SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 17 January 2017" Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 17 January 2017" Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 176 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. 

(As soon as I saw) the ferocious dog than I ran away.

Options:
1) No sooner than I saw
2) No sooner has I seen
3) No sooner did I see
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: No sooner did I see

QID : 177 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order. 

It is a good sign 
P-that the ratio remains the same despite 
Q-the revenue base coming down because 
R-of increased devolution to States

Options:
1) QRP
2) RPQ
3) PRQ
4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 178 - 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 have to accept(A)/that driving vehicles(B)require expertise.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 179 - Select the antonym of  to brood

Options:
1) to repine
2) to ignore
3) to fret
4) to mope

Correct Answer: to ignore

QID : 180 - 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 cricket ball struck me on the head.

Options:
1) Struck me on the head the cricket ball .
2) I was struck on the head by the cricket ball.
3) I had been struck on the head by the cricket ball.
4) I am striked on the head by the cricket ball.

Correct Answer: I was struck on the head by the cricket ball.

QID : 181 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

Through thick and thin

Options:
1) To be together under all circumstances, no matter how difficult
2) None of the days are alike. Some are good and some are bad
3) To pass through various types of obstacles
4) An obese person suddenly losing weight

Correct Answer: To be together under all circumstances, no matter how difficult

QID : 182 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order. 

India is extremely short 
P-of water, and there will be even less 
Q-is taken out 
R-of it as groundwater

Options:
1) RPQ
2) QRP
3) PRQ
4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 183 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase. 

Thumb one's nose

Options:
1) an ill-mannered person
2) to show affection
3) to scold a naughty person
4) to express scorn

Correct Answer: to express scorn

QID : 184 - 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. 

‘Have you come from Japan?' said the shopkeeper to the tourist.

Options:
1) The shopkeeper asked the tourist whether she had come from Japan.
2) The shopkeeper asked the tourist that if she had come from Japan.
3) The shopkeeper asked the tourist that whether she had came from Japan.
4) The shopkeeper asked the tourist if she came from Japan.

Correct Answer: The shopkeeper asked the tourist if she came from Japan.

QID : 185 - Select the synonym of 

crown

Options:
1) frown
2) apex
3) nadir
4) base

Correct Answer: apex

QID : 186 - 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 unruly behaviour of the parliamentarians _____________ the speaker.

Options:
1) incensed
2) estranged
3) enflamed
4) disparaged

Correct Answer: incensed

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QID : 187 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. 

The hapless kid (cut a sorry figure) in his first performance on the stage.

Options:
1) made a sorry figure
2) made a sad figure
3) cut a sorry face
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 188 - 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. 

To better the public transport system, the municipality ______________ the scheme of securing dedicated lanes for buses.

Options:
1) marketed
2) launched
3) floated
4) enhanced

Correct Answer: launched

QID : 189 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) blottched
2) essences
3) sylabus
4) semmantic

Correct Answer: essences

QID : 190 - Select the synonym of 

preacher

Options:
1) atheist
2) agnostic
3) evangelist
4) pagan

Correct Answer: evangelist

QID : 191 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

the customary code of polite behaviour in society or among members of a particular profession or group

Options:
1) etiquette
2) frizette
3) epaulette
4) fossette

Correct Answer: etiquette

QID : 192 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) depictted
2) brisbaane
3) fiddling
4) ponderred

Correct Answer: fiddling

QID : 193 - 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'.

Although he studied(A)/very hard, he(B)/could not pass the exam.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1A
2B
3C
4D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 194 - Select the antonym of 

veracity

Options:
1) deceit
2) condor
3) probity
4) rectitude

Correct Answer: deceit

QID : 195 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase. 

the way in which a substance holds together; thickness or viscosity

Options:
1) corpulency
2) consistency
3) exigency
4) exultancy

Correct Answer: consistency

QID : 196 - correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

The main failings were of conception and a political willingness to settle _________ easy options. _______________ the expansive declarations of the need "to maintain effective security of all nuclear materials, _______________ includes nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons”, the summits narrowed their _______________ to civilian holdings __________________ non-nuclear weapon states.

The main failings were of conception and a political willingness to settle _________ easy options.

Options:
1) to
2) of
3) from
4) for

Correct Answer: for

QID : 197 - correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

The main failings were of conception and a political willingness to settle _________ easy options. _______________ the expansive declarations of the need "to maintain effective security of all nuclear materials, _______________ includes nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons”, the summits narrowed their _______________ to civilian holdings __________________ non-nuclear weapon states.

_______________ the expansive declarations of the need

Options:
1) Inspite
2) Since
3) Despite
4) Despite of

Correct Answer: Despite

QID : 198 - correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

The main failings were of conception and a political willingness to settle _________ easy options. _______________ the expansive declarations of the need "to maintain effective security of all nuclear materials, _______________ includes nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons”, the summits narrowed their _______________ to civilian holdings __________________ non-nuclear weapon states.

_______________ includes nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons”

Options:
1) which
2) that
3) those
4) who

Correct Answer: which

QID : 199 - correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

The main failings were of conception and a political willingness to settle _________ easy options. _______________ the expansive declarations of the need "to maintain effective security of all nuclear materials, _______________ includes nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons”, the summits narrowed their _______________ to civilian holdings __________________ non-nuclear weapon states.

the summits narrowed their _______________

Options:
1) view
2) focus
3) attention
4) vision

Correct Answer: focus

QID : 200 - correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives. 

The main failings were of conception and a political willingness to settle _________ easy options. _______________ the expansive declarations of the need "to maintain effective security of all nuclear materials, _______________ includes nuclear materials used in nuclear weapons”, the summits narrowed their _______________ to civilian holdings __________________ non-nuclear weapon states.

civilian holdings __________________ non-nuclear weapon states.

Options:
1) into
2) for
3) in
4) about

Correct Answer: in

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