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Question Papers

ExamCode: SSC_ASICPO_2016 Version No : 8


1. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) This laboratory of
physicists is (Q) not only equipped with (R) all state-of-the-arts instruments but also with outstanding
physicists. (S) No error
1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
2. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) I told him (Q) the story (R)
in details to make him understand it fully. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
3. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) No country can long
endure (Q) if its foundations (R) were not laid deep in the material prosperity. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
4. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) Mahatma Gandhi did not
solve (Q) all the future problems (R) but he did solve problems of his own age. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
5. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) While Mahendra was away
(Q) on a long official tour (R) his office receive an important letter which was marked 'Urgent'. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
6. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) The old man (Q) told his
sons (R) that there was no such thing like luck. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
7. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) Jayesh loved his Guru
immensely (Q) and gave him fullest loyalty, (R) yet he have his own independent way of thinking. (S) No
error
1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
8. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) We now look forward for
(Q) some great achievements (R) which to some extent can restore the country's prestige once again. (S) No
error
1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
9. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) I did not like his (Q)
comments on my paper (R) but I had no alternative as I had agreed to keep quiet. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
10. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) I was pretty sure that (Q)
he would support me (R) for changing the age-old and static structure of our organization (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
11. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) We will pack not only (Q)
the material properly (R) but will also deliver it to your valued customers. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
12. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) Our school is making (Q)
every possible effort (R) to provide best facilities and personal attention for each child. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
13. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) We have done everything
(Q)that could be done (R) to avert the storm which is now coming on. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
14. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) The report is candid in
admitting (Q) that the investment by the Government (R) in health and family planning have eroded
considerably. (S) No error
1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
15. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) No method of making
other (Q) people agree to (R) your view point is as effective as this method. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
16. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) The conference was (Q)
attended (R) by more than one hundred delegates. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
17. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) Foolishly Rama threw (Q)
some water on the electric heater (R) when it catches fire and he got a shock. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
18. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) The house (Q) is built in an
(R) attractive manner. (S) No error
1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
19. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) According to one survey
(Q) only those forests which were (R) not under village management succumbed from fires recently. (S) No
error
1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
20. The following sentence has four parts marked P, Q, R and S. Choose the part of sentence with the error and
mark as your answer. If there is no error, mark 'No error (S)' as your answer. (P) Sakshi wrote essay (Q) so
well that (R) her teacher was very pleased with her. (S) No error

1) P 2) Q
3) R 4) S
21. Complete the sentence using the most appropriate word from the options given. I haven't seen you _________
a week.
1) within 2) since
3) for 4) from
22. Complete the sentence using the most appropriate word from the options given. The passengers were afraid,
but the captain_______ them that there was no danger.
1) promised 2) advised
3) assured 4) counselled
23. Complete the sentence using the most appropriate word from the options given. Once he has signed the
agreement, he won't be able to ________.
1) back up 2) back in
3) back it 4) back out
24. Complete the sentence using the most appropriate word from the options given. She ____________ a brief
appearance at the end of the party.
1) put on 2) put in
3) put across 4) put up
25. Complete the sentence using the most appropriate word from the options given. The battalion operating from
the mountain was able to _____________ three enemy divisions.
1) tie up 2) tie down
3) tie on 4) tie with
26. Choose the correct synonym of the given word from the options given below. DESICCATED
1) Dry 2) Drain
3) Clear 4) Fade
27. Choose the correct synonym of the given word from the options given below. LASSITUDE
1) Sluggishness 2) Stagnation
3) Depression 4) Delicacy
28. Choose the correct synonym of the given word from the options given below. OBDURATE
1) Careless 2) Contrary
3) Callous 4) Stubborn
29. Choose the correct antonym of the given word from the options given below. PROFOUND
1) Superficial 2) Obscure
3) Intense 4) Hidden
30. Choose the correct antonym of the given word from the options given below. GARRULOUS
1) Talkative 2) Frank
3) Enlightening 4) Taciturn
31. Choose the correct antonym of the given word from the options given below. FRUGALITY
1) Thrift 2) Generosity
3) Degradation 4) Providence
32. Find the correctly spelt word.
1) Immence 2) Imence
3) Immense 4) Immenze
33. Find the correctly spelt word.
1) Supersede 2) Superseed
3) Supercede 4) Supperssed
34. Find the correctly spelt word.
1) Accomodate 2) Acommodate
3) Accommodate 4) Accommodat
35. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. To work on this project is
like "flogging a dead horse."
1) Harp upon a question that has been settled 2) Dragging something too far
3) Over-spending money 4) None of these
36. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. The smell from the
kitchen "makes my mouth water".
1) Makes me giddy 2) Makes me vomit
3) Stimulates my appetite 4) Makes me sick
37. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. The cashier "wiped the
nose of" his employer by presenting false bills.

1) Abused 2) Cheated
3) Slapped 4) Doomed
38. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. It is time that professors
came down from their "ivory towers" and studied the real needs of present day students.

1) Expensive fee 2) Detachment and seclusion


3) Dreamlands 4) A tower made of ivory
39. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. She was in "a brown
study" and did not notice my entrance.
1) Sleep 2) Dream
3) Fear 4) Reverie
40. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. I "have a bone to pick"
with you in this matter.
1) Am angry 2) Selfish motive
3) Selfless motive 4) Desire
41. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. She is quite "at sea" and
does not know what course of action to take in the matter.

1) At ease 2) Displeased
3) Perplexed 4) Danger
42. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. My friend "got the sack
from" his first job.
1) Resigned 2) Got tired of
3) Was dismissed from 4) Was demoted from
43. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. The inspector was caught
"red handed".
1) Quickly 2) Caught in the act of committing the crime
3) Caught with dirty hands 4) Found with hands tied
44. In the following question, four alternatives are given for the idiom/phrase given in quotes in the sentence.
Choose the one that best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase in the sentence. His boss was always
"breathing down his neck".
1) Shouting loudly at him 2) Giving him strenuous work
3) Abusing and ill-treating him 4) Watching all his actions closely
45. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) An
interactive tool to (Q) available via the World Wide Web (R) a web search engine is (S) help people locate
information
1) RPSQ 2) RQSP
3) PSRQ 4) QRPS
46. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P)
Unsurpassed power (Q) modern society (R) in (S) women enjoy

1) RQPS 2) SRPQ
3) SPRQ 4) PRSQ
47. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Has been
stagnant (Q) a soft drink market that (R) the ad is an attempt (S) to put some fizz into

1) QPSR 2) SRPQ
3) RSQP 4) SQPR
48. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Go to
the lady (Q) herself with impeccable majesty and wisdom (R) who has conducted (S) to a great extent the
credit must
1) SPRQ 2) SQPR
3) SPQR 4) RSPQ
49. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P)
Adventure programmes (Q) adult programmes (R) more than (S) children watch

1) PSRQ 2) SQRP
3) PRSQ 4) SPQR
50. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Would
miss a very interesting game (Q) to be played (R) between two famous teams (S) he said that those who would
not accompany him
1) SQRP 2) SRPQ
3) SPQR 4) QRPS
51. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Reading
books is a habit (Q) but also enlarges the mind (R) because it not only increases knowledge (S) which must be
cultivated by everybody

1) PQRS 2) PSRQ
3) SPRQ 4) PQSR
52. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P)
American (Q) as men (R) earn as much (S) working women

1) PSQR 2) PRQS
3) SRQP 4) PSRQ
53. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Is a risk
of damage to the cornea (Q) can be cleared with (R) most eye infections (S) antibiotics but still there

1) RPQS 2) RQSP
3) SPQR 4) PRQS
54. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) The
floor should (Q) be curtained to stop echoing (R) be carpeted (S) and the walls should

1) PRSQ 2) PQSR
3) PSRQ 4) PSQR
55. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) When
engaged against the enemy (Q) the captain who was himself a brave man (R) never to lose heart (S) advised
the soliders
1) SQRP 2) QSRP
3) QPSR 4) PQSR
56. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) It is no
surprise (Q) that kerala has three international airports (R) has tourism as its core competency (S) for a state
that
1) SRPQ 2) QPSR
3) SPQR 4) SQPR
57. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Emerged
out of its (Q) Chief Minister's family for its electoral fortunes (R) in the past one year, the political party has
(S) pathetic reliance on the

1) SQRP 2) RPSQ
3) PQRS 4) QSPR
58. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) On the
cover page (Q) and publicity posters (R) who would look good (S) they prefer some one

1) SPQR 2) RPQS
3) PRSQ 4) SRPQ
59. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) No
cultured society is possible (Q) without books no fresh ideas are possible (R) and (S) without fresh ideas

1) QRSP 2) PRSQ
3) RSQP 4) RSPQ
60. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) To the
total cost of the product (Q) in reasonable proportion (R) advertising costs (S) are no longer

1) RSQP 2) RPQS
3) RQSP 4) PSRQ
61. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Sculpted
it into (Q) the world's greatest statue (R) existed and (S) she took what

1) QRSP 2) QRPS
3) SRPQ 4) SQRP
62. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Is a
disease (Q) which is as (R) common as the common cold (S) dental decay

1) RPSQ 2) SQRP
3) QRPS 4) SPQR
63. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Blessing,
there is (Q) fact that it has been a great consolation (R) if this government is not a wholesome (S) no denying
the
1) RSQP 2) QRSP
3) PRSQ 4) RPSQ
64. In the following question, sentence has four portions marked P, Q, R and S. These four parts are not given in
their proper order. Rearrange it in the proper sequence in order to make a meaningful sentence. (P) Aimed at
ameliorating the (Q) the package of socioeconomic measures announced by the PM (R) in the country has
received the widespread support of people (S) lot of the teeming millions

1) PRSQ 2) SQPR
3) QPSR 4) RQPS
65. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. A person who constantly thinks and he is sick.
1) Hypochondriac 2) Misogynist
3) Misanthrope 4) Hyper pituitary
66. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. Anything written in a letter after it is signed.
1) Corrigendum 2) Manuscript
3) Postscript 4) Postdiction
67. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. One of the time-tested ways of remembering a series of items.

1) Recollection 2) Schematizing
3) Mnemonic 4) Ingenuity
68. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. Constant effort to achieve something.
1) Patience 2) Vigour
3) Enthusiasm 4) Perseverance
69. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. Those who pass through this gate without permission will be prosecuted.

1) Bypassers 2) Absconders
3) Thoroughfares 4) Trespassers
70. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. Nations that do not trust each other look upon each other.

1) Calmly 2) Hopefully
3) Askance 4) Retrospectively
71. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. One who collects postage stamps.
1) Philanthropist 2) Numismatist
3) Philatelist 4) Curator
72. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. Opposed to great or sudden change.
1) Conservative 2) Revolutionary
3) Evolutionary 4) Static
73. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. Responsible according to law.
1) Eligible 2) Illegitimate
3) Legalised 4) Liable
74. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. A careful preservation and protection of wildlife is the need of the hour.

1) Management 2) Embankment
3) Enhancement 4) Conservation
75. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. The story of one's own life.
1) Autobiography 2) Cartography
3) Calligraphy 4) Bibliography
76. In the following question, out of the four alternatives choose the one that can be substituted for the given
phrase. We are expecting a good monsoon this year.
1) Getting 2) Predicting
3) Hoping 4) Visualising
77. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. The news surprised us.
1) We are surprised at the news 2) We were surprised by the news
3) We are surprised by the news 4) We were surprised at the news
78. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Who stole your pen?
1) Who was stolen your pen? 2) By whom is your pen stolen?
3) By whom was your pen stolen? 4) By whom did your pen steal?
79. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. You are teasing them.
1) They were being teased by you 2) They are teasing by you
3) They have been teasing by you 4) They are being teased by you
80. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. The walls had not been decorated by us.

1) We has not decorated the walls 2) We had not decorated the walls
3) We have not been decorating the walls 4) We had not been decorating the walls
81. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Honey is made by bees.
1) Bees made honey 2) Bees are making honey
3) Bees make honey 4) Bees makes honey
82. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. She often praises me.
1) I was often praised by her 2) I have been often praised by her
3) I am often praises by her 4) I am often praised by her
83. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Mahmud gave me a pen.
1) I was given a pen by Mahmud 2) I am given a pen by Mahmud
3) I had given a pen by Mahmud 4) A pen is given to me by Mahmud
84. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Hamlet was written by Shakespeare.

1) Shakespeare had written Hamlet 2) Shakespeare wrote Hamlet


3) Shakespeare writes Hamlet 4) Shakespeare has wrote Hamlet
85. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Mr. Mukerjee teaches us English.

1) English was taught us by Mr. Mukerjee 2) We were taught English by Mr. Mukerjee
3) We have taught English by Mr. Mukerjee 4) We are taught English by Mr. Mukerjee
86. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. She has taught him.
1) He has taught by her 2) He had been taught by her
3) He has been taught by her 4) He has been teach by her
87. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Somebody has stolen his purse.
1) His purse has been stolen 2) His purse had been stolen
3) His purse had been stealing 4) His purse have been stolen
88. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. I can teach Nalini.
1) Nalini can taught by me 2) Nalini could be taught by me
3) Nalini can be teach by me 4) Nalini can be taught by me
89. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. I can help you.
1) You could be helped by me 2) You can be helped by me
3) You can be help by me 4) You could be help by me
90. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. A retail store was inaugurated by Sanju.

1) Sanju had inaugurated a retail store 2) Sanju has inaugurated a retail store
3) Sanju inaugurate a retail store 4) Sanju inaugurated a retail store
91. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. I like him.
1) He was liked by me 2) He is being liked by me
3) He was being liked by me 4) He is liked by me
92. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. She is calling me.
1) I was being called by her 2) I am being called by her
3) I have been called by her 4) None of these
93. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. She looks after the child.
1) The child are looked after by her 2) The child were looked after by her
3) The child is looked after by her 4) None of these
94. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Did he buy that house?
1) Is that house bought by him? 2) Were that house bought by him?
3) Was that house bought by him? 4) Are that house bought by him?
95. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. This book contains pictures.
1) Pictures are contained by this book 2) Pictures were contained in this book
3) Pictures are contained to this book 4) Pictures are contained in this book
96. In the following question, a sentence has been given in active/passive voice. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in passive/active voice and mark your answer
accordingly. Jatinder can help Gurdeep.
1) Gurdeep can be helped by Jatinder 2) Gurdeep could be helped by Jatinder
3) Gurdeep can be help by Jatinder 4) Gurdeep could be help by Jatinder
97. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. I was shocked to learn that no one "was knowing" where the
files were kept.
1) Was known 2) Knew
3) Had been known 4) Had been knowing
98. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The train was late "for" fifty minutes.

1) From 2) By
3) Around 4) No improvement
99. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. If neither of them "are to be trusted" it is not at all advisable to
invest further.
1) Were to be trusted 2) Has to be trusted
3) Is to be trusted 4) No improvement
100. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The moment the manager came to know of the fraudulent
action of his assistant, he "order immediately dismissed him."

1) Order immediate dismissed him 2) Ordered his immediate dismissal


3) Immediately order dismissal of his 4) No improvement
101. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The District Collector "gave up" the prizes to the winners at
the end of the function.
1) Give up 2) Gave away
3) Gave back 4) No improvement
102. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. Because of his ill health, the doctor has advised him "not to
refrain" from smoking.
1) Not to refrained 2) To resort to
3) To refrain 4) No improvement
103. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The man who has committed such a serious crime must "get the
mostly severe" punishment.
1) Got the mostly severely 2) Get the most severe
3) Have got the most severely 4) No improvement
104. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. However, great you may be, you cannot "trifle on" a man's
feelings.
1) Trifle along 2) Trifle upon
3) Trifle with 4) No improvement
105. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. "Call in" this evening, if you can, I have something important
to discuss.
1) Called in 2) Call off
3) Call for 4) No improvement
106. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. No sooner had he entered the room "when the lights went out"
and everybody began to scream.
1) Than the lights went out 2) And the lights went out
3) Then the lights went out 4) No improvement
107. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. One day you will repent "on" what you have done.

1) Into 2) For
3) About 4) No improvement
108. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. She was more beautiful than "either of her three sisters."

1) Either of her three sister 2) Any of her three sisters


3) All of her three sisters 4) No improvement
109. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. I have been telling her that she better "consulted" a good
doctor.
1) Consulting 2) Consult
3) Been consulting 4) No improvement
110. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. They "feel very proudly" that their team had won the match.

1) Feels very proud 2) Felt very pride


3) Felt very proud 4) No improvement
111. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. My father "is suffering" from diabetes for the past three years.

1) Is suffer 2) Has been suffering


3) Has suffered 4) No improvement
112. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The tea estate is "in such a mess there" is no one to set things
right.
1) In a mess there 2) In a such mess that there
3) In such a mess that there 4) No improvement
113. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. Before I could stop him, the boy "was throwing" the box down
the stairs.
1) Were throwing 2) Threw
3) Did throw 4) No improvement
114. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. He confidently asked the crowd if they thought he was right and
the crowd shouted "that they did."

1) That he did 2) That they had


3) That he is 4) No improvement
115. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The use of radar as well as two-way radio paging "make it
possible" for State Police to intercept most speeders.

1) Makes it possible 2) Allows the possibility


3) Making possible 4) No improvement
116. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. One of my drawbacks is that I "did not have" tolerance of
ambiguity.
1) Did not had 2) Do not have
3) Am not 4) No improvement
117. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. I am sure that he has recovered from his illness "and he will
accompany" us to the picnic spot.

1) And he will company 2) And that he will accompany


3) But he will accompany 4) No improvement
118. In the following question, a part of the sentence is given in quotes. Out of the four options which follow,
choose the correct option which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is required, choose "No
improvement" option and mark accordingly. The "alarming report" of the building collapse had everyone
spellbound.
1) Alarmed report 2) Reporting alarm
3) Reported alarm 4) No improvement
119. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said to him, 'Do not go there.'
1) He told him to go there 2) He told him to not go there
3) He told him not to go there 4) He forbade him not to go there
120. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said, 'Bravo! You have done well.'
1) He applauded him saying that he had done well 2) He exclaimed him saying that he has done well

3) He exclaimed saying him that he has done well 4) He applauded him saying that I had done well

121. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. Rita says that Kishore sang a song.
1) Rita says,"Kishore sang a song" 2) Rita said,"Kishore sang a song"
3) Rita says,"Kishore had sing a song" 4) Rita told,"Kishore sang a song"
122. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. Shanti said , 'Sita has a fine picture.'

1) Shanti said that Sita has a fine picture 2) Shanti told that Sita would have a fine picture

3) Shanti said that Sita had a fine picture 4) Shanti said that Sita have a fine picture
123. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said to his friend, 'Please lend me your book.'

1) He advised his friend to please lend me his book 2) He requested his friend to lend him his book

3) He ordered his friend to lend him his book 4) He asked his friend to lend him his book
124. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. I said to him, 'When will you return?'
1) I asked him when he will return 2) I asked him if when he would return
3) I asked when she would return 4) I asked him when he would return
125. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. The accused said to the magistrate, 'Pardon me this time, sir.'

1) The accused advised the magistrate to pardon him that 2) The accused told the magistrate to pardon me that time
time
3) The accused ordered the magistrate to pardon him that 4) The accused begged the magistrate to pardon him that
time time
126. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. I said that I knew that man.
1) I said,"I knew that man" 2) I said,"I know this man"
3) I said,"I know that man" 4) I asked,"I know this man"
127. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. You said to me, 'I warn you of the coming danger.'

1) You warned him of the coming danger 2) You told me of the coming danger
3) You advised me of the coming danger 4) You warned me of the coming danger
128. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. The teacher said, 'Let the boy go home.'

1) The teacher said that the boy may be allowed to go 2) The teacher said that the boy might be allowed to go
home home
3) The teacher said that the boy can be allowed to go 4) The teacher said that the boy would be allowed to go
home home

129. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said to his servant, 'Go away at once.'

1) He ordered his servant to go away at once 2) He asked his servant if go away at once
3) He asked his servant to go away at once 4) He requested his servant to go away at once

130. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. The traveller said, 'Can you tell me the way to the railway station?' 'Yes, I can, replied the little
boy.
1) The traveller asked the little boy whether he could tell 2) The traveller enquired the little boy whether he could
him the way to the railway station. The little boy replied tell him the way to the railway station. The little boy
that he can. replied that he could.

3) The traveller enquired the little boy whether I could tell 4) The traveller enquired the little boy whether I could tell
him the way to the railway station. The little boy replied me the way to the railway station. The little boy replied
that he might. that he could.

131. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. She said, "Satish sang".
1) She said that Satish had sung. 2) She said that Satish has sung.
3) She said that Satish had been sung. 4) She said that Satish has been sung.
132. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. Mother said to me, 'Do you know where your sister is?'

1) Mother asked me if he whether I knew where my sister 2) Mother asked me whether I knew where my sister was
was
3) Mother asked me if she knew where my sister was 4) Mother asked me if I did know where my sister is

133. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. The speaker said, 'Gentlemen, I am going to discuss the food situation in our country.'

1) Addressing them as gentlemen, the speaker said that he 2) Addressing them as gentlemen, the speaker said that he
is going to discuss the food situation in their country was going to discuss the food situation in their country

3) The speaker told the gentlemen that he is going to 4) The speaker told the gentlemen that I was going to
discuss the food situation in their country discuss the food situation in our country

134. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. She announced that they had selected Pradeep as their leader.

1) She said, "Pradeep is our leader." 2) She announced, "We have selected Pradeep as our
leader."
3) She announced, "Let us select Pradeep as our leader." 4) She declared, "Pradeep had been selected as our
leader."

135. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said to him, 'I assure you I am not at fault.'

1) He assured him that he was not at fault 2) He assured him that he have not at fault
3) He assured him that I was not at fault 4) He assured him that he had not at fault
136. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said to him, 'Thank you for your kind help.'

1) He asked him for his kind help 2) He thanked him for his kind help
3) He requested him for his kind help 4) He told him for his kind help
137. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said, 'Yes, I am at fault.'
1) He admitted that he was at fault 2) He forbade that he was at fault
3) He asked that he is at fault 4) He admitted that he is at fault
138. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. Ram said, 'Honesty is the best policy.'

1) Ram told that honesty was the best policy 2) Ram said that honesty has been the best policy

3) Ram told that honesty has the best policy 4) Ram said that honesty is the best policy
139. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He said, 'Rogue! You have deceived me.'

1) He told him a rogue and said him of having deceived 2) He called him a rogue and accused him of having
him deceived me
3) He called him a rogue and accused him of having 4) He told him a rogue and declared him of having
deceived him deceived me

140. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. I said to him, 'Look at this picture.'
1) I requested him to look at this picture 2) I advised him to look at this picture
3) I asked him to look at that picture 4) I ordered him to look at this picture
141. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. She said that she really liked that furniture.

1) "She really liked this furniture," she said 2) "She had really liked this furniture, " she said

3) "I really like this furniture," she said 4) "I have really liked this furniture," she said

142. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. The boy said, 'Alas! My mother had died.'

1) The boy exclaimed with sorrow that my mother had 2) The boy exclaimed with sorrow that his mother had
died died
3) The boy exclaimed with sorrow that my mother has 4) The boy exclaimed that his mother had died
died

143. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. He told me that his father had gone to Mumbai the previous week.

1) He asked me,"My father had go to Mumbai last 2) He said to me,"My father went to Mumbai last week."
week."
3) He said to me,"My father go to Mumbai last week." 4) He told me,"My father went to Mumbai the previous
week".
144. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. The teacher said, 'What is the matter?'

1) The teacher asked what the matter was 2) The teacher asked what was the matter
3) The teacher asked what the matters had been 4) The teacher asked what the matter is

145. In the following question, a sentence has been given in direct/indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives
suggested, select the one that best expresses the same sentence in indirect/direct speech and mark
accordingly. I said to him, 'When did your school close?'

1) I asked him when his school closed 2) I asked him when his school was closed
3) I asked him if when his school had closed 4) I asked him when his school had closed
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