SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 27 January 2017" Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 27 January 2017"

Afternoon Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 176 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

They are sophisticated enough

P­to know that Free Basics

Q­the  things they really want  to access

R­would not offer  them any of

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) PRQ

4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 177 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to bite off more  than you can chew

Options:

1) to take on a commitment one cannot fulfil

2) to grab a share more than what one rightfully deserves

3) to hog more than what one needs

4) a greedy person can easily be identified from the way one eats

Correct Answer: to take on a commitment one cannot fulfil

QID : 178 ­ 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'.

Being in awe of them,(A)/ the young man followed(B)/their direction to a tee(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

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QID : 179 ­ 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 generously donated money to the church.  

Options:

1) Money is generously being donated to the church by my father.

2) Money has been generously donated to the church by my father.

3) Money had been generously donated to the church by my father.

4) Money was generously donated to the church by my father.

Correct Answer: Money was generously donated to the church by my father.

QID : 180 ­ 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.

I said to Arun, "What do you want?"

Options:

1) I asked that Arun what he wanted.

2) I asked that Arun what he wants.

3) I asked that Arun what he is wanting.

4) I asked Arun what he wanted.

Correct Answer: I asked Arun what he wanted.

QID : 181 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Of these,

P­mostly two have proved

Q­to be bones of contention

R­between the two parties

Options:

1) QRP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 182 ­ Select the synonym of

improvident

Options:

1) provident

2) extravagant

3) miserly

4) thrifty

Correct Answer: extravagant

QID : 183 ­ Select the antonym of

to pilfer

Options:

1) appropriate

2) to bestow

3) to filch

4) to purloin

Correct Answer: to bestow

QID : 184 ­ Select the antonym of

seedy

Options:

1) posh

2) faded

3) decrepit

4) ailing

Correct Answer: posh

QID : 185 ­ 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.

Technological improvements did not decrease human beings'  .............to wage war.

Options:

1) routine

2) propensity

3) nature

4) pattern

Correct Answer: propensity

QID : 186 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A period of time during which a person that might have a disease is kept away from other  people so that the disease cannot spread

Options:

1) solitude

2) seclusion

3) quarantine

4) desolate

Correct Answer: quarantine

QID : 187 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to bite your tongue

Options:

1) to cause self­inflicting harm

2) to make a desperate effort to avoid saying something

3) harsh words once spoken can never come back

4) to be astonished

Correct Answer: to make a desperate effort to avoid saying something

QID : 188 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Do you know (to whom Raj is going to marry)?

Options:

1) who is raj going to get married

2) who Raj will be going to marry

3) whom Raj is going to marry

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: whom Raj is going to marry

QID : 189 ­ Select the synonym of

to ebb

Options:

1) to abatement

2) to swell

3) to ascent

4) to surge

Correct Answer: to abatement

QID : 190 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

1) magnisia

2) shaters

3) mandarine

4) horrible

Correct Answer: horrible

QID : 191 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A heavy  blow, or the sound of such a blow.

Options:

1) lop

2) slop

3) flop

4) whop

Correct Answer: whop

QID : 192 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

You and I must understand (one another), and that too without delay.

Options:

1) one other

2) with one another

3) each another

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 193 ­ 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'.

Nothing fantastic there,  (A)/nor anything Riya would find(B)/either threatening nor interesting.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 194 ­ 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.

Oats are cut shortly before reaching  ............., when  they are known as oat­hay.

Options:

1) maturity

2) age

3) ripeness

4) readiness

Correct Answer: maturity

QID : 195 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) ultimasy

2) partime

3) cabarets

4) referes

Correct Answer: cabarets

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.

India is a country  that loves decentralisation and it covers  almost every  .............. I will focus  .............the subject of tyranny.  For example, look  .............our police stations. We  .............   a Hobbesian sovereign ruling over us. In political ............., one has what  is called the concept of sovereignty which is discussed in Hobbesian terms.

country that loves decentralisation and it covers almost every  .............

1) area

2) volume

3) range

4) size

Correct Answer: area

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.

India is a country  that loves decentralisation and it covers  almost every  .............. I will focus  .............the subject of tyranny.  For example, look  .............our police stations. We  .............   a Hobbesian sovereign ruling over us. In political ............., one has what  is called the concept of sovereignty which is discussed in Hobbesian terms.

I will focus  .............the subject of tyranny

Options:

1) in

2) to

3) on

4) near

Correct Answer: on

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.

India is a country  that loves decentralisation and it covers  almost every  .............. I will focus  .............the subject of tyranny.  For example, look  .............our police stations. We  .............   a Hobbesian sovereign ruling over us. In political ............., one has what  is called the concept of sovereignty which is discussed in Hobbesian terms.

For example, look  .............our police stations

Options:

1) into

2) upon

3) at

4) towards

Correct Answer: at

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.

India is a country  that loves decentralisation and it covers  almost every  .............. I will focus  .............the subject of tyranny.  For example, look  .............our police stations. We  .............   a Hobbesian sovereign ruling over us. In political  ............., one has what  is called the concept of sovereignty which is discussed in Hobbesian terms.

We  .............a Hobbesian sovereign ruling over us.

Options:

1) do not need

2) are not needing

3) shall not need

4) won't be needing

Correct Answer: do not need

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.

India is a country  that loves decentralisation and it covers  almost every  .............. I will focus  .............the subject of tyranny.  For example, look  .............our police stations. We  .............   a Hobbesian sovereign ruling over us. In political ............., one has what  is called the concept of sovereignty which is discussed in Hobbesian terms.

In political  ............., one has what is called the concept of sovereignty which is discussed in Hobbesian terms.

Options:

1) aesthetics

2) metaphysics

3) outlook

4) philosophy

Correct Answer: philosophy

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