SSC CGL- 2018 SHIFT-3 – English Language

SSC CGL- 2018

SSC CGL- 2018 SHIFT-3 – English Language

  1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. We had never seen so strong blizzard. The wind speed was 130 km per hour .

    1. such a strong blizzard
    2. such strong a blizzard
    3. no improvement
    4. so strong the blizzard

    Answer : 1)

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

  1. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.

    1. so
    2. but
    3. until
    4. because

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.

    1. density
    2. frequency
    3. consistency
    4. quantity

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.

    1. into
    2. on
    3. in
    4. at

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.

    1. differing
    2. infrequent
    3. uneven
    4. rough

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.

    1. live
    2. remain
    3. survive
    4. subsist

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. A person appointed by two parties to resolve a dispute

    1. valuer
    2. broker
    3. arbitrator
    4. auditor

    Answer : 3)
  1. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. out of the woods

    1. no longer in trouble
    2. no longer famous
    3. no longer in sight
    4. no longer young

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. They didn’t see you, is it?

    1. wasn’t it
    2. did they
    3. no improvement
    4. have they

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the antonym of the given word.
    COMIC

    1. amusing
    2. absurd
    3. awkward
    4. tragic

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the synonym of the given word.
    DRAG

    1. rest
    2. rush
    3. push
    4. pull

Answer : 4)

  1. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

    A. It is one of the highly developed countries of the world.
    B. It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west.
    C. The USA consists of 50 states including Alaska and Hawai.
    D. The United States of America (USA) is the 4th largest country in the world.

    1. CBDA
    2. ADCB
    3. CBAD
    4. DBCA

    Answer : 4)
  1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. We will rest for sometime when we will reach the top.

    1. We will rest
    2. when we will
    3. for sometime
    4. reach the top

    Answer : 2)
  1. In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. The river Yamuna has many non-native species like goldfish that is affecting its ecosystem.

    1. has many non-native species
    2. that is affecting
    3. its eco-system
    4. The river Yamuna

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the synonym of the given word.
    ENGULF

    1. entangle
    2. envelop
    3. enshrine
    4. encroach

Answer : 2)

  1. Select the antonym of the given word.
    GATHER

    1. disperse
    2. distract
    3. dispute
    4. display

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the wrongly spelt word.

    1. hasty
    2. hasitate
    3. hazard
    4. hazy

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. Show​​​​​​​ these visitors the butterfly farm.

    1. These visitors should be showed the butterfly farm.
    2. You must show these visitors the butterfly farm.
    3. Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm.
    4. Let these visitors be showing the butterfly farm.

    Answer : 3)
  1. Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.

    A. What was supposed to be a holiday of a lifetime turned into a dangerous experience for 1,300 passengers on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway.
    B. The Norwegian Government decided to evacuate the passengers with the help of helicopters.
    C. The ship broke down in rough seas and high-speed winds caused it to rock heavily from side to side.
    D. From the first 371 evacuated passengers, 17 had to be taken to hospital.

    1. CBDA
    2. ACBD
    3. ABCD
    4. CABD 

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. butterflies in the stomach

    1. being angry
    2. being hungry
    3. being excited
    4. being nervous

    Answer : 4)
  1. Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

    The National war memorial is ______ to our Armed Forces.

    1. dedicated
    2. devoted
    3. honoured
    4. inscribed

    Answer : 1)
  1. Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. a family of young animals

    1. nest
    2. brood
    3. offspring
    4. clutch

    Answer : 2)
  1. Select the wrongly spelt word.

    1. reminascant
    2. remembrance
    3. remnant
    4. remittance

    Answer : 2)
    SSC CGL- 2018 SHIFT-3 – English Language
  1. Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

    A painting competition was held in the colony and Kavya was ______ winner in the age group 3-5 years.

    1. publicized
    2. supposed
    3. declared
    4. described

    Answer : 3)

25. Select the correct active form of the given sentence. The injured were being removed to the hospital by the police.

1. The police removed the injured to the hospital.
2. The police has been removing the injured to the hospital.
3. The police was removing the injured to the hospital.
4. The injured was removing the police to the hospital.

Answer : 3)


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