SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 29 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 29 January 2017"

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Practically (every) part of the coconut tree is used by man.

Options:
1) each
2) all
3) most
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: each

QID : 77 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Imagine what this can do
P-the news industry in our part of the world
Q-for trust in, and engagement
R-with, professional journalism and

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

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 78 - 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'.

Tanish has(A)/changed a lot(B)/since then.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: D

QID : 79 - Select the synonym of

deviance

Options:
1) accordance
2) compliance
3) alliance
4) aberrance

Correct Answer: aberrance

QID : 80 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

Truth was
P-to lead to a breach of peace as a false one
Q-no defence since
R-a true defamatory statement was as likely

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

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 81 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

I gave her the book that I (won) as a prize.

Options:
1) will win
2) had won
3) am winning
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: had won

QID : 82 - Select the synonym of

alleviate

Options:
1) irritate
2) aggravate
3) allay
4) agitate

Correct Answer: allay

QID : 83 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) mixible
2) dialects
3) venerete
4) pluging

Correct Answer: dialects

QID : 84 - In the following question, sentence given with blank is to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Unchecked industrial effluents discharging into the rivers has caused ______________ damage to the environment.

Options:
1) uncontrollable
2) disproportionate
3) infinite
4) incalculable

Correct Answer: incalculable

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QID : 85 - 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'.

I express my gratitudes(A)/to all those who(B)/have voted for me.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: A

QID : 86 - In the following question, sentence given with blank is 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 am sorry I am late, I was __________ up in traffic.

Options:
1) held
2) delayed
3) detained
4) stucked

Correct Answer: held

QID : 87 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

whole nine yards

Options:
1) love someone blindly
2) euphemism for an Indian dress called sari
3) a small area but sufficient
4) everything possible

Correct Answer: everything possible

QID : 88 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) erasable
2) nuerones
3) ignomminy
4) trouncees

Correct Answer: erasable

QID : 89 - Select the antonym of

steadfast

Options:
1) staunch
2) pliant
3) ardent
4) rigid

Correct Answer: pliant

QID : 90 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Speak or write about in an abusively disparaging manner.

Options:
1) crucify
2) ignify
3) vilify
4) basify

Correct Answer: vilify

QID : 91 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

under the weather

Options:
1) changing moods like weather
2) a situation changes so fast that it leaves one unprepared
3) slightly unwell
4) raining heavily

Correct Answer: slightly unwell

QID : 92 - 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.

‘Don’t you know the way to the station?’ father said to Anjali.

Options:
1) Father asked Anjali if she did not knew the way to the station.
2) Father asked Anjali that if she did not knew the way to the station.
3) Father asked Anjali whether she did not know the way to the station.
4) Father asked to Anjali if she did not know the way to the station.

Correct Answer: Father asked Anjali whether she did not know the way to the station.

QID : 93 - Select the antonym of

sibilate

Options:
1) whiz
2) boo
3) exalt
4) rasp

Correct Answer: exalt

QID : 94 - 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 manager must look into this problem.

Options:
1) This problem shall be looked into by the manager.
2) Into this problem must take a look the manager.
3) This problem must be looked into by the manager.
4) This problem could be looked at by the manager.

Correct Answer: This problem must be looked into by the manager.

QID : 95 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A feeling of unease or embarrassment; awkwardness.

Options:
1) slag
2) declivity
3) prolapse
4) discomfiture

Correct Answer: discomfiture

QID : 96 - All this does not bode _______________ for even the loosest definitions of cosmopolitanism. A city by definition is a space, as ________________ historians and sociologists have already told us, which ideally privileges and _________________ the unexpected encounter, and calls on its citizens to be able to respond humanely even to those _______________ are not linked to us in familial, ethnic, nationalist or caste ___________________.

All this does not bode _______________ for even the loosest definitions of cosmopolitanism.

Options:
1) well
2) nice
3) good
4) fine

Correct Answer: well

QID : 97 - All this does not bode _______________ for even the loosest definitions of cosmopolitanism. A city by definition is a space, as ________________ historians and sociologists have already told us, which ideally privileges and _________________ the unexpected encounter, and calls on its citizens to be able to respond humanely even to those _______________ are not linked to us in familial, ethnic, nationalist or caste ___________________.

A city by definition is a space, as ________________ historians and sociologists have already told us

Options:
1) infinite
2) innumerable
3) incalculable
4) multiple

Correct Answer: innumerable

QID : 98 - All this does not bode _______________ for even the loosest definitions of cosmopolitanism. A city by definition is a space, as ________________ historians and sociologists have already told us, which ideally privileges and _________________ the unexpected encounter, and calls on its citizens to be able to respond humanely even to those _______________ are not linked to us in familial, ethnic, nationalist or caste ___________________.

which ideally privileges and _________________ the unexpected encounter,

Options:
1) nurtured
2) nurturing
3) nurtures
4) nurture

Correct Answer: nurtures

QID : 99 - All this does not bode _______________ for even the loosest definitions of cosmopolitanism. A city by definition is a space, as ________________ historians and sociologists have already told us, which ideally privileges and _________________ the unexpected encounter, and calls on its citizens to be able to respond humanely even to those _______________ are not linked to us in familial, ethnic, nationalist or caste ___________________.

respond humanely even to those _______________ are not linked to us in familial

Options:
1) who
2) whom
3) whose
4) whoever

Correct Answer: who

QID : 100 - All this does not bode _______________ for even the loosest definitions of cosmopolitanism. A city by definition is a space, as ________________ historians and sociologists have already told us, which ideally privileges and _________________ the unexpected encounter, and calls on its citizens to be able to respond humanely even to those _______________ are not linked to us in familial, ethnic, nationalist or caste ___________________.

ethnic, nationalist or caste ___________________.

Options:
1) partnerships
2) alliances
3) clans
4) affiliations

Correct Answer: affiliations

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