Previous Years English Questions For SSC CGL CPO MTS Exam 2017


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. Today in this post we have provided Misc. questions. Every Day, We’ll post different topics, these quizzes will help you a lot in your complete preparation for the Exam. We’re also providing Vocabulary for SSC exams. At SSC adda, we have also provided English Grammar Rules for SSC CGL 2017.

Directions (1-2): In
each of the questions, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase. Choose
the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase and click
the button corresponding to it.
Q1. To beat about the
bush
(a) To try to win
favours
(b) To talk well
(c) To talk about
relevant things
(d) To talk about
irrelevant things

Q2. Maiden speech

(a) Bachelor’s speech
(b) First speech
(c) Last speech
(d) Extempore speech
Directions (3-5): Out
of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given
words/sentences and click the button corresponding to it.
Q3. A place where
money is coined.
(a) Bank
(b) Mint
(c) Firm
(d) Parliament
Q4. The process by
means of which plants and animals breathe.
(a) Respiration
(b) Germination
(c) Absorption
(d) Transpiration
Q5. One who sneers at
the aims and beliefs of his fellow men.
(a) Critic
(b) Connoisseur
(c) Pedant
(d) Cynic
Directions (6-10): A sentence/a
part of the sentence is in bold. Four alternatives are given to the bold part
which will improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative and click the
button corresponding to it. In case no improvement is needed, click the button
corresponding to “No improvement”.
Q6. He started at the
bottom rung of the ladder and then gained success.
(a) bottom rung of
the stair
(b) lower rung of the
ladder
(c) lower rung of the
stair
(d) No improvement
Q7. The judge gave
the verdict against the Government.
(a) pronounced
(b) desired
(c) sentenced
(d) No improvement
Q8. The fire service
personnel put off the fire with much difficulty.
(a) put on
(b) put out
(c) put away
(d) No improvement
Q9. He has the
irritating habit of playing his own trumpet all the time.
(a) blowing his own
trumpet
(b) pumping his own
trumpet
(c) bringing up his
own trumpet
(d) No improvement
Q10. His illness means
he must resign his chairmanship impromptu.
(a) fast
(b) forthwith
(c) earliest
(d) No improvement
Directions (11-15): A
passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and
choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives and click
the button corresponding to it.

There
is a growing parallel between India and Europe in terms of language policy and
challenges of maintaining a balance between regional languages, minority
languages and the rising demand for English.
The
EU’s language policy promotes multinationalism and the idea that every EU
citizen should learn and speak at least two foreign languages in addition to
their mother tongue. In practice, the foreign language curriculum in European
countries is dominated now by the need to learn English. So the de facto policy
is that children should, in addition to the language of their member state,
learn English and one other European language. English has become not only the
language of business across Europe, but also the corporate language of many
French, German, Dutch and Spanish enterprises.
The
trend across Europe is for schools to begin teaching English in Class I,
treating it as a basic skill rather than a foreign language. This trend began
in earnest only after 2000. However, the methods to teach English are diverse
an increasingly popular trend is towards bilingual schools, which teach through
more than one language medium.
Q11. There is a
parallel between India and Europe as regards
(a) language policy
(b) trade policy
(c) foreign policy
(d) cultural policy
Q12. According to the
passage, the foreign language policy in the EU aims to foster.
(a) English
(b) Multilingualism
(c) Bilingualism
(d) Only native
language
Q13. The passage says
that the rising demand for English in the EU is because of
(a) immigrants
(b) emigrants
(c) Government policy
(d) trade and
commerce
Q14. EU schools regard
English as
(a) a foreign
language
(b) a difficult
language
(c) a basic skill
(d) an adult skill
Q15. In Europe, the
usual pattern is that
(a) children should
study English late in life
(b) children should
start learning English from class I
(c) children may not
study English when they are at school
(d) children ought to
study English just as a lingua franca


Since, SSC MTS Exam is scheduled on 30th April, 14th May, 28th May, 4th June and 11th June, You all need to understand the exam pattern and trick, approach to crack MTS exam, CLICK HERE to read the strategy in detail.

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