SSC CGL 2015: English Quiz

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In the following quiz We will cover Direct/Indirect speech and Spotting error  part.
Q(1-5)Directions: In the questions below the sentences have been given in Direct/Indirect speech. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

1. He said to his father, “Please increase my pocket-money.”
A. He told his father, “Please increase the pocket-money”
B. He pleaded his father to please increase my pocket money.
C. He requested his father to increase his pocket-money.
D. He asked his father to increase his pocket-money.

2. She said that her brother was getting married.
A. She said, “Her brother is getting married.”
B. She told, “Her brother is getting married.”
C. She said, “My brother is getting married.”
D. She said, “My brother was getting married.”

3. The boy said, “Who dare call you a thief?”
A. The boy enquired who dared call him a thief.
B. The boy asked who called him a thief.
C. The boy told that who dared call him a thief.
D. The boy wondered who dared call a thief.

4. She exclaimed with sorrow that was a very miserable plight.
A. She said with sorrow, “What a pity it is.”
B. She said, “What a mystery it is.”
C. She said, “What a miserable sight it is.”
D. She said, “What a miserable plight it is.”

5. Dhruv said that he was sick and tired of working for that company.
A. Dhruv said, “I am sick and tired of working for this company.”
B. Dhruv said, “He was tired of that company.”
C. Dhruv said to me, “I am sick and tired of working for this company.”
D. Dhruv said, “I will be tired of working for that company.”

Q(6-10)Direcetions:Find out which part of a sentence has an error.

6.Nobody offered to give up(a) /their seat to the lady(b) /holding her child in her arms. (c)/No error(d) 

7.He labours (a) /hard lest(b) /he may fail(c)/No error(d) 

8.you have(a) /No/excuse(b) /to be late(c)/ No error(d) 

9.The flowers smell sweetly(a) /and(b) /are/of great value(c)/No error(d)

10.His all daughters(a) /are ugly so(b) /they cannot be married(c)/ No error(d) 


Answers:

1.(c)
2.(c)
3.(a)
4.(d)
5.(a)
6.(b) ‘His seat’ in place of ‘their seat’. The pronoun for ‘nobody’ is singular, his or her.

7.(c) ‘Should’ in place of ‘may’. ‘ Lest’ is followed by ‘should’.

8.(c) ‘For being late’ in place of ‘to be late’

9.(a) ‘Sweet’ in place of ‘sweetly’. Sweetly is an adverb and an adjective should be used here.

10.(a) ‘All his daughters’ in place of ‘His all daughters’. Here the error is in placement of words.

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  1. भारत की पहली महिला सिनेमा अभिनेत्री – देविका रानी
    भारत की पहली महिला फोटो जर्नलिस्ट – होमी व्यरावाला
    भारत की पहली महिला ओलम्पिक में भाग लेने वाली – मेरी लीला रो (१९५२ )
    भारत की पहली महिला एशियाई खेलो में पदक विजेता – कमल जीत संधू( ४०० मी. दौड़ , 1970 में )
    भारत की पहली महिला अर्जुन पुरस्कार विजेता – एन. लमस्दें (१९६१- हाकी )
    भारत की पहली महिला रेमन मेगसेसे पुरस्कार विजेता – किरण बेदी
    विश्व बैडमिंटन चैंपियनशिप में एकल पदक जीतने वाली पहली भारतीय महिला खिलाड़ी -पी॰वी॰ सिंधू
    भारत की पहली महिला मुख्यमंत्री – सुचेता कृपलानी (उत्तर प्रदेश – १९६३ )
    सैयद अनवरा तैमूर (असोम ) १९८० में मायावती (उत्तर प्रदेश ) भारत की पहली दलित महिला मुख्यमंत्री १९९५ में बनी थी. ये अब तक चार बार मुख्यमंत्री बन चुकी है .
    लगातार तीन बार मुख्यमंत्री बनने का गौरव शीला दीक्षित (दिल्ली ) को है जयललिता – तमिलनाडु और ममता बनर्जी – पश्चिम बंगाल की मुख्यमंत्री है
    भारत की पहली महिला राज्यपाल – सरोजिनी नायडू (उत्तर प्रदेश )
    अभी तक भारत में १३ महिलाएं राज्यपाल बन चुकी है , जिसमे राजस्थान की पहली महिला राज्यपाल प्रतिभा पाटिल देश की पहली महिला राष्ट्रपति बनी
    भारतीय विश्वविद्यालय से उत्तीर्ण भारत की पहली महिला स्नातक और फिजीशियन कादम्बिनी गांगुली

  2. :Languages in India:

    1–The number of languages recognised by the Indian Constitution is….. 22
    2–At the inception of Indian constitution in 1950, the number of recognised languages was …….14
    3–The languages which were added to the Eighth Schedule are ……..Sindhi, Konkani, Nepali, Manipuri,
    Maithili, Dogri, Bodo and Santhali.

    4–Number of identifiable mother tongues as per Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation report of 2011…… 234
    5–The first language to be conferred the status of a Classical Language …….Tamil

    6–Other languages which have been conferred the status of a Classical Language…..Sanskrit, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu and Odia
    7–The official language of Nagaland is….. English
    8–The official language of Jammu and Kashmir…….
    Urdu
    9–The official language of Goa ………Konkani
    10–The official language of the Supreme Court and High Court as prescribed by the Constitution of India is……. English
    11–The principal languages of Lakshdweep are …….Jeseri (Dweep Bhasha) and Mahal
    12–Foreign language commonly spoken in Puducherry (formerly Pondicherry) is …...French
    13–The Indian language known as the 'Italian of the East' is …..Telugu
    14–The principal languages of the Andaman & Nicobar islands are …….Hindi, Nicobarese, Bengali, Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu.

  3. Everybody add below knowledge in ur GK:-
    The languages having the First, second, third, fourth and fifth number of highest number of speakers in the
    world ::: Chinese (Mandarin), Spanish, English, Hindi and Arabic respectively.

  4. The last language to be included to the classical languages was Odia. It was in the last 6 months.

  5. i jave given cgl 2012,2013,2014 but in 2012 and 2013 i have not qualified for the final round. in 2014 not qualified in tier 1. As it is written in notice in page 25 that a candidate shall not have more than 3 attempts for the post of assistant in css. i have a query whether this point is for those who have given cpt for css and not qualified in cpt or for all those who have made 3 attempts for tier-1..??

  6. If you opted for CSS post 3 times, you can not opt for this post again. Agar apply karte time opt kiya tha, toh that is counted as 1 attempt, irrespective of k aap clear hue k nahi.

  7. If you have attempts cpt 3 times and not qualified in that case you would not be eligible for next time. So you can fill.

  8. I filled in the details for the part 1 registration of SSC CGL, 2015 and submitted it successfully but could not note down my registration id. Also I have not received any email from the ssc stating my registration id. As a result, I am unable to register for part 2. Please help

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