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SSC CGL : English Grammar Questions (Practice Test) || Tier 1

SSC CGL : English Grammar Questions (Practice Test) || Tier 1

SSC CGL : English Grammar Questions (Practice Test) || Tier 1

Q1. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

I will wash the car every Sunday.

(a) The car is washed by me every Sunday.

(b) Every Sunday by me the car is to be washed.

(c) Every Sunday by myself the car is to be washed.

(d) The car will be washed by me every Sunday.

Q2. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

The watchman said, “Thief! Thief! Catch him!”

(a) The watchman shouted to the crowd to catch the thief.

(b) The watchman shouted to the crowd, thief, thief, catch him.

(c) The watchman shouted to the crowd, catch the thief.

(d) The watchman shouted to the crowd, thief, catch him.

Q3. A passage is given with 5 questions following it. Read the passage carefully and choose the best answer to each question out of the four alternatives.

There’s more than the 101-seater dining table at the Falaknuma Palace that is awe inspiring. The library done in rosewood and mahogany is a place that will force anyone to pause, if only to admire the fine original polish, the furniture and the walnut carved high roof. The last is supposedly an imitation of the one at Windsor Castle.

The library is almost the size of a large banquet hall and acts as the passage to other parts of the palace including the dining area. For years the palace had no librarian because they couldn’t find the right person to do justice to the treasure trove of books collected by the Nizam’s family

over several decades. That is until they found Asif Husain Arastu who belongs to the family that owned the famous A A Husain book store in Abids. So when his friend and historian Anuradha Naik pointed out the palace’s requirement at the library, Husain was delighted. On his very first

day as the librarian at the magnificent Taj Falaknuma palace, Asif Husain found a reference book on ‘How to paint grass’ by Alfred East.

Which of the following is false about Mr Arastu?

(a) He was a descendent of the Nizam’s family

(b) He was the librarian at the Falaknuma Palace

(c) He owned a book store

(d) He was a friend of Anuradha Naik

Q4. In the following question, 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.

I will write an essay.

(a) An essay will have been written by me.

(b) An essay will be written by me.

(c) An essay has been written by me.

(d) An essay had been written by me.

Q5. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Neha said, “Need I write a letter?”

(a) Neha asked if she have to write a letter.

(b) Neha asked if she had been writing a letter.

(c) Neha asked of writing a letter.

(d) Neha asked if she had to write a letter.

English Grammar Questions
Q6. In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being on this earth. Everyman tends to define a happy life in a ______ individualistic fashion. _____ have attempted to define a happy life in various terms. Hedonists have a _____ notion that happiness lies in the _____ of physical appetites.

The quest for a _____ life engrosses every human being

(a) simple

(b) sad

(c) happy

(d) real

Q7. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

He shall have bought a car.

(a) A car was being bought by him.

(b) A car was bought by him.

(c) A car will have been bought by him.

(d) A car would have been bought by him.

Q8. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

The teacher said to the student, “Have you brought your lunch?”

(a) The student was asked by the teacher about bringing his lunch.

(b) The teacher asked the student if he would be bringing his lunch.

(c) The teacher asked the student if he had brought his lunch.

(d) The teacher asked the student if he has brought his lunch.

Q9. In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Children need to be taught the importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____. Children are the most _____ to hygiene-related disorders like skin issues,

rashes, infections, wounds, etc. Teach them early on about what to _____. Teach them that taking a few _____ measures to prevent infections and diseases is _____.

importance of hygiene early on so that it becomes a _____

(a) kind

(b) habit

(c) regular

(d) need

Q10. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

Sunita has written a story which fascinates everyone.

(a) A story has been written by Sunita which fascinates every one.

(b) Everyone is fascinated by the story which has been written by Sunita.

(c) Every one fascinates the story which is written by Sunita.

(d) Story written by Sunita fascinates everyone.

Q11. In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Rajesh ordered his driver to do as he was told.

(a) Rajesh ordered his driver “Do as you are told”.

(b) Rajesh said to his driver “Do as I told you”.

(c) Rajesh said to his driver “Do as you are told”.

(d) Rajesh said to his driver “Do as you were told”.

English Grammar Questions
Q12. In the following questions, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system of people and technology running _____. The most _____ aspects of management include planning, budgeting, organizing, staffing, controlling and problem solving. Leadership is a set of process that creates organization in the first place or adapts, them to _____ changing circumstances. Leadership defines what the future should look like, aligns people with that _____ and inspires them to make it happen despite the obstacles.

Management is a set of _____ that can keep a complicated system

(a) instructions

(b) resources

(c) processes

(d) proposals

 

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