SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 19 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 19 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) mamoths

2) nicotien

3) rickshaw

4) platypous

Correct Answer: rickshaw

QID : 277 ­ 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.

One must keep one's promises.

Options:

1) One's promises must be kept by one.

2) One's promises had to be kept.

3) Promises must be kept.

4) Promises have to be kept by one.

Correct Answer: Promises must be kept.

QID : 278 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

Taken together, this

P­gives a total global

Q­stockpile of almost 1,900 tons of

R­nuclear weapons­usable material

Options:

1) QRP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 279 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Crocodile tears

Options:

1) To feel sad for another person's misfortunes

2) To laugh so much that your eyes start to water

3) A person whose sadness is never noticed

4) Expressions of sorrow that are insincere

Correct Answer: Expressions of sorrow that are insincere

QID : 280 ­ 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.

The professor told the class, "Ice floats on water".

Options:

1) The professor told the class that, that ice floats on water.

2) The professor told the class ice floats on water.

3) The professor told the class that ice floats on water.

4) The professor told the class how ice floats on water.

Correct Answer: The professor told the class that ice floats on water.

QID : 281 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to portray in words; describe

Options:

1) to evince

2) to divulge

3) to depict

4) to manifest

Correct Answer: to depict

QID : 282 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

In 2001, hundreds of people were killed (from)  the earthquake in Gujarat.

Options:

1) in

2) because of

3) since

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: in

QID : 283 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) defered

2) decifer

3) fammished

4) glaucoma

Correct Answer: glaucoma

QID : 284 ­ 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 residence of that rich man was plain to the point of being ..............., with no luxuries.

Options:

1) ascetic

2) austere

3) stringent

4) solemn

Correct Answer: austere

QID : 285 ­ Select the antonym of

motley

Options:

1) kaleidoscopic

2) assorted

3) homogenous

4) disparate

Correct Answer: homogenous

QID : 286 ­ Select the antonym of

violation

Options:

1) abuse

2) obedience

3) felony

4) crime

Correct Answer: obedience

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QID : 287 ­ 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'.

Seldom we have been(A)/treated in such(B)/a rude manner.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 288 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

Vikram (insist that)  he was innocent.

Options:

1) insisted on that

2) insisted that

3) insisted on

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: insisted that

QID : 289 ­ 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.

Then, he left for Silicon Valley to ...............his dream  of launching a start­up.

Options:

1) persevere

2) eschew

3) pursue

4) cherish

Correct Answer: pursue

QID : 290 ­ Select the synonym of

bother

Options:

1) obscene

2) beset

3) obfuscate

4) oblivious

Correct Answer: beset

QID : 291 ­ Select the synonym of

elate

Options:

1) abase

2) faze

3) exhilarate

4) enervate

Correct Answer: exhilarate

QID : 292 ­ 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 will try to be on time(A)/but don't worry  when(B)/I am late.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 293 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

The loss of these P­young, and often  Q­make us ponder  R­bright, people must

Options:

1) PRQ

2) PQR

3) QPR

4) RPQ

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 294 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Chink in one's armour

Options:

1) A spotless shield tells that the person has not yet fought any war

2) A small crack if not repaired will break the shield

3) An area of vulnerability

4) One's primary defence system against loss or injury

Correct Answer: An area of vulnerability

QID : 295 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to impose something unwelcome on

Options:

1) to subject

2) to extort

3) to levy

4) to inflict

Correct Answer: to inflict

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.

It is obviously wrong  as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ...............all are under the monopoly of the school, arenot included. ……………….private schools want  additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics,  …………………and projects. And they often  recommend tuition for the children. None  of this ...............in this cost calculation. However, the family ……………………this burden and these  items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

books and stationery, and transport, ...............all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included.

Options:

1) that

2) those

3) which

4) when

Correct Answer: which

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.

It is obviously wrong  as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ...............all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ...............private schools want  additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ...............and projects. And they often  recommend tuition for the children. None  of this ...............in this cost calculation. However, the family ..............................this burden and these  items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

...............private schools want additional money

Options:

1) Occasionally

2) Randomly

3) Rarely

4) Mostly

Correct Answer: Occasionally

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.

It is obviously wrong  as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ...............all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ...............private schools want  additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ...............and projects. And they often  recommend tuition for the children. None  of this ...............in this cost calculation. However, the family ...............................this burden and these  items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

...............and projects.

Options:

1) travels

2) tours

3) expeditions

4) excursions

Correct Answer: excursions

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.

It is obviously wrong  as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ...............all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ...............private schools want  additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ...............and projects. And they often  recommend tuition for the children. None  of this ...............in this cost calculation. However, the family .........................................this burden and these  items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

None of this ...............in this cost calculation.

Options:

1) counts

2) is counted

3) have been counted

4) had been counted

Correct Answer: is counted

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.

It is obviously wrong  as the cost of school uniform, books and stationery, and transport, ………………….all are under the monopoly of the school, are not included. ………………………private schools want  additional money for special occasions like festivals, picnics, ………….and projects. And they often  recommend tuition for the children. None  of this …………..in this cost calculation. However, the family………………..this burden and these  items add significantly to the revenue of private schools.

However, the family  ………………..this burden

1) bore

2) bears

3) had borne

4) is bearing

Correct Answer: bears

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