SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 08 February 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 08 February 2017"

Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276  - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) brooches

2) linoleam

3) limekilne

4) cherubick

Correct Answer: brooches

QID : 277  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

An outline representing or bounding  the shape or form of something. Options:

1) tracery

2) contour

3) doodle

4) pattern

Correct Answer: contour

QID : 278  - 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'.

Soon  as he(A)/saw the policeman,(B)/ he ran away.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 279  - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

We are told that its

P-Public  Distribution System

Q-creating  a functional

R-sole purpose is the noble goal of

Options:

1) QRP

2) RQP

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 280  - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) lammented

2) scabbard

3) ordenance

4) synaptick

Correct Answer: scabbard

QID : 281  - In the following question, a sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect speech. Out of the four alternatives suggested, select the one, which best express the same sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

Gokul said to Sumit, "Why did not you attend the meeting yesterday?" Options:

1) Gokul asked Sumit  why he did not attend the meeting the day before.

2) Gokul asked Sumit  why he had  not attended that  meeting yesterday.

3) Gokul asked Sumit  why he had  not attended the meeting the day before.

4) Gokul asked Sumit  why he did not attend that  meeting yesterday.

Correct Answer: Gokul asked Sumit  why he had  not attended the meeting the day before.

QID : 282  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to lose one's head

Options:

1) to lose respect within your community

2) to become complacent and  gradually worsen your performance

3) to become confused or overly emotional about someone or something

4) to lose sense or start behaving like a lunatic

Correct Answer: to become confused or overly emotional about someone or something

QID : 283  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A person famous and respected within a particular sphere. Options:

1) eminent

2) obscure

3) despotic

4) imperative

Correct Answer: eminent

QID : 284  - 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.

We shall invite Suresh. Options:

1) Suresh would  be invited  by us.

2) Suresh would  have been invited  by us.

3) Suresh will be invited  by us.

4) Suresh will have been invited by us.

Correct Answer: Suresh will be invited  by us.

QID : 285  - Select the antonym of

amenable

Options:

1) responsive

2) pliable

3) docile

4) unsusceptible

Correct Answer: unsusceptible

QID : 286  - Select the synonym of

to subsume

Options:

1) to bate

2) to obviate

3) to preclude

4) to incorporate

Correct Answer: to incorporate

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QID : 287  - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

I prefer black  coffee (over) cappuccino.

Options:

1) rather than

2) to

3) instead of

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: to

QID : 288  - 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'.

You must not(A)/look down into(B)/parents' advice.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 289  - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

The  priest agreed (to answer  on) questions on theology.

Options:

1) to answer

2) for answering

3) to answer for

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: to answer

QID : 290  - Select the synonym of

to lash

Options:

1) to endear

2) to fondle

3) to chastise

4) to snuggle

Correct Answer: to chastise

QID : 291  - 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.

Arun's financial________________ has helped  him earn a fortune on the stock  market.

Options:

1) dexterity

2) readiness

3) expertise

4) knack

Correct Answer: expertise

QID : 292  - In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and  indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Fuel suppliers will ____________the national oil shortage by raising prices to increase their bottom lines. Options:

1) use

2) misuse

3) venture

4) exploit

Correct Answer: exploit

QID : 293  - Select the antonym of

to muster

Options:

1) to convocate

2) to rally

3) to estrange

4) to aggregate

Correct Answer: to estrange

QID : 294  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

head  over heels

Options:

1) to think with head instead of heart

2) to run away from an unpleasant situation

3) to take a nasty fall

4) to be madly  in love

Correct Answer: to be madly  in love

QID : 295  - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

So,  increasingly,

P-paying to provide revenues Q-for the Central government R-the poor have been

Options:

1) RPQ

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 296  - 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.

The scenario___________  dramatically  today. We have the ________________of powerful Internet monopolies that are much bigger __________________ the telcos. Not surprisingly,  these companies now see the__________________ of monopoly. They would like to combine with telcos to create monopolies for their platforms, ensuring that they control the future of the Internet and freeze their competition________________

The  scenario  ____________dramatically today.

Options:

1) change

2) had  changed

3) has changed

4) changing

Correct Answer: has changed

QID : 297  - 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.

The scenario_____________ dramatically  today. We have the __________________ of powerful Internet monopolies that are much bigger ______________the telcos. Not surprisingly,  these companies now see the _____________ of monopoly. They would like to combine with telcos to create monopolies for their platforms, ensuring that they control the future of the Internet and freeze their competition __________________.

We have the _________________ of powerful Internet

Options:

1) emerging

2) emerge

3) emergence

4) emergency

Correct Answer: emergence

QID : 298  - 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.

The scenario____________dramatically  today. We have the ____________ of powerful Internet monopolies that are much bigger  ______________________the telcos. Not surprisingly,  these companies now see the__________________of monopoly. They would like to combine with telcos to create monopolies for their platforms, ensuring that they control the future of the Internet and freeze their competition ______________ .

monopolies that  are much bigger _______________ the telcos

Options:

1) then

2) than

3) to

4) of

Correct Answer: than

QID : 299  - 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.

The scenario______________   dramatically  today. We have the ________________ of powerful Internet monopolies that are much bigger _______________the telcos. Not surprisingly,  these companies now see the  __________________of monopoly. They would like to combine with telcos to create monopolies for their platforms, ensuring that they control the future of the Internet and freeze their competition_________.

Not  surprisingly, these companies now see the ______________of monopoly.

Options:

1) virtues

2) respectability

3) trust

4) innocence

Correct Answer: virtues

QID : 300  - 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.

The scenario  ____________  dramatically  today. We have the __________ of powerful Internet monopolies that are much bigger_________ the telcos. Not surprisingly,  these companies now see the ________________ of monopoly. They would like to combine with telcos to create monopolies for their platforms, ensuring that they control the future of the Internet and freeze their competition_______    .

future of the Internet and  freeze  their competition_____________________

Options:

1) off

2) about

3) in

4) out

Correct Answer: out

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