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

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

QID : 276 - 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 student body met the Principal to have their __________ heard.

Options:
1) griefs
2) disdain
3) woes
4) sorrows

Correct Answer: woes

QID : 277 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) excusing
2) begared
3) redulent
4) imortal

Correct Answer: excusing

QID : 278 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

All in the same boat.

Options:
1) staying together is the secret to successfully navigating the ups and downs of life
2) In a group, one's situation is tied up with the situation of the rest.
3) There is false sense of safety in a large group
4) To be in the same unpleasant situation as other people

Correct Answer: To be in the same unpleasant situation as other people

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QID : 279 - Select the antonym of

antique

Options:
1) obsolote
2) superannuated
3) current
4) ancient

Correct Answer: current

QID : 280 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) feriest
2) meditate
3) diuratic
4) farments

Correct Answer: meditate

QID : 281 - Select the antonym of

void

Options:
1) destitute
2) scant
3) bereft
4) adequate

Correct Answer: adequate

QID : 282 - 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.

Nations work to expand justice in the society and provide infrastructure to ___________ commerce.

Options:
1) pass
2) contribute
3) popularize
4) promote

Correct Answer: promote

QID : 283 - 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.

"Please give me something to eat. I am hungry" the beggar said to them.

Options:
1) The beggar requested them to give him something to eat and said that he was hungry.
2) The beggar requested them to give him something to eat and said he was hungry.
3) The beggar while requesting them to give him something to eat and says he was hungry.
4) The beggar while requesting them to give him something to eat and says he is hungry.

Correct Answer: The beggar requested them to give him something to eat and said that he was hungry.

QID : 284 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to make (someone) anxious or unsettled.

Options:
1) to pester
2) to perturb
3) to bug
4) to ruffle

Correct Answer: to perturb

QID : 285 - 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'.

Had anybody(A)/ever told you(B)/that you're beautiful?(C)No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: A

QID : 286 - Select the synonym of

to scram

Options:
1) to cluster
2) to array
3) to convene
4) to scoot

Correct Answer: to scoot

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

All Greek to me

Options:
1) The new person in a group gets the most attention
2) Learning a new language is very difficult
3) Saying that one does not understand something that is said or written
4) Everything is new when one is in a new country

Correct Answer: Saying that one does not understand something that is said or written

QID : 288 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

There is no more (accommodation) for you in this bus.

Options:
1) room
2) seat
3) space
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: seat

QID : 289 - Select the synonym of

to gnaw

Options:
1) to drool
2) to slaver
3) to nibble
4) to spit

Correct Answer: to nibble

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

Despite this high-level political
P-have achieved little
Q-these summits
R-attention, and fanfare,

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

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 291 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

By the end of this decade, doctors surely (must have discover) a cure for cancer.

Options:
1) would have discovered
2) could discover
3) have discovered
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: would have discovered

QID : 292 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

to depart from an established course

Options:
1) to deviate
2) to whirl
3) to err
4) to wander

Correct Answer: to deviate

QID : 293 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order:

They also need help
P-rains have failed, and
Q-agricultural production will fall drastically
R-just now, because

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

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 294 - 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'.

Go up the beach and watch for tourists (A)/so you could warn anyone(B)/before they get to the water.(C)No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: B

QID : 295 - 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.

My father decorated the entire house.

Options:
1) The entire house was decorated by my father.
2) The entire house was being decorated by my father.
3) The entire house has been decorated by my father.
4) The entire house had been decorated by my father.

Correct Answer: The entire house was decorated by my father.

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.

This argument is completely ______________ and shows very little understanding ____________ education. The costs quoted for private schools, one, have no reliable source of data and, ______________, they discount two kinds of hidden costs — to the family and _____________ the nation. Often the cost of education in private schools is _________________ with the fee per child.

This argument is completely _____________

Options:
1) incredible
2) spurious
3) amazing
4) inadequate

Correct Answer: spurious

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.

This argument is completely ______________ and shows very little understanding ____________ education. The costs quoted for private schools, one, have no reliable source of data and, ______________, they discount two kinds of hidden costs — to the family and _____________ the nation. Often the cost of education in private schools is _________________ with the fee per child.

shows very little understanding ____________ education.

Options:
1) of
2) for
3) with
4) toward

Correct Answer: of

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.

This argument is completely ______________ and shows very little understanding ____________ education. The costs quoted for private schools, one, have no reliable source of data and, ______________, they discount two kinds of hidden costs — to the family and _____________ the nation. Often the cost of education in private schools is _________________ with the fee per child.

one, have no reliable source of data and, ______________, they discount two kinds of hidden costs

Options:
1) twice
2) both
3) two
4) secondly

Correct Answer: two

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.

This argument is completely ______________ and shows very little understanding ____________ education. The costs quoted for private schools, one, have no reliable source of data and, ______________, they discount two kinds of hidden costs — to the family and _____________ the nation. Often the cost of education in private schools is _________________ with the fee per child.

to the family and _____________ the nation.

Options:
1) to
2) of
3) for
4) about

Correct Answer: to

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.

This argument is completely ______________ and shows very little understanding ____________ education. The costs quoted for private schools, one, have no reliable source of data and, ______________, they discount two kinds of hidden costs — to the family and _____________ the nation. Often the cost of education in private schools is _________________ with the fee per child.

Often the cost of education in private schools is _________________ with the fee per child.

Options:
1) equation
2) equates
3) equating
4) equated

Correct Answer: equated

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