English Quiz


Dear PaGaLGuY readers, English Comprehension and English Language skills form an integral part of a number of competitive examinations, such as the SSC CGL, SSC CHSL exams, Banking Entrance exams, UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination, MBA entrance exams, Combined Defence Service Examination, etc. Given the importance of this section, we bring you this English Language Quiz to help you practise and improve your English language skills.

This quiz has questions from the actual SSC examinations held during the last few years. Solve this quiz and leave your responses/ answers in the comments section below. We will soon let you know the correct answers!

In the questions given below, a part of the sentence is highlighted. Choose one of the alternatives given below (a), (b), (c) or (d) which may improve the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, then mark your answer as option (d).

1. Sachin Tendulkar has completed hundred centuries, hasn’t he?

(a) has he?                                (b) isn’t it?

(c) didn’t he ?                            (d) No improvement 

2. My friend went abroad last week.

(a) has gone             (b) went to             (c) had gone              (d) No improvement

In the questions given below, out of the four alternatives choose the one which can be best substituted for the given phrase.

3. Fit to be eaten 

(a) Credible                  (b) Audible                    (c) Edible                  (d) Legible 

4.Unfair advantages for members of one’s own family

(a) Plagiarism               (b) Nepotism                (c) Regionalism           (d) Optimism

5. A proficient public speaker

(a) Orator                     (b) Narrator                  (c) Arbitrator               (d) Curator

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