English Language Quiz for all SSC Exams (Miscellaneous Set-5)

In this article, the dedicated team of SSC has prepared a set of 25 questions based on Reading comprehension, Sentence arrangement and fill in the blanks for sharping the English comprehending skills of aspirants.

In this blog, A series of 25 questions is prepared and presented before you for the sake of appropriate preparation and testing knowledge of Basic English. It is very useful for the competitive exam aspirants, who are willing to secure a safe job in government sectors like SBI, Banking, SSC, RRB and others. The questions embodied in it are by blended ethos, including major questions for English Comprehension, Sentence Arrangement and Fill in the Blanks.

To qualify this test, following expertise is required.

  • Vocabulary and verbs knowledge in depth
  • Familiarity with semantic errors and sentence formulation.
  • Quick and simple reciting & comprehending capabilities.
  • Regular Praxis of sentence formulation, Punctuation, Voice and etc.

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English Language

Directions (Q. Nos. 1 to 10): In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words/ phrases are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate word/phrase in each case.

Information technology, and the hardware and software (1) with the IT industry, are an (2) part of nearly (3) major global industry. IT industry has become one of the most robust industries in the world. IT, more than any other industry or economic (4), has an increased productivity, particularly in the developed world, and therefore is a key driver of global economic growth. Economies of scale and (5) demand from both consumers and enterprises (6) this rapidly growing sector. The Information Technology Association of America (ITAA) explains ‘information technology’ as (7) all possible aspects of information systems based on computers. Both software development and the hardware involved in the IT industry include everything from computer systems, to the design, implementation, study and development of IT and management systems. (8) to its easy accessibility and the wide range of IT products available, the demand for IT services has increased (9) over the years. The IT sector has emerged as a major global (10) of both growth and employment.


a. use

b. amalgamation

c. associated

d. vision

e. regulated


a. integral

b. fundamental

c. increased

d. vital

e. eager


a. most

b. all

c. every

d. few

e. some


a. world

b. opinion

c. stature

d. profit

e. facet


a. multiply

b. insatiable

c. decreasing

d. unquenchable

e. unreasonable


a. forage

b. thwart

c. motivate

d. fuelling

e. characterise


a. making

b. qualifying

c. inclusive

d. encompassing

e. trusting


a. Owing

b. Since

c. Catering

d. In order

e. Complementing


a. regularly

b. substantially

c. minimally

d. exponential

e. savagely


a. fortune

b. meltdown

c. spring

d. source

e. economy

Directions (Q. Nos. 11 to 15): Which of the phrases (a) (b), (c) and (d) given below each sentence should replace the word/phrase printed in bold in the sentence to make it grammatically correct? If the sentence is correct as it is given and no correction is required, mark (e) as the answer.

11. The actress, who was in the city for the press conference of her dance reality show, says she chose the show because of her passionate for dance.

a. being passion in dance

b. passionate for dancing

c. being passionate in dancing

d. passion for dance

e. No correction required

12. Despite of several representations and reminders, the district administration had not taken any action to stem the systematic encroachment of water bodies.

a. Because of

b. Despite

c. Although

d. Inspite

e. No correction required

13. While it is well-known that there are large-scale leakages from the public distribution system across the country, there are many states which have manage successful reform the public distribution system and deliver food grain to the poor.

a. managed to successfully reform

b. managed successful reforms

c. managing successfully to reform

d. managed for successfully reforming

e. No correction required

14. The four-day workshop is being conducted for gear up administration to the changes that will follow with the implementation of the Right to Compulsory and Free Education Act 2009.

a. so geared up

b. to gear up

c. for geared up

d. to gearing up

e. No correction required

15. The court refused to provide relieve to the petitioner and stated that plying of all diesel vehicles was banned with immediate effect.

a. provision of relief

b. providing of relieve

c. provide any relief

d. provide relieving

e. No correction required

Directions (Q. 16 to 20): Rearrange the following six sentences A, B, C, D, E and F in the proper sequence to form a meaningful paragraph; then answer the questions given below them.

A. Building of these structures requires a lot of fuel to be burnt which emits a large amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

B. The major source of carbon dioxide is power plants.

C. Another twenty per cent of carbon dioxide emitted in the atmosphere comes from burning of gasoline in the engines of vehicles.

D. Buildings, both commercial and residential represent a larger source of global warming pollution than the said cars and trucks.

E. The major cause of global warming is the emission of green house gases like carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, etc, into the atmosphere.

F. These power plants emit large amounts of carbon dioxide produced from burning of fossil fuels for the purpose of electricity generation.

16. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?

a. E

b. D

c. C

d. B

e. A

17. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D

e. F

18. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D

e. E

19. Which of the following should be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?

a. A

b. B

c. C

d. D

e. E

20. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?

a. E

b. D

c. C

d. B

e. A

Directions (Q. Nos. 21 to 25): Each question below has two blanks, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank which best fits the meaning of the sentence as a whole.

21. The protests were …………. at ………….. awareness among the elite and the educated.

a. held, generating

b. aimed, creating

c. targeted, awakening

d. focused, building

e. concentrated producing

22. While it is ………… possible to inflation-index cash entitlements and food stamps, the ……… nature of food prices would make it a more difficult process than envisaged.

a. theoretically, volatile

b. absolutely, stable

c. hypothetically, slow

d. not, unpredictable

e. notionally, established

23. The actress is …………. that she has not only acted opposite her childhood hero, but has also ……….. out a song and recited a poem on-stage with the living legend.

a. overjoyed, belted

b. morose, sung

c. ecstatic, written

d. tense, prepared

e. elated, made

24. ………… to popular belief that red meat makes humans …………., scientists have found that it actually has a calming effect.

a. Dissimilar, happy

b. Opposite, intelligent

c. Contrary, aggressive

d. Comparable, hostile

e. Sticking, violent

25. …………. an earlier judgement, the high court has directed the state government to identify natural water resources in the state and ……………. all illegal encroachments on them.

a. Remembering, establish

b. Citing, remove

c. Cancelling, build

d. Quoting, destroying

e. Furthering, maintain

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