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Exercise-6 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

Exercise-6 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

Exercise-6 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. The cow begged in front of the lion, “Let me go home. It’s late, my calf must be waiting for me as it is dark now.”

  1. The cow begged in front of the lion to allow it to go home. It was late and its calf must be waiting for it as it was dark then.
  2. The cow begged in front of the lion to allow it to go home .It was late and its calf must have been waiting for it as it was dark then.
  3. The cow begged in front of the lion to allow it to go home. It was late and its calf must be waiting for it as it is dark then.
  4. The cow begs in front of the lion to allow it to go home. It was late and its calf must be waiting for it as it was dark then.

Q2.  He said, “I am going to college just now.”

  1.  He said that he was going to college just now
  2.  He asked that he was going to college just then
  3.  He said that he was going to college just then
  4.  He asked that he was going to college just now

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-Q7)

Q3. There…….. 3………. in the city of Ujjain a poor tailor……… 4………. Ramphal. As he was very poor, he…….. 5 ……… to live and work in one little room with his wife and ……6………  three small children. The children fought ……..7……… each other and made so much noise.

  1.  lived
  2.  stayed
  3. inhabited
  4.  existed

Q4.  There…….. 3………. in the city of Ujjain a poor tailor……… 4………. Ramphal. As he was very poor, he…….. 5 ……… to live and work in one little room with his wife and ……6………  three small children. The children fought ……..7……… each other and made so much noise.

  1. famous
  2. named
  3. known
  4. titled

Q5. There…….. 3………. in the city of Ujjain a poor tailor……… 4………. Ramphal. As he was very poor, he…….. 5 ……… to live and work in one little room with his wife and ……6………  three small children. The children fought ……..7……… each other and made so much noise.

  1.  wished
  2.  liked
  3.  had
  4.  wanted

Q6. There…….. 3………. in the city of Ujjain a poor tailor……… 4………. Ramphal. As he was very poor, he…….. 5 ……… to live and work in one little room with his wife and ……6………  three small children. The children fought ……..7……… each other and made so much noise.

  1. few
  2. a few
  3. their
  4. some

Q7. There…….. 3………. in the city of Ujjain a poor tailor……… 4………. Ramphal. As he was very poor, he…….. 5 ……… to live and work in one little room with his wife and ……6………  three small children. The children fought ……..7……… each other and made so much noise.

  1.  to
  2.  upon
  3.  for
  4.  with

Passage (Q8-Q12)

‘CRY-Child Relief and You’ ……8……  an organisation that …….9….. started by seven such….. 10…… and it has been working…..11…… 1979 to change the lives of….. 12…… children all over India.

Q8.

  1. was
  2.  is
  3.  are
  4.  being

Q9.

  1.  has
  2.  being
  3.  was
  4.  been

Q10.

  1. friends
  2. men
  3. people
  4. individuals

Q11.

  1. from
  2. during
  3. for
  4. until

Q12.

  1. underprivileged
  2. privileged
  3. hopeless
  4. denuded

Exercise-6 SSC CGL 2017 Tier 2-English-HIT The TARGET

[Q] Directions: In question nos 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. He asked me many time if(a)/ I could lend him some money(b)/ as his business was not doing well.(c)/No error(d)

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

Q14.   The boy entered into the school(a)/ premises by jumping over the high walls(b)/ near the basket ball courts.(c)/No error(d)

  1.  a
  2.  b
  3.  c
  4.  d

Q15.   Though corporal punishment (a)/has been ban it still prevails(b)/in most schools.(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.

Frontier

  1. Edge
  2. landmark
  3. boundary
  4. comer

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

Melodious

  1.  Harmonious
  2.  tuneless
  3.  odious
  4.  mellifluous

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

  1.  Gyncology
  2.  Gynecology
  3.  Gynaeccology
  4.  Gyneccology

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. 

Why don’t you put an end to blowing your own trumpet?

  1.  playing your own trumpet to produce music
  2.  making too much noise
  3.  praising your own abilities and achievements
  4.  None of these

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.

1:- Smoke billowed up between the planks

P. Passengers were told to be ready to quit the ship.

Q.The rising gale fanned the smouldering fire.

R. Everyone now knew there was a fire on board.

S. Flames broke out here and there.

6:- Most people bore the shock bravely.

  1.  SRQP
  2.  QPSR
  3.  RSPQ
  4.  QSRP

 

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