Practice set of english language for all SSC exams (Miscellaneous set-4)
In this article, Questions based on sentence arrangement, punctuation errors, and fill in the blanks, are framed; these are especially prepared for those candidates who have practiced from books, but still not confident in tackling the question paper in the examination hall.
In this description, A quiz of 25 typical questions based on English Language & comprehension is given to candidates. This test comprises the questions which are opted from the previous year questions about various exams like SSC, IBPS, RBI and etc. The questions framed in it are by blended nature, consisting of the major questions for English Comprehension, Error Spotting & correction, Sentence order/Arrangement and the Cloze test.
To qualify this test, following expertise in subjects is required.
- Delicate knowledge of Vocabulary.
- Acquaintance of semantic errors and sentence formulation.
- Prompt recalling & grasping capabilities.
- Rigorous practice of Sentence Arrangement, Punctuation, sentence formation and etc.
Find out the questions as per aloft discussion: -
Directions (Q. Nos. 1 to 5): 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. While the reference point for the former is the state, for the latter it's society.
B. India's 'strategic community' comprises two distinct circles with little overlap.
C. Consequently, mainstream strategists have an external orientation to their discourse, concentrating on high politics; the latter is more internal oriented.
D. Their prescriptions too are understandably poles apart and thus, the state, to which both their commentary is directed, has to play balancer, and ends up being at the receiving end of criticism from both sides.
E. Out of the two, one can be termed the 'mainstream' and the other 'alternate'.
F. To further elaborate on the external and internal concept—while one is enamoured of India's rise and place in the global order, the other is more sensitive to its vulnerabilities and inadequacies.
1. Which of the following should be the FOURTH sentence after rearrangement?
2. Which of the following should be the SIXTH sentence after rearrangement?
3. Which of the following should be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
4. Which of the following should be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
5. Which of the following should be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
Directions (Q. Nos. 6 to 15): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is (e). (Ignore errors of punctuation, if any).
6. The director prefers (a) / your plan than (b) / that given by (c) / the other members of the committee. (d) / No error (e)
7. I always prefer (a) / working in a relaxed atmosphere (b) / than one full of (c) / tension and anxiety. (d) / No error (e)
8. You should not discuss (a) / about a matter (b) / with friends who are likely (c) / to find it offensive. (d) / No error (e)
9. Having to stay (a) / in the jungle that night, (b) / they had nothing (c) / to feed at. (d) / No error (e)
10. The student (a) / answered to (b) / the question (c) / asked by the inspector of school. (d) / No error (e)
11. The angry boatsman threw (a) / the cracked oar (b) / in the river (c) / and returned home. (d) / No error (e)
12. The Third World countries must adopt (a) / a radically different approach for (b) / the dissemination of scientific information (c) / in view of the nature and magnitude of their problems. (d) / No error (e)
13. Yet the writers (a) / have no qualms in (b) / depicting the gory (c) / details of the violence. (d) / No error (e)
14. The boy attempted the questions (a) / so well (b) / that his teacher was exceedingly (c) / pleased at him. (d) / No error (e)
15. The Trust plans (a) / to set on (b) / a special school for (c) / dumb and deaf children. (d) / No error (e)
Directions (Q. Nos. 16 to 20): 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.
16. Mr Rajesh ………… his wife that he would take ………… action to set right his erring son.
a. called, strict
b. assured, stringent
c. reiterated, strictly
d. informed, constructive
e. instructed, preventive
17. The charges made in the system were so ………. That they didn’t require any …………. .
a. big, time
b. genuine, intelligence
c. marginal, expenses
d. certain, expertise
e. obvious, modifications
18. In …………. Of International matters, there is always an element of risk in ………… one might do.
a. view, whichever
b. many, doing
c. defence, wrong
d. case, whatever
e. spite, whatever
19. We do not ………. Our dreams because they do not……… with our perceptions of waking life.
a. admit, coincide
b. accept, mix
c. value, match
d. believe, agree
e. appreciate, corroborate
20. He granted the request because he was ………… to ……….. his friend.
a. bound, hurt
b. destined, agonise
c. sure, displease
d. unwilling, please
e. reluctant, disappoint
Directions (Q. Nos. 21 to 23): Choose the word/group of words which is most similar in meaning to the word/group of words printed in bold as used in the passage.
Directions (Q. 24 to 25): Choose the word/group of words which is most opposite in meaning to the word/group of words printed in bold as used in the passage.
All the Best!!!