SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 07 February 2017" Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 07 February 2017"

Morning Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 76- In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Courteousness and refinement of manner.

Options:
1)plaudit
2)adulation
3)urbanity
4)profanity

Correct Answer:urbanity

QID : 77- In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

to have an axe to grind

Options:
1)sharpening your skills in anticipation of future challenges
2)to have a private reason for doing something
3)preparing for a fight
4)getting ready for work or a new project

Correct Answer:to have a private reason for doing something

QID : 78- Select the synonym of precedent

Options:
1)contingent
2)criterion
3)arbitrary
4)fortuitous

Correct Answer:criterion

QID : 79- 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.

Jayesh has sent the email.

Options:
1)The email has had been sent by Jayesh.
2)The email has been sent by Jayesh.
3)The email was sent by Jayesh.
4)The email was send by Jayesh.

Correct Answer:The email has been sent by Jayesh.

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.

Anil says, "I am glad to be here this morning"

Options:
1)Anil says he is glad to be there that morning.
2)Anil says that he is glad to be there that morning.
3)Anil was saying that he was glad to be there this morning.
4)Anil says that he was glad to be here this morning.

Correct Answer:Anil says that he is glad to be there that morning.

QID : 81- 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.

Either you're a mind reader or it's a __________________ that you called me just as I was keying your phone number.

Options:
1)coincidence
2)correlation
3)union
4)happening

Correct Answer:coincidence

QID : 82- In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

great minds think alike

Options:
1)it is said when two people have the same opinion
2)it is said when clever people think rationally
3)since there is only one truth , the great philosophers have reached on similar conclusions
4)scientists and philosophers easily become friends

Correct Answer:it is said when two people have the same opinion

QID : 83- Select the antonym of

to rake

Options:
1)to harrow
2)to scatter
3)to scour
4)to enfilade

Correct Answer:to scatter

QID : 84- Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

When I(go)to Paris, I shall visit the Eiffel Tower.

Options:
1)shall go
2)will be going
3)have to go
4)no improvement

Correct Answer:no improvement

QID : 85- Select the synonym of

digression

Options:
1)meandering
2)candid
3)categorical
4)unequivocal

Correct Answer:meandering

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.

Excusing yourself before standing to leave is part of proper table ____________.

Options:
1)usage
2)etiquette
3)dignity
4)habit

Correct Answer:etiquette

QID : 87- Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1)deriesion
2)apalled
3)civilian
4)sacluded

Correct Answer:civilian

QID : 88- Improve the bracketed part of the sentence.

Please pass me that (scissors).

Options:
1)scissor
2)pair of scissor
3)pair of scissors
4)no improvement

Correct Answer:pair of scissors

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

Do people take
P-rejection of every candidate?
Q-the trouble to go and
R-vote only to register their

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

Correct Answer:QRP

QID : 90- Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1)alackrity
2)refileing
3)bufoons
4)condense

Correct Answer:condense

QID : 91- In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

Involving immoral or dishonourable actions and motives

Options:
1)redoubt
2)scrupulous
3)immaculate
4)sordid

Correct Answer:sordid

QID : 92- Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The reference
P-is simultaneously a matter
Q-to the size of a vulnerable community
R-of legal as well as political and ethical perspective

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

Correct Answer:QPR

QID : 93- 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'.

To the whale, its(A)/tail is the sole(B)/mean of propulsion.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer:C

QID : 94- 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 a fine line(A)/between being frugal(B)/and being a miser.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer:D

QID : 95- Select the antonym of

to contend

Options:
1)to comply
2)to oppugn
3)to grapple
4)to vie

Correct Answer:to comply

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.

Fraternity, then, was meant to complement civil rights, _______________ to destroy them. The _____________________ framers did not use this symbolic term for a court to come along 66 years _________________, and ______________________ it for the purposes of subordinating individual rights to some mythic notion of community harmony, entirely submerging the individual _______________ the society.

_______________ to destroy them.

Options:
1)neither
2)nor
3)no
4)not

Correct Answer:not

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.

Fraternity, then, was meant to complement civil rights, _______________ to destroy them. The _____________________ framers did not use this symbolic term for a court to come along 66 years _________________, and ______________________ it for the purposes of subordinating individual rights to some mythic notion of community harmony, entirely submerging the individual _______________ the society.

The _____________________ framers did not use this symbolic term

Options:
1)Constitutions'
2)Constitution's
3)Constitutions
4)Constitution

Correct Answer:Constitution's

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.

Fraternity, then, was meant to complement civil rights, _______________ to destroy them. The _____________________ framers did not use this symbolic term for a court to come along 66 years _________________, and ______________________ it for the purposes of subordinating individual rights to some mythic notion of community harmony, entirely submerging the individual _______________ the society.

a court to come along 66 years _________________,

Options:
1)late
2)lately
3)later
4)latest

Correct Answer:later

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.

Fraternity, then, was meant to complement civil rights, _______________ to destroy them. The _____________________ framers did not use this symbolic term for a court to come along 66 years _________________, and ______________________ it for the purposes of subordinating individual rights to some mythic notion of community harmony, entirely submerging the individual _______________ the society.

and ______________________ it for the purposes of subordinating individual rights

Options:
1)appropriate
2)appropriately
3)appropriating
4)appropriated

Correct Answer:appropriate

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.

Fraternity, then, was meant to complement civil rights, _______________ to destroy them. The _____________________ framers did not use this symbolic term for a court to come along 66 years _________________, and ______________________ it for the purposes of subordinating individual rights to some mythic notion of community harmony, entirely submerging the individual _______________ the society.

entirely submerging the individual _______________ the society.

Options:
1)on
2)onto
3)upon
4)within

Correct Answer:within

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