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 of 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 coach together with all the

    B) /players of the team are

    C) /responsible for the debacle.

    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 of 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 two first to

    B) / arrive were the lucky

    C) / recipients of surprise gift.

    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 of 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) Hard work and self-discipline often result

    B) / in a rise not only one's salary

    C) / but also in your self-esteem.

    D) / No error

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    Directions: Sentences 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.
    Along with a sharp rise in ____ a recession would eventually result in more men, women and children living in poverty.

    A) crime

    B) migrations

    C) unemployment

    D) deaths

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    Directions: Sentences 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.
    Caricature, a type of exaggeration is ____ used in political cartoons.

    A) common

    B) commonly

    C) rarely

    D) rare

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    Directions: Sentences 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.
    Yesterday she ____ a surprise on us.

    A) will spring

    B) spring

    C) sprung

    D) sprang

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

    A) Safe

    B) Indifferent

    C) Arbitrary

    D) Methodical

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

    A) Allure

    B) Repulsion

    C) Vigilant

    D) Terrify

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

    A) Allow

    B) Concede

    C) Acquiesce

    D) Quash

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

    A) Patronage

    B) Tranquil

    C) Freedom

    D) Protection

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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.
    Sanjay cut the Gordian knot by putting in lots of effort.

    A) lessened the difficulty

    B) let the difficulty remain as it was

    C) solve a problem by taking action

    D) add to the difficulty

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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.
    Life is an event of give and take.

    A) adjustment

    B) make believe

    C) always happy

    D) giving

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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.
    After forty years in. politics, I think it is time for me to call it a day.

    A) put off work for another day

    B) to celebrate

    C) to join the other party

    D) to decide to stop doing something

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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]
    Honesty is more superior then riches.

    A) far superior than

    B) superior to

    C) more superior to

    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]
    I visited Neha's and Sohan's house and found the couple was watching a movie.

    A) Neha and Sohan's

    B) Neha and Sohan

    C) Neha's and Sohan

    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]
    It is written in Gita that God incarnates himself in times of trouble.

    A) in a Gita

    B) in an Gita

    C) in the Gita

    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.
    One who cannot be corrected?

    A) Infallible

    B) Imposter

    C) Incorrigible

    D) Indefatigable

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
    Phobia of sinning.

    A) Peniaphobia

    B) Pathophobia

    C) Peccatophobia

    D) Phasmophobia

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
    One who talks in sleep?

    A) Somnambulist

    B) Reticent

    C) Somniloquist

    D) Samaritan

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

    A) Usurer

    B) Usurar

    C) Userer

    D) Usurrer

    Direction: You have a passage followed by questions based on it, Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
    The two dominant features of our age are science and democracy. They have come to stay. We cannot ask educated people to accept the deliverances of faith without rational evidence. Whatever we are called upon to accept must: be justified and supported by reason. Otherwise our religious belief will be reduced to wishful thinking. Modern man must learn to live with a religion which commends itself to his intellectual conscience, to the spirit of science. Besides, religion should be the sustaining faith of democracy which insists on the intellectual and spiritual development of every human being irrespective of his caste, creed, community or race. Any religion which divides man or supports privileges, exploitation or wars cannot commend itself to us today.

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  • question_answer21) In the passage it is said that democracy-

    A) should aim at the intellectual growth of all people.

    B) should strengthen religion.

    C) should work for spiritual development.

    D) Both [a] and [c]

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    Direction: You have a passage followed by questions based on it, Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
    The two dominant features of our age are science and democracy. They have come to stay. We cannot ask educated people to accept the deliverances of faith without rational evidence. Whatever we are called upon to accept must: be justified and supported by reason. Otherwise our religious belief will be reduced to wishful thinking. Modern man must learn to live with a religion which commends itself to his intellectual conscience, to the spirit of science. Besides, religion should be the sustaining faith of democracy which insists on the intellectual and spiritual development of every human being irrespective of his caste, creed, community or race. Any religion which divides man or supports privileges, exploitation or wars cannot commend itself to us today.
    Which of the following is correct?

    A) A good religion supports wars, if necessary.

    B) A good religion grants a ?number of privileges to people.

    C) A good religion divides man from man.

    D) A good religion supports democratic system.

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    Direction: You have a passage followed by questions based on it, Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
    The two dominant features of our age are science and democracy. They have come to stay. We cannot ask educated people to accept the deliverances of faith without rational evidence. Whatever we are called upon to accept must: be justified and supported by reason. Otherwise our religious belief will be reduced to wishful thinking. Modern man must learn to live with a religion which commends itself to his intellectual conscience, to the spirit of science. Besides, religion should be the sustaining faith of democracy which insists on the intellectual and spiritual development of every human being irrespective of his caste, creed, community or race. Any religion which divides man or supports privileges, exploitation or wars cannot commend itself to us today.
    The writer of the passage stresses the importance of-

    A) religion.

    B) science.

    C) science and democracy,

    D) democracy.

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    Direction: You have a passage followed by questions based on it, Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
    The two dominant features of our age are science and democracy. They have come to stay. We cannot ask educated people to accept the deliverances of faith without rational evidence. Whatever we are called upon to accept must: be justified and supported by reason. Otherwise our religious belief will be reduced to wishful thinking. Modern man must learn to live with a religion which commends itself to his intellectual conscience, to the spirit of science. Besides, religion should be the sustaining faith of democracy which insists on the intellectual and spiritual development of every human being irrespective of his caste, creed, community or race. Any religion which divides man or supports privileges, exploitation or wars cannot commend itself to us today.
    The writer says that-

    A) educated people are likely to accept faith not supported by reason.

    B) people should have unquestionable faith in religion.

    C) faith and reason are two separate entities.

    D) faith without rational evidence may not be acceptable to the educated people.

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    Direction: You have a passage followed by questions based on it, Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.
    The two dominant features of our age are science and democracy. They have come to stay. We cannot ask educated people to accept the deliverances of faith without rational evidence. Whatever we are called upon to accept must: be justified and supported by reason. Otherwise our religious belief will be reduced to wishful thinking. Modern man must learn to live with a religion which commends itself to his intellectual conscience, to the spirit of science. Besides, religion should be the sustaining faith of democracy which insists on the intellectual and spiritual development of every human being irrespective of his caste, creed, community or race. Any religion which divides man or supports privileges, exploitation or wars cannot commend itself to us today.
    What, according to the writer, is the role of religion in the present age?

    A) To promote rational thinking.

    B) To inculcate scientific spirit in man.

    C) To strengthen faith in democracy.

    D) To develop faith in God.

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