SSC MTS 2017 Important English Questions SSC MTS 2017 Important English Questions
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SSC MTS 2017 Important English Questions



Friends, please practice these questions to gain confidence for the upcoming SSC MTS 2017 Exam:


Directions: In questions 1 to 3, four alternatives are given for the Idiom/Phrase underlined in the sentence. Choose the alternative that best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase


(Q.1) For his alleged involvement in espionage, he is under a cloud these days

  1. under training
  2. under suspicion
  3. experiencing cloudy weather
  4. enjoying favourable luck


(Q.2) We have appealed to him again and again; there is no use flogging a dead horse now

  1. wasting time in useless effort
  2. repeating our request
  3. making him see reason
  4. beating about the bush


(Q.3) Because of his misbehaviour, he is bound to face the music

  1. get finished
  2. feel sorry
  3. get reprimanded
  4. listen to the music


Directions: In questions 4 to 6, a part of the sentence is underlined. Below are given alternatives to the underlined part (a), (b) and (c) which may improve the sentence. Choose the correct alternative. In case no improvement is needed your answer should be (d)

(Q.4) We had five fingers in each hand

  1. have five fingers for
  2. have five fingers in
  3. have five fingers on
  4. No improvement


(Q.5) He regretted that he had acted so rashly in the Play

  1. because he had act
  2. because he has acted
  3. that he had been acted
  4. No Improvement


(Q.6) He is working hard to success for the examination

  1. for success of
  2. to succeed in
  3. for success into
  4. No Improvement


Directions: In questions 7 to 9, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be substituted for the given words/sentence

(Q.7) A person with a long experience in any occupation

  1. Genius
  2. Seasoned
  3. Veteran
  4. Ambidextrous


(Q.8) Words written on a tomb

  1. Epithet
  2. Epigraph
  3. Soliloquy
  4. Epitaph



(Q.9) Something no longer in use

  1. Obsolete
  2. Absolute
  3. Primitive
  4. Desolate


Directions: In questions 10 to 12, four words are given in each question, out of which only one word in correctly spelt. Find the correctly spelt word


  1. sucessfully
  2. successfully
  3. sucessfuly
  4. succesfully



  1. embarasment
  2. embarrasment
  3. embarrassment
  4. embaressment



  1. Meegre
  2. Meegar
  3. Meeger
  4. Meagre


Directions: In questions 13 to 16, some parts of the sentences have errors and some are correct. Find out which part of the sentence viz. (a), (b) or (c) has an error. If there is No Error, (d) is the answer

(Q.13) A free press is not a privilege (a)/ but the organic necessity (b)/ in a free society (c)/ No Error (d)



(Q.14) Were he (a)/ to see you (b)/ he would have been surprised (c)/ No Error (d)



(Q.15) An animal (a)/ can be just as unhappy in a vast area (b)/ or in a small one (c)/ No Error (d)



(Q.16) When I lived in England (a)/ it was natural for me (b)/ to speak a lot of English (c)/No Error (d)



Directions: In questions 17 to 19, sentences are given with blanks to be filled in with an appropriate word(s). Four alternatives are suggested for each question. Choose the correct alternative out of the four

(Q.17) All jobs are respectable __________ of their nature

  1. irrespective
  2. immaterial
  3. irrelevant
  4. irresponsible



(Q.18) He held ____ to the books passionately

  1. in
  2. on
  3. of
  4. away


(Q.19) Only one of the boys ____ not done the homework given yesterday

  1. has
  2. have
  3. can
  4. could


Directions: In questions 20 to 22, out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word

(Q.20) Confiscate

  1. to confuse
  2. to obscure
  3. to steal
  4. to seize by authority


(Q.21) Colossal

  1. Famous
  2. Vigorous
  3. Enormous
  4. Energetic


(Q.22) Amicable

  1. Poisonous
  2. friendly
  3. satisfying
  4. Heartening


Directions: In questions 23 to 25, choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word

(Q.23) Harmony

  1. Annoyance
  2. Mischief
  3. Strife
  4. Cruelty


(Q.24) Validate

  1. Authenticate
  2. Legalise
  3. Unfaithful
  4. Disprove


(Q.25) Affluent

  1. Poor
  2. High
  3. Rare
  4. Fluent


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