SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20 August-2019 Shift-2 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20 August-2019 Shift-2

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
For many, The Lion King is _____ as a childhood memory.
1. invested
2. deposited
3. treasured
4. inherited

Correct Answer: treasured

Q.2 Select the correctly spelt  word.
1. Nocturenal
2. Nocturnal
3. Nocternal
4. Nocturnel

Correct Answer: Nocturnal

Q.3 Select the most appropriate  synonym of the given word
Encumbrance
1. Destroy
2. Despair
3. Obstacle
4. Stimulant

Correct Answer: Obstacle

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A gentle song sung to put a child to sleep.
1. Lullaby
2. Lyre
3. Lyric
4. Laurel

Correct Answer: Lullaby

Q.5 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom Jump on the bandwagon
1. To take a long ride
2. To insult someone
3. To join a popular trend
4. To trust someone blindly

Correct Answer: To join a popular trend

Q.6 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
The robbers broke in the house at night.
1. at night
2. the house
3. The robbers
4. broke in

Correct Answer: broke in

Q.7 Select the most appropriate  antonym of the word Fickle
1. Constant
2. Hasty
3. Feeble
4. Mild

Correct Answer: Constant

Q.8 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. Vivek was astonished at his failure in the exam.
1. at his failing
2. in his failing
3. No improvement
4. in his failure

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.9 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom Strike while the iron is hot
1. To wait for someone
2. To act at the right time
3. To do something unimportant
4. To cry all the time

Correct Answer: To act at the right time

Q.10 Select the most appropriate  word for the given group of words.
Friendly and welcoming to visitors.
1. Hostile
2. Hostel
3. Hospital
4. Hospitable

Correct Answer: Hospitable

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Q.11 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Adrress
2. Address
3. Addres
4. Adress

Correct Answer: Address

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
People tend to turn a blind eye _____ crime against women.
1. to
2. at
3. on
4. in

Correct Answer: to

Q.13 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
If I knew about him before I will have recommended him.
1. If I knew
2. recommended him
3. about him before
4. I will have

Correct Answer: I will have

Q.14 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Jaya asked Sushmita to reminds her about the meeting.
1. Sushmita to reminds
2. Jaya asked
3. the meeting
4. her about

Correct Answer: Sushmita to reminds

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. Scarcity is not created by war; (1)______ is a permanent characteristic of all human (2)______ and has been faced by the whole human (3)______. It springs from the fact that the material resources of the world are (4)______ and that our ability to make use of those resources is even more limited (5)______ our ignorance. 

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. there
2. these
3. those
4. it

Correct Answer: it

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. Scarcity is not created by war; (1)______ is a permanent characteristic of all human (2)______ and has been faced by the whole human (3)______. It springs from the fact that the material resources of the world are (4)______ and that our ability to make use of those resources is even more limited (5)______ our ignorance. 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. behaviour
2. cities
3. nations
4. societies

Correct Answer: societies

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. Scarcity is not created by war; (1)______ is a permanent characteristic of all human (2)______ and has been faced by the whole human (3)______. It springs from the fact that the material resources of the world are (4)______ and that our ability to make use of those resources is even more limited (5)______ our ignorance. 

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. space
2. race
3. kingdom
4. beings

Correct Answer: race

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. Scarcity is not created by war; (1)______ is a permanent characteristic of all human (2)______ and has been faced by the whole human (3)______. It springs from the fact that the material resources of the world are (4)______ and that our ability to make use of those resources is  even more limited (5)______ our ignorance. 

Q.18 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. increased
2. limited
3. restricted
4. declined

Correct Answer: limited

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. Scarcity is not created by war; (1)______ is a permanent characteristic of all human (2)______ and has been faced by the whole human (3)______. It springs from the fact that the material resources of the world are (4)______ and that our ability to make use of those resources is even more limited (5)______ our ignorance. 

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. of
2. by
3. for
4. from

Correct Answer: by

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 improvement. Rashmi is not only smart but very beautiful.
1. but beautiful
2. No improvement
3. very beautiful
4. but also very beautiful

Correct Answer: but also very beautiful

Q.21 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'll be at the parlour near 5 p.m.
1
. along
2. No improvement
3. till
4. unless

Correct Answer: till

Q.22 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word Recently
1. Lately
2. Normally
3. Immediately
4. Usually

Correct Answer: Lately

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence. Simran was reading a book _____ waiting for the bus.
1. while
2. from
3. during
4. at

Correct Answer: while

Q.24 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word Vile
1. Crafty
2. decent
3. Horrid
4. Evil

Correct Answer: decent

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence. Seema gave her teacher a beautiful ____________ of pink roses on Teachers' Day.
1. grove
2. reed
3. bouquet
4. wreath

Correct Answer: bouquet

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