SSC English Sample Paper

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  • question_answer1)

    Directions: In each of the following questions, one part of the sentence has an error and the other parts the sentence are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark that part as your answer out of [a], [b] and [c]. If a sentence is free from error, then choose your answer as choice [d].

    A) Having received your letter

    B) / this morning we are writing

    C) / to thank you for the same.

    D) / No error

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    Directions: In each of the following questions, one part of the sentence has an error and the other parts the sentence are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark that part as your answer out of [a], [b] and [c]. If a sentence is free from error, then choose your answer as choice [d].

    A) The month of January

    B) / takes its name

    C) / of the Roman God Janus.

    D) / No error

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    Directions: In each of the following questions, one part of the sentence has an error and the other parts the sentence are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and mark that part as your answer out of [a], [b] and [c]. If a sentence is free from error, then choose your answer as choice [d].

    A) The captain along with his team

    B) / are practicing very hard

    C) / for the forthcoming matches.

    D) / No error

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    Directions: Sentence are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
    The little girl was knocked by a speeding car and she lost her ____ immediately.

    A) conscience

    B) conscientious

    C) conscious

    D) consciousness

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    Directions: Sentence are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
    She found a few good cards in a shop and she bought ____ cards last night.

    A) those

    B) them

    C) that

    D) this

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    Directions: Sentence are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
    Ten miles ____ a long way to go.

    A) are

    B) is

    C) are being

    D) are not

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
    Obstinate

    A) Stubborn

    B) Pretty

    C) Silly

    D) Clever

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.
    Alert

    A) Hostile

    B) Watchful

    C) Silly

    D) Clever

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
    Atheist

    A) Rationalist

    B) Theologies

    C) Believer

    D) Ritualism

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.
    Gigantic

    A) Weak

    B) Fragile

    C) Slight

    D) Tiny

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    Directions: Four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
    To die in harness.

    A) Riding a horse

    B) In a stable

    C) In a uniform

    D) Still in service

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    Directions: Four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
    Keep under wraps.

    A) Covered

    B) Protected

    C) Unpacked

    D) Secret

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    Directions: Four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.
    A sore point with.

    A) Something which hurts

    B) Something that brings fear to

    C) Something memorable for

    D) Something pleasurable to

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    Directions: A part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at [a], [b], [c] which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is required, your answer is [d].
    The little boy fell from the roof.

    A) fell below the roof

    B) fell down the roof

    C) fell off the roof

    D) No improvement

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    Directions: A part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at [a], [b], [c] which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is required, your answer is [d].
    The thieves ran away in a black car.

    A) fled

    B) escaped with

    C) jumped away

    D) No improvement

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    Directions: A part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part at [a], [b], [c] which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is required, your answer is [d].
    The train rolls along the track.

    A) rumbles

    B) rattles

    C) ripples

    D) No improvement

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.
    The worship of idols or images.

    A) Atheism

    B) Theism

    C) Idolatry

    D) Iconoclasm

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.
    Something that is poisonous or un-healthy.

    A) Trivial

    B) Toxic

    C) Torpid

    D) Tragic

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.
    A remedy for all diseases.

    A) Amnesia

    B) Panacea

    C) Insomnia

    D) Parasol

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    Direction: Four words are given in a question; out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

    A) Extarnal

    B) Extrovart

    C) Introvert

    D) Exect

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    Directions for questions 21 to 25: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
    Cloze Test
    Twenty millions years ago our immediate ancestors probably still lived in the trees. After we came down from the trees we evolved upright 21; our hands were more useful, being free. We possessed agility and an excellent binocular 22. We had, in course of time, acquired many of the preconditions required for 23 tools. Moreover, there was now a real pride in possessing a large brain and 24 communicating complex thoughts. Anyway other things being equal, it is better to be smart 25 to be stupid.

    A) posture

    B) position

    C) pose

    D) posterior

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    Directions for questions 21 to 25: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
    Cloze Test
    Twenty millions years ago our immediate ancestors probably still lived in the trees. After we came down from the trees we evolved upright 21; our hands were more useful, being free. We possessed agility and an excellent binocular 22. We had, in course of time, acquired many of the preconditions required for 23 tools. Moreover, there was now a real pride in possessing a large brain and 24 communicating complex thoughts. Anyway other things being equal, it is better to be smart 25 to be stupid.

    A) vision

    B) skill

    C) tools

    D) ability

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    Directions for questions 21 to 25: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
    Cloze Test
    Twenty millions years ago our immediate ancestors probably still lived in the trees. After we came down from the trees we evolved upright 21; our hands were more useful, being free. We possessed agility and an excellent binocular 22. We had, in course of time, acquired many of the preconditions required for 23 tools. Moreover, there was now a real pride in possessing a large brain and 24 communicating complex thoughts. Anyway other things being equal, it is better to be smart 25 to be stupid.

    A) making

    B) doing

    C) sharpening

    D) breaking

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    Directions for questions 21 to 25: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
    Cloze Test
    Twenty millions years ago our immediate ancestors probably still lived in the trees. After we came down from the trees we evolved upright 21; our hands were more useful, being free. We possessed agility and an excellent binocular 22. We had, in course of time, acquired many of the preconditions required for 23 tools. Moreover, there was now a real pride in possessing a large brain and 24 communicating complex thoughts. Anyway other things being equal, it is better to be smart 25 to be stupid.

    A) in

    B) about

    C) upon

    D) on

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    Directions for questions 21 to 25: In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each question out of the four alternatives and fill in the blanks.
    Cloze Test
    Twenty millions years ago our immediate ancestors probably still lived in the trees. After we came down from the trees we evolved upright 21; our hands were more useful, being free. We possessed agility and an excellent binocular 22. We had, in course of time, acquired many of the preconditions required for 23 tools. Moreover, there was now a real pride in possessing a large brain and 24 communicating complex thoughts. Anyway other things being equal, it is better to be smart 25 to be stupid.

    A) not

    B) rather

    C) than

    D) unless

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