SSC MOCK TEST I

SSC MOCK TEST I
(Model Questions for the English (Pass/Hons-PG) candidates of West Bengal School Service Commission Test))

[ FULL MARKS 10X2 = 20 MARKS EACH QUESTION CARRIES 2 MARKS]

ANSWER ALL THE QUESTIONS.

  1. ‘Thus Nature spake—The work was done’. What work does the poet refer to here? How did Nature speak?
  2. ‘Take back the hope you give—I claim only the memory of the same.’
    Who is the speaker here? Under what circumstances does he utter these words?
  3. What is meant by ‘the ancient pulse of germ and birth’?
  4. Explain the expression “busy idle diversion”.
  5. ‘ The building is building.’ Change the voice.
  6. Correct the following sentence and explain: In the classroom one of the boy raised the question of the faults inherent in the examination system.
  7. Correct the following sentence and explain the reason: On the way to go to Calcutta I saw an airport.
  8. ‘…I would ne’er have striven
    As thus with thee in prayer in my sore need.’
    What does the poet want to mean by ‘sore need’?
  9. ‘ Like a poet
    Hidden in the light of thought,’
    Explain the simile introduced by the poet here.
  10. Explain the phrase ‘empty vaunt’ in Shelley’s To a Skylark.
  11. ‘ But in the lovers ears alone
    What once to me befell.’ What is the incident referred to here?
  12. ‘The land’s sharp features seemed to be
    The Century’s Corpse out leant.’ What does the expression ‘ Century’s corpse’ stand for?
  13. ‘Thou lovest—but ne’er knew love’s sad satiety’. What does the poet want to mean by ‘love’s sad satiety’?
  14. What is the ‘blessed hope’ that the poet speaks of in The Darkling Thrush?
  15. Correct the following sentence: The Macmillan printed Tagore’s Geetanjali on papers first in England.
  16. ‘ ‘Tis past, that melancholy dream!’ What is the ‘melancholy dream’ spoken of here? How did it come to an end?
  17. Correct the following sentence: When the moon comes between the earth and the sun, her shadow causes lunar eclipse.
  18. Correct the following sentence: The practices of the lawyers vary from those of the doctors.
  19. How does Lamb describe the loss of his brother?
  20. Why does Shelley seek inspiration from the West Wind in order to refer to the resurrection in the human society?

4 Comments

  1. Anonymous

    Sir can u set a mock test paper for 'SSC-2010'?

  2. Sir,it is a humble request to set a mock test paper for ssc-2010.As,i am giving exam for the first time it would be a real help for me.

  3. THOUGH U DESERVE MORE, LET ME START WITH THANKS.

  4. preparing for the coming ssc. tell me about the word limits for each question for 2 mark. DEBASISH MANNA

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