SSC MTS Exam 2018-19 is to be conducted from 2nd August to 6th September 2019. Today, in this English quiz we are providing English Quiz with Solutions to make your practice effective for English Language Section for SSC MTS 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 best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Practice makes a man perfect
(a) Perfection demands patience
(b) Any problem can be solved if you are willing to try many times
(c) Regular activity is the way to become proficient in it
(d) It takes a long time to form a good habit
S1. Ans. (c)
Sol. Practice makes a man perfect means Only by practicing or repeatedly doing something can one become proficient or skillful at it.
Q2. 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’.
A rate of growing is different (A)/for different sectors, but the service sector (B)/ always grows faster than agriculture.(C)/No error(D)
S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. It should be “growth” instead of “growing”.
Q3. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
Lack of skill, ability, or competence
S3. Ans. (a)
Sol. Ineptitude means lack of skill or ability.
Dexterity means skill in performing tasks, especially with the hands.
Prowess means skill or expertise in a particular activity or field.
Q4. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
P-dented China’s interests
Q-in multiple ways
R-award has, nevertheless,
S4. Ans. (a)
Q5. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
Any bad habit must be nipped (on) the bud.
(d) no improvement
S5. Ans. (c)
Sol. It should be “nipped off” instead of ‘nipped on’. Nip off : to remove (something) by squeezing it tightly between the fingers or the parts of a tool.
Q6. 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.
At this critical juncture what the company needs is a _______________ marketing strategy.
S6. Ans. (d)
Sol. Credible means capable of persuading people that something will happen or be successful.
Q7. Select the antonym of “Mishmash”
S7. Ans. (c)
Sol. Mishmash means a confused mixture. Hence organized is the correct choice.
Q8. 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.
He is not a native speaker yet he has a good __________ over German.
S8. Ans. (c)
Sol. Here ‘command’ means dominate (a strategic position) from a superior height.
Q9. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
Match or surpass a person by imitation.
S9. Ans. (b)
Sol. Emulate means match or surpass (a person or achievement), typically by imitation.
Ditto means used to indicate that something already said is applicable a second time.
Q10. Select the word with the correct spelling.
S10. Ans. (a)
Sol. Rootless means having no settled home or social or family ties.
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