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

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

(English Comprehension)

QID : 176 - 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'.

Their luggages which were(A)/kept at the station's(B)/ restroom's lockers, were later retrieved.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 177 - 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.

The warning bells ..................several times before anyone realized the danger. Options:

1) were ringing

2) had rung

3) had rang

4) would have rung

Correct Answer: had rung

QID : 178 - Select  the antonym of

sacred

Options:

1) pious

2) hallowed

3) divine

4) profane

Correct Answer: profane

QID : 179 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Rub a part of the body to restore warmth or sensation. Options:

1) Fuzz

2) Chafe

3) Scum

4) Oblique

Correct Answer: Chafe

QID : 180 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Human  beings are social  animals, (who are living in communities), regulated by social  norms and laws.

Options:

1) living in communities

2) living amongst a community

3) living in midst  of communities

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: living in communities

QID : 181 - Select  the synonym  of

astonish

Options:

1) mundane

2) empress

3) overwhelm

4) calm

Correct Answer: overwhelm

QID : 182 - 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.

I never go shopping on weekends as on those  days the malls are ..................of people.  Options:

1) full

2) busy

3) crowded

4) packed

Correct Answer: full

QID : 183 - Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

Williamson shoveled  scorn on

P-the low-income white Republican voters who, Q-were most responsible for the rise of Trump

R-as he saw it,

Options:

1) PRQ

2) RQP

3) QPR

4) QRP

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 184 - 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'.

That summer, elections were(A)/held at many a place(B)/without  any untoward incident.(C)/No error

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 185 - 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.

Sahil said, "Where will I be this time next year!"

Options:

1) Sahil asked  where he should  be that time the following year.

2) Sahil worried where he would be that time the next year.

3) Sahil wondered where he would be that time the following year.

4) Sahil said where he would be that time the next year.

Correct Answer: Sahil wondered where he would be that time the following year.

QID : 186 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Virat bats very well, (didn't he)?

Options:

1) isn't it

2) doesn't he

3) wasn't it

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: doesn't he

 

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 QID : 187 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Add fuel to the fire

Options:

1) Go from one bad situation to another

2) A cause becomes ber when more people  join

3) The flame  will extinguish if it runs out of oil

4) Cause a situation to become worse

Correct Answer: Cause a situation to become worse

QID : 188 - Select  the antonym of

outlandish

Options:

1) droll

2) kinky

3) common

4) grotesque

Correct Answer: common

QID : 189 - 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.

The Marathas surrendered their fort to the Mughals after the war. Options:

1) After the war the Marathas had to surrender their fort to the Mughals.

2) The Mughals after the war took the fort surrendered by the Marathas.

3) Their fort was surrendered by the Marathas to the Mughals after the war.

4) The Marathas after the war surrendered their fort to the Mughals.

Correct Answer: Their fort was surrendered by the Marathas to the Mughals after the war.

QID : 190 - Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) femenism

2) acesses

3) permuted

4) vacuols

Correct Answer: permuted

QID : 191 - Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

Amartya Sen lays claim

P-to a history of writing

Q-some  of the finest  research papers

R-that have been published

Options:

1) QRP

2) PQR

3) RQP

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 192 - Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) arobics

2) chosers

3) batered

4) eternity

Correct Answer: eternity

QID : 193 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

The punishment of being kept in school after hours. Options:

1) Pretension

2) Isolate

3) Detention

4) Blender

Correct Answer: Detention

QID : 194 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A slap on the wrist

Options:

1) A mild punishment

2) Punishing the wrong person

3) To hit someone where it hurts the most

4) To threaten someone

Correct Answer: A mild punishment

QID : 195 - Select  the synonym  of

gaudy

Options:

1) modest

2) showy

3) refined

4) sophisticated

Correct Answer: showy

QID : 196 - 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.

Did you think that colouring books were a ..................of your childhood? Here's something that will come as a surprise. Colouring books for adults have been steadily gaining popularity since  last year. While some focus  on ..................and floral designs, others have patterns ..................by nature, animals and even angels. The most popular books are those  which feature mandalas.  Mandalas refer to sacred circles in Sanskrit, which have ..................   qualities. Deeply

.................., mandalas have a rich history and are even associated with healing. Several studies say that mandalas increase self-awareness, improve concentration  and promote harmony. Colour therapists  reckon that different colours have different qualities and therefore, have different effects on the human mind.

Did you think that colouring books were a ..................of your childhood? Options:

1) blast  from the past

2) remnant

3) fond memory

4) activity

Correct Answer: fond memory

QID : 197 - 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.

Did you think that colouring books were a ..................of your childhood? Here's something that will come as a surprise. Colouring books for adults have been steadily gaining popularity since  last year. While some focus  on ..................and floral designs, others have patterns ..................by nature, animals and even angels. The most popular books are those  which feature mandalas.  Mandalas refer to sacred circles in Sanskrit, which have ..................   qualities. Deeply

.................., mandalas have a rich history and are even associated with healing. Several studies say that mandalas increase self-awareness, improve concentration  and promote harmony. Colour therapists  reckon that different colours have different qualities and therefore, have different effects on the human mind.

While some focus  on ..................and floral designs

Options:

1) deep

2) philosophical

3) ideal

4) abstract

Correct Answer: abstract

QID : 198 - 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.

Did you think that colouring books were a ..................of your childhood? Here's something that will come as a surprise. Colouring books for adults have been steadily gaining popularity since  last year. While some focus  on ..................and floral designs, others have patterns ..................by nature, animals and even angels. The most popular books are those  which feature mandalas.  Mandalas refer to sacred circles in Sanskrit, which have ..................   qualities. Deeply

.................., mandalas have a rich history and are even associated with healing. Several studies say that mandalas increase self-awareness, improve concentration  and promote harmony. Colour therapists  reckon that different colours have different qualities and therefore, have different effects on the human mind.

others  have patterns ..................by nature, animals and even angels. Options:

1) inspired

2) roused

3) excited

4) encouraged

Correct Answer: inspired

QID : 199 - 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.

Did you think that colouring books were a ..................of your childhood? Here's something that will come as a surprise. Colouring books for adults have been steadily gaining popularity since  last year. While some focus  on ..................and floral designs, others have patterns ..................by nature, animals and even angels. The most popular books are those  which feature mandalas.  Mandalas refer to sacred circles in Sanskrit, which have ..................   qualities. Deeply

.................., mandalas have a rich history and are even associated with healing. Several studies say that mandalas increase self-awareness, improve concentration  and promote harmony. Colour therapists  reckon that different colours have different qualities and therefore, have different effects on the human mind.

which have ..................qualities. Options:

1) prayerful

2) pensive

3) thoughtful

4) meditative

Correct Answer: meditative

QID : 200 - 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.

Did you think that colouring books were a ..................of your childhood? Here's something that will come as a surprise. Colouring books for adults have been steadily gaining popularity since  last year. While some focus  on ..................and floral designs, others have patterns ..................by nature, animals and even angels. The most popular books are those  which feature mandalas.  Mandalas refer to sacred circles in Sanskrit, which have ..................   qualities. Deeply

.................., mandalas have a rich history and are even associated with healing. Several studies say that mandalas increase self-awareness, improve concentration  and promote harmony. Colour therapists  reckon that different colours have different qualities and therefore, have different effects on the human mind.

Deeply .................., mandalas have a rich history

Options:

1) sacred

2) holy

3) spiritual

4) religiously

Correct Answer: spiritual

 

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