SSC CGL Tier-2 11th September 2019 English

Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 1

Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
causing great damage or suffering

Question 2

Given below are four jumbled sentences. Pick the option that gives their correct order.
A. They also believe that one must not hold on to things if one doesn’t use them and love them anymore.
B. Finally it’s a very good idea to give the things to someone who can and will use them.
C. They further advise that one can begin the process of decluttering by first checking if the things one wishes to give away are still usable and valuable.
D. Minimalists believe that clutter causes a lot of stress and wastes precious space.

Question 3

Identify the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error. Why should always we have to wait for her to join us?

Question 4

Choose the most appropriate option to change the narration (direct / indirect) of the given sentence.
The priest said to me, “You have committed a cardinal sin.”

Question 5

Choose the most appropriate option to change the voice (active / passive) form of the given sentence.
Two children were shot dead by a psychopath during the California music festival.


Question 6

Choose the most appropriate option to change the narration (direct / indirect) of the given sentence.
Her mother said, “We must have a party to celebrate your promotion.”

Question 7

Choose the most appropriate option to change the voice (active / passive) form of the given sentence.
Somebody feeds the stray dog daily.

Question 8

Given below are four jumbled sentences. Pick the option that gives their correct order.

A. As soon as she was given the slippers, she broke into a dance strutting around in her first ever pair of slippers.
B. This story may seem strange but it is a fact that, in many villages of India, people don’t have anything to put on their feet.
C. Goonj , a leading NGO of India, runs a Cloth for Work Scheme and gives clothes and useful items in exchange for work done.
D. Recently, as part of the scheme, an old lady in a Madhya Pradesh village was given a pair of slippers.

Question 9

Identify the best way to improve the underlined part of the given sentence. If there is no improvement required, select ‘no improvement’.
She is a very good sprinter. I can’t run as fast as she does.

Question 10

Given below are four jumbled sentences. Pick the option that gives their correct order.

A. The home then was a bungalow, single storied and bounded by walls.
B. He states that in the early 1950’s houses in most cities relied on the bungalow model.
C. According to Gautam Bhatia ,a leading architect we need to bring about a radical change in our model of housing.
D. Sadly ,nearly 70years later after a 100-fold increase in city population, density and land value we still persist on the same outmoded model

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