Thursday, December 13, 2012

Vocabulary Test for SSC Exam

Set-1
9. Fill in the gaps with suitable words from the box. Make any grammatical change, if necessary. There are more words in the box than you need: 10
In 1884 France (a) - the United States with gift as a dramatic gesture of friendship. This (b) - gift was in the form of a huge copper statue. Its (c) - name is ‘Liberty Enlightening the world’. Most people, however, (d) - it simply as the statue of liberty. They pieces of the statue (e) - in the United States in 214 cases. The French people donated the money for the (f) - of the statue. Grateful, the people of the United states collected the funds for the (g) - granite and concrete pedestal. This impressive monument found a (h) - home on Liberty Island in New York harbour. At 151 feet and 1 inch high, it (i) - one of the largest statues in the world. The monumental lady with the torch quickly became a (j) - of American democracy.

10. Fill in the blanks with an appropriate word in each gap.
Returning home can be very difficult. When people (a) - to their home countries, they often find many changes. The (b) - old streets may not look the same. People they remember may not (c) - them. If they go back to their own childhood house, the house may look very (d) -. It may (e) - small and cramped. One woman wrote that she returned to her (f) - and her house was gone. In its (g) -, there was a little, modern grocery shop. No one (h) - her. She was extremely (i) -. It is also possible to return to a place where everyone remembers you. That makes a person feel happy inside; at least you were not (j) -.
Answer to the Question No. Set-1
9. (a) presented (b) massive/spectacular (c) official (d) know (e) arrived (f) construction (g) round/massive (h) permanent (i) remains (j) symbol
10. (a) return/come back (b) familiar (c) recognize
(d) unknown (e) seem (f) house (g) place (h) recognized
(i) shocked (j) forgotten.

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