SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 31 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 31 January 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) enobles

2) theistick

3) sagacity

4) bristeled

Correct Answer: sagacity

QID : 77 ­ 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 insecticide is very powerful and can kill a wide  ..................of insects.

Options:

1) volume

2) spectrum

3) rainbow

4) plethora

Correct Answer: spectrum

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

A soldier or sailor, who rebels or refuses to obey the orders of a person in authority.

Options:

1) radical

2) anarchist

3) mutineer

4) revolutionary

Correct Answer: mutineer

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QID : 79 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence. Many such mishaps can be avoided if we (are)  careful.

Options:

1) be

2) might be

3) were

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

QID : 80 ­ Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:

1) ambolism

2) agendoms

3) neglige

4) heckling

Correct Answer: heckling

QID : 81 ­ 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'.

He swam  to(A)/an island that(B)/was not far away.(C)/No error(D)

Options:

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: D

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 partners will celebrate their triumph tomorrow.

Options:

1) The triumph would be celebrated by the partners a day after.

2) The triumph will be celebrated by the partners tomorrow.

3) The triumph would have been celebrated by the partners a day after.

4) The triumph will have been celebrated by the partners tomorrow.

Correct Answer: The triumph will be celebrated by the partners tomorrow.

QID : 83 ­ Select the synonym of

sinister

Options:

1) malevolent

2) magnanimous

3) auspicious

4) benevolent

Correct Answer: malevolent

QID : 84 ­ Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order

Every government wants

P­all, they have so many votes  

Q­to shower favours on

R­farmers; after

Options:

1) RQP

2) RPQ

3) PRQ

4) QRP

Correct Answer: QRP

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 two children were(A)/identical except for(B)/the colour for their eyes.(C)/No error(D)

1) A

2) B

3) C

4) D

Correct Answer: C

QID : 86 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

An unintended consequence of an event  or action, especially an unwelcome one.

Options:

1) reverberation

2) backlash

3) flak

4) repercussion

Correct Answer: repercussion

QID : 87 ­ 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.

I said to my sister, "where were  you this evening?"

Options:

1) I asked my sister where she was that evening.

2) I asked my sister where she had been that evening.

3) I asked my sister where she was this evening.

4) I asked my sister where she has been that evening.

Correct Answer: I asked my sister where she had been that evening.

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

Due to poor organic matter

P­in soil is below the required

Q­incorporation, organic carbon

R­level in most parts of India

Options:

1) RPQ

2) QRP

3) QPR

4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 89 ­ 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 best way to  ..................the children's poor test grades  is to teach again the lesson and give a second  test.

Options:

1) rectify

2) right

3) revise

4) reform

Correct Answer: rectify

QID : 90 ­ Select the antonym of

frolic

Options:

1) drudgery

2) romp

3) antic

4) drollery

Correct Answer: drudgery

QID : 91 ­ Select the antonym of

affidavit

Options:

1) affirmation

2) slander

3) oath

4) testimony

Correct Answer: slander

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

to drive someone up the wall

Options:

1) to make someone very irritated

2) to break the barriers of misunderstanding between two persons

3) to encourage someone

4) to be the cause of someone's success

Correct Answer: to make someone very irritated

QID : 93 ­ Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

The candidate was so ignorant that the officer was (compelled for asking) him to leave.

Options:

1) being compelled to be asking

2) so compelled to ask

3) compelled to ask

4) no improvement

Correct Answer: compelled to ask

QID : 94 ­ In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

dry run

Options:

1) a party without drinks

2) a rehearsal of a performance before the real one

3) doing a fruitless task

4) escaping form an unpleasant situation

Correct Answer: a rehearsal of a performance before the real one

QID : 95 ­ Select the synonym of

probable

Options:

1) futile

2) plausible

3) absurd

4) preposterous

Correct Answer: plausible

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.

Several countries  ..................the world are now replacing the  ..................model of criminal justice partly ..................wholly with different models of restorative justice,  ....................................promising results in crime control. The process  is more  collaborative, consensual and inclusive, that is characteristic  ..................indigenous systems of justice.

Several countries  ..................the world

Options:

1) cross

2) across

3) beyond

4) over

Correct Answer: across

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.

Several countries  ..................the world are now replacing the  ..................model of criminal justice partly ..................wholly with different models of restorative justice,  ....................................promising results in crime control. The process  is more  collaborative, consensual and inclusive, that is characteristic  ..................indigenous systems of justice.

now replacing the  ..................

Options:

1) opposing

2) anti

3) against

4) adversarial

Correct Answer: adversarial

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.

Several countries  ..................the world are now replacing the  ..................model of criminal justice partly ..................wholly with different models of restorative justice,  ....................................promising results in crime control. The process  is more  collaborative, consensual and inclusive, that is characteristic  ..................indigenous systems of justice.

model of criminal justice partly  ..................

Options:

1) or

2) nor

3) and

4) but

Correct Answer: or

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.

Several countries  ..................the world are now replacing the  ..................model of criminal justice partly ..................wholly with different models of restorative justice,  ....................................promising results in crime control. The process  is more  collaborative, consensual and inclusive, that is characteristic  ..................indigenous systems of justice.

 ..................promising results in crime control.

Options:

1) to yield

2) yielding

3) for yielding

4) yield

Correct Answer: yielding

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.

Several countries  ..................the world are now replacing the  ..................model of criminal justice partly ..................wholly with different models of restorative justice,  ....................................promising results in crime control. The process  is more  collaborative, consensual and inclusive, that is characteristic  ..................indigenous systems of justice.

that is characteristic  ..................indigenous systems of justice.

Options:

1) for

2) as

3) of

4) like

Correct Answer: of

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