SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 25 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 25 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

disgusting and an unpleasant smell.

Options:

1) oops

2) ouch

3) darn

4) rancid

Correct Answer: rancid

QID : 277 ­ 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'.

Maya was not promoted to(A)/the post of a manager(B)/till for a few months of her resignation.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

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

No man is an island

Options:

1) a man is self sufficient only when he gets married

2) no one is self­sufficient; everyone relies on others

3) nobody prefers to live alone

4) to not marry is like living on an island

Correct Answer: no one is self­sufficient; everyone relies on others

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QID : 279 ­ 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.

This letter is to ..............you with the problems faced by the society members.  

Options:

1) acquaint

2) illustrate

3) convince

4) demonstrate

Correct Answer: acquaint

QID : 280 ­ Select the antonym of

brawl

Options:

1) truce

2) fracas

3) altercation

4) bicker

Correct Answer: truce

QID : 281 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

1) thankfuel

2) chancer

3) nibbling

4) pollyglot

Correct Answer: nibbling

QID : 282 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

a person who can endure pain or hardship without showing their feelings or complaining.

Options:

1) agitate

2) fluster

3) stoic

4) upset

Correct Answer: stoic

QID : 283 ­ Select the synonym of

antagonize

Options:

1) alienate

2) placid

3) sync

4) serene

Correct Answer: alienate

QID : 284 ­ 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 professor said to Suraj, "Who  were  you waiting for?"  

Options:

1) The professor asked Suraj who he was waiting for.

2) The professor asked Suraj who he had been waiting for.

3) The professor inquired with Suraj who he was waiting for.

4) The professor asked Suraj who he has been waiting for.

Correct Answer: The professor asked Suraj who he had been waiting for.

QID : 285 ­ Select the antonym of

offensive

Options:

1) obnoxious

2) agreeable

3) repugnant

4) odious

Correct Answer: agreeable

QID : 286 ­ Select the synonym of:

incisive

Options:

1) daffy

2) concise

3) stolid

4) tedious

Correct Answer: concise

QID : 287 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

I am raising these questions

P­are early warning signs

Q­of a deeper  crisis

R­because such events

1) RQP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 288 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

The squeaky wheel gets the grease

Options:

1) the most noticeable problems are the ones most likely to get attention

2) one unfortunate child always keep getting punished

3) the person who complains the most is hated the most

4) the favourite child or student gets the most attention

Correct Answer: the most noticeable problems are the ones most likely to get attention

QID : 289 ­ 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 who perpetually hesitates(A)/which of the two things he will do first(B)/will ultimately do neither.(C)No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 290 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. The other shirt (will cost) you more.

Options:

1) would cost

2) will be costing

3) could be costing

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 291 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Even the knowledge

P­for less disastrous policies

Q­the  Census would make  

R­of elementary facts from

Options:

1) QRP

2) QPR

3) PRQ

4) RQP

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 292 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) mongose

2) salavaged

3) belives

4) although

Correct Answer: although

QID : 293 ­ 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.

I will wash the car every Sunday.

Options:

1) The car would be washed by me every Sunday.

2) The car will be washed by me every Sunday.

3) Every Sunday the car would be washed by me.

4) The car will have been washed by me every Sunday.

Correct Answer: The car will be washed by me every Sunday.

QID : 294 ­ 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.

If you exercise ..............for half an hour daily, then you will rid yourself from the problem of hypertension.

Options:

1) recurrently

2) regularly

3) routinely

4) continuously

Correct Answer: regularly

Candidate Answer: continuously

QID : 295 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Having finished the voluminous novel, (it was being put away by him).

Options:

1) it was put away by him

2) he has had put it away

3) he put it away

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: he put it away

Candidate Answer: it was put away by him

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.

The chasm ..............the needs of the people who struggle ..............  survival, action and inaction by representatives, and lack of remedial justice has compromised representative democracy ............... Defections from one party to another indicate..............of the basic obligations of representatives, even ..............their own people starve.

The chasm ..............the needs of the people

Options:

1) between

2) of

3) about

4) in

Correct Answer: between

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.

The chasm ..............the needs of the people who struggle ..............  survival, action and inaction by representatives, and lack of remedial justice has compromised representative democracy ............... Defections from one party to another indicate..............of the basic obligations of representatives, even ..............their own people starve.

who struggle ..............survival, action

Options:

1) for

2) with

3) from

4) of

Correct Answer: for

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.

The chasm ..............the needs of the people who struggle ..............  survival, action and inaction by representatives, and lack of remedial justice has compromised representative democracy ............... Defections from one party to another indicate..............of the basic obligations of representatives, even ..............their own people starve.

lack of remedial justice has compromised representative democracy ...............

1) really

2) superlatively

3) enormously

4) too much

Correct Answer: enormously

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.

The chasm ..............the needs of the people who struggle ..............  survival, action and inaction by representatives, and lack of remedial justice has compromised representative democracy ............... Defections from one party to another indicate..............of the basic obligations of representatives, even ..............their own people starve.

Defections from one party to another indicate ..............of the basic obligations of representatives

Options:

1) renunciating

2) renunciation

3) renunciate

4) the renunciation

Correct Answer: renunciation

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.

The chasm ..............the needs of the people who struggle ..............  survival, action and inaction by representatives, and lack of remedial justice has compromised representative democracy ............... Defections from one party to another indicate..............of the basic obligations of representatives, even ..............their own people starve.

even ..............their own people starve.

Options:

1) like

2) so

3) whereas

4) as

Correct Answer: as

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