SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 19 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 19 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Ignorance is bliss

Options:

1) Lack of knowledge is a curse

2) Sometimes it is better for you if you do not know all the facts

3) Fools believe they know more than the wise

4) To be truly happy one should ignore everything else

Correct Answer: Sometimes it is better for you if you do not know all the facts

QID : 77 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) fidellity

2) befalen

3) probable

4) salwager

Correct Answer: probable

QID : 78 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Varun goes (for cinema) every Friday.

Options:

1) to cinema

2) to the cinema

3) in cinema

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: to the cinema

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QID : 79 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Have a blast

Options:

1) A party with very loud music

2) To have peace amidst noise

3) To have a lot of fun

4) An explosion of happiness

Correct Answer: To have a lot of fun

QID : 80 ­ 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.

It is impossible to do this job.

Options:

1) This job is impossible to be done.

2) This job cannot be done with.

3) No one can do this job.

4) This job cannot be done by anyone.

Correct Answer: This job is impossible to be done.

QID : 81 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) essoteric

2) manerly

3) sawsages

4) dissolve

Correct Answer: dissolve

QID : 82 ­ 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.

This is the time that you need to .................all your strength.

Options:

1) muster

2) build

3) capture

4) show

Correct Answer: muster

QID : 83 ­ 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'.

There is renewed sense(A)/of urgency in(B)/completing the project.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) There is renewed sense

2) of urgency in

3) completing the project.

4) No error

Correct Answer: There is renewed sense

QID : 84 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to allay the sorrow or grief

Options:

1) to lament

2) to console

3) distress

4) solace

Correct Answer: to console

QID : 85 ­ 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'.

Your motivational speech(A)/has had the tremendous(B)/effect on my students.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) Your motivational speech

2) has had the tremendous

3) effect on my students.

4) No error

Correct Answer: has had the tremendous

QID : 86 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

A significant number

P­in the rural non­farm sector

Q­to be created

R­of these  jobs will have

Options:

1) QRP

2) RQP

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 87 ­ 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.

The child looked up at her teacher, obviously afraid that she would further .................her. Options:

1) revere

2) extol

3) laud

4) chastise

Correct Answer: chastise

QID : 88 ­ 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.

Jyoti said to her sister, "The RBI is India's central bank".  

Options:

1) Jyoti told her sister the RBI was India's central bank.

2) Jyoti told her sister that the RBI was India's central bank.

3) Jyoti told her sister that the RBI is India's central bank.

4) Jyoti told her sister the RBI is India's central bank.

Correct Answer: Jyoti told her sister that the RBI is India's central bank.

QID : 89 ­ Select the antonym of

escort

Options:

1) entourage

2) cavalier

3) foe

4) convoy

Correct Answer: foe

QID : 90 ­ Select the synonym of

to permeate

1) to desiccate

2) to imbue

3) torrid

4) stale

Correct Answer: to imbue

QID : 91 ­ Select the antonym of

demon

Options:

1) spectre

2) angel

3) shadow

4) zombie

Correct Answer: angel

QID : 92 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to teach a person to accept a set of beliefs uncritically

Options:

1) to drill

2) to instill

3) to indoctrinate

4) to convince

Correct Answer: to indoctrinate

QID : 93 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

Mr. Shah (is having) two houses.

Options:

1) has

2) got

3) has been having

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: has

QID : 94 ­ Select the synonym of

swine

Options:

1) hog

2) simple

3) immaculate

4) shine

Correct Answer: hog

QID : 95 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

By doing so, it

P­brought it closer

Q­to cultural and social life

R­has  redefined politics and

Options:

1) RPQ

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

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.

Anti­apartheid activist Desmond Tutu is even more hard­headed when he says, "In almost .................  language, the most difficult words are 'I am sorry’." Mr. Tutu adds that .................reconciliations can only lead to spurious healing. .................him forgiveness is a wager, an ethical wager on the future of .................relationship. This is why the few events of apology which stand up to .................scrutiny deserve to be treasured.

"In almost .................language, the most difficult words are 'I am sorry'."

Options:

1) each

2) all

3) any

4) every

Correct Answer: every

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.

Anti­apartheid activist Desmond Tutu is even more hard­headed when he says, "In almost .................language, the most difficult words are 'I am sorry’." Mr. Tutu adds that .................reconciliations can only lead to spurious healing. .................him forgiveness is a wager, an ethical wager on the future of .................relationship. This is why the few events of apology which stand up to .................scrutiny deserve to be treasured.

Mr. Tutu adds that .................reconciliations can only lead to spurious healing.

Options:

1) artificial

2) phony

3) spurious

4) bogus

Correct Answer: spurious

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.

Anti­apartheid activist Desmond Tutu is even more hard­headed when he says, "In almost .................language, the most difficult words are 'I am sorry’." Mr. Tutu adds that .................reconciliations can only lead to spurious healing. .................him forgiveness is a wager, an ethical wager on the future of.................relationship. This is why the few events of apology which stand up to .................scrutiny deserve to be treasured.

.................him forgiveness is a wager

Options:

1) For

2) To

3) By

4) About

Correct Answer: For

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.

Anti­apartheid activist Desmond Tutu is even more hard­headed when he says, "In almost .................  language, the most difficult words are 'I am sorry’." Mr. Tutu adds that .................reconciliations can only lead to spurious healing. .................him forgiveness is a wager, an ethical wager on the future of.................relationship. This is why the few events of apology which stand up to .................scrutiny deserve to be treasured.

an ethical wager on the future of .................relationship.

Options:

1) the

2) a

3) them

4) him

Correct Answer: a

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.

Anti­apartheid activist Desmond Tutu is even more hard­headed when he says, "In almost .................  language, the most difficult words are 'I am sorry’." Mr. Tutu adds that .................reconciliations can only lead to spurious healing. .................him forgiveness is a wager, an ethical wager on the future of.................relationship. This is why the few events of apology which stand up to .................scrutiny deserve to be treasured.

This is why the few events of apology which stand up to .................scrutiny deserve to be treasured.

Options:

1) critical

2) sarcastic

3) cynical

4) satirical

Correct Answer: critical

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