Practice English Questions for upcoming SSC Exams were given below, candidates those who are preparing for the examination can use this question.
Directions (Questions 01 to 05): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error, the answer is e), i.e ‘No Error’. (Ignore the errors of punctuation, if any.)
1). a) A letter of credit is a guarantee issued/ b) by the importer’s bank that it will honor/ c) payment up to certain amount of export bills/ d) to the bank of the exporter./ e) No error
Explanation: Insert “a” before “certain”
2). a) A private company is one which/ b) restricts transfer of shares and does not/ c) invite the public to/ d) subscribe its shares/ e) No error.
Explanation: Insert “to” before “its”
3). a) Widows by far outnumber widowers,/ b) because studies show that women live longer/ c) than men and tend to marry/ d) men older than them./ e) No error.
Explanation: Replace “them” with “themselves”
4). a) Yesterday my car ran out of gas,/ b) and then my phone ran out of battery/ c) I was up a creek/ d) without a paddle/ e) No error.
Explanation: No Error Found
5). a) We couldn’t set up the computer network/ b) ourselves, so we are banking with/ c) an IT engineer from the university / d) to set it up for us./ e) No error.
Explanation: Replace “with” with “on”, and “bank on” means “depends on”
Direction (Question 26 to 30): Rearrange the following six sentence (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and answer the questions that follow.
A. These activities are generally referred to as services because these are in the nature of facilitating the activities relating to industry and trade.
B. However, auxiliaries are an integral part of commerce in particular and business activity in general.
C. Activities which are meant for assisting trade are known as auxiliaries to trade.
D. Transport, banking, insurance, warehousing and advertising are regarded as auxiliaries to trade, ie activities playing a supporting role.
E. These activities help in removing various hindrances which arise in connection with the production and distribution of goods.
F. In fact, these activities not only support trade but also industry and, hence the entire business activity.
6).Which of the following would be the LAST (SIXTH) sentence after rearrangement?
7).Which of the following would be the FIRST sentence after rearrangement?
8).Which of the following would be the SECOND sentence after rearrangement?
9).Which of the following would be the THIRD sentence after rearrangement?
10).Which of the following would be the FIFTH sentence after rearrangement?
1). c) 2). d) 3). d) 4). e) 5). b) 6). a) 7). e) 8). c) 9). b) 10). d)