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Volume-49, 3-9 March, 2018

 

MASTER QUESTION PAPER

(Exam- ASI (CPO) Conducted by SSC on 15 December 2017)

Q1.         Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech. Sunder said, "I will go to my sister's house today."

A.            Sunder said that he went to his sister's house that day

B.            Sunder said that he has to go to his sister's house that day

C.            Sunder said that he goes to his sister's house that day

D.            Sunder said that he would go to his sister's house that day

Q2. Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                Nisha said to Sunil, "I will not be going for the class."

A.            Nisha told Sunil that she will not have gone for the class

B.            Nisha told Sunil that she does not go for the       class

C.            Nisha told Sunil that she would not be going for the class

D.            Nisha told Sunil that she had not been going for the class

Q3. Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                Rahim said, "I will have completed my project."

A.            Rahim said that he would complete his project

B.            Rahim said that he would have completed his project

C.            Rahim said that he had completed his project

D.            Rahim said that he has completed his project

Q4. Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                Prabha said to Prabhu, "Prem was playing cards."

A.            Prabha told Prabhu that Prem had been playing cards

B.            Prabha told Prabhu that Prem has been playing cards

C.            Prabha told Prabhu that Prem playing cards

D.            Prabha told Prabhu that Prem plays cards

Q5. Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                "Where do you live?", said the stranger.

A.            The stranger enquired where I lived

B.            The stranger enquires where I lived

C.            The stranger enquired where I had been living

D.            The stranger enquires where I have been living

Q6. Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                "Call the first witness," said the judge.

A.            The judge commands to call the first witness

B.            The judge pleaded to call the first witness

C.            The judge commanded to called the first witness

D.            The judge commanded to call the first witness

Q7.         Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                Siva said, "I have read the novel Pride and Prejudice."

A.            Siva said that he have read the novel Pride and Prejudice

B.            Siva said that he reads the novel Pride and Prejudice

C.            Siva said that he had read the novel Pride and Prejudice

D.            Siva said that he read the novel Pride and Prejudice

Q8.         Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                He said to him, "Is not your name Krishna?"

A.            He inquired him whether his name was not Krishna

B.            He inquired him whether my name was not Krishna

C.            He inquires him whether his name was not Krishna

D.            He inquired him whether his name is not Krishna

Q9.         Rewrite the sentence in indirect speech.

                Suresh said to me, "I have been dancing for two hours".

A.            Suresh told me that he has been dancing for two hours

B.            Suresh told me that he had been dancing for two hours

C.            Suresh told me that he is dancing for two hours

D.            Suresh told me that he was dancing for two hours

Q10.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                A children's story is written by Amith.

A.            Amith has written a children's story

B.            Amith wrote a children's story

C.            Amith writes a children's story

D.            Amith had written a children's story

Q11.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                Our house was built by my father.

A.            My father had built our house

B.            My father builds our house

C.            My father has built our house

D.            My father built our house

Q12.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                The flute is being played by Shankar.

A.            Shankar was playing the flute

B.            Shankar is playing the flute

C.            Shankar has been playing the flute

D.            Shankar playing the flute

Q13.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                The books exhibition had been opened by the Governor.

A.            The Governor had opened the books exhibition

B.            The Governor has opened the books exhibition

C.            The Governor opened the books exhibition

D.            The Governor opens the books exhibition

Q14.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                A few bags were bought by me.

A.            I had bought a few bags

B.            I have bought a few bags

C.            I bought a few bags

D.            I buy a few bags

Q15.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                This picture had been drawn by me.

A.            I had drawn this picture

B.            I have drawn this picture

C.            I drew this picture

D.            I drawn this picture

Q16.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                The telephone had been invented by Graham Bell.

A.            Graham Bell should have invented the telephone

B.            Graham Bell has invented the telephone

C.            Graham Bell had invented the telephone

D.            Graham Bell invented the telephone

Q17. Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                This letter was written by Mr. Kumar.

A.            Mr. Kumar had written this letter

B.            Mr. Kumar writes this letter

C.            Mr. Kumar has written this letter

D.            Mr. Kumar wrote this letter

Q18. Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                By whom was this work done?

A.            Who had done this work?

B.            Who did this work?

C.            Who has done this work?

D.            Who does this work?

Q19.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                He was taken to the hospital by his friends.

A.            His friends had taken him to the hospital

B.            His friends have taken him to the hospital

C.            His friends take him to the hospital

D.            His friends took him to the hospital

Q20.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                The room is being swept by the sweeper.

A.            The sweeper is sweeping the room

B.            The sweeper swept the room

C.            The sweeper sweeps the room

D.            The sweeper has been sweeping the room

Q21.       Rewrite the sentence in active voice.

                A gift was given to me by my friend.

A.            My friend had given me a gift

B.            My friend has given me a gift

C.            My friend gave me a gift

D.            My friend gives me a gift

Q22. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                The boy is climbing the cliff.

A.            The cliff have been climbed by the boy

B.            The cliff was being climbed by the boy

C.            The cliff is being climbed by the boy

D.            The cliff had been climbed by the boy

Q22.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                My sister has painted this wall.

A.            This wall has been painted by my sister

B.            This wall have been painted by my sister

C.            This wall was painted by my sister

D.            This wall is painted by my sister

Q24.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                My elder brother is playing cricket.

A.            Cricket was being played by my elder     brother

B.            Cricket is being played by my elder brother

C.            Cricket has been played by my elder       brother

D. Cricket had been played by my elder brother

Q25.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                The gardener was watering the plants.

A.            The plants is being watered by the gardener

B.            The plants are being watered by the gardener

C.            The plants watered by the gardener

D.            The plants were being watered by the gardener

Q26.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                I have written this essay.

A.            This essay had been written by me

B.            This essay is written by me

C.            This essay has been written by me

D.            This essay was written by me

Q27.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                Were you washing the clothes?

A.            Was the clothes being washed by you?

B.            Were the clothes being washed by you?

C.            Is the clothes being washed by you? D. Has the clothes being washed by you?

Q28.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                Did he call you?

A.            Were you called by him?

B.            Are you called by him?

C.            Did you called by him?

D.            Have you been called by him?

Q29.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                Who broke this beautiful glass?

A.            By whom has this beautiful glass been broken?

B.            By whom is this beautiful glass broken?

C.            By whom was this beautiful glass broken?

D.            By whom had this beautiful glass been broken?

Q30.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                Mohan was driving a car.

A.            A car is being driven by Mohan

B.            A car was being driven by Mohan

C.            A car has been driven by Mohan

D.            A car had been driven by Mohan

Q31.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                We won the cricket match.

A.            The cricket match was won by us

B.            The cricket match is won by us

C.            The cricket match win by us

D.            The cricket match had been won by us

Q32.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                Sanjay sells tea.

A.            Tea had been sold by Sanjay

B.            Tea has been sold by Sanjay

C.            Tea was sold by Sanjay

D.            Tea is sold by Sanjay

Q33. Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                Sumanth was reading a book.

A.            A book was being read by Sumanth

B.            A book is being read by Sumanth

C.            A book is read by Sumanth

D.            A book has been read by Sumanth

Q34.       Rewrite the sentence in passive voice.

                When Ram arrived home, police arrested him.

A.            When Ram arrived home, he had been arrested by police

B.            When Ram arrived home, he is arrested by police

C.            When Ram arrived home, he was arrested by police

D.            When Ram arrived home, he was being arrested by police

Q35.       Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given below.

                “Let the grass grow under one’s feet”

A.            To accept responsibility

B.            To engage in a project

C.            To remain idle

D.            To grow grass at home

Q36.       Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given below.

                "Be in the same boat"

A.            To ask someone to travel on the same boat

B.            To be in the same difficult situation

C.            Willing to do something immediately

D.            To force an issue that has already ended

Q37.       Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given below.

                "Let sleeping dogs lie"

A.            To get someone drunk

B.            A fair competition where no side has an advantage

C.            To make a dog to sleep

D.            To avoid restarting a conflict

Q38.       Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given below.

                "High on the hog"

A.            To go to bed or go to sleep

B.            To study for a test

C.            To live in a luxurious or costly way

D.            To have something secured

Q39. Choose the option which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/ phrase given below.

                "Cut to the chase"

A.            To start talking about the important aspects of something

B.            To conclude from obvious fact

C.            To clean solid lines

D.            To be evil tempered

 

Answer key of Qs, Published  in Issue

24 February - 2 March, 2018

 

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