SSC CGL English MCQs 2/ 100: Based on Fill in the blanks
SSC CGL English MCQs 2 /100 :Based on fill in the blanks Pinnacle
English Quiz 2 : Fill in the blanks with the appropriate word.
Q1 Heavy snow did ______________the rescue efforts.
(d) hold back
Q2 When I was training for the marathon, I run ______________over 100 kilometres a week.
(a) have to
(d) used to
Q3. My colleague is one of the kindest people_____________
(a) I had known
(b) I have known
(c) who I know
(d) which I know
Q4. Sarita was walking along the street _____________she tripped over.
Q5. My daughter liked her room to be exactly the way she _________ it and she would never allow anyone to touch her things.
(c) would leave
Q6. Josephine was elated because the doctor ______________ the news about her pregnancy.
Q7. It______________ been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered in tropical rainforests.
Q8. Rajeev was upset because he ______________forgotten his best friend’s birthday.
(d) would have forgotten
Q10. The peon lost an important file and rather than confessing his_______ he blamed the other peon for losing it.
ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS
Q1 Answer (c) Hamper
Hamper means to prevent the free movement, action, or progress of something: His occasional stammer hampered his progress.Obstruct means to get in the way.And hold back means to keep in one’s grasp.
Q2 Answer (d) used to.
It’s a habitual action of the past. With habitual actions of the past would/used is used.Example –I would/used to live in the hostel when I was studying in Delhi.
Q3. Answer (b) I have known
Present perfect tense will be used.As it is a present related to the past.
Q4. Answer (a) when
Generally when is followed by the simple past and while by the past continuous.Eg- While I was driving I met with an accident. Or I was driving when I met with an accident.
Q5. Answer (a) left
The first part of the sentence is in simple past….My daughter liked her room so the past tense will be used in the latter part also.
Q6. Answer (a) confirmed
Assured is to give confidence and make certain. Consoled is to allay the sorrow or grief of (someone) And affirmed is to declare positively.
Q7. Answer (d) has
With “it”which is singular a singular verb “has” will be used.
Q8. Answer (c) had
Past perfect tense will be used.
Q9. Answer (a) with
‘To be born with a silver spoon in the mouth’ means to be born in favourable circumstances.This is an idiom.
Q10. Answer (d) mistake
Mistakes and crimes are confessed.
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