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SSC CPO Quiz Quiz : English Language | 25-07-2020

Swati Mahendras
SSC  CHSL Quiz : English Language | 19-03-2020

Dear Readers,

As SSC  CPO notification is out and candidates have started their preparation for this exam. Mahendras also has started special quizzes for this examination. This series of quizzes are based on the latest pattern of the SSC  CPO examination. Regular practice of the questions included in the quizzes will boost up your preparations and it will be very helpful in scoring good marks in the examination.

Q1-5 Read the following passage carefully and answer the questions given below it.

There are two kinds of orange trees, the sweet and the sour. The sour orange was the first to be grown in Europe. It was first brought in by the Moors who attacked and entered Southern Spain and Sicily around the ninth century.

By the eleventh century the Moors were quiet firmly in control of the countries they had taken over. There they planted many trees including the sour orange. Sour oranges were widely grown in Southern Europe until the fifteenth century which increased trend with the orient that brought sweet oranges to Europe. Although some sour oranges are still grown and eaten, sweet oranges are tastier than the sour ones. When Christopher Columbus sailed for the New World (North and South America) he carried seeds of oranges and many other citrus fruits with him. The seeds were planted on the Island of Hispaniola. Citrus trees grow well in the tropical climate of the West Indies and then and now known as Florida. Today the United States leads the world in the number of orange trees and produces more sweet oranges than any other state or country.

Q1 The orange was first brought to Europe by-

A. Christopher Columbus

B. Florida

C. The Moors

D. The Chinese

Q2 State which of the following statements is true -

A. The Moors planted the sour orange in Europe

B. The Moors planted many trees

C. The orients planted sweet oranges in Europe

D. The Moors planted many trees including orange in Europe

Q3 When was sweet orange brought to Europe?

A. The Moor's invasion brought sweet oranges to Europe.

B. Increased trade with the orient brought orange to Europe.

C. Increased trade with columbus brought the sweet orange to Europe.

D. Fifteenth century brought the sweet orange to Europe.

Q4 Which country leads in the production of orange?

A. The United States

B. Florida

C. Sicily

D. Spain

Q5 In which climate does the orange grow well?

A. Hot

B. Cold

C. Dry

D. Tropical

Q6-10 In the following question a group of four words is given. In this group, one word is correctly spelt. Find the correct word and mark your answer.


A. Obediently

B. Obidiendy

C. Obedeintly

D. Obediantly


A. Deceese

B. Disease

C. Dicaese

D. Desease


A. Convener

B. Conveaner

C. Convenour

D. Conveanor


A. Decepsion

B. Deception

C. Diseption

D. Diception


A. Honerable

B. Hounorable

C. Honourable

D. Honarable


Q.1 (3)

Q.2 (1)

Q.3 (2)

Q.4 (1)

Q.5 (4)

Q.6 (1)

Q.7 (2)

Q.8 (1)

Q.9 (2)

Q.10 (3)


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