SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 21 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 21 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) crockery

2) filigre

3) mobillity

4) saccristy

Correct Answer: crockery

QID : 77 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To spill the beans

Options:

1) To reveal secret information unintentionally

2) To lose inherited  wealth

3) To spread rumours to intentionally harm someone

4) To spend away hard earned savings

Correct Answer: To reveal secret information unintentionally

QID : 78 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The pool was dry as the water (had been drained off) the day before.

Options:

1) has  been  drained  off

2) was drained

3) has  been  drained  away

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

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QID : 79 - Select  the antonym of

cosset

Options:

1) ignore

2) close

3) caress

4) fondle

Correct Answer: ignore

QID : 80 - Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

The essay  is about

P-namely,

Q-what its title says,

R-the enemies of intellectual liberty

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) QPR

4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 81 - 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 combination of high IQ and general knowledge  makes it easier to...............these skills.

Options:

1) have

2) acquire

3) procure

4) get

Correct Answer: acquire

QID : 82 - 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.

"Bring me a cup of coffee” said Nita to her mother.

Options:

1) Nita asked  her mother that would she bring her a cup of coffee.

2) Nita asked  her mother that if she could bring her a cup of coffee.

3) Nita asked  her mother that could she bring her a cup of coffee.

4) Nita asked  her mother to bring her a cup of coffee.

Correct Answer: Nita asked  her mother to bring her a cup of coffee.

QID : 83 - 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.

Despite  the bank's security staff...............a vigil over the treasury boxes, the cash was stolen.

Options:

1) putting

2) placing

3) keeping

4) taking

Correct Answer: keeping

QID : 84 - 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.

Why did he break the vase?

Options:

1) Why is the vase  broken by him?

2) Why was the vase  broken by him?

3) Why had been  the vase  broken by him?

4) Why has  been  the vase  broken by him?

Correct Answer: Why was the vase  broken by him?

QID : 85 - Select  the synonym  of

privation

Options:

1) hardship

2) abundance

3) private

4) luxury

Correct Answer: hardship

QID : 86 - Select  the synonym  of

carnage

Options:

1) accord

2) butchery

3) concord

4) cessation

Correct Answer: butchery

QID : 87 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To spin one's wheels

Options:

1) to take a chance

2) to do a job quickly

3) to narrate someone a confusing story

4) to waste one's time

Correct Answer: to waste one's time

QID : 88 - 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 average age at which(A)/people die of heart diseases(B)/are decreasing.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 89 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to kill someone by covering their nose  and mouth so that they suffocate

Options:

1) to smite

2) to extirpate

3) to lynch

4) to smother

Correct Answer: to smother

QID : 90 - Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) smoldder

2) alveolar

3) canvacess

4) innosent

Correct Answer: alveolar

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'.

Hardly had I stepped(A)/out of my house  when(B)/I saw them coming towards my house.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 92 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to break up into small parts as the result of impact or decay

Options:

1) to disintegrate

2) disharmony

3) to disinherit

4) to denigrate

Correct Answer: to disintegrate

QID : 93 - Select  the antonym of

hollow

Options:

1) alveolate

2) cleft

3) cavernous

4) solid

Correct Answer: solid

QID : 94 - Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

It was never meant

P-upon fundamental rights

Q-to become a tool

R-to broaden the scope of restrictions

Options:

1) RQP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 95 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

(Her all) answers were incorrect.

Options:

1) All of her

2) Her every answer

3) All in her

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: All of her

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.

To impose  costs on one of the parties at the end of a...............litigation is common; it is meant, among other things, to act as a...............against litigants abusing the process and the system of the law. But to seek  pre-deposits with a view to prioritising a certain kind of case over another, by ………………….early dates of hearing to those  that are capable of paying huge...............of money, is simply staggering. It reinforces a scheme of classism that ought to have no place in any court of law, let...............the apex court of the land.

To impose costs on one of the parties at the end of a...............litigation is common

Options:

1) chronic

2) protracted

3) perpetual

4) infinite

Correct Answer: protracted

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.

To impose  costs on one of the parties at the end of a...............litigation is common; it is meant, among other things, to act as a...............against litigants abusing the process and the system of the law. But to seek  pre-deposits with a view to prioritising a certain kind of case over another, by ……………..early dates of hearing to those  that are capable of paying huge...............of money, is simply staggering. It reinforces a scheme of classism that ought to have no place in any court of law, let...............the apex court of the land.

to act as a...............against litigants  abusing the process and the system of the law.

Options:

1) deterrent

2) incentive

3) catalyst

4) stimulus

Correct Answer: deterrent

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.

To impose  costs on one of the parties at the end of a...............litigation is common; it is meant, among other things, to act as a...............against litigants abusing the process and the system of the law. But to seek  pre-deposits with a view to prioritising a certain kind of case over another, by ………………..early dates of hearing to those  that are capable of paying huge...............of money, is simply staggering. It reinforces a scheme of classism that ought to have no place in any court of law, let...............the apex court of the land.

by...............early dates of hearing

Options:

1) conceding

2) rewarding

3) donating

4) granting

Correct Answer: granting

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.

To impose  costs on one of the parties at the end of a...............litigation is common; it is meant, among other things, to act as a...............against litigants abusing the process and the system of the law. But to seek  pre-deposits with a view to prioritising a certain kind of case over another, by ……………..early dates of hearing to those  that are capable of paying huge...............of money, is simply staggering. It reinforces a scheme of classism that ought to have no place in any court of law, let...............the apex court of the land.

capable of paying huge...............of money

Options:

1) total

2) quantity

3) sums

4) worth

Correct Answer: sums

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.

To impose  costs on one of the parties at the end of a...............litigation is common; it is meant, among other things, to act as a...............against litigants abusing the process and the system of the law. But to seek  pre-deposits with a view to prioritising a certain kind of case over another, by ……………..early dates of hearing to those  that are capable of paying huge...............of money, is simply staggering. It reinforces a scheme of classism that ought to have no place in any court of law, let...............the apex court of the land.

let...............the apex court of the land.

Options:

1) only

2) lonely

3) alone

4) sole

Correct Answer: alone

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