SSC MTS ENGLISH QUIZ

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Question 1:

Choose the correctly spelt word:-

Question 2:

In the following question, four words have been given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Question 3:

Direction for Reading Comprehension : Read the passage carefully and pick the option whose answer best aligns with the passage.

The government of India has finally appointed a new vice chancellor (VC) for Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). professor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit is not just the first woman VC of the university, she is also the first JNU student to become the head of what is one of India’s best institutions of higher learning.

Appointment of VCs is a regular process. But as the new VC, professor Pandit new term will have to deal with the memories of what has been an extremely turbulent phase in JNU. It has seen continuous conflict between students, teachers and the administration since February 2016. not only has this led to a many of the university’s decisions being challenged in courts, but also large-scale protests, prolonged strikes, even violence in the university. This phase also saw reprehensible attempts to vilify all JNU students and teachers as “anti national”. To say that all this has had an understatement. This constant state of conflict must end if the university has to survive. The new VC must provide a healing touch to the beleaguered university.

It is futile to expect that academics, especially social scientist will remain politically neutral. Their academic work often involves taking partisan positions. VCs are almost always political appointees. However, this does not necessarily mean confrontations are inevitable. Accommodating difference of opinions and allowing for democratic dissent while shunning anarchy has been a hallmark of JNU. As someone who has also been a student of the university, Professor Pandit is best placed to start the much needed reconciliation process in JNU.

What is the synonym of word ‘turbulent’ according to the passage?

Direction for Reading Comprehension : Read the passage carefully and pick the option whose answer best aligns with the passage.

The government of India has finally appointed a new vice chancellor (VC) for Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). professor Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit is not just the first woman VC of the university, she is also the first JNU student to become the head of what is one of India’s best institutions of higher learning.

Appointment of VCs is a regular process. But as the new VC, professor Pandit new term will have to deal with the memories of what has been an extremely turbulent phase in JNU. It has seen continuous conflict between students, teachers and the administration since February 2016. not only has this led to a many of the university’s decisions being challenged in courts, but also large-scale protests, prolonged strikes, even violence in the university. This phase also saw reprehensible attempts to vilify all JNU students and teachers as “anti national”. To say that all this has had an understatement. This constant state of conflict must end if the university has to survive. The new VC must provide a healing touch to the beleaguered university.

It is futile to expect that academics, especially social scientist will remain politically neutral. Their academic work often involves taking partisan positions. VCs are almost always political appointees. However, this does not necessarily mean confrontations are inevitable. Accommodating difference of opinions and allowing for democratic dissent while shunning anarchy has been a hallmark of JNU. As someone who has also been a student of the university, Professor Pandit is best placed to start the much needed reconciliation process in JNU.

Question 4:

Direction: Read the passage carefully and answer the question given below it.


India has been publicly labelled the Bad Boy of the COP26 global environment summit. Behind the scenes, China and the US were also on the same side but with Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav reading out the amendment to the final text, it was inevitable that we got branded the recalcitrant backslider. In Delhi for the last two weeks, we’ve had a permanent pollution haze hanging over the city. So we only have to step out of the house to understand the urgency of climate change. Cleaning up the environment is about the here-and-now. It isn’t about a clean scrub by 2030 or even more distant dates like 2050 or 2060. Still, we must deal with cold hard reality on the ground. At COP26, the offending phrase that we insisted on changing was about accelerating the “phase-out” of power plants that don’t install what’s called carbon capture technology. India and China fought to have the words “phase down” inserted into the agreement in place of phase-out. That means they will make efforts to use less rather than an absolute commitment to using no energy at all from such power plants. There’s good reason for India and China to be reluctant about much-hyped carbon capture technology. For a start, it’s barely in its infancy and hasn’t really established a proven track record yet. There are only 20 projects in commercial use worldwide, the International Energy Agency says. (Elon Musk, though, has tweeted plans to offer $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon capture technology and Microsoft has a “moonshot” carbon capture climate plan.) To get an idea of what can go wrong, it’s worth taking a look at what happened at Boundary Dam in Saskatchewan, Canada. In 2014, expensive carbon capture technology was installed at Unit Three of the ageing power station there. (A) The captured carbon was slating to be sold to a nearby oilfield. Suffice to say, it hasn’t worked as intended and the project is in losses. Most recently, the Saskatchewan government said that technology wouldn’t be used on the power station’s other units which will shut down as scheduled in 2024.

There is a highlighted sentence “The captured carbon was slating to be sold to a nearby oilfield.” in the passage which may or may not contain a grammatical error. If there is any error, find out which part has an error?

Direction: Read the passage carefully and answer the question given below it.
India has been publicly labelled the Bad Boy of the COP26 global environment summit. Behind the scenes, China and the US were also on the same side but with Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav reading out the amendment to the final text, it was inevitable that we got branded the recalcitrant backslider. In Delhi for the last two weeks, we’ve had a permanent pollution haze hanging over the city. So we only have to step out of the house to understand the urgency of climate change. Cleaning up the environment is about the here-and-now. It isn’t about a clean scrub by 2030 or even more distant dates like 2050 or 2060. Still, we must deal with cold hard reality on the ground. At COP26, the offending phrase that we insisted on changing was about accelerating the “phase-out” of power plants that don’t install what’s called carbon capture technology. India and China fought to have the words “phase down” inserted into the agreement in place of phase-out. That means they will make efforts to use less rather than an absolute commitment to using no energy at all from such power plants. There’s good reason for India and China to be reluctant about much-hyped carbon capture technology. For a start, it’s barely in its infancy and hasn’t really established a proven track record yet. There are only 20 projects in commercial use worldwide, the International Energy Agency says. (Elon Musk, though, has tweeted plans to offer $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon capture technology and Microsoft has a “moonshot” carbon capture climate plan.) To get an idea of what can go wrong, it’s worth taking a look at what happened at Boundary Dam in Saskatchewan, Canada. In 2014, expensive carbon capture technology was installed at Unit Three of the ageing power station there. (A) The captured carbon was slating to be sold to a nearby oilfield. Suffice to say, it hasn’t worked as intended and the project is in losses. Most recently, the Saskatchewan government said that technology wouldn’t be used on the power station’s other units which will shut down as scheduled in 2024.

Question 5:

In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the given phrase.

A building where games, especially roulette and card games are played for money

Question 6:

Direction: Find the correct word which is nearest in meaning to the given word. 

Persistence

Question 7:

The following question has one blank, each blank indicating that something has been omitted. Choose the set of words for each blank that best fits in the context of sentence.

The home minister offered _______to the families of the civilians who were killed on December 4 in mistaken firing by the Army and the violence that followed.

(i)Condolences

(ii)Ex-gratia

(iii)Solace

Question 8:

Select the most appropriate word/phrase to fill in the given blank space.
Conservative MPs are increasingly _______________ about Boris Johnson’s competence.

Question 9:

Find the correct option for the given blank space.
If you __________ to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

Question 10:

In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase.

Pay off old scores