SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 30 January 2017" Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 30 January 2017"

Evening Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 276 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

To place or deal with close together for contrasting effect.  

Options:

1) to scrutiny

2) to juxtapose

3) to correlate

4) to contrast

Correct Answer: to juxtapose

QID : 277 - 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.

After the votes  were counted, the family ...............was for a Hawaiian vacation.

Options:

1) together

2) idea

3) unity

4) consensus

Correct Answer: consensus

QID : 278 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

My mother opened the parcel without (worrying) to read the address on it.

Options:

1) doubting

2) bothering

3) fearing

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: bothering

QID : 279 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to cut to the chase

Options:

1) to chase your dreams

2) to explain a very long story in brief

3) to remove all negative  thoughts from one's mind

4) to come to the point

Correct Answer: to come to the point

QID : 280 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. She could not cope  (by) the heavy workload.

Options:

1) with

2) of

3) up

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: with

QID : 281 - 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 teacher will give you instructions.

Options:

1) Instructions would be given to you by the teacher.

2) Instructions will have been  given to you by the teacher.

3) Instructions will be given to you by the teacher.

4) Instructions were given to you by the teacher.

Correct Answer: Instructions will be given to you by the teacher.

QID : 282 - Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

The architecture

P-was  designed to promote

Q-of the Internet

R-connectivity, not security

Options:

1) QPR

2) RQP

3) PQR

4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 283 - Rearrange the parts  of the sentence in correct order.

It secured support from

P-government, a significant development  in itself

Q-other sections of the

R-Opposition, and defeated the

Options:

1) RQP

2) QRP

3) PRQ

4) PQR

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 284 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

curiosity killed the cat

Options:

1) a person who constantly keeps asking  questions is avoided  by everybody

2) everybody has  a fatal weakness

3) being inquisitive about other people's affairs may get you into trouble

4) everyone  feels  like killing a nagging person

Correct Answer: being inquisitive about other people's affairs may get you into trouble

QID : 285 - Select  the synonym  of

famished

1) glut

2) jaded

3) satiated

4) starved

Correct Answer: starved

QID : 286 - Select  the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) humbeling

2) wardrobe

3) delicat

4) gazeles

Correct Answer: wardrobe

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QID : 287 - Select  the antonym of

mandate

Options:

1) injunction

2) behest

3) breach

4) decree

Correct Answer: breach

QID : 288 - 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'.

Not only we seen(A)/the Tali temple but(B)/also  the Thirunelli temple.(C)/No  error(D)

Options:

1A

2B

3C

4D

Correct Answer: A

QID : 289 - 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 unique selling proposition of(A)/our products are that(B)/they are unbreakable.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1A

2B

3C

4D

Correct Answer: B

QID : 290 - Select  the antonym of

arcane

Options:

1) mystic

2) recondite

3) esoteric

4) hackneyed

Correct Answer: hackneyed

QID : 291 - Select  the synonym  of

thrashing

Options:

1) edifice

2) prefabrication

3) bashing

4) contour

Correct Answer: bashing

QID : 292 - Select  the word with the correct spelling.

1) guttered

2) melower

3) cystetis

4) mutered

Correct Answer: guttered

QID : 293 - 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.

My parents will ...............my car if I get another speeding ticket.

Options:

1) capture

2) grab

3) confiscate

4) mob

Correct Answer: confiscate

QID : 294 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A long narrow ditch embanked with its own soil and used for concealment and protection in warfare

Options:

1) trench

2) gully

3) furrow

4) moat

Correct Answer: trench

QID : 295 - 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.

Vicky said, "Please say nothing about this."

Options:

1) Vicky asked  her to not to say anything  about this.

2) Vicky asked  her that she should  not to say anything  about that.

3) Vicky asked  her to say nothing  about that.

4) Vicky asked  her that she say nothing  about that.

Correct Answer: Vicky asked  her to say nothing  about that.

QID : 296 - 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 way criminal justice is designed and administered today ...............serves  any of the purposes for which it is set up: towards securing  life and property. It does  not ...............criminals because of the delay and uncertainties  involved in its processes and ridiculously ineffective punishments it imposes

...............those  few who get convicted. It provides wide discretion to the police and the prosecution, ...............the system vulnerable to corruption and manipulation and endangering  basic ...............of innocent citizens.

today ...............serves any of the purposes for which it is set up: towards securing life and property.

Options:

1) little

2) only

3) hardly

4) scantily

Correct Answer: hardly

QID : 297 - 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 way criminal justice is designed and administered today ...............serves  any of the purposes for which it is set up: towards securing  life and property. It does  not ...............criminals because of the delay and uncertainties  involved in its processes and ridiculously ineffective punishments it imposes

...............those  few who get convicted. It provides wide discretion to the police and the prosecution, ...............the system vulnerable to corruption and manipulation and endangering  basic ...............of innocent citizens.

It does not ...............criminals because of the delay and uncertainties involved in its processes

Options:

1) deter

2) divert

3) ban

4) prohibit

Correct Answer: deter

QID : 298 - 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 way criminal justice is designed and administered today ...............serves  any of the purposes for which it is set up: towards securing  life and property. It does  not ...............criminals because of the delay and uncertainties  involved in its processes and ridiculously ineffective punishments it imposes

...............those  few who get convicted. It provides wide discretion to the police and the prosecution, ...............the system vulnerable to corruption and manipulation and endangering  basic ...............of innocent citizens.

it imposes ...............those few who get convicted.

Options:

1) of

2) onto

3) over

4) on

Correct Answer: on

QID : 299 - 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 way criminal justice is designed and administered today ...............serves  any of the purposes for which it is set up: towards securing  life and property. It does  not ...............criminals because of the delay and uncertainties  involved in its processes and ridiculously ineffective punishments it imposes

...............those  few who get convicted. It provides wide discretion to the police and the prosecution, ...............the system vulnerable to corruption and manipulation and endangering  basic ...............of innocent citizens.

...............the system vulnerable to corruption and manipulation

Options:

1) to render

2) rendering

3) rendered

4) render

Correct Answer: rendering

QID : 300 - 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 way criminal justice is designed and administered today ...............serves  any of the purposes for which it is set up: towards securing  life and property. It does  not ...............criminals because of the delay and uncertainties  involved in its processes and ridiculously ineffective punishments it imposes

...............those  few who get convicted. It provides wide discretion to the police and the prosecution, ...............the system vulnerable to corruption and manipulation and endangering  basic ...............of innocent citizens.

and  endangering basic ...............of innocent citizens.

Options:

1) powers

2) facilities

3) duties

4) rights

Correct Answer: rights

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