SSC CGL Tier-2 12th September 2019 English


In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each number.

In a rare show of honesty, a gardener of the irrigation department has handed (1)______ to the police 57 tolas of gold (2)______ by him while working in the (3)______ of the superintending engineer’s bungalow in Raipur. The (4)______in turn has handed over the (5)______ to the Central Excise and Customs Department (6)______investigation. It was in June this year (7)______ Ramdayal found a tiny plastic box, meticulously (8)______ with polythene, buried six inches (9)______ under a Banyan tree, while digging the garden. He (10)______ the box and took it to his house behind the bungalow and was dazzled to find that it contained biscuits, bangles and coins all of gold.

Question 11

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.10.


For the following questions answer them individually

Question 12

Select the most appropriate antonym of the given word.

Question 13

Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
The authorities are planning to lift restrictions on the movement of people in the Valley from the coming week.

Question 14

Select the most appropriate indirect form of the given sentence.
Mother said to Kavya, “Turn on the light.”

Question 15

Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options. If there is no error, select No error.
No one inform me that you would be absent.

Question 16

Select the most appropriate sequence from the given options to make a meaningful paragraph from jumbled sentences.
A. Security cameras captured the whole incident.
B. Commuters in Virginia, USA got a shock when a deer entered a metro station.
C. However, it eventually backed out and ran away unharmed.
D. Nobody knows how it made into the station.

Question 17

Select the most appropriate direct form of the given sentence.
The little girl asked her mother if she could visit her friend’s house.

Question 18

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.
He was surprised at me refusing to accept his offer.

Question 19

Select the most appropriate indirect form of the given sentence.
Pushpa said, “I arrived at the workshop an hour ago but nothing much is happening here.”

Question 20

Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
When we arrived at his house, we were welcomed by his parents.

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