SSC Stenographer 7th Feb 2019 Shift-I


For the following questions answer them individually

Question 191

Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
Were any questions asked about me by anyone?

Question 192

Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
I ........... regret your loss of your mother.


Read the passage and choose the correct option to answer the questions.

Over 550 people on board the Greek luxury liner. Oceanos, were rescued off the Transkei coast in the biggest and the most successful sea rescue since World War 2. It sailed out of East London packed with holiday makers and was headed for Durban. Most of the passengers were South African and members of the crew were from Greece. Egypt. Britain and Htmgary. The Oceanos began to sink in heavy seas and high winds near the Coffee Bay. Captain Cook said it was reported that the engine room of the ship was flooded and the ship was without power. drifting in the high seas. "We were all at sea, but soon we were lifted with ropes into helicopters hovering above the ship. From there we were flown to land." reported a passenger. They landed on a golf course. Someone made a comment. " This happens in movies. I can't believe the ship has sunk." The luckiest person alive was Mr. Avgerinos, the casino manager. He fell out of a life boat. He floated in his life jacket for 10 hours before he was found. The cause of the disaster is not known till this day.

Question 193

Why was the casino manager the luckiest person?

Question 194

What does it mean when someone said, "This happens in movies."?

Question 195

'We were all at sea' means:

Question 196

What two things went wrong inside Oceanos?

Question 197

What was the origin and destination of the Oceanos?


For the following questions answer them individually

Question 198

Identify the segment in the sentence which contains the grammatical error. 98
The function / was attended by their / three son-in-laws.

Question 199

Select the correct direct form of the given sentence.
My mother said that she was very late.

Question 200

Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
Pull yourself together, you can do better next time.

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