SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 24 January 2017" Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 24 January 2017" Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 176 ­ Select the synonym of

meadow

Options:

1) metro

2) pasture

3) borough

4) civic

Correct Answer: pasture

QID : 177 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) paginat

2) carosel

3) escalate

4) skewwered

Correct Answer: escalate

QID : 178 ­ 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.

People came out on the streets and  .................firecrackers to celebrate the victory.

Options:

1) burst

2) heated

3) burnt

4) ignited

Correct Answer: burst

QID : 179 ­ 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 could scarcely think(A)/ what I was  saying,(B)or what was  being said to me.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 180 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

However the major drawback

P­of this process is that

Q­there is no legally binding

R­outcome at the end of six years

Options:

1) QRP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 181 ­ 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'.

When you have(A)/gone through my notes, (B)/give the same to me.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 182 ­ 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 don’t have  a big budget, I just need a place which provides bed and  ..................

Options:

1) drinks

2) breakfast

3) food

4) eatables

Correct Answer: breakfast

QID : 183 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. What time are we (going to leave) tomorrow?

Options:

1) going to go to leave

2) going to be leaving

3) going to have left

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 184 ­ Select the synonym of

to superimpose

Options:

1) to overlap

2) to adjoin

3) to juxtapose

4) to continue

Correct Answer: to overlap

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QID : 185 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

an arm and a leg

Options:

1) a large, possibly exorbitant, amount of money

2) a highly motivated person can succeed even with few resources

3) one loves a person so much that one is willing to sacrifice his most precious things for them

4) all children are equal for a mother. She can't sacrifice anyone.

Correct Answer: a large, possibly exorbitant, amount of money

QID : 186 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) tusocky

2) lampereys

3) rebeled

4) atrocity

Correct Answer: atrocity

QID : 187 ­ 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 professor always answers my questions.

Options:

1) My questions were always answered by the professor.

2) My questions are always answered by the professor.

3) My questions were always being answered by the professor.

4) My questions had always been answered by the professor.

Correct Answer: My questions are always answered by the professor.

QID : 188 ­ Select the antonym of

to inundate

Options:

1) to underwhelm

2) to glut

3) to deluge

4) to engulf

Correct Answer: to underwhelm

QID : 189 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

an axe to grind

Options:

1) preparing for a fight

2) to have a problem with something or someone

3) some important task to do

4) one's skill should always be practiced or their edge becomes blunt

Correct Answer: to have a problem with something or someone

QID : 190 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

a piece of living tissue that is transplanted surgically.

Options:

1) hybrid

2) bud

3) scion

4) graft

Correct Answer: graft

QID : 191 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

When he arrived at the party, he (had been dressed) in a black suit.

Options:

1) dressed

2) had dressed

3) was dressed

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: was dressed

QID : 192 ­ Select the antonym of

to reveal

Options:

1) to concede

2) to repudiate

3) to avow

4) to divulge

Correct Answer: to repudiate

QID : 193 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

No democracy

P­can survive without the Q­philosophical imagination R­roots of such an ethical and

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) PRQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 194 ­ 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.

Anita said, "I bought a phone yesterday".

Options:

1) Anita said she had bought a phone the day before.

2) Anita said that she had bought a phone the day before.

3) Anita said she has bought a phone the day before.

4) Anita said she has bought a phone yesterday.

Correct Answer: Anita said that she had bought a phone the day before.

QID : 195 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to cut up (food,  especially meat) into very  small pieces

Options:

1) to crumble

2) to chop

3) to mince

4) to grind

Correct Answer: to mince

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.

In its  .................phase, the big telco monopolies tried to levy a "tax" on all Internet content  .................. The Internet companies were then the new  kids on the  ................................... They and the Internet user  community fought back such attempts. This was  the first net neutrality war,  and it  .................the principle of  .................on the Internet between different types of content or sites.

In its  ................. phase

Options:

1) nascent

2) potential

3) fresh

4) promising

Correct Answer: nascent

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.

In its  .................phase, the big telco monopolies tried to levy a "tax" on all Internet content  .................. The Internet companies were then the new  kids on the  ................................... They and the Internet user  community fought back such attempts. This was  the first net neutrality war,  and it  .................the principle of  .................on the Internet between different types of content or sites.

all Internet content  ..................

Options:

1) stakeholders

2) providers

3) manufacturers

4) coders

Correct Answer: providers

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.

In its  .................phase, the big telco monopolies tried to levy a "tax" on all Internet content  .................. The Internet companies were then the new  kids on the  ................................... They and the Internet user  community fought back such attempts. This was  the first net neutrality war,  and it  .................the principle of  .................on the Internet between different types of content or sites.

The Internet companies were then the new kids on the  ..................

Options:

1) slab

2) bar

3) block

4) square

Correct Answer: block

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.

In its  .................phase, the big telco monopolies tried to levy a "tax" on all Internet content  .................. The Internet companies were then the new  kids on the  ................................... They and the Internet user  community fought back such attempts. This was  the first net neutrality war,  and it  .................the principle of  .................on the Internet between different types of content or sites.

This was the first net neutrality war, and it  .................

Options:

1) established

2) establishes

3) was establishing

4) were establishing

Correct Answer: established

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.

In its  .................phase, the big telco monopolies tried to levy a "tax" on all Internet content  .................. The Internet companies were then the new  kids on the  ................................... They and the Internet user  community fought back such attempts. This was  the first net neutrality war,  and it  .................the principle of  .................on the Internet between different types of content or sites.

the principle of  ................. on the Internet between different types of content or sites.

Options:

1) suffarage

2) quota

3) non­alignment

4) non­discrimination

Correct Answer: non­discrimination

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