SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 20 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 20 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276 ­ Select the synonym of

to theorize

Options:

1) to measure

2) to prove

3) to speculate

4) to calculate

Correct Answer: to speculate

QID : 277 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

To write in plain vigorous language

P­one  has to think fearlessly, and if

Q­one  thinks fearlessly

R­one  cannot be politically orthodox

Options:

1) QRP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 278 ­ 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.

No parents can ...............to see their ward  waste their potential.

Options:

1) visualize

2) predict

3) envisage

4) afford

Correct Answer: afford

QID : 279 ­ 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.

Abhay said, "I will go to Surat tomorrow".

Options:

1) Abhay said that he would go to Surat the next day.

2) Abhay said he would go to Surat tomorrow.

3) Abhay said he will be going to Surat the next day.

4) Abhay said that he would go to Surat tomorrow.

Correct Answer: Abhay said that he would go to Surat the next day.

QID : 280 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The (needs) of the hour was to reform the entire banking system.

Options:

1) need

2) needing

3) needings

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: need

QID : 281 ­ 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.

They are going to watch a drama tomorrow.

Options:

1) A drama is going to be watched by them tomorrow.

2) A drama will be watched by them tomorrow.

3) A drama was going to be watched by them tomorrow.

4) Tomorrow the drama is going to be watched by them.

Correct Answer: A drama is going to be watched by them tomorrow.

QID : 282 ­ 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 minister appealed to the public not to ...............to violence.

Options:

1) criticize

2) provoke

3) resort

4) influence

Correct Answer: resort

QID : 283 ­ Select the antonym of

ambushed

Options:

1) lurk

2) waylay

3) camouflage

4) exposed

Correct Answer: exposed

QID : 284 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Elections are likely to be held

P­in 2017 once law and order  

Q­time frame has been set

R­is restored though no

Options:

1) PRQ

2) PQR

3) QPR

4) RPQ

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 285 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

wide in range  or effect

Options:

1) sweeping

2) exaggerate

3) exclusive

4) superficial

Correct Answer: sweeping

QID : 286 ­ Choose the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) toxisity

2) traducer

3) rubycund

4) impeeding

Correct Answer: traducer

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QID : 287 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to treat  with cruelty or violence

Options:

1) wrong

2) abuse

3) pervert

4) fault

Correct Answer: abuse

QID : 288 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

One minute they're all sweet (but)  caring and the next minute they stab you in the back.

Options:

1) if

2) and

3) only

4) nor

Correct Answer: and

QID : 289 ­ 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'.

If I had remembered(A)/this it will have(B)/prevented some mistakes.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 290 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Too many cooks spoil the broth

Options:

1) it is always better to do a job independently

2) asking many people for advice will cause confusion, and the decision will never be made

3) if too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well

4) food is always cooked better if one person cooks it

Correct Answer: if too many people are involved in a task or activity, it will not be done well

QID : 291 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) litigate

2) diatrybe

3) cloyster

4) griemiest

Correct Answer: litigate

QID : 292 ­ Select the antonym of

malignant

Options:

1) mortal

2) internecine

3) benign

4) lethal

Correct Answer: benign

QID : 293 ­ 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'.

It was being hard to believe(A)/that my brother could be(B)/involved with anything so sinister.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) C

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

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

Easy come, easy go

Options:

1) if you forcibly tie up a person in a relationship that person will run away

2) no matter what, one should never lose temper

3) every task is easy for a talented person

4) something acquired without effort may be lost without regret

Correct Answer: something acquired without effort may be lost without regret

QID : 295 ­ Choose the synonym of

to thrash

Options:

1) to pin

2) to grasp

3) to pinch

4) to beat up

Correct Answer: to beat up

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.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more ...............   . Faced with potentially new cyber ..............., the danger  to India’s economic and national security is going ...............geometrical progression. To be forearmed, with ...............offensive cyber  operations and ...............cyber  security, is essential.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more ...............

Options:

1) stronger

2) asymmetric

3) inclined

4) strange

Correct Answer: asymmetric

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.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more ...............   . Faced with potentially new cyber ..............., the danger  to India’s economic and national security is going ...............geometrical progression. To be forearmed, with...............offensive cyber  operations and ...............cyber  security, is essential.

Faced with potentially new cyber ...............

Options:

1) onslaughts

2) attack

3) world

4) intrusions

Correct Answer: onslaughts

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.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more ...............   . Faced with potentially new cyber ..............., the danger  to India’s economic and national security is going ...............geometrical progression. To be forearmed, with...............offensive cyber  operations and ...............cyber  security, is essential.

India's economic and national security is going ...............geometrical progression.

Options:

1) down as

2) down for

3) up on

4) up in

Correct Answer: up in

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.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more ...............   . Faced with potentially new cyber ..............., the danger  to India’s economic and national security is going ...............geometrical progression. To be forearmed, with...............offensive cyber  operations and ...............cyber  security, is essential.

To be forearmed, with ...............offensive cyber operations

Options:

1) the two

2) both

3) either

4) neither

Correct Answer: both

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.

The battle between attackers and the attacked is becoming still more ...............   . Faced with potentially new cyber ..............., the danger  to India’s economic and national security is going ...............geometrical progression. To be forearmed, with...............offensive cyber  operations and ...............cyber  security, is essential................cyber security, is essential.

Options:

1) more stronger

2) strongest

3) strengthened

4) strengthening

Correct Answer: strengthened

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