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

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

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

feeding frenzy

Options:
1) a mad rush to complete a big project before deadline
2) an episode of frantic competition for something
3) a party where people hog on food
4) a craze which rapidly spreads all over the world

Correct Answer: an episode of frantic competition for something

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'.

You might as well(A)/read a novel instead of(B)/staring at the ceiling.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: D

QID : 78 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) galeons
2) audasity
3) garbbling
4) cerebrum

Correct Answer: cerebrum

QID : 79 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The pet has just finished its meal (and is satisfied now).

Options:
1) now and was satisfied
2) now and is satisfied
3) then and is satisfied
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

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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.

Ajit said to the policeman, 'What have I done to deserve so severe a punishment?'

Options:
1) Ajit asked the policeman that, what he has done to be deserving so severe a punishment.
2) Ajit asked the policeman that, what he has done to deserve so severe a punishment.
3) Ajit asked the policeman that, what he had done to deserve so severe a punishment.
4) Ajit asked the policeman what he had done to deserve so severe a punishment.

Correct Answer: Ajit asked the policeman what he had done to deserve so severe a punishment.

QID : 81 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

One will need to watch what
P-happens in the United States
Q-presidential elections
R-after the forthcoming

Options:
1) RPQ
2) QRP
3) PRQ
4) QPR

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 82 - 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 kangaroo carried her baby in her pouch.

Options:
1) The baby is carried by the kangaroo in her pouch.
2) The baby is being carried by the kangaroo in her pouch.
3) The baby had been carried by the kangaroo in her pouch.
4) The baby was carried by the kangaroo in her pouch.

Correct Answer: The baby was carried by the kangaroo in her pouch.

QID : 83 - 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'.

There was already a sizable(A)/ gap between her car and(B)/the one front of her.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: C

QID : 84 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Involving or causing sudden great damage or suffering.

Options:
1) tragic
2) fatal
3) catastrophic
4) pathetic

Correct Answer: catastrophic

QID : 85 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The air hostess gave me a cup (which had) coffee.

Options:
1) containing
2) filled with
3) of
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: of

QID : 86 - Select the synonym of

to concoct

Options:
1) to obliterate
2) to contrive
3) to decimate
4) to pulverize

Correct Answer: to contrive

QID : 87 - 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 aunt wears _________ outfits to ensure she is noticed everywhere she goes.

Options:
1) vivid
2) spirited
3) active
4) b

Correct Answer: vivid

QID : 88 - Select the antonym of

to exile

Options:
1) to relegation
2) to usher
3) to banish
4) to ostracism

Correct Answer: to usher

QID : 89 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Three examples will
P-suffice as evidence
Q-of her backsliding
R-on long-held positions

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

Correct Answer: PQR

QID : 90 - 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.

Mayur's second promotion in eleven months confirms he is at the __________ of his career.

Options:
1) roof
2) zenith
3) climax
4) vertex

Correct Answer: zenith

QID : 91 - Select the antonym of

to envisage

Options:
1) oblivious
2) to apprehend
3) to confront
4) to visualize

Correct Answer: oblivious

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

excuse my French

Options:
1) to apologize for swearing
2) to speak in a language that others can't understand
3) being excessively polite
4) lack of foreign language skills

Correct Answer: to apologize for swearing

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

A small, nonrigid airship or dirigible, especially one used chiefly for observation.

Options:
1) float
2) poise
3) bob
4) blimp

Correct Answer: blimp

QID : 94 - Select the synonym of

eccentric

Options:
1) whimsical
2) chronic
3) bona fide
4) typic

Correct Answer: whimsical

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

Options:
1) ameenable
2) bevarage
3) chorused
4) loudable

Correct Answer: chorused

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.

But representatives have cynically chosen to look the other _________________ when matters of justice are involved. They seem to have only a will to power; to be part of a new ___________________ elite. _________________ they forget that the history of struggle is the future of struggle. Maoism is one extreme ____________________ struggle ___________________ corrupt appropriative and greedy elites; there are others.

look the other _________________ when matters of justice are involved.

Options:
1) road
2) action
3) way
4) method

Correct Answer: way

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.

But representatives have cynically chosen to look the other _________________ when matters of justice are involved. They seem to have only a will to power; to be part of a new ___________________ elite. _________________ they forget that the history of struggle is the future of struggle. Maoism is one extreme ____________________ struggle ___________________ corrupt appropriative and greedy elites; there are others.

They seem to have only a will to power; to be part of a new ___________________ elite.

Options:
1) exploitative
2) decent
3) ethical
4) fair

Correct Answer: exploitative

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.

But representatives have cynically chosen to look the other _________________ when matters of justice are involved. They seem to have only a will to power; to be part of a new ___________________ elite. _________________ they forget that the history of struggle is the future of struggle. Maoism is one extreme ____________________ struggle ___________________ corrupt appropriative and greedy elites; there are others.

_________________ they forget that the history of struggle is the future of struggle.

Options:
1) Hence
2) So
3) Inspite of
4) But

Correct Answer: But

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.

But representatives have cynically chosen to look the other _________________ when matters of justice are involved. They seem to have only a will to power; to be part of a new ___________________ elite. _________________ they forget that the history of struggle is the future of struggle. Maoism is one extreme ____________________ struggle ___________________ corrupt appropriative and greedy elites; there are others.

Maoism is one extreme ____________________ struggle

Options:
1) size
2) form of
3) sample
4) paragon

Correct Answer: form of

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.

But representatives have cynically chosen to look the other _________________ when matters of justice are involved. They seem to have only a will to power; to be part of a new ___________________ elite. _________________ they forget that the history of struggle is the future of struggle. Maoism is one extreme ____________________ struggle ___________________ corrupt appropriative and greedy elites; there are others.

___________________ corrupt appropriative and greedy elites; there are others.

Options:
1) against
2) of
3) for
4) with

Correct Answer: against

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