SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 15 March 2018" Evening Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 15 March 2018"

Evening Shift (English Language)


QID : 1 - 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'.

He was not (1)/ grateful for (2)/ Rahul for helping his cause. (3)/ No error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 2

QID : 2 - 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'.

On the one hand, life seems transient like a dewdrop (1)/ and on the other hand, it is permanent (2)/ with the potential for eternal continuity. (3)/ No error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 4

QID : 3 - 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.

The big tree was ______ the lake.

1) in
2) within
3) across
4) off

Correct Answer: across

QID : 4 - 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.

______ people in slum areas have access to toilets even in Delhi.

1) The little
2) Few
3) Little
4) Every

Correct Answer: Few

QID : 5 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Heretic

1) Faithful
2) Cynic
3) Loyalist
4) Righteous

Correct Answer: Cynic

QID : 6 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Covenant

1) Difference
2) Conversation
3) Bond
4) Devotion

Correct Answer: Bond

QID : 7 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Lechery

1) Lust
2) Binge
3) Excess
4) Benevolence

Correct Answer: Benevolence

QID : 8 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Inhibit

1) Check
2) Stop
3) Frustrate
4) Allow

Correct Answer: Allow

QID : 9 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Logocentrism is the search for a

P : rational language that is able to
Q : all its aspects perfectly and accurately
R : know and represent the world and

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

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 10 - A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

I am observing the animals.

1) The animals are observed.
2) The animals is being observed.
3) The animals are being observed.
4) The animals are under observation.

Correct Answer: The animals are being observed.

QID : 11 - A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

Kavita asked me, “How is your mother?”

1) Kavita asked me how was my mother.
2) Kavita asked her how my mother is.
3) Kavita asked how mother was.
4) Kavita asked me how my mother was.

Correct Answer: Kavita asked me how my mother was.

QID : 12 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) Camouflage
2) Cameousflage
3) Camouflege
4) Camioflaeg

Correct Answer: Camouflage

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QID : 13 - 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.

The new civilisation of Righteousness and __________, and therefore of Brotherhood, of ordered Liberty, of Peace, of __________, cannot be built up until the elements are removed ______________ have brought the old civilisation crashing about our ears. _________________ is it necessary that the War shall be fought out to its appointed end, and that _______________ premature peace shall leave its object unattained.

Righteousness and __________, and therefore of Brotherhood,

1) judge
2) judgments
3) Justice
4) Judiciary

Correct Answer: Justice

QID : 14 - 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.

The new civilisation of Righteousness and __________, and therefore of Brotherhood, of ordered Liberty, of Peace, of __________, cannot be built up until the elements are removed ______________ have brought the old civilisation crashing about our ears. _________________ is it necessary that the War shall be fought out to its appointed end, and that _______________ premature peace shall leave its object unattained.

Peace, of __________, cannot be built up u

1) Happy
2) Happier
3) happiest
4) Happiness

Correct Answer: Happiness

QID : 15 - 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.

The new civilisation of Righteousness and __________, and therefore of Brotherhood, of ordered Liberty, of Peace, of __________, cannot be built up until the elements are removed ______________ have brought the old civilisation crashing about our ears. _________________ is it necessary that the War shall be fought out to its appointed end, and that _______________ premature peace shall leave its object unattained.

elements are removed ______________ have brought

1) what
2) when
3) which
4) where

Correct Answer: which

QID : 16 - 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.

The new civilisation of Righteousness and __________, and therefore of Brotherhood, of ordered Liberty, of Peace, of __________, cannot be built up until the elements are removed ______________ have brought the old civilisation crashing about our ears. _________________ is it necessary that the War shall be fought out to its appointed end, and that _______________ premature peace shall leave its object unattained.

crashing about our ears. _________________ is it necessary

1) If
2) Because
3) Why
4) Therefore

Correct Answer: Therefore

QID : 17 - 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.

The new civilisation of Righteousness and __________, and therefore of Brotherhood, of ordered Liberty, of Peace, of __________, cannot be built up until the elements are removed ______________ have brought the old civilisation crashing about our ears. _________________ is it necessary that the War shall be fought out to its appointed end, and that _______________ premature peace shall leave its object unattained.

appointed end, and that _______________ premature peace

1) not
2) nor
3) no
4) never

Correct Answer: no

QID : 18 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Add insult to injury

1) To further a loss with mockery to worsen an unfavourable situation.
2) A disgrace becomes worse when friends and family disown you.
3) The world usually slanders a fallen person rather than help him.
4) A suffering is compounded if you are hurt at the same place again.

Correct Answer: To further a loss with mockery to worsen an unfavourable situation.

QID : 19 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Tie the knot

1) Get into a fight.
2) Get angry.
3) Get more complicated.
4) Get married.

Correct Answer: Get married.

QID : 20 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Rub a part of the body to restore warmth or sensation

1) Asunder
2) Chafe
3) Gelid
4) Nippy

Correct Answer: Chafe

QID : 21 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Lasting for a very short time

1) Ephemeral
2) Immortal
3) Incessant
4) Perennial

Correct Answer: Ephemeral

QID : 22 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

A case in point is Sydney, Australia, where last year more than 8,000 pedestrians (is fined) for illegally crossing city streets.

1) was fined
2) were fined
3) were being fine
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: were fined

QID : 23 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

We (have been) away for a long time, you know, and so we're anxious to get home again.

1) has been
2) is been
3) have being
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 24 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

Inform all the other

A-would be punished
B-giving them a lift too
C-officers that anyone

1) CAB
2) BCA
3) CBA
4) BAC

Correct Answer: CBA

QID : 25 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) scentillate
2) scintilate
3) scintillate
4) scentilate

Correct Answer: scintillate

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