SSC English Sample Paper

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    Directions for questions 1 to 3: 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) I will encourage everyone of

    B) / my students to pursue the path

    C) / of honesty in their life.

    D) / No error

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    Directions for questions 1 to 3: 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 new railway line will

    B) / greatly improve transport and

    C) /communication in eastern part of the country.

    D) / No error

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    Directions for questions 1 to 3: 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 link road has now become

    B) / the roughest road than

    C) / any other road in the city.

    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.
    Anita ordered her servant to bring her some hot water as she ____ to take some medicine.

    A) had

    B) has

    C) had been

    D) would have to

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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.
    Rahil has ____ his work.

    A) completely

    B) completed

    C) complete

    D) Completing

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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.
    ____ time of the year the mountains are usually covered with ice.

    A) At this

    B) This

    C) It is

    D) During this

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

    A) Spasmodic

    B) Periodic

    C) Salivate

    D) Erratic

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

    A) Sleight

    B) Weakness

    C) Gauche

    D) Density

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

    A) Surrender

    B) Abnegate

    C) Retain

    D) Abjure

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

    A) Raise

    B) Deplete

    C) Abate

    D) Aggrandize

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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.
    We arranged to meet at Sam, but he never turned up.

    A) twist

    B) agreed

    C) refused

    D) to arrive

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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.
    The construction remains unfinished and the workers have let the grass grow under their feet.

    A) grown grass all over the lawn

    B) gone on a luxury tour

    C) delay doing the work

    D) demanded more benefits

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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.
    You have to read between the lines to understand most of the symbolic writing.

    A) read again and again

    B) understand the hidden meaning

    C) know the symbols

    D) look for many meanings

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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]
    We have abundant natural resources and all the manpower we need.

    A) those we need

    B) we needed

    C) that needs

    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]
    Every night, I am in the habit of hearing the news on the Radio,

    A) hearing about

    B) listening

    C) listening 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]
    Having tired of play, he sat down to rest.

    A) Having tired with

    B) Having been tired

    C) Having been tiring

    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.
    Mania of work.

    A) Hedomania

    B) Sitomania

    C) Dipsomania

    D) Ergo mania

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence.
    A person who loves trees.

    A) Warmonger

    B) Dendrophile

    C) Pacifist

    D) Carnivore

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    Directions: Four words are given in each question out of which only one word is spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

    A) Sureptitious

    B) Surraptitious

    C) Surreptitious

    D) Surreptatious

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    Directions: Four words are given in each question out of which only one word is spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

    A) Demanutive

    B) Diminutive

    C) Diminative

    D) Dimeantutive

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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
    There 21 in the city of Ujjain, a poor tailor 22 Rampal. As he was poor, he 23 to live and work in one little room with his wife and 24 three small children. The children fought 25 each other and made so much noise.
     

    A)  lived                            

    B)  stayed

    C)  inhabited                     

    D)  existed

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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
    There 21 in the city of Ujjain, a poor tailor 22 Rampal. As he was poor, he 23 to live and work in one little room with his wife and 24 three small children. The children fought 25 each other and made so much noise.
     

    A)  famous            

    B)  named

    C)  known             

    D)  titled

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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.
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    There 21 in the city of Ujjain, a poor tailor 22 Rampal. As he was poor, he 23 to live and work in one little room with his wife and 24 three small children. The children fought 25 each other and made so much noise.
     

    A)  wished             

    B)  liked

    C)  had                             

    D)  wanted

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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
    There 21 in the city of Ujjain, a poor tailor 22 Rampal. As he was poor, he 23 to live and work in one little room with his wife and 24 three small children. The children fought 25 each other and made so much noise.
     

    A)  few                             

    B)  a few

    C)  their                            

    D)  some

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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
    There 21 in the city of Ujjain, a poor tailor 22 Rampal. As he was poor, he 23 to live and work in one little room with his wife and 24 three small children. The children fought 25 each other and made so much noise.
     

    A)  to                               

    B)  upon

    C)  for                              

    D)  with

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