SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 22 August-2019 Shift-3 ::GENERAL ENGLISH::

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SSC MTS 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 22 August-2019 Shift-3

::GENERAL ENGLISH::


Q.1 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word Yell
1. Shout
2. Whisper
3. Scream
4. Shriek

Correct Answer: Whisper

Q.2 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Patralekha finished the cake in the blink of a eye.
1. of a eye
2. in the blink
3. Patralekha finished
4. the cake\

Correct Answer: of a eye

Q.3 Select the most appropriate antonym of the word Reluctant
1. Hesitant
2. Uncertain
3. Unwilling
4. Eager

Correct Answer: Eager

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
One who does not express himself freely
1. Extrovert
2. Introvert
3. Narcissist
4. Lunatic

Correct Answer: Introvert

Q.5 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.
In a recession-hit economy, automobiles is the mostly affected sector.
1. is the most
2. are the mostly
3. No improvement
4. are the most

Correct Answer: is the most

Q.6 Select the most appropriate  synonym of the given word Drowsy
1. Lively
2. Alert
3. Sleepy
4. Active

Correct Answer: Sleepy

Q.7 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The Middle-East job market has always been a _______ destination for Indians.
1. lucrative
2. luxury
3. wealthy
4. costly

Correct Answer: lucrative

Q.8 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word Enormous
1. Puny
2. Tiny
3. Huge
4. Petty

Correct Answer: Huge

Q.9 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Be glad to see the back of
1. To avoid someone
2. To be happy when a person leaves
3. To be happy to receive guests
4. To support someone

Correct Answer: To be happy when a person leaves

Q.10 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
There is no information ______ the company's profit in the report.
1. about
2. along
3. among
4. with

Correct Answer: about

Q.11 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
Kaira has upset with me since the accident.
1. the accident
2. me since
3. upset with
4. Kaira has

Correct Answer: Kaira has

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. Steamships were first (1)______ to the United States in 1807. By the 1830's dozens of steam vessels were in (2)______. They offered the traveller (3)______ transportation in comfortable facilities-a welcome (4)______ to stagecoach travel, which at best could be described as (5)______. 

Q.12 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.
1. established
2. built
3. introduced
4. manufactured

Correct Answer: introduced

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. Steamships were first (1)______ to the United States in 1807. By the 1830's dozens of steam vessels were in (2)______. They offered the traveller (3)______ transportation in comfortable facilities-a welcome (4)______ to stagecoach travel, which at best could be described as (5)______. 

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.
1. use
2. stand
3. move
4. transit

Correct Answer: use

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. Steamships were first (1)______ to the United States in 1807. By the 1830's dozens of steam vessels were in (2)______. They offered the traveller (3)______ transportation in comfortable facilities-a welcome (4)______ to stagecoach travel, which at best could be described as (5)______. 

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.
1. light
2. slow
3. fast
4. leisurely

Correct Answer: fast

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. Steamships were first (1)______ to the United States in 1807. By the 1830's dozens of steam vessels were in (2)______. They offered the traveller (3)______ transportation in comfortable facilities-a welcome (4)______ to stagecoach travel, which at best could be described as (5)______. 

Q.15 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.
1. sign
2. signal
3. gesture
4. alternative

Correct Answer: alternative

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. Steamships were first (1)______ to the United States in 1807. By the 1830's dozens of steam vessels were in (2)______. They offered the traveller (3)______ transportation in comfortable facilities-a welcome (4)______ to stagecoach travel, which at best could be described as (5)______. 

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.
1. fortunate
2. wretched
3. admirable
4. worthy

Correct Answer: wretched

Q.17 Select the most appropriate  meaning of the given idiom.
Once bitten, twice shy
1. Someone who doesn't learn from his previous experiences
2. An unpleasant experience induces caution
3. Someone who is afraid of taking challenges
4. To keep something precious safely

Correct Answer: An unpleasant experience induces caution

Q.18 Select the correctly spelt word.
1. Newclear
2. Nuclere
3. Neuclear
4. Nuclear

Correct Answer: Nuclear

Q.19 Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
The study of stars and planets
1. Archeology
2. Astrology
3. Anatomy
4. Astronomy

Correct Answer: Astronomy

Q.20 Select the correctly spelt  word.
1. Hijean
2. Higiene
3. Hygene
4. Hygiene

Correct Answer: Hygiene

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
The method ______ by the teacher is very tedious.
1. regarded
2. reminded
3. allowed
4. suggested

Correct Answer: suggested

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.
Every book is wrote by Ruskin Bond is a masterpiece.
1. written
2. has wrote
3. No improvement
4. have written

Correct Answer: written

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
Planets do not have light ______ their own.
1. on
2. by
3. of
4. for

Correct Answer: of

Q.24 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 is not for nothing that Mumbai is talked about as the most cosmopolitan of Indian cities.
1. is talking
2. are talked
3. No improvement
4. was talking

Correct Answer: No improvement

Q.25 Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error.
It is not possible to discuss anything with her because of her angry.
1. possible to discuss
2. anything with her
3. because of her angry
4. It is not

Correct Answer: because of her angry

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