SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-1 (English Comprehension)

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SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-1

(English Comprehension)



(English Comprehension)

 Q.1 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
 There is hope that better forestry management will help in the ______ of the wild life that is constantly facing threat because of increasing human activities. 
1. salvation
2. supervision
3. guarding
4. conservation

Correct Answer : conservation

 Q.2 Select the antonym of the given word.
AGONY
1. misery
2. distress
3. anxiety
4. comfort

Correct Answer :  comfort

Q.3 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. an enclosure to keep the birds in
1. aviary
2. apiary
3. stable
4. sanctuary

Correct Answer :  aviary

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. along
2. about
3. against
4. among

Correct Answer : among

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. told
2. said
3. advised
4. clarified

Correct Answer :  said

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Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. utmost
2. nearby
3. exact
4. almost

Correct Answer : almost
 

 Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. different
2. differential
3. differed
4. differ

Correct Answer : different

Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. bird
2. birds
3. animal
4. pigeons

Correct Answer : bird

 Q.9 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. controversial
2. conquer
3. cooperation
4. contamporary

Correct Answer :   contamporary

 Q.10 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Around 600 million of them live in areas of high to extreme water stress.
B. India is suffering from the worst water crisis, with one billion people living in water scarcity.
C. This is even more than that of China and US combined.
D. The reason is that at 24 per cent, India uses the most groundwater drawn out globally.
1. BADC
2. BDAC
3. ADCB
4. ACBD

Correct Answer : BADC

 Q.11 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given.
An inscription on a tombstone written in memory of the deceased
1. pillar
2. epitaph
3. basilica
4. slab

Correct Answer : epitaph
 Q.12 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. pull yourself together
1. go to sleep
2. try to understand
3. do a good job
4. calm down

Correct Answer : calm down

 Q.13 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. expereince
2. explain
3. expire
4. except

Correct Answer : expereince

    Q.14 Select the antonym of the given word.
EMINENT
1. distinguished
2. exalted
3. impressive
4. inconspicuous

Correct Answer : inconspicuous

 Q.15 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. Cyclone Idai is regarded as one of the worst tropical cyclone on record to affect Africa and the Southern Hemisphere as a whole.
1. Cyclone Idai is regarded
2. as a whole
3. to affect Africa
4. the worst tropical cyclone

Correct Answer : the worst tropical cyclone

 Q.16 Select the synonym of the given word.
INDELIBLE
1. illegal
2. ineffective
3. inerasable
4. illegible

Correct Answer : inerasable

 Q.17 Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
Their children were brought up with great care.
1. They brought up their children with great care.
2. Their children brought them up with great care.
3. They have been bringing up their children with great care.
4. They had brought up their children with great care.

Correct Answer : They brought up their children with great care.

Q.18 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
The burning of the effigy of Ravana on Dussehra ______ the burning of all evils.
1. epitomizes
2. personifies
3. intensifies
4. symbolizes

Correct Answer : symbolizes

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.
I try to solve this problem at least for two hours.
1. have been trying to solve
2. tried to be solving
3. am try to solve
4. No improvement

Correct Answer : have been trying to solve

Q.20 Select the correct passive form of the given​​​​​​​ sentence. At night, lock the outer gate.
1. The outer gate is locked at night.
2. The outer gate be locked at night.
3. The outer gate is requested to be locked at night.
4. Let the outer gate be locked at night.

Correct Answer :  Let the outer gate be locked at night

Q.21 Select the most appropriate meaning of​​​​​​​ the given idiom. give someone the cold shoulder
1. do something pointless
2. ignore someone
3. pamper someone
4. give away a secret

Correct Answer : ignore someone

Q.22 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. Every employee of the company were given a two bedroom flat as Diwali bonus.
1. were given
2. Every employee
3. as Diwali bonus
4. a two bedroom flat

Correct Answer : were given

Q.23 Select the synonym of the  given word. 
TRIUMPH
1. peace
2. attack
3. fight
4. victory

Correct Answer : victory

Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Mango, the so-called "king of fruits", is something of a national obsession in India.
B. There was a bumper crop of mangoes in different states.
C. It resulted in prices coming down and sales going up – much to the delight of buyers and sellers alike.
D. 2017 proved to be a very good year for mango lovers.
1. CADB
2. CDAB
3. ADCB
4. ADBC

Correct Answer : ADBC

Q.25 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. If you listen to the English news, it improve your English.
1. No improvement
2. it will improve
3. it improved
4. it is improving

Correct Answer : it will improve

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