SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 19 August-2019 Shift-1 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 19 August-2019 Shift-1

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Foriegn
2. Foaurth
3. February
4. Foward

Correct Answer: February

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
If I ________ that you were coming over, I would have cancelled my programme.
1. know
2. knows
3. had known
4. am knowing

Correct Answer: had known

Q.3 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
An animal that lives by killing and eating other animals
1. Amphibian
2. Prey
3. Predator
4. Quadruped

Correct Answer: Predator

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. Throughout the ages, birds have been a source of wonder to all who have (1)______ their soaring flight or listened to (2)______ sweet songs. As a group, birds are (3)______. They are the only creatures covered (4)______ feathers. This evolutionary development (5)______ birds from all other animals.  

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. claimed
2. verified
3. observed
4. supported

Correct Answer: observed

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. Throughout the ages, birds have been a source of wonder to all who have (1)______ their soaring flight or listened to (2)______ sweet songs. As a group, birds are (3)______. They are the only creatures covered (4)______ feathers. This evolutionary development (5)______ birds from all other animals.

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. them
2. its
3. their
4. they

Correct Answer: their

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. Throughout the ages, birds have been a source of wonder to all who have (1)______ their soaring flight or listened to (2)______ sweet songs. As a group, birds are (3)______. They are the only creatures covered (4)______ feathers. This evolutionary development (5)______ birds from all other animals.

Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. mundane
2. unique
3. indifferent
4. ordinary

Correct Answer: unique

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. Throughout the ages, birds have been a source of wonder to all who have (1)______ their soaring flight or listened to (2)______ sweet songs. As a group, birds are (3)______. They are the only creatures covered (4)______ feathers. This evolutionary development (5)______ birds from all other animals.

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. on
2. at
3. with
4. from

Correct Answer: with

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. Throughout the ages, birds have been a source of wonder to all who have (1)______ their soaring flight or listened to (2)______ sweet songs. As a group, birds are (3)______. They are the only creatures covered (4)______ feathers. This evolutionary development (5)______ birds from all other animals. 

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. is separated
2. has been separated
3. separates
4. was separated

Correct Answer: separates

Q.9 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error. If there is no error, select 'No Error'.
Sushmita’s youngest sister is not only beautiful but even intelligent also.
1. but even intelligent also
2. is not only beautiful
3. No Error
4. Sushmita’s youngest sister

Correct Answer: but even intelligent also

Q.10 Select the correctly spelt  word.
1. Wadnesday
2. Worthwile
3. Wayther
4. Weird

Correct Answer: Weird

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Q.11 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
APPLAUD
1. Cheer
2. Criticize
3. Praise
4. Clap

Correct Answer: Criticize

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option  to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
I wasn’t feeling well yesterday, but I feel a little ________ today.
1. more better
2. best
3. better
4. good

Correct Answer: better

Q.13 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 A little carefulness can have averted the accident.
1. can averted
2. could have averted
3. could have avert
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: could have averted

Q.14 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence. It's a venue for every occasion and one that offers ________ meals on special days.
1. offensive
2. amusing
3. thrilling
4. delightful

Correct Answer: delightful

Q.15 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 had to reconsider my decision as going to Syria might been dangerous. 
1. had to be
2. might have been
3. may have
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: might have been

Q.16 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence. Winning both the races has been a ________ surprise, but the success is well deserved. 
1. satisfying
2. pleasant
3. civilized
4. charming

Correct Answer: satisfying

Q.17 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
No strings attached
1. Without conditions or restrictions
2. Forced to do something
3. Involving a choice to be made
4. Lacking clarity

Correct Answer: Lacking clarity

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
ABANDONED
1. Continued
2. Adopted
3. Initiated
4. Deserted

Correct Answer: Deserted

Q.19 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
When pigs fly
1. A difficult situation
2. An argument between two people
3. A practical idea
4. A time that will never come

Correct Answer: A time that will never come

Q.20 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
Congested
1. Cleared
2. Crowded
3. Choked
4. Crammed

Correct Answer: Cleared

Q.21 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
ADVANTAGEOUS
1. Unlucky
2. Adverse
3. Favourable
4. Crucial

Correct Answer: Favourable

Q.22 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
After a heated argument they went to their respective place.
1. they went
2. After a heated argument
3. respective place
4. to their

Correct Answer: respective place

Q.23 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 While the teacher was scrutinizing the sums, Swaminathan was gazing on his face. 
1. gaze on
2. No improvement
3. gazed at
4. gazing at

Correct Answer: gazing at

Q.24 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A large crowd of people intent on causing trouble or violence
1. Mob
2. Procession
3. Spectators
4. Audience

Correct Answer:  Mob

Q.25 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Ram cannot withdraw all his money unless he does not give a prior notice.
1. all his money
2. Ram cannot withdraw
3. a prior notice
4. unless he does not give

Correct Answer: unless he does not give

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