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SSC JHT Previous Year 2019 English Paper I Questions with Answers

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The following are the questions asked in SSC JHT English Paper-I Examination in the year 2019. You’ll get all 100 questions along with the Answers provided following the 100th one.

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Q.1 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Cat and dog life

  1. to lead a nomadic life
  2. to be frequently quarreling
  3. to wander aimlessly
  4. to live in poverty

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required select ‘No substitution’.

Each of the two brothers wants the cake but neither have any manners.

  1. neither have some manners
  2. neither has any manners
  3. No substitution
  4. either have no manners

Q.3 Select the option that arranges sentences A, B, C and D in a logical sequence.

  1. When the imprisoned king heard this, he somehow sent word to his son.
  2. Long, long ago there was a king in Tibet who was kidnapped by his enemies.
  3. “Don’t waste any gold to get me back. Instead, spend money to bring good Buddhist monks from India.”
  4. They demanded a ransom of gold, equal to the weight of the king.

1. BDAC               

2. DACB               

3. CABD               

4. BCAD

Q.4 Select the option which correctly converts the given sentence into direct speech.

I asked him if it had never occurred to him that even the meanest profession could be made to look dignified.

1. I said to him, “Have it never occurred to you that even the meanest profession can be made to look dignified?”

2. I said to him, “Have it never occurred to him that even the meanest profession could be made to look dignified?”

3. I said to him, “Has it never occurred to you that even the meanest profession can be made to look dignified?”

4. He said to me, “Has it ever occur to you that even the meanest profession can be made to look dignified?”

Q.5 Select the correct active voice of the given sentence.

The urgency to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership had been prompted by global uncertainties.

1. Global uncertainties had prompted the urgency to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

2. Global uncertainties were prompting the urgency to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

3. Global uncertainties has prompted the urgency to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

4. Global uncertainties prompted the urgency to conclude the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.

Q.6 Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error. If there is no error, select ‘No error’.

Barely had she entered her home that her children began pestering her for food.

1. that her children began

2. Barely had she entered

3. No error

4. pestering her for food

Q.7 Select the option which correctly converts the given sentence into direct speech.

He has said that the soldier stuck to his post till further orders from the Captain of the regiment.

1. He said, “The soldier sticks to his post till further orders from the Captain of the regiment.”

2. He said, “The soldier stuck to his post till further orders from the Captain of the regiment.”

3. He says, “The soldier stuck to his post till further orders from the Captain of the regiment.”

4. He has said, “The soldier stuck to his post till further orders from the Captain of the regiment.”

Q.8 Identify the segment that contains a grammatical error. If there is no error, select ‘No error’.

Einstein was an unusual child with no indication at his potential greatness.

1. at his potential greatness

2. No error

3. with no indication

4. Einstein was an unusual child

Q.9 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.

As soon as Hitler came to power he started ______ the Jews.

1. plicating

2. persecuting

3. prosecuting

4. persisting

Q.10 Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.

The manager’s ______ planning proved to be very profitable for the company.

1. ingenious

2. imperial

3. ingenuous

4. innocuous

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