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

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 16 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'.

The car (1)/ usually stands (2)/ besides the tree. (3)/ No error (4)

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

Correct Answer: 3

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'.

The salaried class may feel hard done by (1)/ and the young may not seeing a swift surge in (2)/ employment opportunities as a result of the Budget proposals. (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.

______ a wrench she unscrewed the bolts.

1) Along with
2) On
3) By means of
4) Sticking

Correct Answer: By means of

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.

When others criticise us we should not be ______ but should be truthful, honest and sincere.

1) saturated
2) distracted
3) perturbed
4) dissipated

Correct Answer: perturbed

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

Replenish

1) Deplete
2) Restore
3) Waste
4) Drain

Correct Answer: Restore

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

Veracious

1) Brave
2) Incorrect
3) Accurate
4) Arrogant

Correct Answer: Accurate

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

Perpetual

1) Continual
2) Ceaseless
3) Enduring
4) Transitory

Correct Answer: Transitory

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

Puissant

1) Secure
2) Forceful
3) Active
4) Lazy

Correct Answer: Lazy

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

There is

P : large quantum of pesticides sold
Q : to farmers today is spurious
R : worrying evidence that a

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

Correct Answer: RPQ

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.

The girl feeds the dog everyday.

1) The dog was fed by the girl everyday.
2) The dog is feed by the girl daily.
3) The dog feed by the girl everyday.
4) The dog is fed by the girl everyday.

Correct Answer: The dog is fed by the girl everyday.

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

The doctor said to us, “Where are you going?”

1) The doctor enquired where we were going.
2) The doctor enquired about our destination.
3) The doctor said where are we going.
4) The doctor says where we going.

Correct Answer: The doctor enquired where we were going.

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) Idiosyncrasy
2) Idicyncrrasy
3) Idoeosyncrasy
4) Idiocyncracy

Correct Answer: Idiosyncrasy

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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.

In a work ____________ art, each layer and texture, colour ____________ perspective creates an individualistic vision, which can mean different things to different viewers and even to its creator at different points of time. The audience does not ____________ see the struggle or uncertainty of the _____________ process, only its outcome. And sometimes, ___________ in the case of icons, the passage of time reveals the glow within.

In a work ____________ art, each layer

1) of
2) for
3) from
4) at

Correct Answer: of

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.

In a work ____________ art, each layer and texture, colour ____________ perspective creates an individualistic vision, which can mean different things to different viewers and even to its creator at different points of time. The audience does not ____________ see the struggle or uncertainty of the _____________ process, only its outcome. And sometimes, ___________ in the case of icons, the passage of time reveals the glow within.

texture, colour ____________ perspective creates

1) nor
2) but
3) and
4) also

Correct Answer: and

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.

In a work ____________ art, each layer and texture, colour ____________ perspective creates an individualistic vision, which can mean different things to different viewers and even to its creator at different points of time. The audience does not ____________ see the struggle or uncertainty of the _____________ process, only its outcome. And sometimes, ___________ in the case of icons, the passage of time reveals the glow within.

audience does not ____________ see the struggle

1) usual
2) usually
3) usualness
4) usuals

Correct Answer: usually

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.

In a work ____________ art, each layer and texture, colour ____________ perspective creates an individualistic vision, which can mean different things to different viewers and even to its creator at different points of time. The audience does not ____________ see the struggle or uncertainty of the _____________ process, only its outcome. And sometimes, ___________ in the case of icons, the passage of time reveals the glow within.

uncertainty of the _____________ process,

1) creativity
2) creatively
3) create
4) creative

Correct Answer: creative

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.

In a work ____________ art, each layer and texture, colour ____________ perspective creates an individualistic vision, which can mean different things to different viewers and even to its creator at different points of time. The audience does not ____________ see the struggle or uncertainty of the _____________ process, only its outcome. And sometimes, ___________ in the case of icons, the passage of time reveals the glow within.

sometimes, ___________ in the case of icons,

1) as
2) to
3) so
4) of

Correct Answer: as

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

Be in the red

1) Be the top performer.
2) To be in a loss or debt.
3) Be in the list of people who are never invited.
4) Be in the bad books of a person.

Correct Answer: To be in a loss or debt.

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

Evil twin

1) Getting punished for the deeds of another person who is just like you.
2) An imaginary double humorously invoked to explain or excuse uncharacteristic or reprehensible behaviour.
3) When two people are alike then one will be good and the other evil.
4) To show behaviour which randomly switches between good and evil.

Correct Answer: An imaginary double humorously invoked to explain or excuse uncharacteristic or reprehensible behaviour.

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

Taste good food or drink and enjoy it to the full

1) Acrid
2) Savouring
3) Acerb
4) Caustic

Correct Answer: Savouring

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

Lacking foresight or intellectual insight

1) Sagacity
2) Myopic
3) Acumen
4) Discern

Correct Answer: Myopic

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".

It is a colourful event and everyone (have) a great time.

1) is having
2) haves
3) to have
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: is having

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".

Elections, rights, governance and leadership (is becoming) empty words.

1) are become
2) are becoming
3) is become
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: are becoming

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.

They sat

A-there and mourned as only
B-mute and helpless beings
C-can, for weeks on end

1) ABC
2) CBA
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) annunciation
2) anunciation
3) annunceation
4) anunceation

Correct Answer: annunciation

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