ssc-chsl-english-questions

Previous Year Questions : SSC CHSL

Dear Students,

English section is an integral part of SSC Exams.This is also a section that is feared by most of the candidates.Though the sheer number of concepts and rules may seem intimidating at first, with discipline and the right approach, it is not difficult to master these concepts and their application to questions. SSC CHSL Exam is the next target for the aspirants.You need to gird up your loins to score maximum marks.Today, in this English quiz we are providing 15 mix questions asked in any govt exam. To make you learn important grammar rules effectively and at an apt time is the motive behind the provided quiz. Attempt this quiz and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Directions (1-5) : In the following questions, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Q1. Thrashing
(a) edifice
(b) prefabrication
(c) bashing
(d) contour


Q2. Famished
(a) glut
(b) jaded
(c) satiated
(d) starved

Q3. Elegantly
(a) ineptly
(b) abominably
(c) shoddily
(d) gracefully

Q4. Succulent
(a) torrid
(b) luscious
(c) arid
(d) bare

Q5. Obstreperous
(a) boisterous
(b) bashful
(c) reticent
(d) taciturn

Directions (6-10): In the following questions, 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.

Q6. Mariam was writing a note to her boss.
(a) A note was written to her boss my Mariam.
(b) A note was wrote by Mariam to her boss.
(c) A note was being written by Mariam to her boss.
(d) A note was written by Mariam to her boss.

Q7. The two Prime Ministers are signing the accord.
(a) The accord was being signed by the two Prime Ministers.
(b) The accord is being signed by the two Prime Ministers.
(c) The accord has been signed by the two Prime Ministers.
(d) The accord had been signed by the two Prime Ministers.

Q8. The management committee is required to publish a report every year.
(a) A report would be published by the management committee every year.
(b) A report would have been published by the management committee every year.
(c) A report requires to be published by the management committee every year.
(d) Every year the report would be published by the management committee.

Q9. My father decorated the entire house.
(a) The entire house was decorated by my father.
(b) The entire house was being decorated by my father.
(c) The entire house has been decorated by my father.
(d) The entire house had been decorated by my father.

Q10. The event manager is making all the reservations.
(a) All the reservations would be made by the event manager.
(b) All the reservations are being made by the event manager.
(c) All the reservations would have been made by the event manager.
(d) All the reservations will have been made by the event manager.

Directions(11-15): In the following questions, 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.

Q11. Familiarity breeds contempt
(a) Close association with someone leads to a loss of respect for them
(b) If you do an undesirable thing daily then it becomes acceptable
(c) Too many people living closely will eventually cause bitterness
(d) Routine has to be broken to bring excitement to life

Q12. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket
(a) Avoid risky ventures if you want to be successful in life
(b) Don’t risk everything on the success of one venture
(c) One should try multiple things, at least one will succeed
(d) Those who are blessed with more children are happier

Q13. Tie the knot
(a) To put yourself into a problem
(b) To make fateful decision
(c) To sign the deal
(d) To get married

Q14. The best of both worlds
(a) To live like a saint so that you are the best in the living world as well as the heavens
(b) To be lucky in life as well as in death
(c) The benefits of widely differing situations, enjoyed at the same time
(d) To be popular amongst both the opposing groups

Q15. To take the cake
(a) To have something unexpectedly good to eat
(b) To get a lovely gift
(c) To grab the prize before others
(d) To Be the most outstanding in some respect, either the best or the worst


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