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

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

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) isommetry
2) artfully
3) mudling
4) carkasses

Correct Answer: artfully

QID : 77 - Select the antonym of
privy

Options:
1) ulterior
2) obscure
3) covert
4) public

Correct Answer: public

QID : 78 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.
It is essential (thorough cleaning) the mixer after each batch.

Options:
1) to clean thoroughly
2) to through clean
3) to cleaning thoroughly
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: to clean thoroughly

QID : 79 - 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.

"You can do this job" said Nikki to Jyoti

Options:
1) Nikki told Jyoti she could do that job.
2) Nikki told Jyoti she could do this job.
3) Nikki told Jyoti that she could do that job.
4) Nikki told Jyoti that, that she could do this job.

Correct Answer: Nikki told Jyoti that she could do that job.

QID : 80 - 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 kitten sat up(A)/the glass roof, and yawned(B)/and blinked its round eyes.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: A

QID : 81 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
to bend over backwards

Options:
1) to accommodate every unreasonable request usually without getting anything back
2) stepping away from an unpleasant situation
3) to make every effort to achieve something, especially to be fair or helpful
4) submitting onerself completely to a higher authority

Correct Answer: to make every effort to achieve something, especially to be fair or helpful

QID : 82 - 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 office boy vacuums and dusts the office every morning.

Options:
1) Every morning the office was vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.
2) Every morning the office had been vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.
3) Every morning the office is vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.
4) Every morning the office has been vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.

Correct Answer: Every morning the office is vacuumed and dusted by the office boy.

QID : 83 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.
feeling or showing deep and solemn respect.

Options:
1) pious
2) reverent
3) humble
4) devout

Correct Answer: reverent

QID : 84 - 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 have been paying taxes for the past five years yet I do not have the __________ to vote as I am not a citizen.

Options:
1) authority
2) responsibility
3) right
4) claim

Correct Answer: right

QID : 85 - Select the antonym of
to chuckle

Options:
1) to snicker
2) to guffaw
3) to lament
4) to chortle

Correct Answer: to lament

QID : 86 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To declare invalid an official agreement, decision, or result.

Options:
1) to annul
2) to negate
3) to efface
4) to undo

Correct Answer: to annul

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QID : 87 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

This may sound like
P-the actual problem
Q-at the scale of
R-a lot, until one looks

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

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 88 - 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'. Which part of the sentence has an error?

Ajay glanced up(A)/at her laughing(B)/and watched her intently.(C)No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: B

QID : 89 - 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 didn't know he had such an _____________ collection of books.

Options:
1) sweeping
2) major
3) elaborate
4) extensive

Correct Answer: extensive

QID : 90 - Select the synonym of

caricature

Options:
1) adulation
2) eulogy
3) cartoon
4) hokum

Correct Answer: cartoon

QID : 91 - 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 didn't know he had such an _____________ collection of books.

Options:
1) life is always choosing between two options
2) challenges are hidden opportunities
3) escaping one difficulty but falling into another
4) faced with two equally undesirable alternatives

Correct Answer: faced with two equally undesirable alternatives

QID : 92 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) gondolas
2) snubing
3) smalters
4) stradle

Correct Answer: gondolas

QID : 93 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Ravi (hadn't ought to) have done that to Shaina.

Options:
1) ought not
2) ought not to
3) have not ought to
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: ought not to

QID : 94 - Select the synonym of
to predispose

Options:
1) to assail
2) to thwart
3) to defy
4) to incline

Correct Answer: to incline

QID : 95 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

He must actually announce
P-how he intends to bring
Q-the businessman to book
R-a plan of action detailing

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

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 96 - 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.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty.

Options:
1) is
2) have been
3) had been
4) are

Correct Answer: are

QID : 97 - 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.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties.

Options:
1) bones
2) muscles
3) teeth
4) nails

Correct Answer: bones

QID : 98 - 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.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

______ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses

Options:
1) mandated
2) voluntary
3) charged
4) summoned

Correct Answer: mandated

QID : 99 - 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.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

including ________________ the lecturer herself.

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

Correct Answer: of

QID : 100 - 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.

There _______________ three components to the UGC’s package governing the faculty. Of these, mostly two have proved to be ______________ of contention between the two parties. These have to do with the ________________ workload for teachers and student evaluation of courses, including ________________ the lecturer herself. But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

But it is the third component that needs to be ___________________ for its suitability.

Options:
1) pored over
2) scrutinised
3) scanned
4) perused

Correct Answer: scrutinised

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