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Tuesday, 5 June 2018

SSC CPO : English Language Quiz | 05 - 06 - 18

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SSC CPO : English Language Quiz | 05 - 06 - 18
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Q.1-10. In the questions below the first and the last sentences of the passage are numbered 1 and 6. The rest of the passage is split into four parts and named P, Q, R, and S. These four parts are not given in their proper order. Read the sentence and find out which of the four combinations is correct and mark your answer. 


1. Oliver dozed off again and it has been bright day for hours when Oliver opened his eyes. 

P. He belonged to the world again. 

Q. In three days’ time, he was able to sit in any easy chair, well propped up with pillows, and he was still too weak to walk 

R. He felt cheerful and happy 

S. The crisis of the disease was safely past 

6. Mrs. Beduin had him carried downstairs into the little housekeeper's room which belonged to her. 






1. Suddenly it began to climb swiftly, and 1 knew it was speeding eastward again till it became as speck in the blue morning. 

P. I didn't know what force they could command, but I was certain it would be sufficient 

Q. My enemies had located me, and the next thing would be a cordon round me. 

R. That made me do some savage thinking 

S. The aeroplane had seen my bicycle, and would conclude that I would try to escape by the road. 

6. In that case there might be a chance on the moors to the right or left. 






1. Primitive man was helpless and weak 

P. He conceived of some divinity behind this. 

Q. As ages passed, he began to think and to investigate nature's mysteries. 

R. He bowed down before natural phenomenon. 

S. The flash of lightning, the clap of thunder struck him with awe. 

6. Today the knowledge gained from science has armed him with superhuman strength. 






1. We and all other animals breathe in and breathe out air all the time. 

P. If we stop breathing, we die. 

Q. It is because of this fact that we are able to live. 

R. It is called the atmosphere. 

S. All parts of the earth are surrounded by Air. 

6. It is a part of the earth. 






1. Just-in-time (JIT), a production method developed in Japan, has assumed some of the mystique of an oriental philosophy. 

P. Its car division has announced that "preferred suppliers" will get long term contracts to supply the kits that make up for more than half of its production costs. 

Q. European companies are joining them; Britain’s state-owned Rover Group is the latest recruit. 

R. General Motors, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, General Electric and Black & Decker are among the big American companies that have adopted Just-in-time production methods. 

S. Much of it is plain common sense-as more American and European companies are discovering to their benefit. 

6. A close relationship with suppliers-often called co-manufacturing-is one of about 40 JIT techniques, not all of which are made-in-Japan. 






1. Once upon a time an ant lived on the bank of a river. 

P. The dove saw the ant struggling in water in a helpless condition. 

Q. All its efforts to come up failed. 

R. One day it suddenly slipped into the water. 

S. A dove lived in a tree on the bank not far from the pot. 

6. She was touched. 






1. Tribal crafts reflect the lives of their users, their food and its source. 

P. In the confrontation between food producer; and food gatherers, the tribal gatherers were defeated and, often mercilessly annihilated. 

Q. This left them deeply distrustful of the developing world. 

R. Most tribes lived in remote forests and, till recently, stayed away from the nearby agricultural villages. 

S. They became insular, withdrew into small integrated groups and, occasionally, had barker trade with each other till the twentieth century. 

6. While some tribes graduated to slash-and-burn cultivation, most relied on fishing, hunting and cattle grazing for their food. 






1. Even the smallest insect of the living world is made up of a large number of cells. 

P. Furthermore, the cells in these small creatures widely differ in their structure and function. 

Q. An ant, or a gnat, for example is composed of hundreds of thousands of cells. 

R. Even a mite has cells making up its skeletal structure. 

S. It also has cells dedicated to digestive and reproductive functions. 

6. The cell system of small organisms is microscopic but marvellous, isn't it? 






1. The time has come for us to consider seriously the question of a Bharat brand of English. 

(P)I am not suggesting here a mineralisation of the language. 

(Q)English must adopt the complexion of our life and assimilate its Idiom. 

(R)Now the time is right for it to come to dusty street, market place and under the banyan tree. 

(S)So far English has had a comparatively confined existence in our country, chiefly in the halls of learning, justice or administration. 

(6)Bharat English will respect the rule of law and maintain the dignity of grammar, but still have a swadeshi stamp about it. 






1. There have been many myths about women in world literature. 

P. Odysseus found a way to save himself and his sailors from this evil fate. 

Q. The sirens were beautiful maidens whose songs enchanted sailors on the seas. 

R. Odysseus's encounter with the sirens during his return home after the fall of Troy is typical of this. 

S. Their songs were so captivating that the sailors swam towards them and died miserable deaths. 

6. He filled his rower's ears with wax and had himself bound to the mast so that he could hear the sweet singing without diving overboard to his death. 






Q1. (D) 

Q2. (B) 

Q3. (C) 

Q4. (C) 

Q5. (B) 

Q6. (C) 

Q7. (D) 

Q8. (D) 

Q9. (C) 

Q10. (D)

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