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Undoutedly
2. Uniique
3. Unforgatable
4. Unfortunately

Correct Answer: Unfortunately

Q.14 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
AFFLUENCE
1. Hardship
2. Poverty
3. Wealth
4. Bankruptcy

Correct Answer: Wealth

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement
I had first gone to Srinagar with mine family in 1961.
1. along my family
2. with my family
3. along mine family
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: with my family

Q.16 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
One who abstains from alcoholic drinks
1. Vegetarian
2. Non-vegetarian
3. Drunkard
4. Teetotaller

Correct Answer: Teetotaller

Q.17 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
A Superintendent of Police have the authority to suspend an inspector.
1. authority to suspend
2. have the
3. A Superintendent of Police
4. an inspector

Correct Answer: have the

Q.18 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error. If there is no error, select 'no error'
My friend usually wakes up late on Sunday mornings.
1. usually wakes up
2. No error
3. My friend
4. late on Sunday mornings

Correct Answer:  No error

Q.19 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
If I had gone to the library I can have borrowed a book.
1. I can have
2. gone to the library
3. borrowed a book
4. If I had

Correct Answer: I can have

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to​​​​​​​ substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement
My parents both are doctors.
1. My parents are both
2. Both my parents
3. Both my parent
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: Both my parents

Q.21 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
ZEST
1. Indifference
2. Detachment
3. Unconcern
4. Enthusiasm

Correct Answer: Enthusiasm

Q.22 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
DISTANT
1. Close
2. Faraway
3. Beyond
4. Remote

Correct Answer: Close

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option  to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
I would have forgotten my appointment if Susan ________ reminded me about it.
1. hadn’t
2. wouldn’t
3. haven’t
4. had

Correct Answer: hadn’t

Q.24 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
Better
1. Worse
2. Worst
3. Bad
4. Good

Correct Answer: Worse

Q.25 Select the most appropriate word  to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
Which _______ should we adopt to increase our sales?
1. promotions
2. strategies
3. functions
4. intentions

Correct Answer: strategies

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