English Quiz for SSC CGL 2016

Dear Readers,

Directions (1-5): In these questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of the sentences (a, b or c) has an error. If there is no error, then mark your answer as (d)
1. A mediocre student is unlikely(a)/ to gain admission (b) /to a top level institution.(c)/ No error(d)
2. The castle have been obliterated (a)/ and we cannot even be sure exactly(b)/ where it stood.(c) No error(d) 
3. A person who is intractable(a)/ is slow to adapt(b)/ to a new way for life.(c)/ No error(d)
4. He did (a) /nothing else(b) / than read.(c)/ No error (d) 
5. I was thinking (a)  / if I could do (b) / anything to help (c)  / No error (d)
Directions (6-10): In the fol¬lowing questions, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an ap-propriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four as your answer.
6. Our teacher _______ several points before the exams
(a) cleared off
(b) cleared away
(c) cleared up
(d) cleared out
7. The cart driven __________ bullocks.
(a) with
(b) off  
(c) to   
(d) by
8. Simon ________ very polite at the moment, because he wants to make a good impression.
(a) was being
(b) has been
(c) is behaving
(d) is being
9.If I don’t ______ advantage of this plateform, then how dare I be a film maker?
(a) make    
(b) take   
(c) bring   
(d) find

10. The Chairman is ill and we’ll have to ____ the meeting for a few days.
(a) put on
(b) put of
(c) put away
(d) Put off



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