SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 21 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 21 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

Grandfather always (finds faults) with the poor gardener.

Options:
1) find fault
2) find faults
3) is finding faults
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 277 - 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.

During a depression even the affluent middle class struggles to _______ out a living.

Options:
1) make
2) eke
3) pull
4) stretch

Correct Answer: eke

QID : 278 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to cause a process or action to begin

Options:
1) to initiate
2) to impel
3) to imitate
4) to conscript

Correct Answer: to initiate

QID : 279 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

(As) you find me absent, please leave the parcel with my colleague.

Options:
1) Would
2) Could
3) Should
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: Should

QID : 280 - Select the antonym of

to dawdle

Options:
1) to loiter
2) to mosey
3) to hasten
4) to saunter

Correct Answer: to hasten

QID : 281 - 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.

Dia said to Pari, "Do you like oranges?”

Options:
1) Dia asked Pari that did she like oranges.
2) Dia asked Pari if she likes oranges.
3) Dia asked Pari that whether she liked oranges.
4) Dia asked Pari if she liked oranges.

Correct Answer: Dia asked Pari if she liked oranges.

QID : 282 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

It is becoming
P-increasingly clear that anyone
Q-of freedom, justice and equality is seen as a threat
R-who dares to raise issues

Options:
1) RPQ
2) QRP
3) PRQ
4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 283 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) wanquish
2) banterred
3) brouhaha
4) wanderrer

Correct Answer: brouhaha

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QID : 284 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To jump ship

Options:
1) Climbing the career ladder
2) To jump to grab an opportunity
3) To leave an organization
4) To renounce great wealth

Correct Answer: To leave an organization

QID : 285 - Select the antonym of

fuddle

Options:
1) upset
2) explicate
3) nonplus
4) rattle

Correct Answer: explicate

QID : 286 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To kick the bucket

Options:
1) to get angry
2) to die
3) to fall ill
4) to get hurt

Correct Answer: to die

QID : 287 - 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.

We must take care of the old.

Options:
1) Those who are old need to be taken care of by us.
2) The old must be taken care of by us.
3) Those who are old need care by us.
4) The old should be taken care of by us.

Correct Answer: The old must be taken care of by us.

QID : 288 - 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'.

I asked two persons(A)/the way to the school(B)but neither of them knew it.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 289 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

a rich source of something

Options:
1) antecedent
2) lode
3) node
4) provenience

Correct Answer: lode

QID : 290 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) envalop
2) banditry
3) dorsaly
4) agarager

Correct Answer: banditry

QID : 291 - 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.

While mother mixed the cake __________, Dipu stood at the table watching her.

Options:
1) batter
2) concoction
3) recipe
4) mixture

Correct Answer: batter

QID : 292 - 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'.

We had to return because(A)/when we reached the railway(B)/station the train left.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 293 - Select the synonym of

murmur

Options:
1) fuzzy
2) muffled
3) buzz
4) taciturn

Correct Answer: buzz

QID : 294 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

Further negotiations
P-are necessary
Q-to reach a common understanding
R-to enable implementation

Options:
1) QRP
2) RPQ
3) PRQ
4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 295 - Select the synonym of

peripatetic

Options:
1) confine
2) spire
3) ultimate
4) nomadic

Correct Answer: nomadic

QID : 296 - 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.

All of us have admired some writers, ______________ their work over that of others for their writing style as much as for the content of their work. ____________ writer who has, for more than half a century, _______________ for his searing honesty is George Orwell. He is recondite, but he is never ________________. He says it as it is and yet says it as it has not been said ____________.

All of us have admired some writers, ______________ their work

Options:
1) preferring
2) preferred
3) having preferred
4) had preferred

Correct Answer: preferred

QID : 297 - 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.

All of us have admired some writers, ______________ their work over that of others for their writing style as much as for the content of their work. ____________ writer who has, for more than half a century, _______________ for his searing honesty is George Orwell. He is recondite, but he is never ________________. He says it as it is and yet says it as it has not been said ____________.

____________ writer who has

Options:
1) The
2) This
3) That
4) One

Correct Answer: One

QID : 298 - 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.

All of us have admired some writers, ______________ their work over that of others for their writing style as much as for the content of their work. ____________ writer who has, for more than half a century, _______________ for his searing honesty is George Orwell. He is recondite, but he is never ________________. He says it as it is and yet says it as it has not been said ____________.

_______________ for his searing honesty is George Orwell.

Options:
1) was admired
2) been admired
3) admired
4) was being admired

Correct Answer: been admired

QID : 299 - 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.

All of us have admired some writers, ______________ their work over that of others for their writing style as much as for the content of their work. ____________ writer who has, for more than half a century, _______________ for his searing honesty is George Orwell. He is recondite, but he is never ________________. He says it as it is and yet says it as it has not been said ____________.

He is recondite, but he is never ________________.

Options:
1) trite
2) pertinent
3) impressive
4) relevant

Correct Answer: trite

QID : 300 - 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.

All of us have admired some writers, ______________ their work over that of others for their writing style as much as for the content of their work. ____________ writer who has, for more than half a century, _______________ for his searing honesty is George Orwell. He is recondite, but he is never ________________. He says it as it is and yet says it as it has not been said ____________.

He says it as it is and yet says it as it has not been said ____________.

Options:
1) after
2) later
3) before
4) since

Correct Answer: before

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