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, 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’.
Those who are averse with (A)/ hard work, will (B)/ seldom succeed in life(C)/No error(D)
S1. Ans. (a)
Sol. With averse we use to, so use ‘to’ in place of ‘with’.
Q2. Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
You are what you (have thought).
(b) shall think
(c) will think
(d) no improvement
S2. Ans. (a)
Sol. “You are what you think” is the correct saying. Hence option (a) is the correct choice.
Q3. Select the word with the correct spelling.
S3. Ans. (c)
Sol. Sterling means (of a person or their work or qualities) excellent or valuable.
Q4. Select the synonym of ‘Choke’
S4. Ans. (a)
Sol. Choke means fill (a space) so as to make movement difficult or impossible and stifle means make (someone) unable to breathe properly; suffocate.
Q5. 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.
Politicians requested both the warring communities to —– restraint.
S5. Ans. (d)
Sol. Exercise means an action or actions intended to improve something or make something happen.
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.
Sometimes the grand _______ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _______the poor in the country by highlighting the growing _______ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing _______ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.
Q6. In the following question, sentence given with blank is 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 priest called upon the families to ________ their differences and agree to the wedding.
S6. Ans. (a)
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.
Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal at the 2008 Bejing Olympic Games.
(a) Gold medal was won by Abhinav Bindra at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
(b) In 2008 at the Beijing Olympics games Abhinav Bindra had won the gold medal.
(c) At the 2008 Beijing Olympics Games Abhinav Bindra won the gold medal.
(d) Abhinav Bindra must have won at the Beijing Olympics Games which were conducted in 2008.
Q8. In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Water under the bridge
(a) To create solutions to overcome any problem
(b) Past events are no longer important
(c) Young days can never be brought back again
(d) Time keeps flowing endlessly
S8. Ans. (b)
Q9. Select the word with correct spelling.
Q10. Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.
P. to a competitive advantage, and nutrition and health
Q. convert its young population
R. are foundational to that outcome
S10. Ans. (c)
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