Sentence Improvements for SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam

Reading Comprehension for  SSC CGL Pre 2017 Exam

Hello, Greetings!! Dear Students, At SSC ADDA, we’ve launched our SSC CGL 2017 Campaign. In order to achieve success in the CGL-17 exam, we’ve decided to post ENGLISH QUIZ. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. 

Directions (1-15): In each question, a part of sentence is printed in bold. Below each sentence, some phrases are given which can substitute the bold 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’.
Q1. When it was feared that the serfs might go too far and gain their freedom from serfdom, the Protestant leaders joined the princes at crushing them.
(a) into crushing
(b) in crushing
(c) without crushing
(d) No improvement

Q2. The farmer’s way of life can be contrasted to that of the factory worker.
(a) contrasted for
(b) contrasted against
(c) contrasted with
(d) No improvement
Q3. The winter was such severe that even water in the taps was frozen.
(a) severe such
(b) so severe
(c) severe so much
(d) No improvement

Q4. More than one person was killed in the accident.
(a) have been killed
(b) were killed
(c) are killed
(d) No improvement
Q5. He didn’t believe in God but he went to church regularly.
(a) however
(b) nevertheless
(c) yet
(d) No improvement
Q6. Is your brother yet at the university?
(a) brother still at
(b) brother continue at
(c) brother till at
(d) No improvement
Q7. I, your brother and you will be partners in the business.
(a) I, you and your brother
(b) You, your brother and I
(c) You, I and your brother
(d) No improvement
Q8. While we would like that all Indian children to go to school, we need to ponder why they do not.
(a) all Indian children
(b) that all the Indian children
(c) if all the children of India
(d) No improvement
Q9. Each of our students pay their tuition fee at the beginning of the month.
(a) student pay their
(b) student pays their
(c) students pays his
(d) No improvement
Q10. Do not take another step, else your live will face great peril.
(a) might be thrown into
(b) will be in
(c) would be placed in great
(d) No improvement
Q11. Mary met with an accident. She didn’t just twist her leg, she has broken it.
(a) had broken it
(b) breaks it
(c) broke it too
(d) No improvement
Q12. If you are absent for a week, you have to catch with the work when you return.
(a) catch up with
(b) catch on with
(c) catch in with
(d) No improvement
Q13. He was urgently in need to get his eye operation.
(a) of an eye operation
(b) for operation on eye
(c) for eye to be operated
(d) No improvement
Q14. Having finished the book, it was put away by him.
(a) he put it away
(b) it was being put away by him
(c) it was putting away by him
(d) No improvement

Q15. After a few minutes the unconscious boxer began to come out.
(a) up
(b) round
(c) on
(d) No improvement

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