SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 12 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 12 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 576 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) pamflet

2) montaage

3) illusary

4) stroller

Correct Answer: stroller

QID : 577 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The Finance Minister, under

P­whose supervision this

Q­has  not made any definite statement

R­has  taken place,

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) PRQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

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QID : 578 ­ Select the synonym of

metropolitan

Options:

1) idyllic

2) arcadian

3) bucolic

4) urbane

Correct Answer: urbane

QID : 579 ­ 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.

He succeeded in proving his point with  ............logic. Options:

1) diabolical

2) irrefutable

3) rational

4) analytical

Correct Answer: irrefutable

QID : 580 ­ Select the antonym of

impiety

1) blasphemy

2) heresy

3) profanity

4) reverence

Correct Answer: reverence

QID : 581 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To bite off more  than one can chew

Options:

1) To take on a commitment that one cannot fulfill

2) A task which has unexpectedly become very difficult

3) A greedy person will always suffer

4) To grab a share more than what is rightfully theirs

Correct Answer: To take on a commitment that one cannot fulfill

QID : 582 ­ Select the antonym of

pompous

Options:

1) modern

2) turgid

3) modest

4) vain

Correct Answer: modest

QID : 583 ­ Select the synonym of

clasp

Options:

1) grip

2) commute

3) clemency

4) acquittal

Correct Answer: grip

QID : 584 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To bite the bullet

Options:

1) Hatred should be nipped in the bud

2) To do something difficult that one has been hesitating over

3) To punish someone who was later found to be not guilty

4) To prevent someone form getting killed

Correct Answer: To do something difficult that one has been hesitating over

QID : 585 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to shut a door, window, or lid forcefully and loudly

Options:

1) to clam

2) to strike

3) to shutter

4) to slam

Correct Answer: to slam

QID : 586 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

This too, is a classic

P­"stock versus flow" problem, where

Q­focusing only on the latter

R­completely distorts the picture

1) QRP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 587 ­ 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.

Veer said, "I was playing football".

Options:

1) Veer said he had been playing football.

2) Veer said he was playing football.

3) Veer said that, that he was playing football.

4) Veer said that he had been playing football.

Correct Answer: Veer said that he had been playing football.

QID : 588 ­ 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'.

At the party(A)/Rohit introduced me to his friend(B)/who is radio jockey.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 589 ­ 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.

Expectant mothers are more  ............to lung damage  due to smoking.

Options:

1) vulnerable

2) disposed

3) sensitive

4) affected

Correct Answer: vulnerable

QID : 590 ­ 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'.

Sarah's father, died(A)/of heart  attack  at(B)a very young age.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 591 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) circulate

2) cordonned

3) binommial

4) fontannel

Correct Answer: circulate

QID : 592 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The footballers (has been) arguing with the coach since morning.

1) was

2) had been

3) have been

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: have been

QID : 593 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. She has not been well (for the past) few months

Options:

1) since the past

2) for past

3) since the last

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 594 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

sums of money expressed in a specified monetary unit

Options:

1) to denominate

2) to monetise

3) to nominate

4) demarche

Correct Answer: to denominate

QID : 595 ­ 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 storm destroyed several huts in the village.

Options:

1) The storm in the village had destroyed several huts.

2) Several huts in the village have been destroyed by the storm.

3) The storm was destructive for the several huts in the village.

4) Several huts in the village were destroyed by the storm.

Correct Answer: Several huts in the village were destroyed by the storm.

QID : 596 ­ 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.

But what  does this enthusiasm for voting actually  ........................? One popular theory  ............  that poor people  ............because  they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there  is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for  ............. But recent research across India  ............that those  who spend  the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those  handing out freebies. In fact, they often  accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

But what  does this enthusiasm for voting actually  ............?

Options:

1) answer

2) signify

3) ponder

4) suppose

Correct Answer: signify

QID : 597 ­ 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.

But what  does this enthusiasm for voting actually  ........................? One popular theory  ............  that poor people  ............because  they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there  is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for  ............. But recent research across India  ............that those  who spend  the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those  handing out freebies. In fact, they often  accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

One popular theory  ............

1) poses

2) supposes

3) disposes

4) proposes

Correct Answer: proposes

QID : 598 ­ 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.

But what  does this enthusiasm for voting actually  ........................? One popular theory  ............  that poor people  ............because  they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there  is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for  ............. But recent research across India  ............that those  who spend  the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those  handing out freebies. In fact, they often  accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

poor people  ............because  they are intimidated into doing so.

Options:

1) vote

2) are voting

3) have voted

4) voted

Correct Answer: vote

QID : 599 ­ 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.

But what  does this enthusiasm for voting actually  ........................? One popular theory  ............  that poor people  ............because  they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there  is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for  ............. But recent research across India  ............that those  who spend  the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those  handing out freebies. In fact, they often  accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

Another theory is that people vote in return for  .............

Options:

1) bribes

2) favours

3) inducements

4) help

Correct Answer: inducements

QID : 600 ­ 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.

But what  does this enthusiasm for voting actually  ........................? One popular theory  ............  that poor people  ............because  they are intimidated into doing so. Intimidation occurs for sure but why then, voters in places where there  is no intimidation do so? Another theory is that people vote in return for  ............. But recent research across India  ............that those  who spend  the most do not always win elections and voters do not feel any obligation to vote for those  handing out freebies. In fact, they often  accept the goodies from all parties but vote for only one.

But recent research across India  ............that those  who spend  the most do not always win elections

Options:

1) show

2) has shown

3) had shown

4) showed

Correct Answer: has shown

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