SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 18 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 18 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 ­ 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.

Ravi had committed a mistake.

Options:

1) A mistake has been committed by Ravi.

2) A mistake had been committed by Ravi.

3) A mistake was committed by Ravi.

4) A mistake is committed by Ravi.

Correct Answer: A mistake had been committed by Ravi.

QID : 77 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) comands

2) prigish

3) adhesive

4) serenly

Correct Answer: adhesive

QID : 78 ­ Select the antonym of

endeavour

Options:

1) passive

2) buck

3) assay

4) intend

Correct Answer: passive

QID : 79 ­ 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 understand the nature of electromagnetic radiation, it is imperative that we grasp the  ............nature of light.

Options:

1) twice

2) dual

3) double

4) dichotomous

Correct Answer: dual

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

To put the cat among the pigeons

Options:

1) To hunt easy prey

2) To be different in a group where everybody is alike

3) To do something that is likely to cause controversy

4) When the entire group feels trapped in a bad situation

Correct Answer: To do something that is likely to cause controversy

QID : 81 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

He spent  a third

P­was  of any consequence

Q­made  sure that none of them

R­of the time describing his tax proposals, but

Options:

1) QRP

2) QPR

3) PRQ

4) RQP

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 82 ­ 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 temple is(A)/within a hundred  yards(B)/from my house(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 83 ­ Select the synonym of

to moan

Options:

1) to sigh

2) to beam

3) to smirk

4) to simper

Correct Answer: to sigh

QID : 84 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

deserving reward or praise

Options:

1) meritorious

2) honourable

3) virtuous

4) noble

Correct Answer: meritorious

QID : 85 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The candidate was likely to win the assembly elections (with the) sweeping majority.

Options:

1) by the

2) with a

3) by a

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: by a

QID : 86 ­ 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'.

I am certain that(A)/the officer is not only(B)/greedy but corrupt.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

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QID : 87 ­ 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.

‘Do you have anything to tell me, little princess?' asked  the king.

Options:

1) The king ask the little princess if she have anything to tell him.

2) The king asked the little princess that if she had anything to tell him.

3) The king said to the little princess if she had anything to say to him.

4) The king asked the little princess whether she had anything to tell him.

Correct Answer: The king asked the little princess whether she had anything to tell him.

QID : 88 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

involving or showing violence and bloodshed

Options:

1) inundate

2) gory

3) sanguine

4) imbrue

Correct Answer: gory

QID : 89 ­ Select the antonym of

beleaguer

Options:

1) gnaw

2) assist

3) badger

4) pester

Correct Answer: assist

QID : 90 ­ 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 special court was  ............without having reached any decision on the case.

Options:

1) adjourned

2) dispersed

3) postponed

4) recessed

Correct Answer: adjourned

QID : 91 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) bloting

2) terrazo

3) gulible

4) pyroxene

Correct Answer: pyroxene

QID : 92 ­ Select the synonym of

melodramatic

Options:

1) tranquil

2) halcyon

3) bucolic

4) theatrical

Correct Answer: theatrical

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

The yatra  focussed P­for  poor and Q­marginalised communities

R­on access to development and dignity

Options:

1) RQP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 94 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to shoot the breeze

Options:

1) To do random acts hoping one will be successful

2) To have a casual conversation

3) To release stomach gases

4) To brag about some mild achievement

Correct Answer: To have a casual conversation

QID : 95 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

It was hard to believe that she (were) dead for three months.

Options:

1) was

2) has been

3) is

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: has been

QID : 96 ­ 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.

 ............being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because  it is a shared  idea.  ............of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar  ............to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful  ............they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense  .............

 ............being an intangible idea

Options:

1) Inspite

2) Although

3) Despite of

4) Despite

Correct Answer: Despite

QID : 97 ­ 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.

 ............being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because  it is a shared  idea.  ............of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar  ............to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful  ............they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense  .............

 ............of nationhood are important

Options:

1) Symbols

2) Badges

3) Emblems

4) Figures

Correct Answer: Symbols

QID : 98 ­ 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.

 ............being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because  it is a shared  idea.  ............of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar  ............to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful  ............they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense  .............

we have familiar  ............to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India.

Options:

1) assistance

2) aids

3) help

4) support

Correct Answer: aids

QID : 99 ­ 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.

 ............being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because  it is a shared  idea.  ............of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar  ............to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful  ............they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense  .............

National symbols are extremely powerful  ............

Options:

1) since

2) because

3) so

4) thereof

Correct Answer: because

QID : 100 ­ 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.

 ............being an intangible idea, the nation is quite real because  it is a shared  idea.  ............of nationhood are important for this sharing to be reliably reproduced, which is why we have familiar  ............to memory like maps, flags, or the figure of Mother India. National symbols are extremely powerful  ............they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense  .............

they connect to compressed reservoirs of intense  .............

Options:

1) compassion

2) empathy

3) emotion

4) elation

Correct Answer: emotion

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