SSC ASI CPO Exam Paper - 2017 " Paper-2 " VER-8 Part-II (English language & Comprehension)

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SSC ASI CPO Exam Paper - 2017 " Paper-2 " VER-8, 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. 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
 

52. 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
 

53. 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

54. 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
 

55. 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

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56. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. The telephone had been invented by Graham Bell.
1) Graham Bell should have invented the telephone

2) Graham Bell has invented the telephone
3) Graham Bell had invented the telephone

4) Graham Bell invented the telephone
 

57. 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
 

58. 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
 

59. Rewrite the sentence in active voice. The flute is being played by Shankar.
1) Shankar was playing the flute

2) Shankar is playing the flute
3) Shankar has been playing the flute

4) Shankar playing the flute
 

60. 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
 

61. 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
 

62. 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
 

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. 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
 

65. 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
 

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. 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
 

68. 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
 

69. 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?
 

70. 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
 

71. 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
 

72. 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?
 

73. 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
 

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. "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
 

76. 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
 

77. 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
 

78. 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
 

79. 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

 

80. 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
 

81. 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

82. 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
 

83. 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
 

84. 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
 

85. 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
 

86. 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
 

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. "Being afraid of water or being near water"
1) Xenophobia

2) Autophobia
3) Monophobia

4) Aquaphobia
 

89. 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
 

90. 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
 

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 studies human antiquities"
1) Apologist

2) Anthropologist
3) Archaeologist

4) Entomologist
 

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) One afternoon, a fox was walking through the forest and spotted a bunch of grapes hanging from a lofty branch. (P)Taking a few steps back, the fox jumped and just missed the hanging grapes (Q) Finally,giving up, the fox turned up his nose and said, "They're probably sour anyway." (R) Again,the fox took a few paces back and tried to reach them, but still failed (S) "Just the thing to quench my thirst," said the fox (S6) Then he walked away.
1) QSPR

2) PSQR
3) SQPR

4) SPRQ
 

94. 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 characters used (Q) Structure of a language (R) Alphabet is a set of graphs (S) To represent the phonemic
1) RPSQ

2) PRSQ
3) SQPR

4) PQRS
 

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) People have been eating asparagus (Q) Called garden asparagus (R) As a vegetable since ancient times (S) The vegetable is also
1) PRSQ

2) QPRS
3) SPQR

4) RSQP
 

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) 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
 

97. 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) Every year in July the city of Pamplona in northeastern Spain holds a rollicking weeklong festival. (P) There are an unusually large number of paramedics and ambulances on hand (Q) In the festival,there will be drinking, parades, dancing, and revelry late into the night (R) That’s because this festival happens to center on a dangerous and world-famous tradition known the running of the bulls (S) To an uninitiated observer, it would all look pretty normal except for one thing (S6) Early in the morning on every day of the festival, about 2,000 people line up to participate in the run.
1) PQRS

2) QSPR
3) PSQR

4) SPQR
 

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) Or car racing tests (Q) And a car’s power (R) Automobile racing (S) Both a driver’s skill 

1) RPSQ

2) QPSR
3) RSPQ

4) SQPR
 

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) I Have a Dream is a speech by Martin Luther King, Jr. (P) And one of the most iconic speeches in American history (Q) Which was delivered on August 28, 1963, during the March in Washington (R) It became one of the defining moments of the civil rights movement (S) The theme of the speech was a call for equality and freedom (S6) Some 250,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., for the march in Washington.
1) SRQP

2) PQRS
3) QSRP

4) SQPR
 

100. 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

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