Shudh Desi English Mock 7 for SSC CGL Exam 2017

Dear students, SSC CGL Exam 2017 Tier-1 will be held from 1st August 2017 to 20th August 2017. For your better practice in English, we are providing Shudh Desi English Mock 7, Solve this mock and check Your preparation, Analyse and know how much you need to prepare for all topics. Keep practicing. The solution of this mock will be explained by our experienced faculties on adda247 youtube channel on the below link on 15th July, 2017 at 9:45 AM.


Directions(1-5): In each of the following questions, find out which part of the sentence has an error. If there is no mistake, the answer is ‘No error’.

Q1. Having got information of the theft, he was arrested and sent him to prison.
(a) Having got information of 
(b) the theft, he was arrested 
(c) and sent him to prison. 
(d) No error.

Q2. The officer received order to enforce discipline among his subordinates.
(a) The officer received 
(b) order to enforce 
(c) discipline among his subordinates.
(d) No error.

Q3. When the hero appeared on the stage, some girls standing there sprinkled flowers on him.
(a) When the hero appeared 
(b) on the stage, some girls standing 
(c) there sprinkled flowers on him.
(d) No error.

Q4. As a student of English literature, he often reads novels written by famous English novelists.
(a) As a student of English literature, 
(b) he often reads novels 
(c) written by famous English novelists.
(d) No error.

Q5. As an organisation moves from one system to another, transitory problems will no doubt arise.
(a) As an organisation moves 
(b) from one system to another, 
(c) transitory problems will no doubt arise.
(d) No error.

Directions(6-7): In the question, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.
Q6.
(a) comissioner 
(b) commissionar 
(c) commistoner
(d) commissioner

Q7.
(a) apprentise
(b) advertise
(c) treatrce
(d) sencitive

Directions(8-10): In the question, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part (1), (2), (3) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed, mark your answer as (4).

Q8. The air-conditioner has made ceiling fans a little redundant in today’s world.
(a) superfluous
(b) obsolete 
(c) extinct
(d) No improvement

Q9. The concert will start when the conductor comes.
(a) when the conductor arrives 
(b) when the curtain has been raising
(c) when the audience will arrive 
(d) No improvement

Q10. Traffic Cops are told to wear gas masks to protect them from poisonous gases thrown by vehicles.
(a) inspired by
(b) injected by
(c) projected by
(d) No improvement

Directions(11-13): In the question, four alternatives are given for the meaning of the given idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Q11. He knows how to break in horses
(a) tend
(b) train
(c) rear
(d) force

Q12. His plan was so complicated that it floored his listeners.
(a) Annoyed
(b) Entertained
(c) Encouraged
(d) Puzzled

Q13. Why do you fight shy of me ?
(a) fight with
(b) Avoid
(c) embarrass
(d) shout at

Directions(14-15): Fill in the blanks with appropriate word to form a meaningful sentence.

Q14. _________________ other parts of the world 20 percent of the farm area is owned by women, in India women own less than 7 percent. 
(a) While in
(b) Although
(c) If in
(d) Because in

Q15. The whole of my week _________ spent in organizing the debate competition taking place in the college.
(a) is
(b) Has been
(c) Are
(d) were

Directions: Select a suitable word for the given sentence.

Q16. A general pardon granted by the Government to political offenders.
(a) excuse
(b) honesty
(c) amnesty
(d) pardon

Directions(17-18): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word that is your answer.

Q17.INFLUX
(a) reflex
(b) deflection
(c) effluent
(d) exodus

Q18. Tirade
(a) Denunciation
(b) Eulogy
(c) Discredit
(d) Speech

Directions(19-20): In the following question, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the opposite meaning of the given word.

Q19.IN TOTO
(a) Bluntly
(b) Partially
(c) Entirely
(d) Strongly

Q20.Profound
(a) Large
(b) Superficial
(c) Special
(d) Less

Directions(21-25): Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

Although Indians spend less money on allopathic medicines than people in most Asian Countries, more than 40,000 drug formulations are available here. All manufacturers are required by law to provide information about their product either on the packaging or in a pamphlet inside. But, in many cases, this information is very meager and hard to understand. Many doctors, too do not tell their patients anything about the drugs they prescribe.

What should we be concerned about when we take drugs? There are two areas: (1) Side effects. Many people taking a drug will notice an undesirable reaction, usually minor. But even the mildest drugs can do harm if taken improperly, long enough or in excessive doses. And everyone responds to a drug differently. (2) Failure to follow directions. Many of us disobey prescription instructions on how much to take and when. It is easy to fall into thinking that more of the drug will speed up the healing. It is more common however for people to stop taking a drug when they begin to feel better. This, too, can be dangerous.
What are the steps to be taken for safety? (1)Take a drug only as recommended the label or by the doctor. (2) If you feel ill after taking a drug, check it with a doctor. (3) Do not mix drugs. (4) Check whether any food or activities are to be avoided.

Q21. Which one of the following statements is true?
(a) Indians use more than 40,000 allopathic drugs
(b) Indians hate allopathic medicines
(c) Other Asian countries do not have allopathic medicines
(d) Indian cannot afford allopathic drugs

Q22. How are drug users to be instructed by the manufactures?
(a) Doctors should give a manual of instruction
(b) The Chemist should issue an instruction manual
(c) Information should be printed on the carton or in a pamphlet kept inside it
(d) Patients should keep in touch with drug manufactures

Q23. Only one of the following sentences is right. Identify it.
(a) All medicines produce reactions of various degrees in their users
(b) Even mild drugs are not always safe
(c) Medicines should be discontinued as soon as we feel better
(d) More than the prescribed dose brings quicker recovery

Q24. Drug manufacturers _____________
(a) do not give instructions
(b) give all instructions necessary
(c) give very little and unintelligible information
(d) give information only when asked

Q25. Which one of the following is true?
(a) Throw away the drug that produces side effects and try another
(b) Drugs may be taken with all kinds of foods
(c) Drugs do not inhibit our normal life style
(d) Drugs should be used only according to prescription.


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