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. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
In some seats, the
P-winning margin, thereby
Q-votes for NOTA have been larger than the
R-determining the result
S1. Ans. (c)
Q2.In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
The elephant in the room
(a) A very fat man
(b) When a big person is finally trapped
(c) An obvious problem that no one wants to discuss
(d) One person who is strong enough to defeat everybody else
S2. Ans. (c)
Sol. The elephant in the room means a major problem or controversial issue which is obviously present but is avoided as a subject for discussion.
Q3. Select the synonym of redemption
S3. Ans. (b)
Sol. ‘Redemption’ means the action of saving or being saved from sin, error, or evil and ‘Atonement’ means reparation or expiation for sin.
Q4. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
Ajay, who (was studying) architecture at present, hopes to go to Australia after graduation.
(b) has been studying
(c) is studying
(d) no improvement
S4. Ans. (c)
Sol. The sentence is in present continuous tense, thus the structure should be subject+ (is/am/are) + (verb + ing). Therefore, the correct option is option (c)
Q5. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
to imply or suggest an idea in addition to the literal meaning
(a) to nub
(b) to connote
(c) to malign
(d) to purport
S5. Ans. (b)
Sol. Nub means the crux or central point of a matter.
Malign means evil in nature or effect.
Purport means appear to be or do something, especially falsely.
Q6. Select the word with the correct spelling.
S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. placated means make (someone) less angry or hostile.
Q7. 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.
They have published the names of all the successful candidates.
(a) The candidates who have succeeded their names they had published.
(b) The names of all the successful candidates have been published by them.
(c) The candidates who have succeeded their names have been published by them.
(d) The names of all the successful candidates were published by them.
S7. Ans. (b)
Q8.Select the word with the correct spelling.
S8. Ans. (a)
Sol. chastise means rebuke or reprimand severely.
Q9. 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’.
To improve your vocabulary(A)/one thing that you should do (B)/is to read Times of India(C)/No error(D)
S9. Ans. (c)
Sol. Article ‘the’ is used when referring to the names of newspapers and journals.
Q10. 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’.
The professor informed that (A)/they had all done(B)/the scrutiny. (C)/No error(D)
S10. Ans. (d)
Sol. No error
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