SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 10 January 2017" Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 10 January 2017" Afternoon Shift

(English Comprehension)

QID : 176 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Practice makes a man perfect

Options:

1) Perfection demands patience

2) Any problem can be solved if you are willing to try many times

3) Regular activity is the way to become proficient in it

4) It takes a long time to form a good habit

Correct Answer: Regular activity is the way to become proficient in it

QID : 177 ­ 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'.

A rate of growing is different(A)/for different sectors, but the service sector(B)/ always grows faster than agriculture.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 178 ­ 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 food basket  contained(A)/ a dark chocolate, an eclair and a pastry(B)/neatly wrapped  in foil paper.(C)/No error

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 179 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The arbitration

P­dented China's interests

Q­in multiple ways

R­award has, nevertheless, Options:

1) RPQ

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 180 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Any bad habit must be nipped (on) the bud.

Options:

1) on

2) in

3) off

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: in

QID : 181 ­ 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.

At this critical juncture what  the company needs is a ...........marketing strategy. Options:

1) creditable

2) adventurous

3) incredible

4) credible

Correct Answer: credible

QID : 182 ­ Select the antonym of

mishmash

Options:

1) potpourri

2) medley

3) organized

4) haphazard

Correct Answer: organized

QID : 183 ­ 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.

He is not a native speaker yet he has a good ...........over German.

Options:

1) authority

2) hold

3) command

4) expertise

Correct Answer: command

QID : 184 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

match  or surpass a person by imitation.

Options:

1) parallel

2) emulate

3) ditto

4) impression

Correct Answer: emulate

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QID : 185 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) rootless

2) xpanded

3) fulstop

4) griling

Correct Answer: rootless

QID : 186 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

lack of skill, ability, or competence

Options:

1) ineptitude

2) dexterity

3) proficiency

4) prowess

Correct Answer: ineptitude

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

Pull the plug

Options:

1) Make a firm refusal

2) Save a situation by acting in the nick of time

3) To waste away somebody's effort

4) Prevent something from continuing

Correct Answer: Prevent something from continuing

QID : 188 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. The patient died (of a wound and not of) cancer.

Options:

1) from a wound and not of

2) of a wound and not from

3) from a wound and not from

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: from a wound and not of

QID : 189 ­ 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.

I said, "My grand­father snored throughout the night."

Options:

1) I said my grand­father had snored throughout the night.

2) I said that my grand­father snored throughout the night.

3) I said that my grand­father had snored throughout the night.

4) I said that my grand­father had been snoring throughout the night.

Correct Answer: I said that my grand­father had snored throughout the night.

QID : 190 ­ Select the antonym of

generosity

Options:

1) altruism

2) general

3) largesse

4) malevolence

Correct Answer: malevolence

QID : 191 ­ Select the synonym of

rip

Options:

1) cease

2) terminate

3) gash

4) sew

Correct Answer: gash

QID : 192 ­ 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.

Sunny was driving the car so fast that it slipped at the turn. Options:

1) Sunny slipped at the turn as he was driving the car so fast.

2) So fast was Sunny driving the car that it slipped at the turn.

3) The car was being driven by Sunny so fast that it slipped at the turn.

4) The car slipped at the turn as Sunny was driving it so fast.

Correct Answer: The car was being driven by Sunny so fast that it slipped at the turn.

QID : 193 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) terains

2) priestly

3) fereted

4) ablasion

Correct Answer: priestly

QID : 194 ­ Select the synonym of

stash

Options:

1) dearth

2) deficit

3) lack

4) cache

Correct Answer: cache

QID : 195 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Senior officials

P­to negotiate a solution

Q­readiness

R­have signalled China's

Options:

1) QRP

2) RQP

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: RQP

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often  put on a ..........., freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality...........in amber. Rather than ...........a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes  a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes  a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue ...........inflexibly. Goodness becomes  a stencil fixed ...........time.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often  put on a ...........

Options:

1) pedestal

2) platform

3) plinth

4) podium

Correct Answer: pedestal

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often  put on a ..........., freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality...........in amber. Rather than ...........a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes  a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes  a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue ...........inflexibly. Goodness becomes  a stencil fixed ...........time.

Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality ...........in amber.

Options:

1) ingrained

2) impacted

3) embedded

4) deep­seated

Correct Answer: embedded

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often  put on a ..........., freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality...........in amber. Rather than ...........a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes  a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes  a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue ...........inflexibly. Goodness becomes  a stencil fixed ...........time.

Rather than ...........a living creature

Options:

1) being

2) having been

3) had been

4) becoming

Correct Answer: becoming

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often  put on a ..........., freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality...........in amber. Rather than ...........a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes  a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes  a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue ...........inflexibly. Goodness becomes  a stencil fixed ...........time.

a statue ...........inflexibly.

Options:

1) standing

2) stands

3) stood

4) always stands

Correct Answer: standing

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.

A saint or a satyagrahi is often  put on a ..........., freezing her acts of goodness in time. Goodness acquires an act of fixed quality...........in amber. Rather than ...........a living creature, a saint or an icon becomes  a hoarding, a permanent spectacle or a redundant quotation. Saintliness or heroism becomes  a bundle of pictures in a calendar, a statue ...........inflexibly. Goodness becomes  a stencil fixed ...........time.

Goodness becomes  a stencil fixed ...........time.

Options:

1) of

2) in

3) with

4) about

Correct Answer: in

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