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. Select the synonym of ‘to reiterate’
(a) to hark
(b) to drawl
(c) to halt
(d) to recur
Sol. reiterate means to say something again or a number of times, typically for emphasis or clarity and recur means occur again periodically or repeatedly.
Q2. Select the synonym of ‘hypnotist’
Sol. hypnotist means a person who carries out hypnosis, either for medical reasons or for entertainment and conjurer means a person who performs magic to entertain people
Q3. Select the antonym of ‘to expunge’
(a) to gut
(b) to omit
(c) to zap
(d) to insert
Sol. expunge means obliterate or remove completely (something unwanted or unpleasant). Hence insert is the correct choice.
Q4. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
An achievement or something desired fail to be attained by someone
(a) to elude
(b) to eschew
(c) to shirk
(d) to devoid
Sol. eschew means deliberately avoid using; abstain from.
Shirk means avoid or neglect (a duty or responsibility).
Devoid means entirely lacking or free from.
Q5. 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.
The flood destroyed the whole town.
(a) The whole town was destroyed by the flood.
(b) The whole town had been destroyed by the flood.
(c) The whole town has been destroyed by the flood.
(d) The whole town has had been destroyed by the flood.
Directions (6-10): In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.
____________________ some respects, this is unsurprising. Many of these laws do not have an _______________ political flavour. The rule against admitting _______________ evidence, for instance, is a result of simple good sense and a keen awareness of human ______________, independent of the relationship between the ruler and the ruled. The same ________________ for the laws of property and contract.
Q6. ____________________ some respects
Q7. Many of these laws do not have an _______________ political flavour.
Q8. The rule against admitting _______________ evidence
Q9. a keen awareness of human ______________,
Q10. The same ________________ for the laws of property and contract.
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