SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 22 August-2019 Shift-2 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 22 August-2019 Shift-2

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
Raman exercises daily because he is preparing for a ______ in the armed forces.
1. occupancy
2. carrier
3. postage
4. career

Correct Answer: career

Q.2 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Tution
2. Tuition
3. Tiution
4. Tuetion

Correct Answer: Tuition

Q.3 Select the most appropriate  antonym of the given word.
DETER
1. Generalise
2. Dissuade
3. Occupy
4. Incite

Correct Answer: Incite

Q.4 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
To take the bull by its horns
1. To deal with a difficult situation directly
2. To accept defeat before a strong adversary
3. To invest money in an inflationary market
4. To go on a hunting expedition

Correct Answer: To deal with a difficult situation directly

Q.5 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Engineer
2. Ingineer
3. Injineer
4. Enginere

Correct Answer: Engineer

Q.6 Select the most appropriate  antonym of the given word.
SYMPATHY
1. Tragedy
2. Warmth
3. Cruelty
4. Enthusiasm

Correct Answer: Cruelty

Q.7 Select the most appropriate  word for the given group of words.
An act of murdering one's brother
1. Fratricide
2. Regicide
3. Genocide
4. Patricide

Correct Answer: Fratricide

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
The lack of green spaces has led to an increase in pollution levels.
1. an increasing in
2. No improvement
3. a increase on
4. a increase of

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
I would have definitely helped you if you had told me why you did need the money.
1. why did you need the money
2. why you needed the money
3. why you needs the money
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: why you needed the money

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Jamuna found an old necklace and ______ gold bangles in the cupboard.
1. an pair of
2. pair of
3. a pair of
4. a pairs of

Correct Answer: a pair of

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Q.11 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The student ________ for a refund of fees.
1. said
2. wanted
3. requested
4. ordered

Correct Answer: requested

Q.12 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
ANXIOUS
1. Elegant
2. Determined
3. Nervous
4. Bored

Correct Answer: Nervous

Q.13 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
I was reading the newspaper when I heard the sound of bullets been fired.
1. when I heard
2. the sound of bullets
3. been fired
4. I was reading the newspaper

Correct Answer: been fired

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
If you do not vote, you do not have the right to protest.
1. right in protest
2. right on protest
3. right for protest
4. No improvement

Correct Answer: No improvement

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. Laura threw herself (1)______ the bed and sobbed bitterly. (2)______ in her life had she been subjected to (3)______ an outrage, never had she been so deeply (4)______. She was suspected (5)______ stealing.  

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. to
2. on
3. in
4. at

Correct Answer: on

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. Laura threw herself (1)______ the bed and sobbed bitterly. (2)______ in her life had she been subjected to (3)______ an outrage, never had she been so deeply (4)______. She was suspected (5)______ stealing. 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. Before
2. Never
3. Always
4. After

Correct Answer: Never

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. Laura threw herself (1)______ the bed and sobbed bitterly. (2)______ in her life had she been subjected to (3)______ an outrage, never had she been so deeply (4)______. She was suspected (5)______ stealing. 

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. as
2. like
3. such
4. so

Correct Answer: such

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. Laura threw herself (1)______ the bed and sobbed bitterly. (2)______ in her life had she been subjected to (3)______ an outrage, never had she been so deeply (4)______. She was suspected (5)______ stealing. 

Q.18 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. excited
2. engaged
3. insulted
4. happy

Correct Answer: insulted

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. Laura threw herself (1)______ the bed and sobbed bitterly. (2)______ in her life had she been subjected to (3)______ an outrage, never had she been so deeply (4)______. She was suspected (5)______ stealing.

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

Correct Answer: of

Q.20 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
CONTROL
1. Reduce
2. Relieve
3. Resign
4. Regulate

Correct Answer: Regulate

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word  for the given group of words.
The lack of government control or rule of law
1. Monarchy
2. Autocracy
3. Anarchy
4. Dictatorship

Correct Answer: Anarchy

Q.22 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Radha woke up early that morning so that she should watch the beautiful sunrise.
1. so that she should watch
2. Radha woke up
3. early that morning
4. the beautiful sunrise

Correct Answer: so that she should watch

Q.23 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Harish is spending two hours every morning reading newspapers in different languages.
1. two hours every morning
2. in different languages
3. reading newspapers
4. Harish is spending

Correct Answer: Harish is spending

Q.24 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Come rain or shine
1. under any circumstances
2. in favourable conditions
3. in difficult situations
4. during bad weather

Correct Answer: under any circumstances

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Nowadays, many home buyers __________ interest in digital homes.
1. shows
2. showed
3. had shown
4. are showing

Correct Answer: are showing

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