SSC Constable (GD) Model Solved Paper (English)
Directions: Read each sentence to find out whether there is any
grammatical error in it. The error, if any will be in one part of the sentence,
the letter of that part will be the answer.
76. In an effort (A) / to make peace (B) / Priya spoke separately (C) / to
both the person. (D)
77. They had a narrow escape (A) / when skating as (B) / roaring avalanche
(C) / just missed them. (D)
78. The movie star should not have (A) / allowed the press (B) / at the scene
had he (C) / known about the fuss. (D)
Directions : Choose the most appropriate word from the given options
to fill up the blank in the sentence.
79. When he reached the doctors house he ....... out already.
(A) Went (B) gone
(C) has gone (D) had gone
80. The Government agreed to pay compensation ......... damaged crops, land
(A) to (B) through
(C) for (D) of
Directions : Choose the Antyonym of the following :
(A) Moderate (B) Accuse
(C) Watchful (D) Acquire
(A) Disentangle (B) Improper
(C) Devoid (D) Renovate
Directions : Choose the Synonym of the following :
(A) Epidemic (B) Whirling
(C) Occasional (D) Stagnant
(A) Flattering (B) Sickening
(C) Exciting (D) Sleep-producing
Directions : In the following questions, groups of four words are
given. In each group one word mis-spelt. Find the mis-spelt word.
85. (A) hurried (B) hundered (2)
(C) hindrance (D) hatred
86. (A) dance (B) damsal (4)
(C) dismal (D) dismisal
87. (A) honour (B) honourable (3)
(C) honourary (D) honorarium
Directions : In the following questions, you have a brief passage with
five questions following the passage. Read the passage carefully and choose the
best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and indicate your
While it may suit adult students very well it is very doubtful whether
correspondence education would be qdequate for undergraduates of the usual
college age group of sixteen to twenty. Young people in their teems need the
discipline and the supervision of a regular college course with all that it
involves in the observance of an integrated schedule of work and play the
personal association with teachers, and the psychological stimulus provided by
competition with other students. There are obvious exceptions of course, such as
the physically handicapped, who cannot get full value from a normal college
education, but on the whole this distinction between young students and mature
scholars is valid enough. It is therefore evident that the correspondence system
of education. with provide access to higher. studies to people who would
otherwise be danced it, but it will do little to ease the pressure on existing
88. Correspondence courses are most suitable for :
(C) Those who are between sixteen and twenty
(D) none of the above
89. Correspondence courses are designed in such a way as to :
(A) enforce better discipline in schools and colleges.
(B) Stimulate the students for competition.
(C) gain a personal association with teachers through correspondence.
(D) enable those who could not as adults attend colleges to obtain education if
they so desire.
90. The difference between the young students and mature scholars is :
(A) that the former are more disciplined than the latter.
(B) that the latter need lesser personal attention than the former.
(C) that the former are more competitive than the latter.
(D) that the latter are psychologically better equipped than the former.
91. A regular college course for youngsters is desirable because :
(A) they cannot carry on with their studies independently.
(B) that ensures a neatly arranged programme of academic work that is proper for
(C) they always need the assistance of teachers to study properly.
(D) otherwise, they will be physically and mentally handicapped.
92. The correspondence system of education is expected to :
(A) reduce the quantum of rush to the colleges existing at present.
(B) bring about no change in the pattern of admissions to colleges.
(C) creat more opportunities for the weaker sections to obtain higher education
(D) increase the number of educated unemployed in the country.
Directions: In the following passage there are blanks, each of which
has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each,
five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out
the appropriate word in each case.
It called for help from the jackal to get out of the well.
But the jackal ran away smiling and with the pride of having …(93)… the poor
goat. On the way he met a cat. Most sarcastically he told the cat, “Oh ! You lot
is really pitiable. For food you have to …(94)… on left-overs. You have to go to
the backside of houses, hotels or garbage dumps for your food. I catch fouls,
kill and eat them.” When he was …(95)… like this some hunting dogs came that
way. The cat was clever. It jumped up on a tree. But the jackal had …(97)… to
go. Even though it tried to run, the hunting dogs …(97)… it and killed it. All
his slyness, could not save him, from his doom.
93. (A) won (B) gained
(C) ditch (D) cheated
94. (A) depend (B) hunt
(C) wait (D) bent
95. (A) whispering (B) moaning
(C) boasting (D) crying
96. (A) everywhere (B) nowhere
(C) not (D) place
97. (A) avoided (B) catch
(C) powered (D) overpowered
Directions: From the four words, identify the one which can be
substituted for the sentences in questions.
98. Life history of a person written by another
(A) Autobiography (B) Biography
(C) Bibliography (D) Memoir
99. A post without remuneration
(A) Voluntary (B) Sinecure
(C) Honorary (D) Involuntary
100.One who cannot die
(A) Stable (B) Immortal
(C) Perpetual (D) Perennial
76. D 77. B 78. A 79. D 80. C 81. B 82. C 83. C 84. D 85. B
86. D 87. C 88. D 89. D 90. B 91. B 92. B 93. D 94. A 95. C 96. B 97. D
98. B 99. C 100. B