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

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

QID : 76 - 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.

Who taught you to drive a truck?

Options:
1) To drive a truck by whom were you taught?
2) Driving a truck by whom were you taught?
3) Driving a truck by who were you being taught?
4) By whom were you taught to drive a truck?

Correct Answer: By whom were you taught to drive a truck?

QID : 77 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

backseat driver

Options:
1) A person who keeps giving advice to others for things that they are not responsible
2) The one who is sitting in the back seat behaves like a boss
3) The real power lies in the hands of those who control the strings
4) The puppet dances to the actions of the puppeteer

Correct Answer: A person who keeps giving advice to others for things that they are not responsible

QID : 78 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

A truly free nation will
P-will fail in the marketplace of ideas
Q-destruction as a bad idea that
R-confidently view even its advocated

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

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 79 - Select the synonym of

antithesis

Options:
1) contradictory
2) harmony
3) affinity
4) analogy

Correct Answer: contradictory

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QID : 80 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Back to square one

Options:
1) Remembering one's past makes one humble
2) To be back to where one started, with no progress having been made
3) To become friends once again with a person with whom you had a fight
4) To apologize for one's past actions

Correct Answer: To be back to where one started, with no progress having been made

QID : 81 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

I am not demanding
P-a set of ethical scripts whose
Q-political possibilities could be played out
R-a census of atrocity but

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

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 82 - Select the antonym of

to wring

Options:
1) to gouge
2) to untwist
3) to extort
4) to choke

Correct Answer: to untwist

QID : 83 - 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 stadium was full(A)/of spectators(B)/from one end to other.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: C

QID : 84 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Very poor or bad.

Options:
1) gnarly
2) bully
3) lousy
4) rad

Correct Answer: lousy

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

A formal agreement between individuals or parties.

Options:
1) protocol
2) norm
3) league
4) pact

Correct Answer: pact

QID : 86 - 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.

Amit said to the gardener, "Did you find the ring anywhere?"

Options:
1) Amit asked the gardener that whether he had found the ring anywhere.
2) Amit asked the gardener that if he did find the ring anywhere.
3) Amit asked the gardener that if he did find the ring somewhere.
4) Amit asked the gardener if he had found the ring anywhere.

Correct Answer: Amit asked the gardener if he had found the ring anywhere.

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