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Monday, 21 May 2018

SSC CPO : English Language Quiz | 21 - 05 - 18

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SSC CPO : English Language Quiz | 21 - 05 - 18
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Q.1-10. Read the following passages carefully and answer the given questions. 

Passage-1 

The achievement of science in the twentieth century has been very great. Its influence can be felt in every sphere of life. From the small pins and needles to the huge iron sheets and joints, most of the things we require for our everyday use, come out of factories where scientific principles are utilized for practical ends. Science has enabled man to bring forces of nature under control and to use them for his own advantage. It has brought the distant parts of the world close together. Our knowledge of the universe has been much widened on account of the untiring efforts of the astronomers like Jeans and Eddington. Remarkable cures of human diseases have been possible owing to the discovery of some wonderful medicines. 

Q.1. The main idea of the passage is___.

A. The impact of science can be felt in every sphere of life 

B. Science is an anathema 

C. Nothing is beyond the purview of science 

D. Science can work miracles 

Q.2. The mode of approach is 

A. logical 

B. anatomical 

C. descriptive 

D. expository 

Q.3. What has enabled man to harness the forces of nature to the advantage to mankind? 

A. arts 

B. oratory 

C. bravery 

D. science 

Q.4. Science has proved a great boon for 

A. scientists 

B. artists 

C. explorers 

D. mankind 

Q.5. The most appropriate title for the passage will be 

A. Science is a curse 

B. Science, a great boon 

C. Achievements of science 

D. None of these 

Passage-2 

"Science cannot reduce the magic of a sunset to arithmetic, nor can it express friendship with a formula" observed the eminent medical researcher, Dr. Lous Orr. He added, "Also beyond science's mastery of nature are love and laughter, pain and loneliness and insights into truth and beauty". This distancing of science from the human condition perhaps explains why most foreign tourists visiting Britain flock predictably to see the hallowed homes of playwrights, writers and poets, but choose to ignore the habitations where its eminent scientists lived and worked. 

Q.6. Why is it that science cannot express friendship with a formula? 

A. Science and friendship cannot co-exist. 

B. It is abstract term which cannot be grappled by science. 

C. Friendship is beyond science's mastery. 

D. Friendship is unknown to scientists. 

Q.7. The word "magic" refers to_ .

A. evening dusk 

B. the sunrise 

C. solar and lunar eclipse 

D. setting of the sun, with all its beauty 

Q.8. Which of the following are beyond science's reach, according to the passage? 

A. Love and laughter, pain and loneliness 

B. Derivation of a formula 

C. Complexity of time and tide 

D. Work of the mind 

Q.9. The verb 'flock' refers to_ .

A. tourists in Britain 

B. local people 

C. large number of foreign tourists visiting homes of playwrights, writer, poets 

D. Indian tourists 

Q.10. Why according to the authors do tourists prefer to visit hallowed homes of playwrights writers and poets rather than visiting the habitation of eminent scientist? 

A. The house of playwright and writers are well-decorated and are full of splendour. 

B. Science cannot explain human emotions hence people have a soft corner for those who produce a splendid display of emotions in their work. 

C. Scientists are loathsome. 

D. Houses of scientists are untidy and not well-preserved. 

ANSWERS: 

Q1. (A) 

Q2. (C) 

Q3. (D) 

Q4. (D) 

Q5. (C) 

Q6. (C) 

Q7. (D) 

Q8. (A) 

Q9. (C) 

Q10. (D) 


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