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

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

(English Comprehension)

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

Options:
1) lassoing
2) psychik
3) thacher
4) squezer

Correct Answer: lassoing

QID : 277 - 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.

Rational thinkers are intellectually _____________ than those who accept faith without questioning the age old practices.

Options:
1) cultured
2) sophisticated
3) superior
4) modern

Correct Answer: superior

QID : 278 - Select the synonym of

ancient

Options:
1) topical
2) extant
3) archaic
4) fad

Correct Answer: archaic

QID : 279 - Choose the antonym of

analogue

Options:
1) correlate
2) cognate
3) dialogue
4) difference

Correct Answer: difference

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QID : 280 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A hot potato

Options:
1) A war like situation which could have been easily avoided
2) A common eatery but favoured by celebrities
3) A controversial situation which is awkward to deal with
4) A celebrity who keeps getting into some or the other controversy

Correct Answer: A controversial situation which is awkward to deal with

QID : 281 - 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 shifting task is almost done,(A)/only the furnitures(B)/have to be delivered.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: B

QID : 282 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A spot or a stain caused by a discolouring substance

Options:
1) Hue
2) Blot
3) Tint
4) Dye

Correct Answer: Blot

QID : 283 - 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.

He said, "I bought an iPhone 6 yesterday."

Options:
1) He said that he had bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.
2) He said he bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.
3) He said that he has bought an iPhone 6 yesterday.
4) He exclaimed, an iPhone 6 has been bought by him yesterday.

Correct Answer: He said that he had bought an iPhone 6 the previous day.

QID : 284 - Select the antonym of

amusement

Options:
1) mischief
2) naughty
3) melancholy
4) hilarity

Correct Answer: melancholy

QID : 285 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

This alone

P-should alert us to what

Q-is actually about

R-the demand for a Uniform Civil Code

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

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 286 - Select the synonym of

splayed

Options:
1) nimble
2) jade
3) frayed
4) spread

Correct Answer: spread

QID : 287 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) humable
2) customer
3) breches
4) boufant

Correct Answer: customer

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'.

With little creativity and hard work(A)/the project could have been (B)/successfully completed.(C)/No error

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

Correct Answer: A

QID : 289 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Hardly had she finished her dinner (then) the doorbell rang.

Options:
1) than
2) when
3) while
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: when

QID : 290 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

New kid on the block

Options:
1) New rules which are bound to fail
2) A junior
3) A new social trend
4) A newcomer

Correct Answer: A newcomer

QID : 291 -

Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Ironically, in spite of a decline in poverty,

P-the proportion of

Q-the population receiving welfare

R-benefits has risen sharply

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

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 292 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

In the housing society where I live there is a nice house (to let out).

Options:
1) to let
2) for letting
3) to be let out
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: to let

QID : 293 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A person who applies for a job or is nominated for election

Options:
1) Candidate
2) Elect
3) Volunteer
4) Nominator

Correct Answer: Candidate

QID : 294 - 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.

Mother filled dark filtered coffee in the cup.

Options:
1) The cup was filled with dark filtered coffee by mother.
2) Mother filled in the cup coffee which was dark and filtered.
3) The cup was being filled by mother with dark filtered coffee.
4) The filtered coffee which was dark was filled into the cup by mother.

Correct Answer: The cup was filled with dark filtered coffee by mother.

QID : 295 - 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.

Politicians requested both the warring communities to ___________________ restraint.

Options:
1) depict
2) enforce
3) show
4) exercise

Correct Answer: exercise

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.

Sometimes the grand ____________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

Sometimes the grand ____________ of the Left and the Right

Options:
1) histories
2) plots
3) versions
4) narratives

Correct Answer: narratives

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.

Sometimes the grand ____________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor

Options:
1) for
2) which
3) that
4) of

Correct Answer: for

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.

Sometimes the grand ____________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor.

Options:
1) dissimilarities
2) discrepancies
3) disparities
4) disillusion

Correct Answer: disparities

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.

Sometimes the grand ____________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies

Options:
1) issue
2) matter
3) pain
4) burden

Correct Answer: burden

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.

Sometimes the grand ____________ of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For the past two decades, the Left has tried to expand social welfare programmes _________ the poor in the country by highlighting the growing ____________ between the rich and the poor. The Right, on the other hand, points to the growing ___________ of politically driven welfare policies and emphasises the need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

need for economic growth to ___________ poverty and improve the lives of the poor.

Options:
1) agitate
2) alleviate
3) aggravate
4) depress

Correct Answer: alleviate

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