SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 10-AUG-2017 Shift-1 (English Comprehension)

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SSC CGL 2017 EXAM PAPER : Held on 10-AUG-2017 Shift-1

(English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - 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'. 

On Sundays (1)/ I prefer reading (2)/ than going out visiting my friends. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 3

QID : 77 - 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'. 

Rohit is two year (1)/ junior than Mukesh (2)/ in the office. (3)/ No Error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4
Correct Answer: 2
 
QID : 78 - 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. 

God is _____.
Options:
1) immanent
2) mortal
3) imminent
4) deference
Correct Answer: immanent
 
QID : 79 - 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. 

Riya _____ her matriculation examination in 2016.
Options:
1) completed
2) passed
3) obtained
4) gathered
Correct Answer: passed

QID : 80 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 

Articulate
Options:
1) Dominate
2) Distinct
3) Helpers
4) Unsteady
Correct Answer: Distinct
 

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QID : 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word similar in meaning to the word given. 

Ascend
Options:
1) Lay
2) Climb
3) Weaken
4) Void
Correct Answer: Climb
 
QID : 82 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

Waggish
Options:
1) Jocular
2) Whimsical
3) Flippant
4) Solemn
Correct Answer: Solemn

 
QID : 83 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the word opposite in meaning to the word given. 

Desecrate
Options:
1) Sanctify
2) Profane
3) Befoul
4) Defile
Correct Answer: Sanctify
 
QID : 84 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase. 

Will-o-the wisp
Options:
1) Something that is impossible to get or achieve.
2) To keep off an unwanted and undesirable person.
3) To spend recklessly.
4) Accept or leave the offer.
Correct Answer: Something that is impossible to get or achieve.

QID : 85 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/Phrase.

To go through fire and water
Options:
1) To scold someone
2) To experience many dangers in order to achieve something
3) To act without restraints
4) Something which hurts
Correct Answer: To experience many dangers in order to achieve something
 
QID : 86 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. 

We do not (agree on) certain things.
Options:
1) agree to
2) agree about
3) agree of
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: No improvement

 QID : 87 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. 

There are two pens here and (either write) well.
Options:
1) either have written
2) either wrote well
3) either writes
4) No improvement
Correct Answer: either writes

 QID : 88 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

A strong blast of wind.
Options:
1) Implosion
2) Trickle
3) Gust
4) Mantle
Correct Answer: Gust

QID : 89 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

Phobia of dogs
Options:
1) Orophobia
2) Cynophobia
3) Vatrachophobia
4) Phemophobia
Correct Answer: Cynophobia

 QID : 90 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.
Options:
1) Bulettin
2) Barrage
3) Buoyant
4) Beginner
Correct Answer: Bulettin

QID : 91 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is incorrectly spelt. Find the incorrectly spelt word.
Options:
1) Guidance
2) Ambassador
3) Handkercheif
4) Labourer
Correct Answer: Handkercheif
 
QID : 92 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P: He was a funny looking man with a high, bald, done shaped head, a face very small in comparison and a long wavy beard.
Q: He didn't work at his trade-a stonecutter, more than what was necessary to keep his wife and three boys alive.
R: His unusual features were standing a joke among his friends.
S: He was a poor man-an idler.
Options:
1) PRQS
2) QPSR
3) RQPS
4) SRPQ
Correct Answer: PRQS

QID : 93 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

P: When all the credit worthy people were given loans to a logical limit, they ceased to be a part of the market.
Q: Even this would have been understandable if it could work as an eye opener.
R: Owing to the materialistic culture elsewhere, it was possible to keep selling newer products to the consumers despite having existing ones which served equally well.
S: They were lured through advertising and marketing techniques of 'dustbinisation' of the customer; and then finally, once they became ready customers, they were given loans and credits to help them by more and more.
Options:
1) PRQS
2) RSPQ
3) QSPR
4) RPQS
Correct Answer: RSPQ

QID : 94 - 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. 

John was arrested on a charge of murder, but for lack of evidence he was released.
Options:
1) The police arrested John on a charge of murder, but for lack of evidence released him.
2) John was arrested on a charge of murder but was released for lack of evidence.
3) The police arrested John on a charge of murder, but for lack of evidence he was released.
4) John had been arrested on a charge of murder, but for lack of evidence he had been released.
Correct Answer: The police arrested John on a charge of murder, but for lack of evidence released him.
 
QID : 95 - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech. 

He said, "I saw a snake here."
Options:
1) He said that he had seen a snake there.
2) He said that he saw a snake here.
3) He said that he saw a snake there.
4) He said that he had seen a snake.
Correct Answer: He said that he had seen a snake there.

QID : 96 - 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.

Morality is _____ with ethics and symbolises the doctrine of actions right or wrong. Politics is the _____ of expediency and need not always be _____. If something is wrong and _____ expedient, it cannot be _____.

Morality is _____ with ethics and symbolises the doctrine of actions right or wrong.
Options:
1) discussed
2) identified
3) recognised
4) rectified
Correct Answer: identified

QID : 97 - 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.

Morality is _____ with ethics and symbolises the doctrine of actions right or wrong. Politics is the _____ of expediency and need not always be _____. If something is wrong and _____ expedient, it cannot be _____.

Politics is the _____ of expediency
Options:
1) source
2) collection
3) requirement
4) notion
Correct Answer: notion

 
QID : 98 - 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.

Morality is _____ with ethics and symbolises the doctrine of actions right or wrong. Politics is the _____ of expediency and need not always be _____. If something is wrong and _____ expedient, it cannot be _____.

and need not always be _____.
Options:
1) wrong
2) right
3) neutral
4) different
Correct Answer: right

QID : 99 - 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.

Morality is _____ with ethics and symbolises the doctrine of actions right or wrong. Politics is the _____ of expediency and need not always be _____. If something is wrong and _____ expedient, it cannot be _____.

If something is wrong and _____ expedient,
Options:
1) merely
2) essentially
3) surely
4) hardly
Correct Answer: merely

QID : 100 - 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.

Morality is _____ with ethics and symbolises the doctrine of actions right or wrong. Politics is the _____ of expediency and need not always be _____. If something is wrong and _____ expedient, it cannot be _____.

it cannot be _____.
Options:
1) justifiable
2) relevant
3) acquired
4) immoral
Correct Answer: immoral

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