SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 21 August-2019 Shift-1 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 21 August-2019 Shift-1

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom Off the cuff
1. To be in a hurry
2. To be lazy
3. Without preparation
4. Without any loss

Correct Answer: Without preparation

Q.2 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Welfare
2. Wellfare
3. Wellfair
4. Welfair

Correct Answer: Welfare

Q.3 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Diksha has been in a grumpy mood from she got up.
1. from she got up
2. Diksha has
3. grumpy mood
4. been in a

Correct Answer: from she got up

Q.4 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. Bhawna will visited the Eiffel Tower during her trip.
1. will visit
2. will visiting
3. would visiting
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: will visit

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
One must keep _____ promise.
1. ones
2. one's
3. its
4. the

Correct Answer: one's

Q.6 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Individual
2. Indivisual
3. Indevidual
4. Indeviduel

Correct Answer:  Individual

Q.7 Select the   most appropriate antonym of the word Vanity
1. Nobility
2. Honour
3. Conceit
4. Modesty

Correct Answer:  Modesty

Q.8 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word Persuade
1. Halt
2. Deplete
3. Coax
4. Impose

Correct Answer: Coax

Q.9 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word Inclination
1. Aptitude
2. Indifference
3. Repulsion
4. Aversion

Correct Answer: Aptitude

Q.10 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
Government not connected with religious or spiritual matters
1. Socialist
2. Republic
3. Sovereign
4. Secular

Correct Answer: Secular

 

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Q.11 Identify the segment in     the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
No sooner did I reach the station when the train left.
1. I reach the
2. the train left
3. No sooner did
4. station when

Correct Answer: station when

Q.12 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. Her dance teacher have come twice a week but there is no improvement in her dance.
1. No improvement
2. will be coming
3. has been coming
4. were coming

Correct Answer: has been coming

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. To have food of our choice anywhere and anytime (1)______ one of the best luxuries that anyone could (2)______. However, each of us is different and (3)______ our food choices too are (4)______. With travel becoming accessible for all, tour operators work (5)______ providing the most homely experience. 

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

Correct Answer: is

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. To have food of our choice anywhere and anytime (1)______ one of the best luxuries that anyone could (2)______. However, each of us is different and (3)______ our food choices tooare (4)______. With travel becoming accessible for all, tour operators work (5)______ providing the most homely experience.

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. afford
2. offer
3. spend
4. enjoy

Correct Answer: enjoy

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. To have food of our choice anywhere and anytime (1)______ one of the best luxuries that anyone could (2)______. However, each of us is different and (3)______ our food choices too are (4)______. With travel becoming accessible for all, tour operators work (5)______ providing the most homely experience. 

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. since
2. hence
3. because
4. although

Correct Answer: hence

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. To have food of our choice anywhere and anytime (1)______ one of the best luxuries that anyone could (2)______. However, each of us is different and (3)______ our food choices too are (4)______. With travel becoming accessible for all, tour operators work (5)______ providing the most homely experience. 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. varied
2. contrary
3. alike
4. similar

Correct Answer: varied

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. To have food of our choice anywhere and anytime (1)______ one of the best luxuries that anyone could (2)______. However, each of us is different and (3)______ our food choices too are (4)______. With travel becoming accessible for all, tour operators work (5)______ providing the most homely experience. 

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. towards
2. from
3. along
4. through

Correct Answer: towards

Q.18 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word Startle
1. Shock
2. Soothe
3. Amaze
4. Agitate

Correct Answer: Soothe

Q.19 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A critical judge of any art and craft
1. Connoisseur
2. Curator
3. Crusader
4. Cynic

Correct Answer: Connoisseur

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option  to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Working together gave us a chance to __________ about old times.
1. reminisce
2. reproduce
3. recreate
4. reminding

Correct Answer: reminisce

  Q.21 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Anand Kumar is ____ unique teacher.
1. no article
2. an
3. the
4. a

Correct Answer: a

Q.22 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 little girl fall off from the terrace.
1. fell below from
2. fell under
3. fell from
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: fell from

Q.23 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Preeti is absent from the meeting due to she is out of station.
1. Preeti is absent
2. due to she is
3. from the meeting
4. out of station

Correct Answer: Preeti is absent

Q.24 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom Best thing since sliced bread
1. To take on a task that is way too big
2. To present a counter argument
3. To perform satisfactorily
4. Most useful innovation in a long time

Correct Answer: Most useful innovation in a long time

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
The cost turned out to be higher than _____________.
1. excepted
2. anticipated
3. accepted
4. emancipated

Correct Answer: anticipated

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