English Quiz SSC CGL and CPO 2016

 Directions (1-10):- In each question, a part of sentence is printed in bold. Below each sentence, some phrases are given which can substitute the italicized part of the sentence. Find out the phrase which can correctly substitute that part of the sentence. If the sentence is correct as it is, the answer is ‘No correction required’ or ‘No improvement’.

1.He plays cricket and tennis also.  
(A) both                                     
(B) besides               
(C) too                         
(D) No improvement
2. I am used to hard work.
(A) hard working                   
(B) work hard                          
(C) work hardly      
(D) No improvement required
3.Practically every part of the banana tree is used by man.
(A) most part                           
(B) any part                              
(C) each part                            
(D) No improvement required
4.No sooner I saw the tiger than I ran away.
(A) No sooner I had seen     
(B) No sooner did I see        
(C) As soon as I saw               
(D) No improvement
5.The need of the hour Was some fast action on the part of the leaders.
(A) needed                                
(B) needing                              
(C) needs                   
(D) No correction required
6.Shakespeare lived for the reigns of Elizabeth I and James.
(A) in                                           
(B) since                    
(C) during                 
(D) No improvement
7.The teacher asked the intruder who was he and why was he occupying his chair.
(A) who he was and why he was                                      
(B) who he Was and why was he
(C) who he had been and why he had been                 
(D) No improvement
8.Bad habits must be nipped at the bud.
(A) nipped off the bud          
(B) nipped in the bud           
(C) nipped on the bud          
(D) No improvement
9.Old habits die hardly.
(A) die much hardly              
(B) die hard                              
(C) die too hard       
(D) No improvement
10.No one should talked to me.
(A) will talked                      
(B) needs talk   
(C) should talk                   
(D) No improvement

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