SSC MTS 2016 Re-Exam Paper : Held on 09-OCT-2017 Shift-1 (General English)

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SSC MTS 2016 Re-Exam Paper : Held on 09-OCT-2017 Shift-1

(General English)


QID : 51 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

An Country's Central News Agency (1)/ said the launch was a (2)/ "muscle-flexing". (3)/ No Error (4)

Options:

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 1

QID : 52 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

A total of 300 economically backward (1)/ students would being awarded (2)/ the Narendra Modi Scholarship. (3)/ No Error (4)

Options:

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 53 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

I asked her if I ______ borrow her necklace for a day.

Options:

1) could
2) would
3) should
4) can

Correct Answer: could

QID : 54 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

She doesn't know ______ to accept or refuse the proposal.

Options:

1) if
2) that
3) whether
4) which

Correct Answer: whether

QID : 55 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Smear

Options:

1) Discolour
2) Honor
3) Laud
4) Upgrade

Correct Answer: Discolour

QID : 56 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Concession

Options:

1) Denial
2) Protest
3) Retrograde
4) Allowance

Correct Answer: Allowance

QID : 57 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Fickle

Options:

1) Cognizant
2) Unstable
3) Accidental
4) Steadfast

Correct Answer: Unstable

QID : 58 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Grudge

Options:

1) Spite
2) Averse
3) Dislike
4) Goodwill

Correct Answer: Goodwill

QID : 59 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Hail

Options:

1) Rain
2) Storm
3) Greet
4) Dribble

Correct Answer: Dribble

QID : 60 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Incite

Options:

1) Encourage
2) Arouse
3) Drive
4) Prohibit

Correct Answer: Prohibit

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QID : 61 - In the following question, out of the four given alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

With open arms

Options:

1) Cordially
2) Often
3) Seldom
4) Frequently

Correct Answer: Cordially

QID : 62 - In the following question, out of the four given alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

A bone of contention

Options:

1) Strong and healthy bones
2) Tough man
3) Cause of dispute
4) Peaceful thing

Correct Answer: Cause of dispute

QID : 63 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

No mention was made (to a) key amendment to the Constitution to accommodate demands that had been defeated just last Monday.

Options:

1) of a
2) in a
3) by a
4) No improvement

Correct Answer: of a

QID : 64 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Yet, it would be a mistake to presume that ties can so easily return to their pre-2015 strength, as the ground (had) shifted in too many ways since then.

Options:

1) have
2) has
3) was
4) No improvement

Correct Answer: has

QID : 65 - In the following question, out of the four given alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Amount paid to a man for his labour.

Options:

1) Incentive
2) Remuneration
3) Gratuity
4) Honorarium

Correct Answer: Remuneration

QID : 66 - In the following question, out of the four given alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A diplomatic representative in another country.

Options:

1) Spy
2) Spinster
3) Bureaucrat
4) Ambassador

Correct Answer: Ambassador

QID : 67 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Options:

1) Secratary
2) Secretery
3) Secratery
4) Secretary

Correct Answer: Secretary

QID : 68 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Options:

1) Heinious
2) Heinies
3) Heinous
4) Hienous

Correct Answer: Heinous

QID : 69 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Friendship

P: an asset
Q: in life
R: is indeed

Options:

1) PQR
2) RPQ
3) QPR
4) PRQ

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 70 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

If you don't want

P: freedom either
Q: you can't have
R: to take responsibility

Options:

1) RPQ
2) RQP
3) PRQ
4) PQR

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 71 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Poverty means ______ of basic necessities such as food, house, clean drinking water, shelter, toilet, etc. Poverty is mostly ______ in developing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America, etc. Poor people stay in underprivileged living environment. Without ______ food and nutrition, many poor people suffer from malnutrition. Without clean drinking water, they are forced to either stay thirsty or drink unclean water. Young children are seen engaged as child labourers. Without proper ______ and toilets, they are forced to ______ in open fields. Homeless people have no choice but to live in the open.

Poverty means ______of basic necessities

Options:

1) deprivation
2) appreciation
3) indulgence
4) presentation

Correct Answer: deprivation

QID : 72 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Poverty means ______ of basic necessities such as food, house, clean drinking water, shelter, toilet, etc. Poverty is mostly ______ in developing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America, etc. Poor people stay in underprivileged living environment. Without ______ food and nutrition, many poor people suffer from malnutrition. Without clean drinking water, they are forced to either stay thirsty or drink unclean water. Young children are seen engaged as child labourers. Without proper ______ and toilets, they are forced to ______ in open fields. Homeless people have no choice but to live in the open.

Poverty is mostly ______ in developing countries

Options:

1) irrelevant
2) prevalent
3) relevant
4) malevolent

Correct Answer: prevalent

QID : 73 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Poverty means ______ of basic necessities such as food, house, clean drinking water, shelter, toilet, etc. Poverty is mostly ______ in developing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America, etc. Poor people stay in underprivileged living environment. Without ______ food and nutrition, many poor people suffer from malnutrition. Without clean drinking water, they are forced to either stay thirsty or drink unclean water. Young children are seen engaged as child labourers. Without proper ______ and toilets, they are forced to ______ in open fields. Homeless people have no choice but to live in the open.

Without ______food and nutrition,

Options:

1) unfit
2) insufficient
3) adequate
4) useless

Correct Answer: adequate

QID : 74 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Poverty means ______ of basic necessities such as food, house, clean drinking water, shelter, toilet, etc. Poverty is mostly ______ in developing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America, etc. Poor people stay in underprivileged living environment. Without ______ food and nutrition, many poor people suffer from malnutrition. Without clean drinking water, they are forced to either stay thirsty or drink unclean water. Young children are seen engaged as child labourers. Without proper ______ and toilets, they are forced to ______ in open fields. Homeless people have no choice but to live in the open.

Without proper ______ and toilets, they are forced

Options:

1) edition
2) inaction
3) intuition
4) sanitation

Correct Answer: sanitation

QID : 75 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Poverty means ______ of basic necessities such as food, house, clean drinking water, shelter, toilet, etc. Poverty is mostly ______ in developing countries such as India, Bangladesh, Africa, Latin America, etc. Poor people stay in underprivileged living environment. Without ______ food and nutrition, many poor people suffer from malnutrition. Without clean drinking water, they are forced to either stay thirsty or drink unclean water. Young children are seen engaged as child labourers. Without proper ______ and toilets, they are forced to ______ in open fields. Homeless people have no choice but to live in the open.

to ______ in open fields.

Options:

1) abdicate
2) eliminate
3) allocate
4) defecate

Correct Answer: defecate

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