SSC CGL 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 04-March-2020 Shift-2 (English Comprehension)

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SSC CGL 2019 EXAM PAPER : Held on 04-March-2020 Shift-2 (English Comprehension)



Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the given group of words.

A sudden rush of a large number of frightened people or animals. 
1. Stampede
2. Lunacy
3. Scapegoat
4. Recluse

Correct Answer : Stampede

Q.2 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given Idiom.

The bee’s knees 
1. Problematic
2. Foolish
3. Extraordinary
4. Observant

Correct Answer : Extraordinary

Q.3 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

A reward is a ______ which motivates a person to achieve excellence in his field. 
1. recognition
2. memorial
3. collection
4. monument

Correct Answer : recognition

Q.4 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Obsolete 
1. Rigid
2. Outdated
3. Remote
4. Recent

Correct Answer : Recent

Q.5 Select the word which means the same as the given group of words.

One who loads and unloads ships. 
1. Spinster
2. Stevedore
3. Rustic
4. Captain

Correct Answer : Stevedore

Q.6 Select the correctly spelt word. 
1. Conscinteous
2. Encouragement
3. Comotion
4. Embarasment

Correct Answer : Encouragement

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 7 
Q.7 Select the  most appropriate option for blank number (1) 
1. proudly
2. slowly
3. usually
4. happily

Correct Answer : usually

 

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Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 8 
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (2)
1. disadvantage
2. virtue
3. curse
4. dream

Correct Answer : virtue

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 9 
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (3) 
1. succeed
2. succeeds
3. success
4. successful

Correct Answer : succeeds

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 10 
Q.10 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (4) 
1. had made
2. makes
3. make
4. made

Correct Answer : make

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.

Discipline is doing any work with rules and regulations. It is (1)______ misunderstood as a restriction to freedom but it makes our life organized. Discipline is a (2)______ for students and people in different professions. A disciplined person always (3)______ in each and every field of life. Disciplined people (4)______ a disciplined society and a powerful nation. Discipline should not be (5)______ upon the people, rather it should come from within.
SubQuestion No : 11 
Q.11 Select the most appropriate option for blank number (5) 
1. adorned
2. imposed
3. curbed
4. reposed

Correct Answer : imposed

Q.12 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.

Derogatory 
1. Intricate
2. Complimentary
3. Insulting
4. Depreciating

Correct Answer : Complimentary

Q.13 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The government should take stringent steps against terrorists and foil their ______ designs. 
1. exemplary
2. conducive
3. benevolent
4. malicious

Correct Answer : malicious

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To throw a fit 
1. Faint and fall down
2. Become unconscious
3. Express extreme anger
4. Caution someone about fitness

Correct Answer : Express extreme anger

Q.15 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

Those who follow a healthy routine is likely enjoying good health.
1. Those who follow
2. a healthy routine
3. is likely enjoying
4. good health

Correct Answer :  is likely enjoying

Q.16 Given below are four jumbled   sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. They can then purchase them on subsidized rates with additional loan facilities.
B. It will import technologically advanced medical instruments and provide them to entrepreneurs.
C. The Indian Government has announced certain facilities in the budget session.
D. This will help in strengthening the economic condition of entrepreneurs. 
1. BDCA
2. DCAB
3. CBAD
4. CADB

Correct Answer : CBAD

Q.17 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select No improvement.

The mathematical calculation of this problem is easy than a previous one. 
1. easiest than the
2. No Improvement
3. easy than the
4. easier than the

Correct Answer : easier than the

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the  given word.

Acknowledgement 
1. Confusion
2. Elimination
3. Compensation
4. Confirmation

Correct Answer : Confirmation

Q.19 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

When I reached the cinema hall, the movie had already began. 
1. the cinema hall
2. When I reached
3. the movie had
4. already began

Correct Answer : already began

Q.20 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

The teacher said to me, “You have not submitted the assignment.” 
1. The teacher told to me that I have not submitted that assignment.
2. The teacher said to me that I have not submitted the assignment.
3. The teacher said me that I had not submitted the assignment.
4. The teacher told me that I had not submitted the assignment.

Correct Answer : The teacher told me that I had not submitted the assignment.

Q.21 Select the correctly spelt word. 
1. Employeed
2. Rehersal
3. Veterinary
4. Seperable

Correct Answer : Veterinary

Q.22 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

His elder sister taught him English.
1. His elder sister is taught English by him.
2. He is being taught English by his elder sister.
3. He was taught English by his elder sister.
4. He has been taught English by his elder sister.

Correct Answer : He was taught English by his elder sister.

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence.

No effort has been made by the Indian cricket team to cash off on its vibrant image in the World Cup. 
1. for cash through in
2. for cashing off on
3. to cash in on
4. to cash up on

Correct Answer : to cash in on

Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order.

A. This is because of its aroma, flavour and variety in the market.
B. Thus, it leads to poor health and mental disorders among children.
C. Children as well as teenagers are tempted towards junk food.
D. It has no or negligible nutritional value and high content of sugar and salt. 
1. CDAB
2. BCDA
3. CADB
4. ACDB

Correct Answer : CADB

Q.25 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Prodigal 
1. Trivial
2. Extravagant
3. Arrogant
4. Humble

Correct Answer : Extravagant

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