SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 16 March 2018" Afternoon Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 16 March 2018"

Afternoon 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'.

All the (1)/ furnitures also (2)/ burn down by the fire. (3)/ No error (4)

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

Correct Answer: No Correct Answer ( Benefit to all )

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'.

Le Duc Tho, chosen for the 1973 Peace Prize for his (1)/ act in the Paris Peace Accords, declined, stating (2)/ that there was no actual peace in Vietnam. (3)/ No error (4)

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

Correct Answer: 2

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 movie was an ______ watch.

1) Interesting
2) Intuitive
3) Interactive
4) Incentive

Correct Answer: Interesting

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.

We do not create enough space in our lives for the inspiration to ______ in.

1) flow
2) fly
3) swim
4) walk

Correct Answer: flow

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

Defile

1) Corrupt
2) Hallow
3) Sanctify
4) Honour

Correct Answer: Corrupt

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

Cruddy

1) Creamy
2) Dirty
3) Spotless
4) Greedy

Correct Answer: Dirty

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

Digress

1) Stray
2) Stay
3) Deviate
4) Drift

Correct Answer: Stay

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

Haggard

1) Fresh
2) Weak
3) Pale
4) Tire

Correct Answer: Fresh

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

Tarapur agreement guaranteed supplies of

P : Tarapur reactors for entire life
Q : enriched uranium fuel from
R : the US for running the

1) PRQ
2) QRP
3) RQP
4) PQR

Correct Answer: QRP

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.

Viraat threw the stone.

1) The stone got threw by Viraat.
2) The stone is thrown by Viraat.
3) The stone thrown by Viraat.
4) The stone was thrown by Viraat.

Correct Answer: The stone was thrown by Viraat.

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.

“You have all done very badly!” remarked the mother.

1) The mother asked if they have done badly.
2) The mother remarked that they have did it badly.
3) The mother said that they had done badly.
4) The mother remarked that they had all done very badly.

Correct Answer: The mother remarked that they had all done very badly.

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) Referred
2) Raferred
3) Refferred
4) Raeferred

Correct Answer: Referred

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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.

We often feel, in such an environment, that our social sphere _____________ around us. We can see, in quantitative values — the number of likes, re-posts, shares — the interest garnered by anything created by us. This makes social interaction slightly more ___________, when we start to think of it in number terms. It becomes easier to see it in visual terms, rather ________ emotive cues. And _____________ that happens we are motivated to reveal only those parts of ____________ that we know will trigger a considerable quantitative response.

social sphere _____________ around us.

1) revolves
2) revolve
3) revolving
4) revolution

Correct Answer: revolves

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.

We often feel, in such an environment, that our social sphere _____________ around us. We can see, in quantitative values — the number of likes, re-posts, shares — the interest garnered by anything created by us. This makes social interaction slightly more ___________, when we start to think of it in number terms. It becomes easier to see it in visual terms, rather ________ emotive cues. And _____________ that happens we are motivated to reveal only those parts of ____________ that we know will trigger a considerable quantitative response.

slightly more ___________, when we start

1) clinically
2) clinics
3) clinic
4) clinical

Correct Answer: clinical

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.

We often feel, in such an environment, that our social sphere _____________ around us. We can see, in quantitative values — the number of likes, re-posts, shares — the interest garnered by anything created by us. This makes social interaction slightly more ___________, when we start to think of it in number terms. It becomes easier to see it in visual terms, rather ________ emotive cues. And _____________ that happens we are motivated to reveal only those parts of ____________ that we know will trigger a considerable quantitative response.

in visual terms, rather ________ emotive cues

1) then
2) that
3) than
4) which

Correct Answer: than

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.

We often feel, in such an environment, that our social sphere _____________ around us. We can see, in quantitative values — the number of likes, re-posts, shares — the interest garnered by anything created by us. This makes social interaction slightly more ___________, when we start to think of it in number terms. It becomes easier to see it in visual terms, rather ________ emotive cues. And _____________ that happens we are motivated to reveal only those parts of ____________ that we know will trigger a considerable quantitative response.

And _____________ that happens we are motivated

1) why
2) where
3) whom
4) when

Correct Answer: when

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.

We often feel, in such an environment, that our social sphere _____________ around us. We can see, in quantitative values — the number of likes, re-posts, shares — the interest garnered by anything created by us. This makes social interaction slightly more ___________, when we start to think of it in number terms. It becomes easier to see it in visual terms, rather ________ emotive cues. And _____________ that happens we are motivated to reveal only those parts of ____________ that we know will trigger a considerable quantitative response.

those parts of ____________ that we know

1) our
2) we
3) ourselves
4) us

Correct Answer: ourselves

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

Be under no illusions

1) Not be duped by a cheater.
2) Get out of a magic spell.
3) Don’t have the habit of daydreaming.
4) Be fully aware of the true state of affairs.

Correct Answer: Be fully aware of the true state of affairs.

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

Level playing field

1) A game played where the weaker side is given an advantage to make it a fair fight.
2) A situation in which everyone has a fair and equal chance of succeeding.
3) A game where you progress level by level.
4) A game which appears unfair but is actually fair.

Correct Answer: A situation in which everyone has a fair and equal chance of succeeding.

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

Characterized by severe self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for religious reasons

1) Hedonistic
2) Decadent
3) Effete
4) Ascetic

Correct Answer: Ascetic

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

The right to vote in political elections

1) Suffrage
2) Fetter
3) Tether
4) Coerce

Correct Answer: Suffrage

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".

With all this my mind wandered back to my brother who (had gone) to play basketball.

1) have gone
2) have going
3) had went
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

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 lost our self-confidence and pride when the marks (were read) out in class.

1) is read
2) was read
3) were reading
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.

Children now prefer

A-online gaming in the air-conditioned
B-rooms of their homes to
C-sweating it out on the playground

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

Correct Answer: ABC

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

1) hibarnate
2) hibernat
3) hibernate
4) hibarnat

Correct Answer: hibernate

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