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.
Q1. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
Open to more than one interpretation; not having one obvious meaning.
Sol. Ambiguous means having or expressing more than one possible meaning, sometimes intentionally.
Q2. Select the word with the correct spelling.
Sol. Deviance means the fact or state of diverging from usual or accepted standards, especially in social or sexual behaviour.
Q3. Select the antonym of
Sol. Vibrant means full of energy and life and drab means lacking brightness or interest; drearily dull.
Q4. 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.
If you are caught using a calculator in the exam then it will be ______________.
(d) under possession
Sol. Confiscate means to take or seize (someone’s property) with authority. Since the sentence is in passive voice hence we take the third form of the verb.
Q5. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.
“Please don’t hit me” Rita said to the attacker.
(a) Rita begged the attacker to not to hit her.
(b) Rita told the attacker to not hit her.
(c) Rita begged the attacker not to hit her.
(d) Rita pleaded with the attacker to not to hit her.
Sol. The correct narration is, “Rita begged the attacker not to hit her.”
Q6. Select the synonym of
Sol. Dignity means the state or quality of being worthy of honour or respect and decency means behaviour that conforms to accepted standards of morality or respectability.
Q7. In the following question, 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’.
Indian Defence forces(A)/fought the enemy(B)/till the last soldier was standing. (C)/No error(D)
Sol. We use ‘The’ to the specific things and as Indian Defence forces are specific, thus “the” should be added before it.
Q8. Choose the synonym of
Sol. Defecate means discharge faeces from the body and secrete means (of a cell, gland, or organ) produce and discharge (a substance).
Q9. Select the word with the correct spelling.
Sol. Panacea means a solution or remedy for all difficulties or diseases.
Q10. 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.
_______ and my younger brother went to the movie all by ourselves.
(d) My own self
Sol. ‘I’ is the correct option. In the subjective case subjective pronoun should be used, thus “I” should be used.
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