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

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

Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276  - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Technology for

P-tracking  droughts has

Q-grown in leaps and bounds

R-forecasting and

1) RQP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 277  - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

If you are living in the crowded part of the city then  you should be ready  to (bear) the noise.

Options:

1) bear off

2) bear away

3) bear with

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: bear with

QID : 278  - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) extoled

2) couscous

3) infernall

4) conceriti

Correct Answer: couscous

QID : 279  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

based on random choice or personal whim

Options:

1) auxiliary

2) arbitrary

3) allegory

4) ambulatory

Correct Answer: arbitrary

QID : 280  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Wild goose chase

Options:

1) A hopeless search for something unattainable

2) An adventurous trip full of surprises

3) To waste a lot of time  and  effort  for small returns

4) To have fun doing  a certain task

Correct Answer: A hopeless search for something unattainable

QID : 281  - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The NSG

P- of nuclear trade, spelt  out in its guidelines and trigger-lists

Q- covering  every aspect

R- has already made its rules,

Options:

1) QRP

2) QPR

3) PRQ

4) RQP

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 282  - 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'.

Today the cost of living(A)/is so high that many people(B)/find it difficult  to make ends  meet.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1A

2B

3C

4D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 283  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

You bet

Options:

1) Contradicting someone

2) Certainly

3) Gamble

4) Letting  others lead  

Correct Answer: Certainly

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QID : 284  - 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 workers expected to finish  the job.

Options:

1) The job was expecting to being  finished by the workers.

2) It was expected that  the workers would  be finishing the job.

3) The job was expected to been finished by the workers.

4) It was expected by the workers that  they would  finish  the job.

Correct Answer: It was expected by the workers that  they would  finish  the job.

QID : 285  - 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'.

Vipul has been(A)/suffering from fever(B)/since seven days.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 286  - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to slap with one's hand or a flat object

Options:

1) to spank

2) to clobber

3) to whip

4) to flog

Correct Answer: to spank

QID : 287  - Select the synonym of

deployment

Options:

1) bane

2) banishment

3) stationing

4) strategise

Correct Answer: stationing

QID : 288  - Select the antonym of:

to sue

Options:

1) to absolve

2) to litigate

3) to indict

4) to solicit

Correct Answer: to absolve

QID : 289  - Select the antonym of

facade

Options:

1) frontage

2) semblance

3) veneer

4) reality

Correct Answer: reality

QID : 290  - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

If you come across new words,  you should look (them up) in the dictionary.

Options:

1) for them

2) at them

3) them down

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 291  - 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.

Crimes  against women are ............of the deep  rooted  patriarchal systems of our society.

Options:

1) indications

2) manifestations

3) demonstrations

4) explanations

Correct Answer: manifestations

QID : 292  - 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.

Three Indian ad agencies have ............awards at the International competition.

Options:

1) obtained

2) attained

3) bagged

4) procured

Correct Answer: bagged

QID : 293  - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) deseased

2) spedier

3) schemata

4) unioniest

Correct Answer: schemata

QID : 294  - 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.

Sara answered, "The photographs are under the drawer”.

Options:

1) Sarah answered the photographs are under the drawer.

2) Sarah answered that,  that  the photographs are under the drawer.

3) Sarah answered the photographs were under the drawer.

4) Sarah answered that  the photographs were under the drawer.

Correct Answer: Sarah answered that  the photographs were under the drawer.

QID : 295  - Select the synonym of

banquet

Options:

1) fast

2) feast

3) voracity

4) gluttony

Correct Answer: feast

QID : 296  - 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.

To begin............, let us ask ............such  an appellation, assuming it has only positive............, was ever deserved in a city like Bengaluru.  At the risk............ earning the well-shaped wrath of fellow  Bengalureans, let me explain that............for a "peacefull" past apart, it would be difficult  to assert that "Asia's Silicon  Valley" had even a history of toleration  of difference.

To begin ............,

Options:

1) for

2) so

3) with

4) thus

Correct Answer: with

QID : 297  - 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.

To begin............, let us ask ............such  an appellation, assuming it has only positive............, was ever deserved in a city like Bengaluru.  At the risk............ earning the well-shaped wrath of fellow  Bengalureans, let me explain that............for a "peacefull" past apart, it would be difficult  to assert that "Asia's Silicon  Valley" had even a history of toleration  of difference.

let us ask ............such an appellation

Options:

1) whether

2) if

3) even if

4) in case

Correct Answer: whether

QID : 298  - 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.

To begin............, let us ask ............such  an appellation, assuming it has only positive............, was ever deserved in a city like Bengaluru.  At the risk............ earning the well-shaped wrath of fellow  Bengalureans, let me explain that............for a "peacefull" past apart, it would be difficult  to assert that "Asia's Silicon  Valley" had even a history of toleration  of difference.

assuming it has only positive............,

Options:

1) nuances

2) hints

3) suggestions

4) connotations

Correct Answer: connotations

QID : 299  - 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.

To begin............, let us ask ............such  an appellation, assuming it has only positive............, was ever deserved in a city like Bengaluru.  At the risk............ earning the well-shaped wrath of fellow  Bengalureans, let me explain that............for a "peacefull" past apart, it would be difficult  to assert that "Asia's Silicon  Valley" had even a history of toleration  of difference.

At the risk............earning the well-shaped wrath  of fellow Bengalureans

Options:

1) for

2) of

3) about

4) over

Correct Answer: of

QID : 300  - 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.

To begin............, let us ask ............such  an appellation, assuming it has only positive............, was ever deserved in a city like Bengaluru.  At the risk............ earning the well-shaped wrath of fellow  Bengalureans, let me explain that............for a "peacefull" past apart, it would be difficult  to assert that "Asia's Silicon  Valley" had even a history of toleration  of difference.

let me explain that ............for a "peacefull" past apart

Options:

1) nostalgia

2) remorse

3) sentimentality

4) memories

Correct Answer: nostalgia

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