SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 15 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 15 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - 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'.

Please put on a note(A)/declaring that (B)/Monday will be a holiday.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 77 - Select the antonym of

veteran

Options:

1) youthful

2) pliable

3) expert

4) amateur

Correct Answer: amateur

QID : 78 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To make a long story short

Options:

1) A very long boring narrative

2) One should always communicate with fewer words wherever possible

3) Used to end an account of events quickly

4) When you want the complete details and not just the summary

Correct Answer: Used to end an account of events quickly

QID : 79 - Select the synonym of

incursion

Options:

1) hurt

2) retreat

3) aggression

4) cut

Correct Answer: aggression

QID : 80 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To steal someone's thunder

Options:

1) To share the secret of a person just before that person was supposed to receive praise

2) To defuse the ego of an egoistic person

3) To plagiarize work done by others

4) To do a job before another person can do it and take away the credit

Correct Answer: To do a job before another person can do it and take away the credit

QID : 81 - 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'.

We are pleased that(A)/our daughter is married with(B)/such a nice man.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 82 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order:

Thus,

P-a developing economy also needs

Q-to have some notion of external balance

R-at the very least,

Options:

1) RPQ

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 83 - 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.

When did Rohit return my bike? Options:

1) When was my bike returned by Rohit?

2) When was it that Rohit returned my bike?

3) Rohit returned my bike when?

4) When did my bike come back from Rohit?

Correct Answer: When was my bike returned by Rohit?

QID : 84 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

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Both the families were invited but neither (had accepted) our invitation.

Options:

1) accepted

2) did accept

3) has accepted

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: accepted

QID : 85 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) sentreis

2) surgeons

3) sibblings

4) imolate

Correct Answer: surgeons

QID : 86 - Select the synonym of

rot

Options:

1) mature

2) stagnate

3) smell

4) decay

Correct Answer: decay

QID : 87 - Choose the antonym of

fatigue

Options:

1) restive

2) slouch

3) vigour

4) tire

Correct Answer: vigour

QID : 88 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. You are what you (have eaten).

Options:

1) will eat

2) eat

3) shall eat

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: eat

QID : 89 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To regard with disgust and hatred. Options:

1) tease

2) abhor

3) ridicule

4) sneer

Correct Answer: abhor

QID : 90 - 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.

The investigations revealed a .............lack of efficiency in the functioning of the airlines. Options:

1) plain

2) obscure

3) conspicuous

4) concealed

Correct Answer: conspicuous

QID : 91 - 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.

In India, Hindi is the most .............spoken language. Options:

1) profusely

2) richly

3) deeply

4) widely

Correct Answer: widely

QID : 92 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) wrapping

2) bargundy

3) streses

4) stenchhes

Correct Answer: wrapping

QID : 93 - 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.

The coach said, "Bravo! Puneet, you have done well." Options:

1) The coach applauded Puneet saying that he had done well.

2) The coach said to Puneet Bravo, he had done well.

3) The coach congratulated Puneet, saying he did well.

4) The coach said to Puneet, that he did well.

Correct Answer: The coach applauded Puneet saying that he had done well.

QID : 94 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Gone are the days

P-about foreign trade and payments

Q-and not really worried

R-when we could think of ourselves as a closed economy

Options:

1) QRP

2) RQP

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 95 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

unable to be destroyed or removed. Options:

1) ineradicable

2) habit

3) worn

4) fixed

Correct Answer: ineradicable

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come .............him only in crime fiction. .............elusive is 'good policing', an idea .............even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly .............for an imperfect policeman and ............. inadequate system.

You come .............him only in crime fiction. Options:

1) over

2) cross

3) across

4) to

Correct Answer: across

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come .............him only in crime fiction. .............elusive is 'good policing', an idea .............even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly .............for an imperfect policeman and ............. inadequate system.

.............elusive is 'good policing', Options:

1) Fairly

2) Justly

3) Equally

4) Uniformly

Correct Answer: Equally

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come .............him only in crime fiction. .............elusive is 'good policing', an idea .............even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly .............for an imperfect policeman and ............. inadequate system.

an idea .............even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found

Options:

1) that

2) which

3) whom

4) who

Correct Answer: that

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come .............him only in crime fiction. .............elusive is 'good policing', an idea .............even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly .............for an imperfect policeman and ............. inadequate system.

to reluctantly .............for an imperfect policeman

Options:

1) decide

2) pay

3) adjust

4) settle

Correct Answer: settle

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.

An ideal policeman is a myth. You come .............him only in crime fiction. .............elusive is 'good policing', an idea .............even the best of criminal justice thinkers have found it difficult to define. This is why, in what is a chaotic world, we have to reluctantly .............for an imperfect policeman and ............. inadequate system.

.............inadequate system. Options:

1) a

2) an

3) this

4) our

Correct Answer: an

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