SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 23 January 2017" After Noon Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 23 January 2017" After Noon Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 176 - 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 wish you(A)/can hear(B)/yourself talking.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 177 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

I took for a ride the motorcycle (which Rohit has) bought yesterday.

Options:
1) that Rohit
2) that which Rohit has
3) that Rohit had
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: that Rohit

QID : 178 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Whether the emergence
P-will change the ugly dynamic
Q-of these popular protests
R-in Brazil is to be seen

Options:
1) QPR
2) RQP
3) PQR
4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 179 - Select the antonym of

taciturn

Options:
1) reticent
2) curt
3) laconic
4) verbose

Correct Answer: verbose

QID : 180 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) snoping
2) leniency
3) bivoacs
4) kerbsid

Correct Answer: leniency

QID : 181 - 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.

No one responded to Rahul's query.

Options:
1) Rahul's query was not responded to by anyone.
2) Rahul's query is not being responded to by anyone.
3) Rahul's query has not been responded to by anyone.
4) Rahul's query had not been responded to by anyone.

Correct Answer: Rahul's query was not responded to by anyone.

QID : 182 - Select the antonym of

to jostle

Options:
1) to scramble
2) to shove
3) to eschew
4) to hustle

Correct Answer: to eschew

QID : 183 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

a person involved in a lawsuit.

Options:
1) pseudo
2) litigant
3) suspect
4) appelant

Correct Answer: litigant

QID : 184 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

blood is thicker than water

Options:
1) relations are more important than merit
2) all crimes are not equal so punishment for murder is not same as that of theft
3) family relationships and loyalties are the strongest and most important ones
4) deceit from a family member hurts more than being cheated by strangers

Correct Answer: family relationships and loyalties are the strongest and most important ones

QID : 185 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

After walking around
P-to quench their thirst
Q-a bit, the women searched
R-for a hand pump

Options:
1) RQP
2) QRP
3) PRQ
4) PQR

Correct Answer: QRP

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QID : 186 - 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'll never be marrying(A)/anyone, but(B)/will be a dancer.(C)/No error(D)

Options:
1) A
2) B
3) C
4) D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 187 - 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.

The princess asked, 'What is it that makes you stronger and braver than other men?'

Options:
1) The princess asked him what was it that made him stronger and braver than other men.
2) The princess asked him that, what was it that made him stronger and braver than other men.
3) The princess asked him that, what was making him stronger and braver than other men.
4) The princess asked him, what has made him stronger and braver than other men.

Correct Answer: The princess asked him what was it that made him stronger and braver than other men.

QID : 188 - 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.

He had never been of a ____________ constitution, and after a little more than a week's illness he died.

Options:
1) superb
2) energetic
3) dynamic
4) robust

Correct Answer: robust

QID : 189 - Select the synonym of

panorama

Options:
1) puny
2) wee
3) diminutive
4) spectacle

Correct Answer: spectacle

QID : 190 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Corruption has become (the day's order).

Options:
1) today's order
2) the order of the day
3) the order of today
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: the order of the day

QID : 191 - 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.

It doesn't look like you're all that ________ at singing either.

Options:
1) ignorance
2) skilled
3) adept
4) adapt

Correct Answer: adept

QID : 192 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) clinched
2) manteling
3) vivicity
4) alergic

Correct Answer: clinched

QID : 193 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Either of two parallels of latitude on the earth, one 23°27′ north of the equator and the other 23°27′ south of the equator

Options:
1) tropic
2) torrid
3) arctic
4) frigid

Correct Answer: tropic

QID : 194 - Select the synonym of

initiative

Options:
1) apathy
2) cowardice
3) dynamism
4) lethargy

Correct Answer: dynamism

QID : 195 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

once in a blue moon

Options:
1) an imaginary situation
2) feeling sad
3) a beautiful sight
4) to happen very rarely

Correct Answer: to happen very rarely

QID : 196 - 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.

Decisions that profoundly _________________ not only the present __________________ succeeding generations, should not be taken in a ______________, or through one-time referendums. This is basic political common ________________. But in a voter turnout of 72.2 per cent, 51.9 per cent decided that Britain should exit the European Union (EU). The ___________________ of the Brexit vote are painfully clear.

Decisions that profoundly _________________

Options:
1) effect
2) affect
3) are effecting
4) are affecting

Correct Answer: affect

QID : 197 - 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.

Decisions that profoundly _________________ not only the present __________________ succeeding generations, should not be taken in a ______________, or through one-time referendums. This is basic political common ________________. But in a voter turnout of 72.2 per cent, 51.9 per cent decided that Britain should exit the European Union (EU). The ___________________ of the Brexit vote are painfully clear.

not only the present __________________ succeeding generations,

Options:
1) even the
2) but even the
3) however also
4) but also

Correct Answer: but also

QID : 198 - 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.

Decisions that profoundly _________________ not only the present __________________ succeeding generations, should not be taken in a ______________, or through one-time referendums. This is basic political common ________________. But in a voter turnout of 72.2 per cent, 51.9 per cent decided that Britain should exit the European Union (EU). The ___________________ of the Brexit vote are painfully clear.

should not be taken in a ______________, or through one-time referendums.

Options:
1) speed
2) rush
3) fast
4) race

Correct Answer: rush

QID : 199 - 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.

Decisions that profoundly _________________ not only the present __________________ succeeding generations, should not be taken in a ______________, or through one-time referendums. This is basic political common ________________. But in a voter turnout of 72.2 per cent, 51.9 per cent decided that Britain should exit the European Union (EU). The ___________________ of the Brexit vote are painfully clear.

This is basic political common ________________.

Options:
1) sense
2) feeling
3) attitude
4) philosophy

Correct Answer: sense

QID : 200 - 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.

Decisions that profoundly _________________ not only the present __________________ succeeding generations, should not be taken in a ______________, or through one-time referendums. This is basic political common ________________. But in a voter turnout of 72.2 per cent, 51.9 per cent decided that Britain should exit the European Union (EU). The ___________________ of the Brexit vote are painfully clear.

The ___________________ of the Brexit vote are painfully clear.

Options:
1) residue
2) corollary
3) consequences
4) sequel

Correct Answer: consequences

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