SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 09 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 09 January 2017" Morning Shift

(English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

His exact date of birth is not known
P-but it is believed that he was born in
Q- late May and later on he decided to celebrate May 29 as his birthday,
R- as this was the date he climbed Everest

Options:
1) PRQ
2) PQR
3) QRP
4) RPQ

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 77 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Today, less privileged white
P- Americans are considered to be
Q- and pathologists predominates
R- in crisis, and the language of sociologists

Options:
1) PRQ
2) QPR
3) RPQ
4) QRP

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 78 - 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.

Vicky said, "I clean my teeth daily."

Options:
1) Vicky said he cleans his teeth daily.
2) Vicky says he cleans his teeth daily.
3) Vicky said that he cleaned his teeth daily.
4) Vicky said that he used to clean his teeth daily.

Correct Answer: Vicky said that he cleaned his teeth daily.

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.

Nobody gets __________ with a pretentious smug.

Options:
1) along
2) up
3) about
4) through

Correct Answer: along

QID : 80 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

As the financial situation worsened we realized that we were heading (toward) a disaster.

Options:
1) along
2) into
3) for
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: for

QID : 81 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

After today's terrible test I am sure that my teacher's opinion (about) me will change for the worse.

Options:
1) for
2) of
3) in
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 82 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Actions speak louder than words

Options:
1) Achievers are better than those who talk big
2) No action can compensate for saying bad words
3) A pen is mightier than a sword
4) What someone does mean more than what they say they will do

Correct Answer: What someone does mean more than what they say they will do

QID : 83 - Select the antonym of

coalesce

Options:
1) separate
2) adhere
3) cleave
4) amalgamate

Correct Answer: separate

QID : 84 - Select the antonym of

loiter

Options:
1) lag
2) hasten
3) amble
4) loll

Correct Answer: hasten

QID : 85 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

The outer layer of the cerebrum (part of the brain), composed of folded grey matter, plays an important role in the consciousness.

Options:
1) victor
2) cortex
3) scrub
4) capered

Correct Answer: cortex

QID : 86 - 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'.

I was taken by surprise (A)/when I came(B)/face to face with my school friend.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: D

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QID : 87 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A hot spring in which water intermittently boils, pushing a tall column of water and steam into the air.

Options:
1) geyser
2) smite
3) brew
4) pitted

Correct Answer: geyser

QID : 88 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) sylabus
2) encroach
3) coalesse
4) adhetion

Correct Answer: encroach

QID : 89 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) sargeons
2) divorsee
3) depicted
4) parlancee

Correct Answer: depicted

QID : 90 - Select the synonym of

gregarious

Options:
1) introvert
2) melancholy
3) affable
4) pensive

Correct Answer: affable

QID : 91 - 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 factory complex houses a shop-floor(A)/and 10 cubicles for the staff in an area(B)/of about thousand squares meters.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 92 - 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.

Even if two horses may look ____________, they may not be of the same age.

Options:
1) comparable
2) alike
3) on par
4) only same

Correct Answer: alike

QID : 93 - 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.

Do you intimidate your younger brothers?

Options:
1) Were your younger brothers being intimidated by you?
2) Are your younger brothers intimidated by you?
3) Have your younger brothers being intimidated by you?
4) Are your younger brothers being intimidated by you?

Correct Answer: Are your younger brothers intimidated by you?

QID : 94 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A blessing in disguise

Options:
1) A misfortune that eventually has good results
2) A person who has changed so much that he is now unrecognisable
3) A prayer asking for God's favour
4) A bad person hiding his face behind a mask

Correct Answer: A misfortune that eventually has good results

QID : 95 - Select the synonym of

reassert

Options:
1) renounce
2) acknowledge
3) disbelief
4) conceal

Correct Answer: acknowledge

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.

Once again, a _____________ monsoon so vital to India's economic fortunes has left some states in shambles. From Assam to Karnataka, heavy rainfall in a ____________ has created paralysing floods that have taken a _______________, wiped out crops and destroyed hard-earned assets. When the waters ___________, a familiar cycle of assessment of damage by Central teams, preparation of loss estimates and expensive ____________ work such as repairs of river embankments, will follow.

a _____________ monsoon so vital to India's economic fortunes

Options:
1) rapid
2) huge
3) thunder
4) vigorous

Correct Answer: vigorous

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.

Once again, a _____________ monsoon so vital to India's economic fortunes has left some states in shambles. From Assam to Karnataka, heavy rainfall in a ____________ has created paralysing floods that have taken a _______________, wiped out crops and destroyed hard-earned assets. When the waters ___________, a familiar cycle of assessment of damage by Central teams, preparation of loss estimates and expensive ____________ work such as repairs of river embankments, will follow.

heavy rainfall in a ____________

Options:
1) short span of time
2) very quickly
3) short moments
4) fraction of a second

Correct Answer: short span of time

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.

Once again, a _____________ monsoon so vital to India's economic fortunes has left some states in shambles. From Assam to Karnataka, heavy rainfall in a ____________ has created paralysing floods that have taken a _______________, wiped out crops and destroyed hard-earned assets. When the waters ___________, a familiar cycle of assessment of damage by Central teams, preparation of loss estimates and expensive ____________ work such as repairs of river embankments, will follow.

floods that have taken a _______________

Options:
1) many deaths
2) dangerous turn
3) heavy toll of life
4) big cost in terms of life

Correct Answer: heavy toll of life

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.

Once again, a _____________ monsoon so vital to India's economic fortunes has left some states in shambles. From Assam to Karnataka, heavy rainfall in a ____________ has created paralysing floods that have taken a _______________, wiped out crops and destroyed hard-earned assets. When the waters ___________, a familiar cycle of assessment of damage by Central teams, preparation of loss estimates and expensive ____________ work such as repairs of river embankments, will follow.

When the waters ___________

Options:
1) rush back
2) recede
3) flow away
4) ebb

Correct Answer: recede

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.

Once again, a _____________ monsoon so vital to India's economic fortunes has left some states in shambles. From Assam to Karnataka, heavy rainfall in a ____________ has created paralysing floods that have taken a _______________, wiped out crops and destroyed hard-earned assets. When the waters ___________, a familiar cycle of assessment of damage by Central teams, preparation of loss estimates and expensive ____________ work such as repairs of river embankments, will follow.

expensive ____________ work such as repairs of river embankments, will follow.

Options:
1) rejuvenation
2) reclamation
3) renovation
4) restoration

Correct Answer: restoration

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