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

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

QID : 76 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Let us hurry, or else the bus (will be leaving) the stop by the time we reach there.

Options:
1) will leave

2) will have left

3) would have left

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: will have left

QID : 77 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

I won't be able to leave for office until they (arrive).

Options:
1) have arrived

2) had arrived

3) will have arrived

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: have arrived

QID : 78 - 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.

"O, what a beautiful lake that is!” said she.

Options:
1) She exclaimed joyfully that that was a very beautiful lake.

2) She exclaimed joyfully it was a very beautiful lake.

3) She exclaimed joyfully that was a very beautiful lake.

4) She exclaimed joyfully that it was a very beautiful lake.

Correct Answer: She exclaimed joyfully that that was a very beautiful lake.

QID : 79 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

X marks the spot

Options:
1) A very popular place

2) Not to tell others of a fantastic discovery

3) The exact location

4) A secret hideout

Correct Answer: The exact location

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

to use for the first time

Options:
1) paten

2) smitten

3) begotten

4) christen

Correct Answer: christen

QID : 81 - Select the synonym of

synchronicity

Options:
1) conformity

2) conflict

3) vendetta

4) altercation

Correct Answer: conformity

QID : 82 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The atmosphere
P-is against them, but there appears
Q-in their administrations
R-to be fight left

Options:
1) QPR

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 83 - 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 weather disrupted the final match.

Options:
1) The final match has been disrupted by the weather.

2) The final match had been disrupted by the weather.

3) The final match was disrupted by the weather.

4) The final match was being disrupted by the weather.

Correct Answer: The final match was disrupted by the weather.

QID : 84 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) fibrossis

2) quaries

3) arobics

4) homilies

Correct Answer: homilies

QID : 85 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to expel large quantities of (something) rapidly and forcibly

Options:
1) to irrupt

2) to puke

3) to spew

4) to spritz

Correct Answer: to spew

QID : 86 - Select the synonym of

accolade

Options:
1) bungle

2) performance

3) fiasco

4) distinction

Correct Answer: distinction

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QID : 87 - 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'.

One of the state(A)/in which there was a severe drought(B)/last year is Maharashtra.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 88 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) leukeamia

2) steeplees

3) feminism

4) mendril

Correct Answer: feminism

QID : 89 - 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 stock was(A)/divided among(B)/the two brothers.(C)No error(D)

Options:
1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 90 - 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.

Please be patient. All your grievances will be ____________.

Options:
1) settled

2) satisfied

3) solved

4) attended

Correct Answer: settled

QID : 91 - 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.

I ________ my black leather shoes till they shine.

Options:
1) scrub

2) rub

3) brush

4) polish

Correct Answer: polish

QID : 92 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

You can say that again

Options:
1) To challenge someone

2) To express agreement

3) To politely ask someone to repeat

4) A favourite story

Correct Answer: To express agreement

QID : 93 - Select the antonym of

astringe

Options:
1) liberate

2) constringe

3) circumscribe

4) tauten

Correct Answer: liberate

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

The idea was
P-to spend as little money
Q-while avoiding loss of lives
R-as possible

Options:
1) RPQ

2) QPR

3) QRP

4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 95 - Select the antonym of

abdicate

Options:
1) forgo

2) usurp

3) waive

4) cede

Correct Answer: usurp

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India

Options:
1) into

2) in

3) of

4) about

Correct Answer: in

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues.

Options:
1) doubt

2) objection

3) questioning

4) reluctance

Correct Answer: reluctance

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze

Options:
1) juxtaposition

2) nearness

3) contact

4) proximity

Correct Answer: juxtaposition

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

_____________ Central government expenditures

Options:
1) onto

2) on

3) upon

4) for

Correct Answer: on

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.

We now have a peculiar combination _______________ the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a _________________ to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate ________________ has meant a squeeze _____________ Central government expenditures, and particularly those relating to social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

social spending that directly ____________ most people in the country.

Options:
1) effects

2) affected

3) affects

4) affect

Correct Answer: affects

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