SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-3 (English Comprehension)

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SSC CGL 2018 EXAM PAPER : Held on 06-June-2019 Shift-3

(English Comprehension)



(English Comprehension)

Q.1 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. We had never seen so strong blizzard. The wind speed was 130 km per hour .
1. such a strong blizzard
2. such strong a blizzard
3. no improvement
4. so strong the blizzard

Correct Answer : such a strong blizzard

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. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

Q.2 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.
1. so
2. but
3. until
4. because

Correct Answer : but

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. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold.

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.
1. density
2. frequency
3. consistency
4. quantity

Correct Answer : density

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. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

Q.4 Select the most  appropriate option for blank No. 3.
1. into
2. on
3. in
4. at

Correct Answer : in

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. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold. 

Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.
1. differing
2. infrequent
3. uneven
4. rough

Correct Answer : uneven

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. Canada is three times the size of India (1)______ its population is only about 26 million. The average (2)______ of population is less than three persons per square kilometer (3)______ Canada. The distribution of population is highly (4)______. Nearly 80 per cent of the people (5)______ in a narrow belt less than 300 kilometer wide along the southern border. The rest of the country has a very sparse population due to excessive cold.

Q.6 Select the most appropriate  option for blank No. 5.
1. live
2. remain
3. survive
4. subsist

Correct Answer : live

Q.7 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. A person appointed by two parties to resolve a dispute
1. valuer
2. broker
3. arbitrator
4. auditor
Correct Answer : arbitrator

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Q.8 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. out of the woods
1. no longer in trouble
2. no longer famous
3. no longer in sight
4. no longer young
Correct Answer : no longer in trouble

Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given sentence. If no substitution is required, select No improvement. They didn't see you, is it?
1. wasn't it
2. did they
3. no improvement
4. have they
Correct Answer : did they

Q.10 Select the antonym of the given word.
COMIC
1. amusing
2. absurd
3. awkward
4. tragic
Correct Answer : tragic

Q.11 Select the synonym of the given word.
DRAG
1. rest
2. rush
3. push
4. pull
Correct Answer : pull 

Q.12 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. It is one of the highly developed countries of the world.
B. It stretches from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west.
C. The USA consists of 50 states including Alaska and Hawai.
D. The United States of America (USA) is the 4th largest country in the world.
1. CBDA
2. ADCB
3. CBAD
4. DBCA
Correct Answer : DBCA

Q.13 In the sentence identify the  segment which contains the grammatical error. We will rest for sometime when we will reach the top.
1. We will rest
2. when we will
3. for sometime
4. reach the top
Correct Answer : when we will

Q.14 In the sentence identify the segment    which contains the grammatical error. The river Yamuna has many non-native species like goldfish that is affecting its ecosystem.
1. has many non-native species
2. that is affecting
3. its eco-system
4. The river Yamuna
Correct Answer :  that is affecting

Q.15 Select the synonym of the given word.
ENGULF
1. entangle
2. envelop
3. enshrine
4. encroach
Correct Answer : envelop

Q.16 Select the antonym of the given   word.
GATHER
1. disperse
2. distract
3. dispute
4. display
Correct Answer : disperse

Q.17 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. hasty
2. hasitate
3. hazard
4. hazy
Correct Answer : hasitate

Q.18 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. Show​​​​​​​ these visitors the butterfly farm.
1. These visitors should be showed the butterfly farm.
2. You must show these visitors the butterfly farm.
3. Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm.
4. Let these visitors be showing the butterfly farm.
Correct Answer : Let these visitors be shown the butterfly farm.

Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. What was supposed to be a holiday of a lifetime turned into a dangerous experience for 1,300 passengers on a cruise ship off the coast of Norway.
B. The Norwegian Government decided to evacuate the passengers with the help of helicopters.
C. The ship broke down in rough seas and high-speed winds caused it to rock heavily from side to side.
D. From the first 371 evacuated passengers, 17 had to be taken to hospital.
1. CBDA
2. ACBD
3. ABCD
4. CABD 
Correct Answer : ACBD

Q.20 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. butterflies in the stomach
1. being angry
2. being hungry
3. being excited
4. being nervous
Correct Answer : being nervous

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
The National war memorial is ______ to our Armed Forces.
1. dedicated
2. devoted
3. honoured
4. inscribed
Correct Answer : dedicated

Q.22 Select the word which methe same as the group of words given. a family of young animals
1. nest
2. brood
3. offspring
4. clutch
Correct Answer : brood

Q.23 Select the wrongly spelt word.
1. reminascant
2. remembrance
3. remnant
4. remittance
Correct Answer : remembrance

Q.24 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.
A painting competition was held in the colony and Kavya was ______ winner in the age group 3-5 years.
1. publicized
2. supposed
3. declared
4. described
Correct Answer : declared

Q.25 Select the correct active form of the given sentence. The injured were being removed to the hospital by the police.
1. The police removed the injured to the hospital.
2. The police has been removing the injured to the hospital.
3. The police was removing the injured to the hospital.
4. The injured was removing the police to the hospital.

Correct Answer : The police was removing the injured to the hospital.

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