SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 22 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 22 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276 ­ Select the synonym of

pal

Options:

1) buddy

2) lad

3) foe

4) dude

Correct Answer: buddy

QID : 277 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

having a sensation of whirling and a tendency to fall or stagger

Options:

1) volatile

2) wild

3) reckless

4) giddy

Correct Answer: giddy

QID : 278 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

(It is no good to cry) over past failures.

Options:

1) It is of no good crying

2) It is of no good to cry

3) It is no good crying

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: It is no good crying

QID : 279 ­ 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'.

Sairat is one of the latest(A)/in the list of contemporary Marathi movies(B)/which appeared in recent times.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 280 ­ 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.

A month before he was scheduled to be hanged from the ................, the president granted him clemency.

Options:

1) gallows

2) balcony

3) stands

4) frame

Correct Answer: gallows

QID : 281 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

If you can't beat 'em, join 'em

Options:

1) Many times those who fight eventually become best of friends

2) If one has to give up fighting with some group because one can't win, band together with them

3) Not to hurt others. Instead, be friends with them.

4) To fight till you get acceptance to a group which does not initially accept you as a member

Correct Answer: If one has to give up fighting with some group because one can't win, band together with them

QID : 282 ­ Select the antonym of bequeath

Options:

1) receive

2) impart

3) bestow

4) entrust

Correct Answer: receive

QID : 283 ­ Choose the antonym of stun

Options:

1) petrify

2) calm

3) flabbergast

4) stupefy

Correct Answer: calm

QID : 284 ­ 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.

Preeti ran the race in record  time.

Options:

1) In record time Preeti ran the race.

2) The race was run by Preeti in record time.

3) The race was being run by Preeti in record time.

4) The race had been ran by Preeti in record time.

Correct Answer: The race was run by Preeti in record time.

QID : 285 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

I went to sleep last night, (almost as soon as) my head hit the pillow.

Options:

1) no sooner then

2) as quickly as

3) almost as quickly as

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 286 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) aplauds

2) neonaetes

3) bestiary

4) pinnioned

Correct Answer: bestiary

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QID : 287 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

All good things must come to an end

Options:

1) Even enjoyable experiences cannot last for ever

2) A good story should always have a happy ending

3) The world will be destroyed one day

4) Only bad things can continue forever. Life of good things feel short.

Correct Answer: Even enjoyable experiences cannot last for ever

QID : 288 ­ Select the synonym of to defile

Options:

1) to esteem

2) to besmirch

3) to elevate

4) to sanctify

Correct Answer: to besmirch

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'.

I am better(A)/adapted to the(B)/climate than you.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 290 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

It is high time

P­about the cost and

Q­the  government started thinking

R­quality of power  supply

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) QPR

4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 291 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

For India, therefore,

P­a priority along with nuclear safety Q­nuclear security is not a new objective, R­but has always been

Options:

1) RQP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 292 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) frackture

2) thiners

3) aproved

4) divining

Correct Answer: divining

QID : 293 ­ 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 researchers are ................into the mode of life of diabetes patients as diabetes is a lifestyle ailment.

Options:

1) inspecting

2) investigating

3) observing

4) seeing

Correct Answer: investigating

QID : 294 ­ 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.

Puneet said, "I have been reading a story  book".

Options:

1) Puneet said he has been reading a story book.

2) Puneet said that he had been reading a story book.

3) Puneet said that he has been reading a story book.

4) Puneet said that he had read a story book.

Correct Answer: Puneet said that he had been reading a story book.

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

a person who is not accepted by a social group,  especially because  he or she is not liked, respected, or trusted

Options:

1) fugitive

2) vagrant

3) pariah

4) tramp

Correct Answer: pariah

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 new claim that ................out of misplaced confidence that all that is in education can be ................is that the ‘per unit cost of outcome’ is lower in private schools. Meaning that even ................the learning outcomes of private schools are not better ................the public schools, the cost ................running private schools is much lower.

The new claim that ................out of misplaced

Options:

1) emerging

2) emerge

3) was emerged

4) emerged

Correct Answer: emerged

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 new claim that ................out of misplaced confidence that all that is in education can be ................is that the ‘per unit cost of outcome’ is lower in private schools. Meaning that even ................the learning outcomes of private schools are not better ................the public schools, the cost ................running private schools is much lower.

education can be ................is that the ‘per unit cost of outcome' is lower in private schools.

Options:

1) quantified

2) counted

3) totalled

4) scored

Correct Answer: quantified

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 new claim that ................out of misplaced confidence that all that is in education can be ................is that the ‘per unit cost of outcome’ is lower in private schools. Meaning that even ................the learning outcomes of private schools are not better ................the public schools, the cost ................running private schools is much lower.

Meaning that even ................the learning outcomes of private schools

Options:

1) if

2) when

3) whereas

4) as

Correct Answer: if

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 new claim that ................out of misplaced confidence that all that is in education can be ................is that the ‘per unit cost of outcome’ is lower in private schools. Meaning that even ................the learning outcomes of private schools are not better ................the public schools, the cost ................running private schools is much lower.

better ................the public schools

Options:

1) then

2) than

3) to

4) as

Correct Answer: than

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 new claim that ................out of misplaced confidence that all that is in education can be ................is that the ‘per unit cost of outcome’ is lower in private schools. Meaning that even ................the learning outcomes of private schools are not better ................the public schools, the cost ................running private schools is much lower.

the cost ................running private schools is much lower.

Options:

1) for

2) about

3) of

4) with

Correct Answer: of

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