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, 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’.
I wish you(A)/can hear(B)/yourself talking. (C)/No error(D)
Sol. Since the sentence expresses a ‘wish’ or a ‘desire’ and describes a present situation hence replace ‘can’ with ‘could’ (past form of modal verb ‘can’). ‘Could’ is used to express the ability that a person generally had in the past or to something that was generally possible in the past.
Q2. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
I took a ride of the motorcycle (which Rohit has) bought yesterday.
(a) that Rohit
(b) that which Rohit has
(c) that Rohit had
(d) no improvement
Sol. ‘That’ refers mostly to things, though a class or type of person is also sometimes referred to by this pronoun
Q3. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
Whether the emergence
P-will change the ugly dynamic
Q-of these popular protests
R-in Brazil is to be seen
Q4. Select the antonym of taciturn
Sol. taciturn means (of a person) reserved or uncommunicative in speech; saying little and verbose means using or expressed in more words than are needed.
Q5. Select the word with the correct spelling.
Sol. Leniency means the fact or quality of being more merciful or tolerant than expected; clemency.
Q6. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.
No one responded to Rahul’s query.
(a) Rahul’s query was not responded to by anyone.
(b) Rahul’s query is not being responded to by anyone.
(c) Rahul’s query has not been responded to by anyone.
(d) Rahul’s query had not been responded to by anyone.
Q7. Select the antonym of to jostle
(a) to scramble
(b) to shove
(c) to eschew
(d) to hustle
Sol. Jostle means push, elbow, or bump against (someone) roughly, typically in a crowd and eschew means deliberately avoid using; abstain from.
Q8. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
a person involved in a lawsuit.
Sol. Pseudo means pretentious or insincere.
Appellant means a person who applies to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court.
Q9. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
blood is thicker than water
(a) relations are more important than merit
(b) all crimes are not equal so punishment for murder is not same as that of theft
(c) family relationships and loyalties are the strongest and most important ones
(d) deceit from a family member hurts more than being cheated by strangers
Sol. Blood is thicker than water means family relationships and loyalties are the strongest and most important ones.
Q10. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
After walking around
P-to quench their thirst
Q-a bit, the women searched
R-for a hand pump
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