SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 21 August-2019 Shift-3 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 21 August-2019 Shift-3

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Judicious
1. Prudent
2. Dull
3. Foolish
4. Unfair

Correct Answer: Prudent

Q.2 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word.
Pompous
1. Arrogant
2. Calm
3. Impatient
4. Humble

Correct Answer: Humble

Q.3 Identify the segment in the sentence which  contains the grammatical error. If there is no error then select 'No error'.
I have got my Master's degree in 2005.
1. I have got
2. my Master's degree
3. in 2005
4. No error

Correct Answer: I have got

Q.4 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Miss the boat
1. To miss someone you love
2. To lose something important
3. To forget something at home
4. To miss an opportunity

Correct Answer:To miss an opportunity

Q.5 Select the most appropriate antonym  of the word.
Refined
1. Cruel
2. Crude
3. Fierce
4. Smooth

Correct Answer: Crude

Q.6 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Inqusitive
2. Inqustive
3. Inqisitive
4. Inquisitive

Correct Answer: Inquisitive

Q.7 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Ettiquete
2. Etiquete
3. Etiquette
4. Ettiquette

Correct Answer: Etiquette

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. The meeting will start when the manager is arriving. 
1. arrives
2. No improvement
3. arrived
4. was arrived

Correct Answer: arrives

Q.9 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
After the match, every player of the team went back to its house.
1. team went back
2. After the match
3. to its house
4. every player of the

Correct Answer: to its house

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to  fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
His clothes were way over ______ top for a sombre occasion.
1. the
2. no article
3. an
4. a

Correct Answer: the

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Q.11 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
Chaste
1. Pure
2. Lustful
3. Fascinating
4. Loyal

Correct Answer: Pure

Q.12 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A penny for your thoughts
1. Start something all over again
2. Be glad to see someone leave
3. Way of asking what someone is thinking
4. To make a bad situation worse

Correct Answer: Way of asking what someone is thinking

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Shailesh finally decided to take a back seat and let his son ________ the family business.
1. running
2. to run
3. will run
4. run

Correct Answer: run

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.
The student asked the teacher if he can come in.
1. No improvement
2. could come
3. will come
4. can came

Correct Answer: could come

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and  make a grammatically correct sentence.
Megha is attending a teachers' ________ in London.
1. connection
2. combination
3. connotation
4. convention

Correct Answer:  convention

Q.16 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
The recently announcement about various government schemes impacted the society positively.
1. about various government
2. the society positively
3. schemes impacted
4. The recently announcement

Correct Answer: The recently announcement

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. A recent study (1)______ by an independent organisation reported that only 15 percent (2)______ college bound women would consider an (3)______ girls college. It is clear (4)______ women's colleges must become co-educational in order (5)______ survive.

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. conducted
2. surveyed
3. interested
4. happened

Correct Answer: conducted

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. A recent study (1)______ by an independent organisation reported that only 15 percent (2)______ college bound women would consider an (3)______ girls college. It is clear (4)______ women's colleges must become co-educational in order (5)______ survive. 

Q.18 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. in
2. with
3. of
4. at

Correct Answer: of

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. A recent study (1)______ by an independent organisation reported that only 15 percent (2)______ college bound women would consider an (3)______ girls college. It is clear (4)______ women's colleges must become co-educational in order (5)______ survive.

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. every
2. each
3. all
4. any

Correct Answer: each

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. A recent study (1)______ by an independent organisation reported that only 15 percent (2)______ college bound women would consider an (3)______ girls college. It is clear (4)______ women's colleges must become co-educational in order (5)______ survive. 

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. whether
2. if
3. that
4. this

Correct Answer: that

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. A recent study (1)______ by an independent organisation reported that only 15 percent (2)______ college bound women would consider an (3)______ girls college. It is clear (4)______ women's colleges must become co-educational in order (5)______ survive. 

Q.21 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. in
2. to
3. with
4. of

Correct Answer: to

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. Manish has not been attending the class for last month.
1. since last
2. No improvement
3. from last
4. throughout later

Correct Answer: since last

Q.23 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A set of twenty
1. Dozen
2. Score
3. Quarter
4. Decade

Correct Answer: Score

Q.24 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A person who rules without consulting the opinion of others.
1. Aristocrat
2. Arbitrator
3. Atheist
4. Autocrat

Correct Answer: Autocrat

Q.25 Select the most appropriate  option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Surendra tries to _____ his opponents in all the matches.
1. intimidate
2. impersonate
3. intimate
4. initiate

Correct Answer: intimidate

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