Exercise-32 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-32 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

Exercise-32 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English–HIT The TARGET

 

Exercise-32 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.  The boy laughed at the beggar.

  1. The beggar was laughed by the boy.
  2. The beggar was being laughed by the boy.
  3. The beggar was being laughed at by the boy,
  4. The beggar was laughed at by the boy.

Q2.  The government has launched a massive tribal welfare programme in Jharkhand.

  1. A massive tribal welfare programme is launched by the government in Jharkhand.
  2. A massive tribal welfare programme has been launched by the government in Jharkhand.
  3. Jharkhand government has launched a massive tribal welfare programme.
  4. The government in Jharkhand has launched a massive tribal welfare programme.

Q3.  The boys were playing cricket when I called them.

  1. Cricket had been played by the boys when they were called by me.
  2. Cricket has been played by the boys when they were called by me.
  3. Cricket was played by the boys when they were called by me.
  4. Cricket was being played by the boys when they were called by me.

Q4.  They drew a circle in the morning.

  1. A circle was being drawn by them in the morning..
  2. A circle was drawn by them in the morning.
  3. In the morning a circle have been drawn by them.
  4. A circle has been drawing since morning

Q5.  They will demolish the entire block.

  1. The entire block is being demolished.
  2. The block may be demolished entirely.
  3. The entire block will have to be demolished by them.
  4. The entire block will be demolished 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. I  can accept anything than dishonesty.

  1. anything other than
  2. any other thing than
  3. anything more than
  4. No improvement

Q7.  One must obey his parents.

  1. his own parents
  2. parents
  3. one’s parents
  4. No improvement

Q8.  No sooner had she heard the news when she fainted.

  1. that she fainted
  2. than she fainted
  3. and she fainted
  4. No improvement

Q9.  At the very moment they were showing signs of growing nervousness, isn’t it?

  1. wasn’t it
  2. weren’t it
  3. weren’t they
  4. No improvement

Q10.  One hour in the week was set aside by him for the reception of whomsoever chose to visit him.

  1. whomever
  2. whosoever
  3. who
  4. No improvement

Exercise-32 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.  Unless you work out all the details (a)/ and get the necessary approvals (b)/ they will not want invest in the project.(c)/No error (d)

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

Q12.  He reports suggest (a)/ that the project is behind the scheduled time (b)/ so we have decided to employ a few more people.(c)/No error (d)

  1.  a
  2.  b
  3.  c
  4. d

Q13.  Women marked International Women’s Day[a]/ around the world with vibrant calls(b)/ for unity for advance sexual equality and women’s rights.(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:- The system of Sati prevailed among upper caste Hindus in the 19th century.P. However, reformers like

P. Raja Ram Mohan Roy, launched powerful anti-Sati campaign.

Q. Between 1815 and 1818 in Bengal alone, 800 women became Satis.

R. The British did not take any legal action against this practice.

S. They feared a backlash from orthodox elements.

Lord William Bentinck was responsible for passing a law abolishing Sati.

  1. PQRS
  2. QRPS
  3. QPSR
  4. RSPQ

Q15.

It is interesting to note that English was offered as a subject in England only in 1828,

P. The course offered was on the English language and not on literature.

Q. Instead it was offered in the newly started University College founded in 1886.

R. It was only in 1831 that English literature was offered at Kang’s College.

S. Even then it was not offered in prestigious Universities like Oxford.

Before that, only classics in Greek and Latin were taught at Oxford

  1. PSRQ
  2. SRQP
  3. PRQS
  4. SQPR

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

ABRIDGE

  1. abort
  2. span
  3. shorten
  4. cross

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

ARID

  1. wet
  2. juicy
  3. marshy
  4. cloudy

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

  1. Indispensable
  2. Indispensible
  3. indispenseble
  4. indespensible

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.  The soldier proved to be lily livered at the battle front.

  1. coward
  2. timid
  3. hesitant
  4. stubborn

Q20.  The little boy had butterflies in his stomach when he had to give the speech in front of the class.

  1. To feel nervousness
  2. To have a stomach ache
  3. To feel hungry
  4. Feel relaxed.

 

 

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