SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20 August-2019 shift-1 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20 August-2019 Shift-1

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Zainab was played with / her friends in the park / when she noticed Disha / walking away with a stranger.
1. Zainab was played with
2. walking away with a stranger
3. when she noticed Disha
4. her friends in the park

Correct Answer: . Zainab was played with

Q.2 Select the most appropriate  option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
I will not be able to leave for home until my boss arrived in the office.
1. until my boss arrives at the office
2. No improvement
3. until my boss has arrive to the office
4. until my boss is arrived in the office

Correct Answer: until my boss arrives at the office

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
_______ he plays well he has not been selected in the team.
1. Though
2. Because
3. Since
4. Unless

Correct Answer: Though

Q.4 Select the correctly spelt​​​​​​​ word.
1. Feudal
2. Feudel
3. Fuedal
4. Fudal

Correct Answer: Feudal

Q.5 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
DEFICIT
1. Scarcity
2. Manifold
3. Abundance
4. Shortage

Correct Answer:  Abundance

Q.6 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
HUMDRUM
1. Synchronic
2. Musical
3. Monotonous
4. Noisy

Correct Answer: Monotonous

Q.7 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The CEO went against the advisory commitee's ______.
1. Introduction
2. Information
3. Recommendation
4. Response

Correct Answer: Recommendation

Q.8 Identify the segment in  the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
She was the best singer / on the country / who had sung / more than 5,000 songs.
1. who had sung
2. on the country
3. She was the best singer
4. more than 5,000 songs

Correct Answer:  on the country

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
The students stood up no sooner the Principal entered the class.
1. no soon
2. as soon as
3. No improvement
4. soon

Correct Answer: as soon as

Q.10 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Exhoustive
2. Exaustive
3. Exhostive
4. Exhaustive

Correct Answer: Exhaustive

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Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A bull in a China shop
1. An extremely awkward, clumsy person
2. A very disciplined and systematic person
3. A brave person in a group of cowards
4. To be a rude and aggressive person

Correct Answer: An extremely awkward, clumsy person

Q.12 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Hang up your boots
1. To be rejected
2. To take retirement
3. To dry your shoes
4. To hang upside down

Correct Answer: To take retirement

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 students (1)______ listening to their teacher. He (2)______ a line on the black-board and asked the students, "How can you make this line smaller?". (3)______ of the students thought it was a very simple (4)______. They said, "We can erase a part of the line and (5)______ it smaller." 

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. was
2. were
3. is
4. are

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. The students (1)______ listening to their teacher. He (2)______ a line on the black-board and asked the students, "How can you make this line smaller?". (3)______ of the students thought it was a very simple (4)______. They said, "We can erase a part of the line and (5)______ it smaller." 

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. drew
2. put
3. started
4. painted

Correct Answer: drew

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 students (1)______ listening to their teacher. He (2)______ a line on the black-board and asked the students, "How can you make this line smaller?". (3)______ of the students thought it was a very simple (4)______. They said, "We can erase a part of the line and (5)______ it smaller." 

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. Every
2. No
3. Any
4. Most

Correct Answer: Most
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 students (1)______ listening to their teacher. He (2)______ a line on the black-board and asked the students, "How can you make this line smaller?". (3)______ of the students thought it was a very simple (4)______. They said, "We can erase a part of the line and (5)______ it smaller." 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. line
2. thing
3. drawing
4. object

Correct Answer: thing

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 students (1)______ listening to their teacher. He (2)______ a line on the black-board and asked the students, "How can you make this line smaller?". (3)______ of the students thought it was a very simple (4)______. They said, "We can erase a part of the line and (5)______ it smaller." 

Q.17 Select the most appropriate  option to fill in blank No.5.
1. rub
2. reduce
3. make
4. cut

Correct Answer: make

Q.18 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words:
A person motivated by irrational enthusiasm
1. Infidel
2. Fanatic
3. Atheist
4. Polytheist

Correct Answer: Fanatic

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
Patel played every game that was played in the school.
1. that has been playing
2. that was playing
3. that is being played
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Rachna was angry with her father because he did not take her to the zoo as he ______.
1. promise
2. promises
3. had promised
4. is promising

Correct Answer: had promised

Q.21 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Rashmi and me are / planning to go on / a road trip to Manali / next summer.
1. Rashmi and me are
2. planning to go on
3. a road trip to Manali
4. next summer

Correct Answer: Rashmi and me are

Q.22 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
OBTAIN
1. Achieve
2. Suppress
3. Inspire
4. Lessen

Correct Answer: Achieve

Q.23 Select the most appropriate word​​​​​​​ for the given group of words:
An introduction to a literary work
1. Prologue
2. Blurb
3. Epilogue
4. Sequel

Correct Answer: Prologue

Q.24 Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.
AWESOME
1. Amazing
2. Awful
3. Awkward
4. Absurd

Correct Answer:  Amazing

Q.25 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
Mahesh is very happy because the value of his shares has _____.
1. diminished
2. complimented
3. applauded
4. appreciated

Correct Answer: appreciated

    

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