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. The offer is very good so it just can’t be true.

(a) so good to                               (b) rather good to

(c) too good to                              (d) No improvement

2. The bell was ringing and ringing but no one picked up the phone.

(a) rang and rang                          (b) rang repeatedly 

(c) was ringing repeatedly             (d) No improvement

3. Sujata was junior to me in college 

(a) junior than                             (b) junior most to

(c) junior of                                 (d) No improvement 

4. One of any teacher has received the Sahitya Akademi Award.

(a) the teacher                            (b) my teachers 

(d) teacher                                  (d) No improvement

5. If I had gone to Mumbai, I would surely bring your books.

(a) would surely have brought

(b) could have surely brought

(c) might have brought

(d) No improvement 

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