SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-2 (English Comprehension)

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SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-2

(English Comprehension)



(English Comprehension)

Q.1 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. The street artist Satish Munjal has been painting this wall since the past one week.
1. since the past one week
2. has been painting
3. this wall
4. The street artist

Correct Answer : since the past one week

Q.2 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. measure
2. meadow
3. megre
4. matter

Correct Answer : megre

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement.The Head has been so busy to go through these files and resolve the matter.
1. No improvement
2. too busy to go through
3. too so busy to go through
4. such busy to go through

Correct Answer : too busy to go through

Q.4 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Canada accounts for nearly one-third of the world's production of news print.
B. Forest products, therefore, have been important export items of Canada for more than a century.
C. A large part of Canada is covered with coniferous trees.
D. Pulp and paper are the two most important forest products.
1. ABCD
2. CBDA
3. DCAB
4. BACD

Correct Answer : CBDA

Q.5 Select the antonym of the given word.
FINITE
1. limited
2. finished
3. endless
4. bound

Correct Answer : endless

Q.6 Select the antonym of the given word.
REPRIMAND
1. compliment
2. apprehend
3. blame
4. reproach

Correct Answer : compliment

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Q.7 Select the correct active form of the given sentence.
The wall of this park is being painted by children.
1. The wall is painting children of this park.
2. Children are painting the wall of this park.
3. Children have been painting the wall of this park.
4. Children painted the wall of this park.

Correct Answer : Children are painting the wall of this park.

Q.8 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Lead someone by the nose
1. to quarrel with someone
2. to dominate someone
3. to do the right thing
4. to force someone to take the blame

Correct Answer : to dominate someone

Q.9 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. Persons living at the same time
1. contemporaries
2. compatriots
3. colleagues
4. cosmopolitans

Correct Answer : contemporaries

Q.10 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. In China, thousands of people celebrated it.
B. The Lunar New Year of the Pig began on 5th February.
C. Others burned the first joss sticks of the year to bring them good fortune.
D. Some performers re-enacted historical ceremonies.
1. BDCA
2. DABC
3. BADC
4. ABCD

Correct Answer : BADC

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
In many countries the ______ in pay for men and women is quite common, for example, in Germany women are paid 21 per cent less as compared to men.
1. equivalence
2. disagreement
3. unlikeliness
4. disparity

Correct Answer : disparity

Q.12 Select the synonym of the given word.DUBIOUS
1. certain
2. steady
3. loyal
4. fishy

Correct Answer : fishy

Q.13 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. You won't tell the secret, won't you?
1. isn't it
2. would you
3. No improvement
4. will you

Correct Answer :  will you

Q.14 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. remonstrate
2. rendezvous
3. remuneration
4. renassaince

Correct Answer : renassaince

Q.15 Select the synonym of the  given word.
ENTICE
1. enrage
2. entrap
3. ensue
4. entail

Correct Answer : entrap

Q.16 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. generated
2. made
3. caused
4. began

Correct Answer : caused

Q.17 Select the most appropriate  option for blank No. 2.
1. Into
2. At
3. In
4. On

Correct Answer : In

Q.18 Select the most appropriate  option for blank No. 3.
1. broadly
2. chiefly
3. generally
4. finally

Correct Answer : generally

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. belonged
2. bound
3. confined
4. reatrained

Correct Answer : confined

Q.20 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.
1. what
2. whom
3. who
4. which

Correct Answer :  which

Q.21 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. Take this suitcase upstairs.
1. This suitcase should be taken upstairs.
2. You are requested to take this suitcase upstairs.
3. Let this suitcase been taken upstairs.
4. You must be taking this suitcase upstairs.

Correct Answer : This suitcase should be taken upstairs.

Q.22 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. Couch potato
1. a person who watches too much television
2. a person who is simple in nature
3. a person who sleeps all day
4. a person who remains relaxed and calm

Correct Answer : a person who watches too much television

Q.23 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.I know the cobbler which mends the shoes outside the gate of our colony.
1. I know the cobbler
2. which mends
3. the shoes
4. outside the gate

Correct Answer : which mends

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank.
Catholics and Protestants have a long history of ______ in Northern Ireland but volunteers from both communities came together to build the monument of Peace.
1. contest
2. agreement
3. truce
4. conflict

Correct Answer : conflict

Q.25 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given.
Someone who believes that people cannot change the way events will happen
1. seer
2. fanatic
3. fatalist
4. prophet

Correct Answer :  fanatic

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