SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20 August-2019 Shift-3 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 20 August-2019 Shift-3

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word Artful
1. Artistic
2. Naïve
3. Crafty
4. Creative

Correct Answer: Crafty

Q.2 Identify the segment in the sentence  which contains the grammatical error.
One of the friends were doubtful that the plan would work.
1. that the plan
2. were doubtful
3. would work
4. One of the friends

Correct Answer: were doubtful

Q.3 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom Last straw
1. Final problem in the series
2. Last cookie on the plate
3. Last person in the queue
4. Final decision

Correct Answer: Final problem in the series

Q.4 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Nisha rejected the job offer as a salary offered was too low
1. as a salary offered
2. Nisha rejected
3. was too low
4. the job offer

Correct Answer: as a salary offered

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
A word can have a different __________ in different contexts.
1. connotation
2. constellation
3. contention
4. confrontation

Correct Answer: connotation

Q.6 Select the most appropriate antonym of  the word Obstinate
1. Stern
2. Stubborn
3. Flexible
4. Adamant

Correct Answer: Flexible

Q.7 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Patrimoney
2. Patremoney
3. Patrimony
4. Patremony

Correct Answer: Patrimony

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. Simran is more intelligent than any other girl in the class. 
1. No improvement
2. most intelligent
3. the more intelligent
4. much intelligent

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.9 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom Cut the mustard
1. To be pessimistic
2. To succeed
3. To take shortcuts
4. To be angry

Correct Answer: To succeed

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 improvement. The student's knowing of the subject astonished the teacher.
1. students knowing
2. student's knowledge
3. students knowledge
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: student's knowledge

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Q.11 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A person who is recovering from an illness
1. Invalid
2. Cartographer
3. Convalescent
4. Senator

Correct Answer: Convalescent

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the  blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
The blind man needed ____ to cross the street.
1. guards
2. assistance
3. cooperation
4. porters

Correct Answer: assistance

Q.13 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
An institution for the care of people who are mentally ill
1. Aviary
2. Apiary
3. Arsenal
4. Asylum

Correct Answer: Asylum

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Your need is certainly greater than ____.
1. I
2. my
3. mine
4. me

Correct Answer: mine

Q.15 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word Harsh
1. Honest
2. Dirty
3. Gentle
4. Rough

Correct Answer: Gentle

Q.16 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error. To escape floods, a tigress took refuge at a vegetable garden
1. took refuge
2. at a vegetable garden
3. a tigress
4. To escape floods,

Correct Answer: at a vegetable garden

Q.17 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. Pratham will not go the party if he is personally invited.
1. unless
2. No improvement
3. even
4. because

Correct Answer: unless

Q.18 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Luminescent
2. Luminscent
3. Lumeniscent
4. Luminascent

Correct Answer: Luminescent

Q.19 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word
Morbid
1. Nasty
2. Prompt
3. Pretty
4. Lively

Correct Answer: Nasty

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence. Timely alerts about floods in Bhutan ______ a blessing to Indian villages.
1. are proved
2. have proved
3. is proved
4. has proved

Correct Answer: have proved

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. Arabia is mostly a desert. It is (1)______ to walk over it during (2)______ day. Occasionally, one may (3)______ a fertile patch called an oasis (4)______ springs and tall fig and palm trees. The Arabs are nomads (5)______ live in tents and travel in caravans. 

Q.21 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. impossible
2. absurd
3. hopeless
4. useless

Correct Answer: impossible

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. Arabia is mostly a desert. It is (1)______ to walk over it during (2)______ day. Occasionally, one may (3)______ a fertile patch called an oasis (4)______ springs and tall fig and palm trees. The Arabs are nomads (5)______ live in tents and travel in caravans. 

Q.22 Select the most appropriate  option to fill in blank No.2.
1. one
2. the
3. a
4. an

Correct Answer: the

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. Arabia is mostly a desert. It is (1)______ to walk over it during (2)______ day. Occasionally, one may (3)______ a fertile patch called an oasis (4)______ springs and tall fig and palm trees. The Arabs are nomads (5)______ live in tents and travel in caravans. 

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. come across
2. come up
3. come out
4. come away

Correct Answer: come across

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. Arabia is mostly a desert. It is (1)______ to walk over it during (2)______ day. Occasionally, one may (3)______ a fertile patch called an oasis (4)______ springs and tall fig and palm trees. The Arabs are nomads (5)______ live in tents and travel in caravans. 

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. in
2. on
3. for
4. with

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. Arabia is mostly a desert. It is (1)______ to walk over it during (2)______ day. Occasionally, one may (3)______ a fertile patch called an oasis (4)______ springs and tall fig and palm trees. The Arabs are nomads (5)______ live in tents and travel in caravans. 

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. whom
2. who
3. what
4. which

Correct Answer: who

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