SSC CHSL English Miscellaneous Quiz : 26th June

SSC CHSL 2018-19 is to be conducted from 1 to 26 July 2019. Today, in this English quiz we are providing English Quiz with Solutions to make your practice effective for English Language Section for SSC CHSL 2018-19 Exam. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for all the upcoming Exams.

Direction (1-2): In the following questions, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.

Q1. The swans were (1)/extremely surprised with(2)/ the old swan’s odd behavior(3)/No error(4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

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S1. Ans (b)
Sol. Replace “with” with “at” as here we are talking about behavior.

Q2. Two million square miles(1)/ of forest land have been(2)/ destroyed through acid rain(3) / No error (4)
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4

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S2. Ans (c)
Sol. Replace “through” with “by”.

Direction (3-4): In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Q3.Mohan was walking along the street ______ he tripped over.
(a) as
(b) while
(c) then
(d) when

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S3. Ans (d)

Q4. My sister is always picked …….. at school.
(a) through
(b) with
(c) on
(d) during

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S4. Ans (c)

Direction (5-6): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q5. Zephyr
(a) gentle
(b) cyclonic
(c) blast
(d) typhoon

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S5. Ans (a)
Sol. “Zephyr” means a gentle breeze.

Q6. Pertness
(a) fear
(b) shyness
(c) cheekiness
(d) politeness

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S6. Ans (c)
Sol. “Pertness” means inappropriate playfulness.

Direction (7-8): In the following questions, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the farthest meaning of the given word.

Q7. Bilious
(a) bad-tempered
(b) well behaved
(c) cantankerous
(d) tetchy

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S7. Ans (b)
Sol. “Bilious” means irritable, quarrelsome.

Q8. Obdurate
(a) Docile
(b) stubborn
(c) awkward
(d) tenacious

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S8. Ans (a)
Sol. “Obdurate” means stubborn . “Docile” means submissive.

Q9. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in the correct order.
I noticed I was near a large ship.
(P) I asked him to let me help unload the cargo.
(Q) I went at once to the captain.
(R) It was unloading a cargo of pig iron.
(S) I wanted to earn money for food.
(a) PQRS
(b) RSQP
(c) PRQS
(d) QPRS

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S9. Ans (b)

Q10. A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.
Our task had been completed before sunset.
(a) We completed our task before sunset.
(b) We have completed our task before sunset.
(c) We complete our task before sunset.
(d) We had completed our task before sunset.

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S10. Ans (d)

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