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

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

QID : 76 - Select the antonym of

to spurn

Options:

1) to accept

2) to flout

3) to scorn

4) to rebuff

Correct Answer: to accept

QID : 77 - 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.:

"I'm off to the games. Where are you going?" Options:

1) He said he would  be off to the games and  wanted to know where I was going.

2) He said he was going  off to the games and  wanted to know where I was planning to go.

3) He said he is going  off to the games and  asked me where I was planning to go.

4) He said that  he was off to the games and  wanted to know where I was going.

Correct Answer: He said that  he was off to the games and  wanted to know where I was going.

QID : 78 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Familiarity breeds contempt

Options:

1) close association with someone leads to a loss of respect for them

2) if you do an undesirable thing  daily then  it becomes acceptable

3) too many  people living closely will eventually cause bitterness

4) routine has to be broken to bring excitement to life

Correct Answer: close association with someone leads to a loss of respect for them

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QID : 79 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

a symbol that serves as an emblem of a group of people

Options:

1) obelisk

2) minaret

3) mast

4) totem

Correct Answer: totem

QID : 80 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Don't put all your eggs in one basket

1) avoid risky ventures if you want  to be successful in life

2) don't risk everything on the success of one  venture

3) one  should try multiple things, at least one  will succeed

4) those who are blessed with more  children are happier

Correct Answer: don't risk everything on the success of one  venture

QID : 81 - Select the antonym of

to conceive

Options:

1) to reckon

2) to neglect

3) to apprehend

4) to perceive

Correct Answer: to neglect

QID : 82 - 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 criminal was released on ..............for a few days so that he could spend time with his ailing mother. Options:

1) parole

2) guarantee

3) grant

4) mercy

Correct Answer: parole

QID : 83 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

We don't need  our computers to be infinitely fast,  just a whole  lot (faster than) they are today. Options:

1) as fast as

2) faster then

3) more  faster than

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 84 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Their judgment  can be

P-easily swayed by false

Q-propaganda, as is being done

R-right now across the country

Options:

1) QRP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 85 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) adhision

2) fundango

3) canabis

4) closeted

Correct Answer: closeted

QID : 86 - Select the synonym of

rendezvous

Options:

1) tryst

2) dispersal

3) rift

4) split

Correct Answer: tryst

QID : 87 - 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.

I read the story in one night.

1) The story had  been read by me in one  night.

2) The story has been read by me in one  night.

3) In one  night  the story has been read by me.

4) The story was read by me in one  night.

Correct Answer: The story was read by me in one  night.

QID : 88 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. The teacher did not ask (any questions to Rinky).

Options:

1) any questions of Rinky

2) to Rinky any questions

3) Rinky any questions

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: Rinky any questions

QID : 89 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) dievorce

2) carapase

3) usefully

4) shufles

Correct Answer: usefully

QID : 90 - 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'.

Being  occupied with(A)/work, father had no(B)/time to see us(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 91 - 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 employee had become ..............to both the manager's praise  as well as reprimand. Options:

1) hardened

2) indifferent

3) hostile

4) immune

Correct Answer: indifferent

QID : 92 - Select the synonym of

defuse

Options:

1) irritate

2) alleviate

3) agitate

4) incite

Correct Answer: alleviate

QID : 93 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Although  no convincing

P-arguments were made  against

Q-was  commotion in the House

R-the  amendment, there

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) PRQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 94 - 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'.

Visitors to the zoo(A)/are amused by the monkeys(B)/play in the cages.(C)/No error(D)

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 95 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to leave a place  suddenly or secretly. Options:

1) scarce

2) ligger

3) decamp

4) loiter

Correct Answer: decamp

QID : 96 - 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.

Equally disappointing is the court's ..............            , one-paragraph dismissal of the claim that criminal ..............creates a chilling effect upon speech. Such proclamations are easy ..............from the high, secure, and insulated bench  of the Supreme Court. It is journalists and newspapers, fighting  hundreds  of ..............cases in court, ..............have to deal with the very real consequences.

Equally disappointing is the court's ..............,

Options:

1) cursory

2) shortened

3) tiny

4) slight

Correct Answer: cursory

QID : 97 - 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.

Equally disappointing is the court's ..............            , one-paragraph dismissal of the claim that criminal ..............creates a chilling effect upon speech. Such proclamations are easy ..............from the high, secure, and insulated bench  of the Supreme Court. It is journalists and newspapers, fighting  hundreds  of ..............cases in court, ..............have to deal with the very real consequences.

criminal ..............creates a chilling effect upon  speech

Options:

1) defamating

2) defamation

3) defamate

4) defamations

Correct Answer: defamation

QID : 98 - 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.

Equally disappointing is the court's ..............            , one-paragraph dismissal of the claim that criminal ..............creates a chilling effect upon speech. Such proclamations are easy ..............from the high, secure, and insulated bench  of the Supreme Court. It is journalists and newspapers, fighting  hundreds  of ..............cases in court, ..............have to deal with the very real consequences.

Such  proclamations are easy ..............from the high

Options:

1) making

2) made

3) for making

4) to make

Correct Answer: to make

QID : 99 - 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.

Equally disappointing is the court's ..............            , one-paragraph dismissal of the claim that criminal ..............creates a chilling effect upon speech. Such proclamations are easy ..............from the high, secure, and insulated bench  of the Supreme Court. It is journalists and newspapers, fighting  hundreds  of ..............cases in court, ..............have to deal with the very real consequences.

It is journalists and  newspapers, fighting hundreds of ..............cases in court

Options:

1) imaginary

2) frivolous

3) unintellgible

4) ordinary

Correct Answer: frivolous

QID : 100  - 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.

Equally disappointing is the court's ..............            , one-paragraph dismissal of the claim that criminal ..............creates a chilling effect upon speech. Such proclamations are easy ..............from the high, secure, and insulated bench  of the Supreme Court. It is journalists and newspapers, fighting  hundreds  of ..............cases in court, ..............have to deal with the very real consequences.

..............have to deal  with the very real consequences.

Options:

1) whom

2) which

3) who

4) those

Correct Answer: who

 

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