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

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

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Even more astonishingly, P-he cast as "beautiful"

Q-he went on to

R-describe the vote

Options:

1) RQP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 77 - 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'.

His mother hoped that(A)/Bunty would grow up to be(B)/the wise and famous man.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1A

2B

3C

4D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 78 - 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 audience absolutely loved the play so much that they ..............................after every act.

Options:

1) acclaimed

2) applauded

3) appreciated

4) boosted

Correct Answer: applauded

QID : 79 - 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 two Prime Ministers are signing the accord.

Options:

1) The accord was being signed by the two Prime Ministers.

2) The accord is being signed by the two Prime Ministers.

3) The accord has been signed by the two Prime Ministers.

4) The accord had been signed by the two Prime Ministers.

Correct Answer: The accord is being signed by the two

QID : 80 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) bilowed

2) prosadic

3) immanent

4) quibles

Correct Answer: immanent

QID : 81 - Select the antonym of

stupor

Options:

1) swoon

2) consciousness

3) trance

4) apathy

Correct Answer: consciousness

QID : 82 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Each of our (trainee pay theirs) tuition fee at the

beginning of the course.

Options:

1) trainees pay theirs

2) trainee  pays theirs

3) trainees pays his

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: trainees pays his

QID : 83 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To show approval or praise by clapping.

Options:

1) To extol

2) To eulogise

3) To applaud

4) To hail

Correct Answer: To applaud

QID : 84 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To beat a dead horse

Options:

1) To revive interest in a hopeless issue

2) A cruel master will expect a slave to work even after  his death

3) To extract everything  from a resource till it fails

4) Doing a cruel act

Correct Answer: To revive interest in a hopeless issue

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QID : 85 - 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.

...........................​In a clearing that started a few feet away was a small of cattle.

Options:

1) herd

2) flock

3) colony

4) drove

Correct Answer: herd

QID : 86 - Select the synonym of

bouffant

Options:

1) braid

2) barren

3) hirsute

4) glabrous

Correct Answer: braid

QID : 87 - 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'.

Reeta is a spiritually-centred person(A)/who loves every being(B)/she comes in contact  with.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1A

2B

3C

4D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 88 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Hit hard by austerity measures

P-government, they lead

Q-of the Conservative

R-lives embedded in anxiety

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) QPR

4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 89 - Select the synonym of

dependant

Options:

1) absolute

2) reliant

3) autonomous

4) nonpartisan

Correct Answer: reliant

QID : 90 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Perhaps the wolf (was waiting) to spring upon him.

Options:

1) had been waited

2) has waited

3) could be waiting

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 91 - Select the antonym of

appalling

Options:

1) reassuring

2) ghastly

3) dire

4) mean

Correct Answer: reassuring

QID : 92 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

beating around the bush

Options:

1) Not accepting the real issue and solving minor problems

2) To avoid getting to the point of an issue

3) To run around  in circles and never accomplishing results

4) Avoiding coming face  to face  with a problem, escaping

Correct Answer: To avoid getting to the point of an issue

QID : 93 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

(of a cat) to make a low continuous vibratory sound expressing contentment.

Options:

1) to buzz

2) to roar

3) to meow

4) to purr

Correct Answer: to purr

QID : 94 - 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.

"Won’t you help me to carry this suitcase?" said I to my wife.

Options:

1) I asked my wife that  if she would not help me in carrying that  suitcase.

2) I asked my wife if she would not help me to carry that  suitcase.

3) I asked my wife that  whether she would not help me to carry this suitcase.

4) I asked my wife that  if she would be helping me to carry this suitcase.

Correct Answer: I asked my wife if she would not help me to carry that  suitcase.

QID : 95 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) stripeer

2) borderred

3) varience

4) heretics

Correct Answer: heretics

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.

We also need to work towards a re-engineering of ​procedures. It.............................that fear of being

scrutinised by the office of the Central Vigilance ​Commissioner has........................loan officers in the no use

public sector into inaction. It is having a publicly-owned  banking.......................that does not extend credit to sound projects on grounds of scrutiny.............. It ..............that fear of being scrutinised by the office

Options:

1) has been suggested

2) were suggested

3) are being suggested

4) is suggesting

Correct Answer: has been suggested

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.

We also need to work towards a re-engineering of procedures. It.........................that fear of being scrutinised by the office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner has.....................loan officers in the no use public sector into inaction. It is having a..............................that does publicly-owned  banking ​not extend credit to sound projects on grounds of scrutiny................Central Vigilance Commissioner has ..............

loan officers in the public sector into inaction.

Options:

1) encouraged

2) emboldened

3) petrified

4) energized

Correct Answer: petrified

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.

We also need to work towards a re-engineering of ​procedures. It.................that fear of being scrutinised by the office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner has​..................loan officers in the no use  ​public sector into inaction. It is having ...................that does publicly-owned  banking not extend credit to sound projects on grounds of scrutiny.     

Central Vigilance Commissioner has ..............loan officers in the public sector into inaction.

Options:

1) for

2) of

3) as

4) to

Correct Answer: of

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.

We also need to work towards a re-engineering of procedures. It....................that fear of being

scrutinised by the office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner has..................loan officers in the no use​​ ​public sector into inaction. It is having a that does publicly-owned  banking not extend credit to sound projects on grounds of scrutiny.................that  does not extend credit

Options:

1) system

2) scheme

3) structure

4) ideology

Correct Answer: system

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.

We also need to work towards a re-engineering of procedures. It ........................that fear of being

scrutinised by the office of the Central Vigilance Commissioner has.....................loan officers in the no use

​ ​public sector into inaction. It is having a .......................that does publicly-owned  banking ​not extend credit to sound projects on grounds of scrutiny......................

sound projects on grounds of ..............

Options:

1) pensive

2) retrospective

3) reflective

4) contemplative

Correct Answer: retrospective

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