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) Not one of the hundreds

    B) / of striking workers

    C) / were allowed to go near the factory.

    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) If I had known

    B) / this earlier

    C) / I will have helped him.

    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) Mr. Verma was accused for murder

    B) /but the court found him not guilty

    C) /and acquitted.

    D) / No error

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    Directions: Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Pour alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
    Even if rains all day I will not be able to ____ my journey.

    A) put by

    B) put out

    C) put off

    D) put away

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    Directions: Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Pour alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
    Indigenous products are now comparable ____ imported goods in quality.

    A) against

    B) to

    C) than

    D) from

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    Directions: Sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Pour alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four.
    We have not yet fully realized the____ consequences of the war.

    A) happy

    B) pleasing

    C) grim

    D) anger

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

    A) Quiet

    B) Sneaky

    C) Lurking

    D) Greedy

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

    A) Mendicant

    B) Wastrel

    C) Predict

    D) Tender

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

    A) Partly

    B) Forcefully

    C) Candidly

    D) Fitfully

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

    A) Intolerable

    B) Engrossed

    C) Small

    D) Silly

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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.
    With great difficulty, he was able to carve out a niche for himself,

    A) become a sculptor

    B) did the best he could do

    C) destroyed his career

    D) developed a specific position for himself

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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.
    Where discipline is concerned I put my foot down.

    A) take a firm stand

    B) take a light stand

    C) take a heavy stand

    D) take a shaky stand

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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.
    Stood his ground.

    A) knelt

    B) surrendered

    C) kept standing

    D) refused to yield

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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 old man felled some trees in the garden with hardly no effort at all.

    A) hard effort

    B) hardly any effort

    C) a hardly any effort

    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].
    She says, she has already paid me back, but I can't remember, so I ?will have to take her word.

    A) to take her word true.

    B) to take her at her word.

    C) to take her word for it

    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 worker are hell bent at getting what is due to them.

    A) hell bent on getting

    B) hell bent for getting

    C) hell bent to getting

    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.
    Indifference to pleasure or pain.

    A) Perseverance

    B) Tolerance

    C) Stoicism

    D) Reticence

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.
    A broad road bordered with trees.

    A) Boudoir

    B) Boulevard

    C) Avenue

    D) Facade

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    Directions: Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/ sentence.
    Violation of something holy or sacred.

    A) Profanity

    B) Sedition

    C) Sacrilege

    D) Slander

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

    A) Magnificent

    B) Magnificent

    C) Magnificent

    D) Magnificent

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

    A) Maintenance

    B) Maintenance

    C) Maintenance

    D) Maintenance

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    Directions: 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 dog is a very intelligent animal and it can be trained for many duties. Some dogs work with the police and the army as sentries and trackers and there are medals that are awarded to dogs for bravery in action. Other dogs act as seeing eyes for the blind and some breeds are specially trained for rescue work among mountains and snow. Jobs like herding sheep and cattle and guarding homes are also done by them. Whenever man lives and works in the Arctic circle, in the desert, in the jungle, in the moors or mountains, the dog is his faithful companion and help. A common mongrel may possess these qualities just as much as the aristocratic blood hound.
    The passage tells us the dogs-

    A) can be trained to do different kinds of work.

    B) are capable of difficult work.

    C) are of different types.

    D) alone are a great help to man?

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    Directions: 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 dog is a very intelligent animal and it can be trained for many duties. Some dogs work with the police and the army as sentries and trackers and there are medals that are awarded to dogs for bravery in action. Other dogs act as seeing eyes for the blind and some breeds are specially trained for rescue work among mountains and snow. Jobs like herding sheep and cattle and guarding homes are also done by them. Whenever man lives and works in the Arctic circle, in the desert, in the jungle, in the moors or mountains, the dog is his faithful companion and help. A common mongrel may possess these qualities just as much as the aristocratic blood hound.
    Medals are awarded to some dogs for -

    A) their brave deeds.

    B) working with the police.

    C) serving as sentries.

    D) being able to perform difficult work.

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    Directions: 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 dog is a very intelligent animal and it can be trained for many duties. Some dogs work with the police and the army as sentries and trackers and there are medals that are awarded to dogs for bravery in action. Other dogs act as seeing eyes for the blind and some breeds are specially trained for rescue work among mountains and snow. Jobs like herding sheep and cattle and guarding homes are also done by them. Whenever man lives and works in the Arctic circle, in the desert, in the jungle, in the moors or mountains, the dog is his faithful companion and help. A common mongrel may possess these qualities just as much as the aristocratic blood hound.
    The passage implies that-

    A) only dogs are faithful but not man.

    B) man would have felt helpless without dogs.

    C) the dogs has certain qualities that make it man's trust worthy companion.

    D) dogs can do almost anything.

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    Directions: 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 dog is a very intelligent animal and it can be trained for many duties. Some dogs work with the police and the army as sentries and trackers and there are medals that are awarded to dogs for bravery in action. Other dogs act as seeing eyes for the blind and some breeds are specially trained for rescue work among mountains and snow. Jobs like herding sheep and cattle and guarding homes are also done by them. Whenever man lives and works in the Arctic circle, in the desert, in the jungle, in the moors or mountains, the dog is his faithful companion and help. A common mongrel may possess these qualities just as much as the aristocratic blood hound.
    The phrase 'aristocratic blood hound' in the passage means-

    A) the dog kept by wealthy people.

    B) a pedigree dog.

    C) a dog fond of blood.

    D) any big dog.

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