SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 10 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 10 January 2017" Morning Shift

(English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option. 

_____________ around the bush.

Options:
1) To hit
2) To beat
3) To circle
4) To hide

Correct Answer: To beat

QID : 77 - Select the antonym of 

adulterate

Options:
1) attenuated
2) purify
3) vitiated
4) dilute

Correct Answer: purify

QID : 78 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

In punishment for the uprising,
P-called tributes, to participate
Q-each of the twelve districts must provide
R-one girl and one boy,

Options:
1) PRQ
2) PQR
3) RQP
4) QRP

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 79 - Select the antonym of 

conjoined

Options:
1) sever
2) adjoin
3) meld
4) affix

Correct Answer: sever

QID : 80 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

It was obviously for everyone (A)/that grandfather was (B)/hiding something from all of us.(C)/ No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

an event or a group of events occurring as part of a sequence

Options:
1) stanza
2) episode
3) series
4) lesson

Correct Answer: episode

QID : 82 - Select the synonym of 

consolidate

Options:
1) centralize
2) variate
3) declare
4) announce

Correct Answer: centralize

QID : 83 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

A dime a dozen

Options:
1) Strength is in numbers
2) People who say bad things have no value
3) Very common and of no particular value
4) You save more if you buy in large numbers

Correct Answer: Very common and of no particular value

QID : 84 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The public vent their anger on social media to protest (toward) police brutality.

Options:
1) for
2) against
3) regards
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: against

QID : 85 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) missible
2) saosages
3) emullator
4) abdicate

Correct Answer: abdicate

QID : 86 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'. 

Recently I visited Kerala(A)/and found the sceneries(B)/to be breathtaking.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: B

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QID : 87 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order. 

The twenty-four tributes 
P-that could hold anything from a 
Q-will be imprisoned in a vast outdoor arena 
R-burning desert to a frozen wastelan

Options:
1) PQR
2) PRQ
3) QPR
4) RQP

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 88 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Active/Passive voice. Out of four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active voice.

Have the car stolen!

Options:
1) Steal the car.
2) You should have the stolen car.
3) Get someone to steal the car.
4) They have stolen the car.

Correct Answer: Get someone to steal the car.

QID : 89 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Look at this video clip in which (I, my friend and you) are enjoying a boat ride.

Options:
1) you, my friend and I
2) I, you and my friend
3) my friend, you and I
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: you, my friend and I

QID : 90 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech. 

The teacher said to the students, "Don't make noise."

Options:
1) The teacher asked the students not to make noise.
2) The teacher scolded the students, they should not make noise.
3) The teacher warned the students not to make noise.
4) The teacher told the students that don't make noise.

Correct Answer: The teacher warned the students not to make noise.

QID : 91 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) eraseable
2) probabble
3) secretes
4) esteemeed

Correct Answer: secretes

QID : 92 - Select the synonym of 

inscription

Options:
1) scrubbed
2) rivet
3) jaded
4) engrave

Correct Answer: engrave

QID : 93 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option. 

Every evening a ____________ of wolves descends into the valley to hunt.

Options:
1) pack
2) gang
3) company
4) herd

Correct Answer: pack

QID : 94 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A drop in the bucket

Options:
1) So much silence that even a drop can be heard
2) A very small amount compared with what is needed
3) The final act before the task is done
4) A small favour is worth a lot to a person in trouble

Correct Answer: A very small amount compared with what is needed

QID : 95 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Represent something as being less important than it really is.

Options:
1) discriminant
2) stride
3) underplay
4) imperious

Correct Answer: underplay

QID : 96 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

Instead of finding the root cause of_________ of Indians, the British government took to more ____________ measures. Under the Defense of India Act, it gave more power to the police to arrest persons to stop processions with ____________ movements and actions. The Act brought in the Central Legislative Assembly was defeated by one vote. Even then it was to be passed in the form of an ordinance in the "interest of the public." Bhagat Singh who was in hiding all this while, volunteered to throw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly where the meeting to pass the ordinance was being held. It was a carefully laid out _________, not to cause death or injury but to _____________ the attention of the government, that the modes of its suppression could no more be tolerated. It was decided that Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt would court arrest after throwing the bomb.

Instead of finding the root cause of_________ of Indians

Options:
1) discontent
2) problem
3) sadness
4) protest

Correct Answer: discontent

QID : 97 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

Instead of finding the root cause of_________ of Indians, the British government took to more ____________ measures. Under the Defense of India Act, it gave more power to the police to arrest persons to stop processions with ____________ movements and actions. The Act brought in the Central Legislative Assembly was defeated by one vote. Even then it was to be passed in the form of an ordinance in the "interest of the public." Bhagat Singh who was in hiding all this while, volunteered to throw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly where the meeting to pass the ordinance was being held. It was a carefully laid out _________, not to cause death or injury but to _____________ the attention of the government, that the modes of its suppression could no more be tolerated. It was decided that Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt would court arrest after throwing the bomb.

the British government took to more ____________ measures.

Options:
1) drastic
2) angrier
3) repressive
4) damaging

Correct Answer: repressive

QID : 98 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

Instead of finding the root cause of_________ of Indians, the British government took to more ____________ measures. Under the Defense of India Act, it gave more power to the police to arrest persons to stop processions with ____________ movements and actions. The Act brought in the Central Legislative Assembly was defeated by one vote. Even then it was to be passed in the form of an ordinance in the "interest of the public." Bhagat Singh who was in hiding all this while, volunteered to throw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly where the meeting to pass the ordinance was being held. It was a carefully laid out _________, not to cause death or injury but to _____________ the attention of the government, that the modes of its suppression could no more be tolerated. It was decided that Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt would court arrest after throwing the bomb.

to arrest persons to stop processions with ____________ movements and actions.

Options:
1) out of the ordinary
2) suspicious
3) cautious
4) skeptical

Correct Answer: suspicious

QID : 99 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

Instead of finding the root cause of_________ of Indians, the British government took to more ____________ measures. Under the Defense of India Act, it gave more power to the police to arrest persons to stop processions with ____________ movements and actions. The Act brought in the Central Legislative Assembly was defeated by one vote. Even then it was to be passed in the form of an ordinance in the "interest of the public." Bhagat Singh who was in hiding all this while, volunteered to throw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly where the meeting to pass the ordinance was being held. It was a carefully laid out _________, not to cause death or injury but to _____________ the attention of the government, that the modes of its suppression could no more be tolerated. It was decided that Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt would court arrest after throwing the bomb.

It was a carefully laid out _________

Options:
1) scam
2) trick
3) trap
4) plot

Correct Answer: plot

QID : 100 - In the following passage some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

Instead of finding the root cause of_________ of Indians, the British government took to more ____________ measures. Under the Defense of India Act, it gave more power to the police to arrest persons to stop processions with ____________ movements and actions. The Act brought in the Central Legislative Assembly was defeated by one vote. Even then it was to be passed in the form of an ordinance in the "interest of the public." Bhagat Singh who was in hiding all this while, volunteered to throw a bomb in the Central Legislative Assembly where the meeting to pass the ordinance was being held. It was a carefully laid out _________, not to cause death or injury but to _____________ the attention of the government, that the modes of its suppression could no more be tolerated. It was decided that Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt would court arrest after throwing the bomb.

not to cause death or injury but to _____________ the attention of the government

Options:
1) draw
2) bring
3) get
4) notice

Correct Answer: draw

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