SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 2 February 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 2 February 2017"

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - 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 recession is going to cause times for families who are already struggling to pay their bills. Options:

1) furious

2) agitated

3) turbulent

4) wild

Correct Answer: turbulent

Candidate Answer: [ NOT ANSWERED ]

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.

Mother said, "Lie down, Arjun." Options:

1) Mother told lie down Arjun.

2) Mother told Arjun for lying down.

3) Mother asked Arjun to lie down.

4) Mother asked Arjun to be lied down.

Correct Answer: Mother asked Arjun to lie down.

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

ethnic cleansing

Options:

1) a social revolution where negative aspects of a culture are removed

2) to perform mass religious conversions

3) the mass killing of members of one ethnic group

4) removal of all signs of culture from a society

Correct Answer: the mass killing of members of one ethnic group

QID : 79 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. I don't want an award (for help to you).

Options:

1) to have helped you

2) for helping you

3) for helping to you

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: for helping you

Candidate Answer: [ NOT ANSWERED ]

QID : 80 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Very rude or coarse; vulgar. Options:

1) gross

2) adipose

3) porcine

4) corpulent

Correct Answer: gross

QID : 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To stop doing something; cease or abstain. Options:

1) to endure

2) to desist

3) to persevere

4) to dismay

Correct Answer: to desist

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'.

I have sign over(A)/the cheque, you can(B)/collect it tomorrow.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 83 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

every cloud has a silver lining

Options:

1) no bad situation is permanent

2) if one wants rain then one has to bear with dark clouds

3) every blessing comes with a hidden curse

4) every bad situation has some good aspects to it

Correct Answer: every bad situation has some good aspects to it

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

It is a crisis which

P-unless policymakers

Q-exercise some intelligence

R-will get even worse

Options:

1) RPQ

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) QPR

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 85 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Shouts of the crowd cheering the home team now (stuff) the air.

Options:

1) fill

2) occupy

3) infest

4) no improvement Correct Answer: fill

QID : 86 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) dementia

2) quaterain

3) necrosys

4) frenetec

Correct Answer: dementia

QID : 87 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

In Tamil nadu,

P-cows and bulls are worshipped and celebrated

Q-on Maattu Pongal,

R-and the finale is Jallikattu

Options:

1) QRP

2) QPR

3) PRQ

4) RPQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 88 - 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 seawater eventually corroded the pillars of the bridge. Options:

1) Eventually the pillars of the bridge are being corroded by the seawater.

2) Eventually the pillars of the bridge have been corroded by the seawater.

3) The pillars of the bridge were eventually corroded by the seawater.

4) The pillars of the bridge have been eventually corroded by the seawater.

Correct Answer: The pillars of the bridge were eventually corroded by the seawater.

QID : 89 - 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.

On the trip, we needed a guide to the foreign language for us. Options:

1) describe

2) illustrate

3) mimic

4) interpret

Correct Answer: interpret

QID : 90 - Select the antonym of

to remand

Options:

1) to filibuster

2) to tarry

3) to expedite

4) to adjourn

Correct Answer: to expedite

QID : 91 - 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'.

He told me the same(A)/story which he told(B)/you yesterday.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 92 - Select the synonym of

proximal

Options:

1) frontier

2) obscure

3) remote

4) adjacent

Correct Answer: adjacent

QID : 93 - Select the antonym of

eternity

Options:

1) perpetuity

2) yonder

3) aeon

4) ephemeral

Correct Answer: ephemeral

QID : 94 - Select the synonym of

to alight

Options:

1) to escalate

2) to clamber

3) to disembark

4) to astride

Correct Answer: to disembark

QID : 95 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) prophesey

2) nihilism

3) aesthet

4) avulusion

Correct Answer: nihilism

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.

 

The answer to the third question is ---------------- answered; State leaders---------------great willingness to play into the hands of the Central government, presumably for a price.---------------------the process, representatives have forgotten the history of their own societies. But they fail to--------------------------------that history cannot be disremembered, it constantly nudges us to recollect past struggles-----------------------------------------------------------injustice in these States.

The answer to the third question is -------------------------answered

Options:

1) easily

2) easy to

3) easy for

4) so easy

Correct Answer easily

 

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.

The answer to the third question is ---------------- answered; State leaders---------------great willingness to play into the hands of the Central government, presumably for a price.---------------------the process, representatives have forgotten the history of their own societies. But they fail to--------------------------------that history cannot be disremembered, it constantly nudges us to recollect past struggles-----------------------------------------------------------injustice in these States.

 

State leaders---------------------great willingness to play into the hands of the Central government

Options:

1) is showing

2) have shown

3) to show

4) have showed

Correct Answer have shown

 

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.

 

The answer to the third question is ---------------- answered; State leaders---------------great willingness to play into the hands of the Central government, presumably for a price.---------------------the process, representatives have forgotten the history of their own societies. But they fail to--------------------------------that history cannot be disremembered, it constantly nudges us to recollect past struggles-----------------------------------------------------------injustice in these States.

------------------------- the process, representatives have forgotten the history of their own societies.

Options:

1) As

2) So

3) Into

4) In

Correct Answer In

 

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.

 

The answer to the third question is ---------------- answered; State leaders---------------great willingness to play into the hands of the Central government, presumably for a price.---------------------the process, representatives have forgotten the history of their own societies. But they fail to--------------------------------that history cannot be disremembered, it constantly nudges us to recollect past struggles-----------------------------------------------------------injustice in these States.

But they fail to -------------------------that history cannot be disremembered,

Options:

1) forget

2) memorize

3) recall

4) by heart

Correct Answer recall

 

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.

 

The answer to the third question is ---------------- answered; State leaders---------------great willingness to play into the hands of the Central government, presumably for a price.---------------------the process, representatives have forgotten the history of their own societies. But they fail to--------------------------------that history cannot be disremembered, it constantly nudges us to recollect past struggles-----------------------------------------------------------injustice in these States.

it constantly nudges us to recollect past struggles----------------------------injustice in these States.

Options:

1) against

2) for

3) to

4) from

Correct Answer against

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