SSC MTS 9th 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:

An earthquake is the shaking of the ground caused by the sudden breaking and (1)______ of large sections of the Earth’s rocky outer shell. Scientists estimate that there (2)______ more
than 8,000 minor earthquakes each day. Of these, only about 1,000 are strong (3)______ to be
felt. At least 40 moderate earthquakes cause damage somewhere (4)______ the world each
year. A really powerful earthquake only occurs, on average, once every two years, (5)______
when it does, the results can be devastating.

Question 11

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

Question 12

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

Question 13

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

Question 14

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

Question 15

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


Instructions

For the following questions answer them individually

Question 16

Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error from the given options.
In the evening he likes to read books and articles that have nothing to do of his work.

Question 17

Select the correctly spelt word.

Question 18

Select the correctly spelt word.

Question 19

Select the antonym of the given word.
Delicious

Question 20

Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select 'No substitution required'.
The study found that men who were married lived longer than those who were not

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