SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 03 February 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 03 February 2017"

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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

This may be essential at

P-where the market fails to deliver

Q-swath of an economy

R-times, but there is a wide

Options:

1) QRP

2) QPR

3) PRQ

4) RQP

Correct Answer: RQP

QID : 77 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

As management we are accountable (to) the Board of Directors.

Options:

1) towards

2) with

3) against

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 78 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

A political leader who seeks support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument. Options:

1) rebel

2) radical

3) demagogue

4) anarchistic

Correct Answer: demagogue

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QID : 79 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to go for broke

Options:

1) to risk everything in an all-out effort

2) failure in relationship or partnership

3) losing all money in an effort to revive a failing business

4) to start again after failing in a business

Correct Answer: to risk everything in an all-out effort

QID : 80 - 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.

Kunal said, "Tanu is coming this week." Options:

1) Kunal says that Tanu was coming that week.

2) Kunal says that Tanu was coming this week.

3) Kunal said that Tanu was going to be come this week.

4) Kunal said that Tanu was coming that week.

Correct Answer: Kunal said that Tanu was coming that week.

QID : 81 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) paterns

2) smudeging

3) dissuade

4) fripery

Correct Answer: dissuade

QID : 82 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Usually the climate in the Northern parts of India is cooler (from) the Southern parts.

Options:

1) as

2) to

3) than

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: than

QID : 83 - 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.

Jasbir has the of a movie star. Options:

1) jinx

2) charisma

3) flash

4) mysticism

Correct Answer: charisma

QID : 84 - Select the antonym of

apocalypse

Options:

1) catastrophe

2) miracle

3) decimation

4) holocaust

Correct Answer: miracle

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'.

The substitution of cream(A)/ instead of milk in the recipe (B)/makes for a rich dessert.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 86 - Select the antonym of

to actuate

Options:

1) to retard

2) to spur

3) to impel

4) to propel

Correct Answer: to retard

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

We must urgently

P-ethics that respects, and responds

Q-humanely to, the strangers in our cities

R-and consciously develop a new

Options:

1) RQP

2) PQR

3) RPQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: RPQ

QID : 88 - 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 took the grinder yesterday. Options:

1) The grinder was took by me yesterday.

2) The grinder was took by me the day before.

3) The grinder had been took by me the day before.

4) The grinder was taken by me yesterday.

Correct Answer: The grinder was taken by me yesterday.

QID : 89 - Choose the correct meaning of the idiom/phrase: In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to go the extra mile

Options:

1) to get an unexpected bonus

2) to make a special effort to achieve something

3) to lose one's way and walk aimlessly

4) a vehicle which is very fuel efficient

Correct Answer: to make a special effort to achieve something

QID : 90 - 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 prince and princess(A)/made their way(B)/through the cheering crowd.(C)/No error(D) Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

QID : 91 - Select the synonym of

shimmering

Options:

1) stolid

2) glinting

3) daft

4) daffy

Correct Answer: glinting

QID : 92 - 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.

The enzyme was the that triggered the chemical reaction.

Options:

1) catalyst

2) support

3) encouragement

4) incitation

Correct Answer: catalyst

QID : 93 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) adendum

2) atlantise

3) inovate

4) abseiled

Correct Answer: abseiled

QID : 94 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

The action of repeating something aloud from memory. Options:

1) paraphrase

2) rendition

3) erudition

4) recitation

Correct Answer: recitation

QID : 95 - Select the synonym of

bounder

Options:

1) lout

2) mediocre

3) done

4) decorous

Correct Answer: lout

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.

the many existing cyber warfare scenarios, not excluding a coordinated cyber attack that sabotage multiple infrastructure assets, erecting proper defences is . Anonymity and low cost have meant that small disaffected groups — apart from hostile states and official agencies — could to cyber techniques.

the many existing cyber warfare scenarios

Options:

1) Give

2) Given

3) Giving

4) To give

Correct Answer: Given

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.

the many existing cyber warfare scenarios, not excluding a coordinated cyber attack that sabotage multiple infrastructure assets, erecting proper defences is . Anonymity and low cost have meant that small disaffected groups — apart from hostile states and official agencies — could to cyber techniques.

coordinated cyber attack that sabotage multiple infrastructure assets

Options:

1) would

2) should

3) could

4) will

Correct Answer: could

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.

the many existing cyber warfare scenarios, not excluding a coordinated cyber attack that sabotage multiple infrastructure assets, erecting proper defences is . Anonymity and low cost have meant that small disaffected groups — apart from hostile states and official agencies — could to cyber techniques.

erecting proper defences is .

Options:

1) vital

2) vitality

3) to vital

4) vitalness

Correct Answer: vital

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.

the many existing cyber warfare scenarios, not excluding a coordinated cyber attack that sabotage multiple infrastructure assets, erecting proper defences is . Anonymity and low cost have meant that small disaffected groups — apart from hostile states and official agencies — could to cyber techniques.

Anonymity and low cost have meant that small disaffected groups

Options:

1) too

2) not only

3) even

4) both

Correct Answer: even

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.

the many existing cyber warfare scenarios, not excluding a coordinated cyber attack that sabotage multiple infrastructure assets, erecting proper defences is . Anonymity and low cost have meant that small disaffected groups — apart from hostile states and official agencies — could to cyber techniques.

hostile states and official agencies — could to cyber techniques.

Options:

1) camp

2) lodge

3) park

4) resort

Correct Answer: resort

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