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SSC CGL Free Mock Test 1 | Answer With Explanations

Updated on 13 March 2020
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Updated on 13 March 2020

SSC CGL 2020 is almost upon us and it is time the aspirants start revising and working on their weaknesses. Solving mock papers not only helps in retaining information but also helps you in time management.

This is a solved mock paper that will help you immensely in your preparation.


M.M. – 100

Time – 1 Hours  


Directions : - In the following questions, some of the sentences have errors and some have none. Find out which part of a sentence has an error. The number of that part is your answer. Your answer is (4) i.e., No error.

Ques. 1-

  1. He is a university professor
  2. but of his three sons
  3. neither has any merit.
  4. No error

Ans: (3)

Explanation: “Neither” is used for comparing two entities. For more than two entities, “none” is used.

Ques. 2- The hotel was not too expensive, ---------

  1. was it ?
  2. wasn’t it ?
  3. is it ?
  4. isn’t it ?

Ans: (a)

Explanation: “Was it” is used to reconfirm a statement and the statement is followed by a question. In case of a positive statement, a negative question tag will be used and vice versa.

Ques. 3- Like humans, zoo animals must have a dentist ----- their teeth.

  1. Fill
  2. Filled
  3. Filling
  4. to be filled

Ans: (a)

Explanation: “must have a dentist fill their teeth” is the correct use of tense.

Ques. 4- It was very kind of you to do the washing-up, but you ---- it.

  1. didn’t have to do
  2. hadn’t to do
  3. mightn’t have done
  4. mustn’t have done

Ans: (d)

Explanation: “mustn’t” adds meaning to another verb. It is used when we need to avoid doing something or while telling someone not to do it. Other options are grammatically incorrect.

Ques. 5- He went ---- sea alone.

  1. in 
  2. to
  3. into
  4. on

Ans: (b)

Explanation: The preposition “to” is used to show destination and should be used in this sentence.

Ques. 10- The --- of our civilization from an agricultural society to today’s complex industrial world was accompanied by war.

  1. Adjustment
  2. migration
  3. route
  4. metamorphosis

Ans: (d)

Explanation: “metamorphosis” means a form resulting from any change and is the most suitable word to be used here.

Directions : In the following questions choose the word opposite in meaning to the given word.

Ques. 6- FLORID

  1. weak
  2. Pale
  3. Monotonous
  4. Ugly

Ans: (b)

Explanation: FLORID means showy or excessively ornate. PALE means lacking in color and is the antonym of FLORID.

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