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 SSC Combined Higher Secondary (10 + 2) level examination. Solve this quiz and leave your responses/ answers in the comments section below. We will soon let you know the correct answers!

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate words from the alternatives given below:

1.  I _____ lunch one hour ago.

(a) have had                     (b) had had                       (c) have                    (d) had

2. He thought that my car ______ for sale.

(a) is                                 (b) was                             (c) has been              (d) will be

3. He tried to prevent me ______ doing my duty.

(a) against                        (b) at                                 (c) with                    (d) from

4. To the dismay of the student body, the class president was _______ berated by the principle at the school assembly.

(a) ignominiously             (b) privately                   (c) magnanimously      (d) fortuitously

5. I would apologise if I ______ you.

(a) am                               (b) was                            (c) have been                (d) were

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