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SSC MTS English Miscellaneous Quiz : 24th July

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. Select the word with the correct spelling.
(a) lassoing
(b) psychik
(c) thacher
(d) squezer

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Ans. (a)
Sol. Lassoing means catch (an animal) with a lasso.

Q2. 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.
The mad have the world of ………….. own.
(a) it
(b) his
(c) their
(d) he

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Ans. (c)

Q3. Select the synonym of ‘ancient’
(a) topical
(b) extant
(c) archaic
(d) fad

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Ans. (c)
Sol. Ancient means belonging to the very distant past and no longer in existence and archaic means very old or old-fashioned.

Q4. Choose the antonym of ‘analogue’
(a) correlate
(b) cognate
(c) dialogue
(d) difference

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Ans. (d)
Sol. Analogue means a person or thing seen as comparable to another. Hence difference is the correct choice.

Q5. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A hot potato
(a) A war like situation which could have been easily avoided
(b) A common eatery but favoured by celebrities
(c) A controversial situation which is awkward to deal with
(d) A celebrity who keeps getting into some or the other controversy

(a) QRP
(b) RQP
(c) PRQ
(d) PQR

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Ans. (c)
Sol. A hot potato means a sensitive situation or controversial issue that is difficult to handle and thus gets passed from one person to the next.

Q6. 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 sentence is free from error, select ‘No Error’.

The shifting task is almost done, (A)/ only the furnitures (B)/ have to be delivered. (C)/ No. error (D)
(a) A
(b) B
(c) C
(d) D

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Ans. (b)
Sol. Use ‘furniture’ in place ‘furnitures’ because furniture is an uncountable noun.

Q7. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
A spot or a stain caused by a discolouring substance
(a) Hue
(b) Blot
(c) Tint
(d) Dye

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Ans. (b)
Sol. Blot means a dark mark or stain made by ink, paint, dirt, etc.
Hue means a colour or shade.
Tint means a shade or variety of a colour.
Dye means a natural or synthetic substance used to add a colour to or change the colour of something.

Q8. 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.

He said, “I bought an iPhone 6 yesterday.”
(a) He said that he had bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.
(b) He said he bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.
(c) He said that he has bought an iPhone 6 yesterday.
(d) He exclaimed, an iPhone 6 has been bought by him yesterday.

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Ans. (a)

Q9. Select the antonym of ‘amusement’
(a) mischief
(b) naughty
(c) melancholy
(d) hilarity

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Ans. (c)
Sol. Amusement means the state or experience of finding something funny and melancholy means a feeling of pensive sadness, typically with no obvious cause.

Q10. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
This alone
P. should alert us to what
Q. is actually about
R. the demand for a Uniform Civil Code

(a) PRQ
(b) PQR
(c) QPR
(d) RPQ

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