SSC MTS 16th August 2019 Shift-1

Instructions

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 blank.
Comprehension:

There lived an old couple whose only pet was a little dog. Having no children, they loved it as though it (1)_______ a baby. The old dame made it a cushion (2)_______ blue crepe, and at mealtime Muko—for that was its name—would sit on it as (3)______ as any cat. The kind people (4)______ the pet with tidbits of fish with their own chopsticks, and all the boiled rice (5)______ wanted.

Question 1

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.

Question 2

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.

Question 3

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.

Question 4

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.

Question 5

Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.


Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 6

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank and make a grammatically correct sentence.
It wasn’t easy, but finally we succeeded ________ finding a solution to the problem.

Question 7

Select the correctly spelt word.

Question 8

Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank and make a meaningful sentence.
We try to keep abreast of the new treatments, but have gained little ________ experience of using them.

Question 9

Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Put the cart before the horse

Question 10

Select the most appropriate word for the given group of words.
A sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past

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