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Exercise-31 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-31 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-31 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

 

Exercise-31 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.  I was shocked by his statement before the judge.

  1. His statement before the judge shocked me.
  2. Before the judge I am shocked by his statement
  3. His statement shocked me.
  4. I shocked with his statement before the judge.

Q2.  The ballots have been counted.

  1. Someone counted the ballots.
  2. Someone has counted the ballots
  3. Someone has been counted by the ballots
  4. Count the ballots.

Q3.  Did the police question a suspect for two hours last Saturday?

  1. Was a suspect question by the police for two hours last Saturday?
  2. Was a suspected questioned by the police for two hours last Saturday?
  3. Was a suspect questioned by the police for two hours last Saturday?
  4. Was a suspect questioned by the police for two hours on Saturday?

Q4.  Recently, John has done the work.

  1. Recently, the work has been done by John
  2. Recently, the work has done by John.
  3. Recently, the work was done by John.
  4. Recently, the work has not been done by John.

Q5.  Sindhu is going to make a beautiful dinner tonight.

  1. A beautiful dinner is going to be made by Sindhu tonight.
  2. A dinner is going to be made by beautiful Sindhu tonight.
  3. A beautiful dinner is going to be made by Sindhu that night.
  4. A beautiful dinner was going to be made by Sindhu tonight.

[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. Man has a strong desire to collect wealth.

  1. spend
  2. accumulate
  3. waste
  4. No improvement

Q7.  The teacher saw my conversing with her.

  1. my conversation
  2. me to converse
  3. me conversing
  4. No improvement

Q8.  If I followed instructions I could have averted the mishap.

  1. I had followed
  2. I would have followed
  3. I were to follow
  4. No improvement

Q9.  We have received many anomalous letters about this issue.

  1. analogous
  2. synonymous
  3. anonymous
  4. No improvement

Q10.  I prefer remaining silent to speaking falsehood.

  1. than
  2. more than
  3. rather than
  4. No improvement

Exercise-31 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English--HIT The TARGET

[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.  The reason I decided to take a day off (a)/ from work was that(b)/ I wanted to go and meet my mother.(c) /No error (d)

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

Q12.  Aishwarya is one of the finest actresses (a)/that India have produced (b)/over the decades.(c) /No error (d)

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

Q13.  The child asked (a)/ me politely who (b)/ I wanted to see. (c) /No error (d)

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

[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.

Q14.

1:- There is an uncontrolled growth of periodicals and magazines.

P. Many readers are not capable of selecting the best books out of the many.

Q. In fact, bad stuff is more attractive to read.

R. Therefore, in confusion, people may read bad stuff.

S. This quantitative growth is perhaps not the one required for the society.

6:- Selection of good books is the most important task.

  1. PSQR
  2. SRPQ
  3. SPRQ
  4. PQSR

Q15.

1:- Caring for our elders has always been a key value in our culture.

P. We also feel greatly blessed if we get an opportunity to live with them.

Q. Always remember, that this sacred duty is a part of our religious outlook.

R. We consider it a privilege to have our parents and grandparents living with us.

S. Besides we believe that taking care of them in their old age is a sacred duty.

6:- Seeking the blessings of elders is a common practice in  our country.

  1. QPSR
  2. PRQS
  3. SRQP
  4. RPSQ

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

ANGUISHED

  1. Sorrowful
  2. Doubtful
  3. Respectful
  4. Joyful

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

RETRENCH       

  1. Revamp
  2. Belie
  3. Deviate
  4. Recruit

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

  1. Existence
  2. Occurence
  3. Depandance
  4. Persistance

 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.

Q19. This new evidence gives us a new slant on the question in debate

  1. More information
  2. Leading substantial information
  3. a different perspective to look at things from a new angle
  4. to start fresh

Q20.  Dealing in venture capital is a risky business but my friend has a nose for it.

  1. an intuition that helps to know
  2. Thorough knowledge
  3. Strong inclination
  4. very selective

 

 

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