DSSSB General English Practice Set 01

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Q1. ‘Tomorrow could be a sunny day.’

The word ‘sunny’ belongs to the class of words called

a. Adjective

b. Adverb

c. Noun

d. Verb

Q2. Choose the correct meaning of the idiom ‘storm in a tea cup’ from below.

a. Eager expectation

b. Careless behaviour

c. Fuss about something unimportant

d. An easy task

Q3. Choose the most appropriate determiner to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

‘Is there ______ reason why we should not start early?’

a. much

b. the

c. any

d. more

Q4. Fill in the blank in the following sentence with the most appropriate tense from the given options.

‘I _____ to work everyday last year.’

a. am walking

b. walk

c. walked

d. had walked

Q5. Choose the most appropriate determiner to fill in the blank in the following sentence.

‘I am giving you ____ responsibility for providing the drinks.’

a. any                            

b. a

c. most                          

d. the

Q6. Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence from the options given below.

‘The Aravallis are beautiful.’

a. S + V + Sub . Compliment

b. S + V

c. S + V + DO

d. S + V + Obj . Compliment

Q7. The study of evolution of mankind is called

a. Paleography             

b. Philology

c. Lexicography           

d. Anthropology

Q8. Change into Indirect speech.

I said to her, “You look pale.”

a. I told her that you look pale.

b. I told her that you looked pale.

c. I told her that she looked pale.

d. I told her that she had looked pale.

Q9. Change into Active sentence.

‘Promises should be kept.’

a. One must keeps one’s promises.

b. One may keep one’s promises.

c. One has to keep one’s promises.

d. One should keep one’s promises.

Q10. The opposite of the word ‘admonish’ is –

a. warn                

b. pledge

c. detain              

d. encourage

Q11. The opposite of the word ‘judicious’ is –

a. just                                     

b. indiscreet

c. clumsy                      

d. mindlessly

Q12. A number of fish swimming together is called

a. Congregation

b. Horde

c. Herd

d. Shoal

Q13. A pleasing or tuneful arrangement of accented and unaccented syllables is called –

a. rhyme

b. rhythm

c. alliteration

d. assonance

Q14. Change into Assertive Sentence.

‘Who doesn’t like to be happy?’

a. Everyone liked to be happy.

b. Everyone didn’t like to be happy.

c. Everyone doesn’t like to be happy.

d. Everyone likes to be happy.

Q15. Change into complex sentence.

‘Her silence proves her guilt.’

a. Her silence goes on to prove her guilt.

b. The fact that she is silent proves her guilt.

c. Her guilt is proved by her silence.

d. She is silent and this proves her guilt.

Q16. Which is the correct spelling?

a. Maintenance

b. Maintainance

c. Maintainence

d. Maintenence

Q17. ‘When you go to sleep, I’m going to watch the game’.

The underlined clause is an example of-

a. adjective clause

b. verb clause

c. adverb clause

d. noun clause

Q18. ‘A man is being questioned by police’.

The underlined part of the given sentence is an example of –

a. adverb phrase

b. adjective phrase

c. verb phrase

d. noun phrase

Q19. Choose the same meaning word: Compliance

a. flexibility

b. spite

c. obedience

d. weakness

Q20. Choose the same meaning word: Ambiguous

a. clear

b. doubtful

c. large

d. complicated

Answer-key:

1a
2c
3c
4c
5d
6a
7d
8c
9d
10d
11b
12d
13b
14d
15b
16a
17c
18c
19c
20b

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