SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 07 March 2018" Evening Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 07 March 2018"

Evening Shift (English Language)


QID : 1 - 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'.

To who (1)/ did you (2)/ speak last night? (3)/ No error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 1

QID : 2 - 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'.

The earliest credible evidence of coffee-drinking or knowledge of the coffee tree (1)/ appears in the middle of the fifteenth century (2)/ as evident from the accounts of Ahmed al-Ghaffar in Yemen. (3)/ No error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 3 - 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.

She ______ recovering in the hospital.

1) were
2) were to
3) has
4) has been

Correct Answer: has been

QID : 4 - 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.

Our honour and dignity lies in practicing truthfulness and in not being guided by ______.

1) brotherhood
2) motherhood
3) falsehood
4) monkhood

Correct Answer: falsehood

QID : 5 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Judicious

1) Hasty
2) Reckless
3) Irrational
4) Wise

Correct Answer: Wise

QID : 6 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Behoove

1) Behind
2) Bet
3) Necessary
4) Optional

Correct Answer: Necessary

QID : 7 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Illusive

1) Deceptive
2) Mystery
3) Delusive
4) Factual

Correct Answer: Factual

QID : 8 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Demure

1) Strong
2) Shy
3) Backward
4) Afraid

Correct Answer: Strong

QID : 9 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The Greek plays

P : maintain an extremely
Q : particularly the tragedies,
R : high intellectual level

1) PQR
2) RPQ
3) QRP
4) QPR

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 10 - A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

Somebody has stolen my register.

1) My register has been stolen.
2) My register has been stolen upon.
3) My register has stolen by somebody.
4) My register has been a steal.

Correct Answer: My register has been stolen.

QID : 11 - A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

“German is easy to teach”, she said.

1) She says German is easy.
2) She told us that German was easy to teach.
3) She informed German was easy to teach.
4) She said that German was easy to teach.

Correct Answer: She said that German was easy to teach.

QID : 12 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) Farenheit
2) Fahrenheit
3) Fahrenheight
4) Fahrenhist

Correct Answer: Fahrenheit

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QID : 13 - 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.

Business is for profits and the spirit of __________________ and driving high performance are encouraged in a ______________ environment. Also, in a democratic country like India, perceived _______________ in the distribution of earnings or wealth is crucial to hold the fabric of its society, be it the citizens __________ the country or employees of a corporation. The evolution of compensation practices in India over the ____________ five decades demonstrates the changes that have taken place.

and the spirit of __________________ and driving high

1) entrepreneurs
2) entrepreneurship
3) entrepreneur
4) entrepreneurial

Correct Answer: entrepreneurship

QID : 14 - 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.

Business is for profits and the spirit of __________________ and driving high performance are encouraged in a ______________ environment. Also, in a democratic country like India, perceived _______________ in the distribution of earnings or wealth is crucial to hold the fabric of its society, be it the citizens __________ the country or employees of a corporation. The evolution of compensation practices in India over the ____________ five decades demonstrates the changes that have taken place.

encouraged in a ______________ environment.

1) capitalistic
2) capitalism
3) capital
4) capitalisation

Correct Answer: capitalistic

QID : 15 - 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.

Business is for profits and the spirit of __________________ and driving high performance are encouraged in a ______________ environment. Also, in a democratic country like India, perceived _______________ in the distribution of earnings or wealth is crucial to hold the fabric of its society, be it the citizens __________ the country or employees of a corporation. The evolution of compensation practices in India over the ____________ five decades demonstrates the changes that have taken place.

India, perceived _______________ in the distribution

1) duty
2) fairness
3) faith
4) inequity

Correct Answer: fairness

QID : 16 - 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.

Business is for profits and the spirit of __________________ and driving high performance are encouraged in a ______________ environment. Also, in a democratic country like India, perceived _______________ in the distribution of earnings or wealth is crucial to hold the fabric of its society, be it the citizens __________ the country or employees of a corporation. The evolution of compensation practices in India over the ____________ five decades demonstrates the changes that have taken place.

be it the citizens __________ the country

1) from
2) for
3) off
4) of

Correct Answer: of

QID : 17 - 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.

Business is for profits and the spirit of __________________ and driving high performance are encouraged in a ______________ environment. Also, in a democratic country like India, perceived _______________ in the distribution of earnings or wealth is crucial to hold the fabric of its society, be it the citizens __________ the country or employees of a corporation. The evolution of compensation practices in India over the ____________ five decades demonstrates the changes that have taken place.

India over the ____________ five decades

1) lastly
2) lasting
3) at last
4) last

Correct Answer: last

QID : 18 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A ray of hope

1) Even in a very bad situation one should try to see a good thing.
2) Good days are sure to follow difficult ones.
3) Be very happy even if the reason is very small.
4) Something that provides a small amount of optimism in a difficult situation.

Correct Answer: Something that provides a small amount of optimism in a difficult situation.

QID : 19 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Mind your language

1) To speak first and think later.
2) To put a lot of efforts to understand what the other person is trying to say.
3) Tell someone to speak politely.
4) To speak grammatically incorrect language.

Correct Answer: Tell someone to speak politely.

QID : 20 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Fix an object firmly and deeply in a surrounding mass

1) Lax
2) Embed
3) Flaccid
4) Asunder

Correct Answer: Embed

QID : 21 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Look forward to

1) Eschew
2) Abstain
3) Obviate
4) Anticipate

Correct Answer: Anticipate

QID : 22 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

I could see that the situation (have reversed).

1) had reverse
2) had reversed
3) had reversing
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: had reversed

QID : 23 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

Nothing (have prepared) him for a continent that was a country, and a land of terrific complexity.

1) had prepare
2) had prepared
3) had preparing
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: had prepared

QID : 24 - 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.

A nation’s progress
A-requires many policies, many
B-on many fronts
C-plans, and actions

1) ABC
2) CBA
3) ACB
4) CAB

Correct Answer: ACB

QID : 25 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) proximat
2) proximmate
3) proximate
4) proximmat

Correct Answer: proximate

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