SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 21 August-2019 shift-2 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 21 August-2019 Shift-2

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
One who collects stamps
1. Curator
2. Geologist
3. Philatelist
4. Conjurer

Correct Answer: Philatelist

Q.2 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.
It has been announcing that the bus will be late by an hour.
1. No improvement
2. It is announcing
3. It has announced
4. It has been announced

Correct Answer: It has been announced

Q.3 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The diamond necklace is too ___________ for me.
1. luscious
2. insufficient
3. extravagant
4. austere

Correct Answer: extravagant

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.
Greyhounds do not make good watchdogs but they are very gentle with children.
1. No improvement
2. very gentler with
3. more gentle to
4. much gentle with

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.5 Identify the segment in the sentence  which contains the grammatical error.
Seema was sprinkled the cashews over the pie to garnish it.
1. over the pie
2. Seema was sprinkled
3. the cashews
4. to garnish it

Correct Answer: Seema was sprinkled

Q.6 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
The travel agent is making the arrangements from my trips.
1. the arrangements
2. is making
3. from my trips
4. The travel agent

Correct Answer: from my trips

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. Bacteria are extremely (1)_______ living things. While we measure our own sizes in inches or centimetres, bacterial size is measured in (2)_______. One micron is a thousandth of a millimetre, a pinhead is about a millimetre (3)______. Rod shaped bacteria are usually from two to four microns (4)_____, while rounded ones are generally one micron in (5)________.

Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. small
2. dirty
3. clean
4. ugly

Correct Answer: small

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. Bacteria are extremely (1)_______ living things. While we measure our own sizes in inches or centimetres, bacterial size is measured in (2)_______. One micron is a thousandth of a millimetre, a pinhead is about a millimetre (3)______. Rod shaped bacteria are usually from two to four microns (4)_____, while rounded ones are generally one micron in (5)________. 

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. kilometres
2. feet
3. metres
4. microns

Correct Answer: microns

Comprehension: 
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n 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. Bacteria are extremely (1)_______ living things. While we measure our own sizes in inches or centimetres, bacterial size is measured in (2)_______. One micron is a thousandth of a millimetre, a pinhead is about a millimetre (3)______. Rod shaped bacteria are usually from two to four microns (4)_____, while rounded ones are generally one micron in (5)________. 

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. Aside
2. Beside
3. Beneath
4. Across

Correct Answer: Across

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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. Bacteria are extremely (1)_______ living things. While we measure our own sizes in inches or centimetres, bacterial size is measured in (2)_______. One micron is a thousandth of a millimetre, a pinhead is about a millimetre (3)______. Rod shaped bacteria are usually from two to four microns (4)_____, while rounded ones are generally one micron in (5)________. 

Q.10 Select the most  appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. tall
2. short
3. deep
4. long

Correct Answer: long

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. Bacteria are extremely (1)_______ living things. While we measure our own sizes in inches or centimetres, bacterial size is measured in (2)_______. One micron is a thousandth of a millimetre, a pinhead is about a millimetre (3)______. Rod shaped bacteria are usually from two to four microns (4)_____, while rounded ones are generally one micron in (5)________. 

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. depth
2. diameter
3. weight
4. height

Correct Answer: diameter

Q.12 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
Attract
1. Charm
2. Repel
3. Praise
4. Lure

Correct Answer: Repel

Q.13 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Impious
1. Irreligious
2. Devout
3. Skilled
4. Loyal

Correct Answer: Irreligious

Q.14 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.
Tommy's eyes grew wide on a sight of the new bicycle.
1. at the sight of
2. at a sight of
3. on the sight of
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: at the sight of

Q.15 Select the most appropriate  synonym of the given word.
Prodigy
1. Anger
2. Tranquil
3. Genius
4. Plight

Correct Answer: Genius

Q.16 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The ISRO team is working round the clock to _______ Chandrayaan-2.
1. navigate
2. introduce
3. launch
4. steer

Correct Answer: launch

Q.17 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A large number of fish swimming together
1. Pack
2. Shoal
3. Horde
4. Herd

Correct Answer: Shoal

Q.18 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct
sentence.
It was ______ honour for Seema to be selected as a teacher trainer.
1. the
2. No article
3. an
4. a

Correct Answer: Shoal

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct
sentence.
There was a heated discussion ______ two members of the club.
1. among
2. of
3. in
4. between

Correct Answer: between

Q.20 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
Glee
1. Joy
2. Woe
3. Fun
4. Mirth

Correct Answer:  Woe

Q.21 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Too close to call
1. A very narrow margin
2. Huddled together
3. very close to heart
4. Winning a competition

Correct Answer: A very narrow margin

Q.22 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Ninetteen
2. Nineteen
3. Ninteen
4. Ninneteen

Correct Answer: Nineteen

Q.23 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Get someone's goat
1. To cheat someone
2. To hurt someone
3. To irritate someone
4. To abuse someone

Correct Answer: To irritate someone

 Q.24 Select the correctly spelt  word.
1. Reverence
2. Reverense
3. Revernce
4. Revernece

Correct Answer: Reverence

​​​​​​​Q.25 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Pallavi was relaxing in the beach at this time yesterday.
1. beach at this
2. Pallavi was
3. time yesterday
4. relaxing in the

Correct Answer: relaxing in the

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