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Exercise-19 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-19 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-19 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET


[Q] Directions In question no 1 to 5, a sentence has been given in active or passive voice. Out of the four alternatives suggested select the one which best expresses the same sentence in active/passive voice.

Q1.  You can all buy your tickets at this counter,

  1.  All your tickets can be bought at this counter by you.
  2.  Your ticket can be bought at this Counter by you.
  3.  All tickets are bought by you at this counter.
  4.  Your tickets can be bought by all of you at this counter.

Q2.  Where were they playing the cricket match ?

  1. Where was the cricket match played?
  2. Where has the cricket match been played?
  3. Where will the cricket match be played?
  4. Where was the cricket match being played?

Q3.  My teacher gave me a journal to read.

  1. I was given a journal by my teacher to be read.
  2. A journal to read was given to me by my teacher.
  3. A journal was given to me to reading by my teacher
  4. I was given a journal by my teacher to read.

Q4.  It is impossible to do this.

  1. To do this is impossible.
  2. To do this by it is impossible.
  3. It is impossible to have done this.
  4. It can’t be done.

Q5.  They have done this to defuse the crisis.

  1. The crisis has been defused by them.
  2. This has been done by them so that crisis is defused.
  3. This have been done by them defuse the crisis.
  4. To defuse the crisis this was done by them.

[Q] Directions (6-10): In the following questions, a part of the sentence is printed in bold. Below are given alternatives to the bold part at (a), (b) and (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer is (d).

Q6. The beggar was satisfied with his lowly meal.

  1. miserly
  2. mean
  3. meager
  4. No improvement

Q7.  He has been growing weaker and his life now hangs with a thread.

  1. on
  2. to
  3. by
  4. No improvement

Q8.  The passengers were afraid, but the captain consoled them that there was no danger.

  1. guaranteed
  2. assured
  3. confided
  4. No improvement

Q9.  Would you like some water?

  1. Can
  2. Do
  3. Shall
  4. No improvement

Q10.  The injured man had been shot from his back.

  1. in the back
  2. to the back
  3. by his back
  4. No improvement

[Q] Directions: In question no 11 to 13 some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error.

Q11.  He is empowered [a]/ to act independently (b)/ in routine matters. (c)/ No error (d).

  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d

Q12.  Unless you do not meet (a)/ all the requirements (b)/ your application will be rejected. (c)/ No error (d).

  1.  a
  2.  b
  3.  c
  4. d

Q13.  As there is no proof of your guilt [a]/the only coarse open to me (b)/is to dismiss the case. (c)/ No error (d)

  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. d

Exercise-19 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English--HIT The TARGET

[Q] Directions: In question no 14 to 15 The first and the last sentence of the passage are numbered 1 to 6.The rest of the passage is split into 4 parts P,Q,R and S. These four parts are not given in the proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct.


1:- Rising prices have made the life of common man very difficult.

P. It should distribute essential commodities at fair price shops.

Q. These greedy traders raise prices to get more profit.

R. The Government should help the people.

S. The hoarders are chiefly responsible for the rising prices.

6:- It should also take steps to check hoarding.

  1. SQRP
  2. QPRS
  3. SPQR
  4. QRPS


1:- My principle was put to the test many a time in South Africa.

P. In my heart of hearts I always wished that I could win only if my client’s case was right.

Q. But I always resisted the temptation.

R. I remember only one occasion when, after having won a case, I suspected that my client had deceived me.

S. Often I knew that my opponents had tutored their witness, and if I only encouraged my clients or his witnesses to lie, we would win the case.

6:- In fixing my fees I do not recall ever having made them conditional on my winning the case.

  1. SQRP
  2. PQRS
  3. SRPQ
  4. RPQS

Q16. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the given word.


  1. useful
  2. required
  3. stubborn
  4. agreeable

Q17.  Choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.


  1. Actual
  2. ignorant
  3. irreverent
  4. immature

Q18.  Four words are given in each question out of which only one word is correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word.

  1. Grotesque
  2. Burlesue
  3. Picturesue
  4. Picaresque

Q19.  In question no 19 and 20 four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To play second fiddle

  1. To be happy, cheerful and healthy
  2. To reduce importance of one’s senior
  3. To support the role/view of another
  4. To take a subordinate position

Q20.  A man of straw

  1. A man of no substance
  2. A very active person
  3. A worthy fellow
  4. An unreasonable person


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