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Exercise-5 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

Exercise-5 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

Exercise-5 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

 

In question 1 and 2 out of the four alternatives suggested, suggest the one which best expresses the same sentence in Direct/Indirect.

Q1. ” We plan to open three more centres in Haryana by the end of next year as there are too many students coming to Pinnacle every month, “said the director of Pinnacle.

  1. The director of Pinnacle said that they planned to open three more centres in Haryana by the end of the following year as there were too many students coming to Pinnacle every month.
  2. The director of Pinnacle said that they planned to open three more centres in Haryana by the end of the following year as there had been too many students coming to Pinnacle every month.
  3. The director of Pinnacle said that they planned to open three more centres in Haryana by the end of the following year as there have been too many students coming to Pinnacle every month.
  4. The director of Pinnacle said they planned to open three more centres in Haryana by the end of the following year as there were too many students coming to Pinnacle every month.

Q2.  She said,”Let me live here with your aunt until mother returns from Sydney.”

  1. She wished that she should be allowed to stay with her aunt until her mother returns from Sydney.
  2. She wished to her aunt that she should be allowed to stay there until her mother returned from Sydney.
  3. She wished to her aunt that she should be allowed to stay there with her until her mother returned from Sydney.
  4. She wished to her aunt that she wanted be allowed to stay there until her mother returned from Sydney.

Directions: In questions 3 to 12 you have a passage where some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and choose the correct answer to each blank out of the four alternatives.

Passage (Q3-Q12)

Our national leaders are still trapped in the slogans and cliches of the freedom struggle. Day in and day out, they extol the ……3…….. of nationalism, patriotism and service to the motherland and …..4……. on the great sacrifices made by our leaders in the cause of India’s freedom . Mercifully, we still have… 5… of freedom fighters among us, whose number …..6…… keeps increasing despite the country having won freedom half a century back. Politicians are…..7……. to be down to earth people; with their finger on the… 8…. of the masses. They have an uncanny knack of …….9…… the nebulous desires and aspirations of the people. In other words, they have to be ……10……. in tune with the times, But what sort of…… 11 ……..repeated appeals to patriotism, nationalism and sacrifices made during the freedom struggle strike in the heart of the post-Independence generation ?

It grew up when the country had already won independence and the freedom struggle had….12….  into history. Since it has grown up in a sovereign, democratic republic, nationalism and patriotism are nice words that do not quite-inspire it.

Q3.

  1. standards
  2. targets
  3.  ideals
  4.  goals

Q4.

  1. enlarge
  2.  dwell
  3.  insist
  4.  expatiate

Q5.

  1.  majority
  2.  groups
  3.  tribes
  4.  hordes

Q6.

  1.  steadily
  2.  generally
  3.  normally
  4. periodically

Q7.

  1.  required
  2.  supposed
  3.  observe
  4.  expected

Q8.

  1.   mood
  2.  heart
  3.  pulse
  4.  mind

Q9.

  1.  leading
  2.  representing
  3.  reflecting
  4.  articulating

Q10.

  1.  collectively
  2.  wholly
  3.  inevitably
  4.  substantially

 

Q11.

  1.  tune
  2.  rhythm
  3.  chord
  4.  music

Q12.

  1.  retired
  2.  receded
  3.  retreated
  4.  returned

Exercise-5 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

[Q] Directions: In question no 13 to 15 some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence has an error.

Q13.  Many a man (a)/have come to India from Bangladesh (b)/to live here permanently(c)/No error(d)

  1.  a
  2.  b
  3.  c
  4.  d

Q14.   Our football team (a)/ comprises of (b)/eleven skilled players(c)/No error(d)

  1.  a
  2.  b
  3.  c
  4.  d

Q15.   Knowledge and wisdom makes (a)/an individual truly complete (b)/and self assured(c)/No error(d)

  1.   a
  2.  b
  3.  c
  4.  d

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

Prudent

  1. Skilled
  2. Experienced
  3. Criminal
  4. Cautious

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

 Ostracise

  1. Amuse
  2. Entertain
  3. Host
  4. Welcome

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

  1. Mischevious
  2. Miscarriage
  3. Misdemeanour
  4. Misnomar

Q19. Four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A brave soldier will never show the white feather in the face of his enemy.

  1.  show signs of cowardice
  2.  act arrogantly
  3.  show intimacy
  4.  act impudently

Q20. 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.

A Kashmiri village chief became very friendly with another man of his village.

P. After a while he found his friend to be so greedy that he decided to send him away.

Q. He had told him too much of his private affairs.

R. He did not wish to make the fellow his enemy.

S. This was easier said than done, for they had been close friends.

At last he thought of a plan.

  1.  SPQR
  2.  PSRQ
  3.  QRSP
  4. RSPQ

 

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