SSC ASI CPO Exam Paper - 2017 " Paper-2 " VER-10, Part-II (English language & Comprehension)

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SSC ASI CPO Exam Paper - 2017 " Paper-2 " VER-10, Part-II

(English language & Comprehension)

Total Questions - 200
Duration - 2 Hours
Maximum Marks - 200

Date of Examination - 15 Dec 2017

51. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. The books exhibition had been opened by the Governor.
1) The Governor had opened the books exhibition

2) The Governor has opened the books exhibition

3) The Governor opened the books exhibition

4) The Governor opens the books exhibition

  52. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. A gift was given to me by my friend.
1) My friend had given me a gift

2) My friend has given me a gift

3) My friend gave me a gift

4) My friend gives me a gift

53. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. Our house was built by my father.
1) My father had built our house

2) My father builds our house

3) My father has built our house

4) My father built our house

 54. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. This letter was written by Mr. Kumar.
1) Mr. Kumar had written this letter

2) Mr. Kumar writes this letter

3) Mr. Kumar has written this letter

4) Mr. Kumar wrote this letter

55. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. The room is being swept by the sweeper.
1) The sweeper is sweeping the room

2) The sweeper swept the room

3) The sweeper sweeps the room

4) The sweeper has been sweeping the room

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 56. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. By whom was this work done?
1) Who had done this work?

2) Who did this work?

3) Who has done this work?

4) Who does this work?

 57. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. A few bags were bought by me.
1) I had bought a few bags

2) I have bought a few bags

3) I bought a few bags

4) I buy a few bags

 58. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. This picture had been drawn by me.
1) I had drawn this picture

2) I have drawn this picture

3) I drew this picture

4) I drawn this picture

 59. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. He was taken to the hospital by his friends.
1) His friends had taken him to the hospital

2) His friends have taken him to the hospital

3) His friends take him to the hospital

4) His friends took him to the hospital

 60. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. I have written this essay.
1) This essay had been written by me

2) This essay is written by me

3) This essay has been written by me

4) This essay was written by me

61. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. Sumanth was reading a book.
1) A book was being read by Sumanth

2) A book is being read by Sumanth

3) A book is read by Sumanth

4) A book has been read by Sumanth

 62. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. When Ram arrived home, police arrested him.
1) When Ram arrived home, he had been arrested by police
2) When Ram arrived home, he is arrested by police
3) When Ram arrived home, he was arrested by police
4) When Ram arrived home, he was being arrested by police

 63. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. The gardener was watering the plants.
1) The plants is being watered by the gardener

2) The plants are being watered by the gardener

3) The plants watered by the gardener

4) The plants were being watered by the gardener

 64. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. Were you washing the clothes?
1) Was the clothes being washed by you?

2) Were the clothes being washed by you?

3) Is the clothes being washed by you?

4) Has the clothes being washed by you?

65. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. My elder brother is playing cricket.
1) Cricket was being played by my elder brother

2) Cricket is being played by my elder brother

3) Cricket has been played by my elder brother

4) Cricket had been played by my elder brother

 66. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. Who broke this beautiful glass?
1) By whom has this beautiful glass been broken?

2) By whom is this beautiful glass broken?

3) By whom was this beautiful glass broken?

4) By whom had this beautiful glass been broken?

67. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. We won the cricket match.
1) The cricket match was won by us

2) The cricket match is won by us

3) The cricket match win by us

4) The cricket match had been won by us

 68. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. Mohan was driving a car.
1) A car is being driven by Mohan

2) A car was being driven by Mohan

3) A car has been driven by Mohan

4) A car had been driven by Mohan

 69. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. Sanjay sells tea.
1) Tea had been sold by Sanjay

2) Tea has been sold by Sanjay

3) Tea was sold by Sanjay

4) Tea is sold by Sanjay

 70. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. My sister has painted this wall.
1) This wall has been painted by my sister

2) This wall have been painted by my sister

3) This wall was painted by my sister

4) This wall is painted by my sister

 71. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. Did he call you?
1) Were you called by him?

2) Are you called by him?

3) Did you called by him?

4) Have you been called by him?

 72. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice. The boy is climbing the cliff.
1) The cliff have been climbed by the boy

2) The cliff was being climbed by the boy

3) The cliff is being climbed by the boy

4) The cliff had been climbed by the boy

 73. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Cut to the chase"
1) To start talking about the important aspects of something

2) To conclude from obvious fact

3) To clean solid lines

4) To be evil tempered

 74. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Be in the same boat"
1) To ask someone to travel on the same boat

2) To be in the same difficult situation

3) Willing to do something immediately

4) To force an issue that has already ended

75. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. “Let the grass grow under one’s feet”
1) To accept responsibility

2) To engage in a project

3) To remain idle

4) To grow grass at home

 76. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "To pick holes"
1) To lose courage

2) To be afraid to die

3) To find the weak points in something

4) To articulate clearly

 77. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Let sleeping dogs lie"
1) To get someone drunk

2) A fair competition where no side has an advantage

3) To make a dog to sleep

4) To avoid restarting a conflict

78. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Flog a dead horse"
1) To bear the brunt of

2) To beat a dead horse

3) To be evil tempered

4) To waste your effort by trying to do something that is no longer possible

 79. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Run out of steam"
1) To run out of an engine

2) To lose enthusiasm and stop doing something

3) To run the engine by steam

4) A very loud and noisy rain storm

  80. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Smell a rat"
1) To show signs of cowardice

2) To smell the presence of a rat

3) To suspect that something is wrong about a situation

4) To become polite

 81. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "Take exception to"
1) To object strongly

2) To enjoy the given freedom

3) To make a promise

4) To comply with a rule

 82. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase given below. "High on the hog"
1) To go to bed or go to sleep

2) To study for a test

3) To live in a luxurious or costly way

4) To have something secured

 83. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "One who studies human antiquities"
1) Apologist

2) Anthropologist

3) Archaeologist

4) Entomologist

 84. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "Difficult or impossible to reach or to get"
1) Illegible

2) Inevitable

3) Inaudible

4) Inaccessible

 85. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "A person or animal that eats all kinds of food"
1) Omnivorous

2) Herbivorous

3) Insectivorous

4) Carnivorous

 86. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "A speech or piece of writing praising somebody"
1) Angiology

2) Etymology

3) Eulogy

4) Arcology

 87. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "The rule by nobles" 
1) Monarchy

2) Aristocracy

3) Republic

4) Autocracy

88. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "To express your thoughts clearly in words"
1) Articulate

2) Archive

3) Ambivalent

4) Equivocal

89. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "Being afraid of water or being near water"
1) Xenophobia

2) Autophobia

3) Monophobia

4) Aquaphobia

  90. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "A place where ships load and unload goods"
1) Port

2) Terminal

3) Coach

4) Hangar

 91. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "The scientific study of the mind"
1) Philology

2) Psychology

3) Sociology

4) Anthropology

 92. Choose from the four options, the word that best defines/substitutes the given phrase. "One who does not believe in God"
1) Devotee

2) Theist

3) Atheist

4) Anarchist

93. In the following question, there are six parts marked S1, S6, P, Q, R and S.The position of S1 and S6 are fixed. Some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts and choose the proper sequence from the given options. (S1) In 1962, Eunice Kennedy Shriver the sister of President John F. Kennedy, started a summer camp for kids. (P) Similar camps were funded across the United States and Canada (Q) The camp, called
Camp Shriver (R) Camp Shriver became a yearly occurrence, and, with support from the Joseph Kennedy Jr. Foundation (S) Intended to provide a place for these children to play while also promoting the benefits of physical activity (S6) The camps focused on sports and gave out awards for physical achievements.
   

1) SQPR

2) PQSR

3) QSPR

4) PQRS

94. In the following question, there are six parts marked S1, S6, P, Q, R and S.The position of S1 and S6 are fixed. Some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts and choose the proper sequence from the given options. (S1) Once when a lion, the king of the jungle, was asleep, a little mouse began running up and down on him. (P) This soon awakened the lion, who placed his huge paw on the mouse, and opened his big jaws to swallow him (Q) I shall never repeat it and I shall never forget your kindness (R) "Pardon, O King!" cried the little mouse (S) "Forgive me this time and who knows, I may be able to do you a good turn one of these days!” (S6) The lion was so tickled by the idea of the mouse being able to help him that he lifted his paw and let him go.
1) PRQS

2) SQPR

3) QSPR

4) QPRS

95. The following sentence is divided into four parts (P, Q, R and S). Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Or unfair treatment (Q) Affirmative action is a policy (R) That tries to make up for past discrimination (S) Against certain groups of people
1) QRPS

2) SQPR

3) RSPQ

4) SRQP

96. The following sentence is divided into four parts (P, Q, R and S). Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Canals are waterways (Q) That are built by people (R) Travel, and irrigation (S) And used for shipping, 
1) SQPR

2) RPSQ

3) PQSR

4) RPQS

97. In the following question, there are six parts marked S1, S6, P, Q, R and S.The position ofS1 and S6 are fixed. Some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts and choose the proper sequence from the given options. (S1) Two game cocks were fiercely fighting for the mastery of the farmyard. (P) The vanquished cock skulked away and hid himself in a quiet corner (Q) An eagle sailing through the air pounced upon him
and carried him off in his talons (R) One at last put the other to flight (S) While the conqueror, flying up to a high wall, flapped his wings and crowed exultingly with all his might (S6) The vanquished cock immediately came out of his corner, and ruled henceforth with undisputed mastery.

1) RSQP

2) SQPR

3) PSQR

4) RPSQ

98. The following sentence is divided into four parts (P, Q, R and S). Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) That is closely related to the peach tree (Q) Almonds are commonly called nuts (R) But they are actually seeds (S) And they come from a tree
1) RPSQ

2) QRSP

3) SQPR

4) SQPS

99. In the following question, there are six parts marked S1, S6, P, Q, R and S.The position of S1 and S6 are fixed. Some parts of the sentence have been jumbled up. Rearrange these parts and choose the proper sequence from the given options. (S1) One hot day, an ant was searching for some water, after walking around for some time, she came to a spring. (P) While making her way up, she slipped and fell into the water (Q) To reach the spring, she had to climb up a blade of grass (R) She could have drowned if a dove up a nearby tree had not seen her (S) Seeing that the ant was in trouble, the dove quickly plucked a leaf and dropped it into the water near the struggling ant (S6) The ant moved towards the leaf and climbed up onto it; and the leaf drifted to dry ground, and the ant jumped out, and she was safe at last. 
1) RSPQ

2) PQSR

3) SQPR

4) QPRS

100. The following sentence is divided into four parts (P, Q, R and S). Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) An audience (Q) Often in a theatre (R) Acted out before (S) A drama is a type of story
1) QRPS

2) PSQR

3) SRPQ

4) RSPQ

Answer Key : 

 51 .(A)  52 .(C) 53 .(D) 54 .(D) 55 .(A) 56 .(B) 57 .(C) 58 .(A) 59 .(D) 60 .(C) 61 .(A) 62 .(C) 63 .(D) 64 .(B) 65 .(B) 66 .(C) 67 .(A) 68 .(B) 69 .(D) 70 .(A) 71 .(A) 72 .(C) 73 .(A) 74 .(B) 75 .(C) 76 .(C) 77 .(D) 78 .(D) 79 .(B) 80 .(C) 81 .(A) 82 .(C) 83 .(C) 84 .(D) 85 .(A) 86 .(C) 87 .(B) 88 .(A) 89 .(D) 90 .(A) 91 .(B) 92 .(C)93. (C) 94. (A) 95. (A)  96 .(C) 97. (D) 98. (B) 99 (D) 100 .(C)

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