SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 08 February 2017" After Noon Shift (English

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2016 "held on 08 February 2017"

After Noon Shift (English Comprehension)

QID : 176 - 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.

It does not suit you to cast ____________ on the character of such a pure woman.

Options:
1) praise
2) abuses
3) vituperations
4) aspersions

Correct Answer: aspersions

QID : 177 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) marothon
2) seagulls
3) pungancy
4) palpatted

Correct Answer: seagulls

QID : 178 - Select the word with the correct spelling.

Options:
1) garotte
2) dillution
3) variably
4) exhumming

Correct Answer: variably

QID : 179 - Select the antonym of

homogeneous

Options:
1) akin
2) ditto
3) disparate
4) cognate

Correct Answer: disparate

QID : 180 - 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 comatose patient was kept under observation till his body's systems came back from suspended ______________.

Options:
1) dynamism
2) elation
3) animation
4) ebullience

Correct Answer: animation

QID : 181 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

an event serving as an introduction to something more important

Options:
1) perform
2) prelude
3) introduce
4) preface

Correct Answer: prelude

QID : 182 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

The good fortune of (my being) your disciple in my youth has greatly benefited me in my career.

Options:
1) my having been
2) myself being
3) being
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: my having been

QID : 183 - 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.

The injured old man exclaimed, 'Will none of you help me?'

Options:
1) The injured old man exclaimed whether none of them would help him.
2) The injured old man exclaimed if none of them would help him.
3) The injured old man said that could anyone of them help him.
4) The injured old man cried if none of them would help him.

Correct Answer: The injured old man exclaimed whether none of them would help him.

QID : 184 - 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'.

All the furnitures(A)/has been replaced(B)/by the landlord.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: A

QID : 185 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

There is also
P-drought, the
Q-the hope that after two years of
R-monsoon will be good in the coming fiscal

Options:
1) QPR
2) RQP
3) PQR
4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 186 - Select the synonym of

scarcity

Options:
1) opulence
2) myriad
3) plethora
4) dearth

Correct Answer: dearth

QID : 187 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To bite the dust

Options:
1) To be killed
2) To fall down
3) To be dirt poor
4) To get dirty

Correct Answer: To be killed

QID : 188 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

To burn the midnight oil

Options:
1) When resources get finished half way
2) To read or work late into the night
3) Value of a small lamp is most when it is the darkest
4) To save some resources for the future

Correct Answer: To read or work late into the night

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QID : 189 - Improve the bracketed part of the sentence

Before I met your brother I (have had) a poor opinion of him.

Options:
1) had had
2) had
3) did have
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: had

QID : 190 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The party faithful, who
P-expectations, are now disillusioned
Q-had greeted his political arrival in 2004
R-with great enthusiasm, and

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

Correct Answer: QRP

QID : 191 - Select the antonym of

feign

Options:
1) bluff
2) affect
3) act
4) fact

Correct Answer: fact

QID : 192 - 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.

Has anyone from our team answered your question?

Options:
1) Did someone from our team answer to your question?
2) Is your question been answered by someone from our team?
3) Has your question been answered by anyone from our team?
4) Have your question been answered by anyone from our team?

Correct Answer: Has your question been answered by anyone from our team?

QID : 193 - 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'.

This town has an ancient temple(A)/and beautiful waterfall(B)/so many tourists come here.(C)/No error(D)

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

Correct Answer: B

QID : 194 - Select the synonym of

cheeky

Options:
1) nervous
2) aghast
3) brash
4) startled

Correct Answer: brash

QID : 195 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the phrase.

the conclusion that can be drawn from something although it is not explicitly stated

Options:
1) illustration
2) elucidation
3) implication
4) explication

Correct Answer: implication

QID : 196 - 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.

___________ it became difficult to empirically prove that children __________ better in private schools, the attack __________ a new weapon: per unit cost of learning outcomes. Most of the learning outcome researches almost _______________ fail to understand the entire ______________ of education in any depth and reduces it to learning of so-called 3Rs for economic purposes.

___________ it became difficult to empirically prove

Options:
1) So
2) Therefore
3) When
4) Then

Correct Answer: When

QID : 197 - 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.

___________ it became difficult to empirically prove that children __________ better in private schools, the attack __________ a new weapon: per unit cost of learning outcomes. Most of the learning outcome researches almost _______________ fail to understand the entire ______________ of education in any depth and reduces it to learning of so-called 3Rs for economic purposes.

children __________ better in private schools

Options:
1) learn
2) study
3) educate
4) train

Correct Answer: learn

QID : 198 - 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.

___________ it became difficult to empirically prove that children __________ better in private schools, the attack __________ a new weapon: per unit cost of learning outcomes. Most of the learning outcome researches almost _______________ fail to understand the entire ______________ of education in any depth and reduces it to learning of so-called 3Rs for economic purposes.

the attack __________ a new weapon

Options:
1) invents
2) had invented
3) is inventing
4) invented

Correct Answer: invented

QID : 199 - 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.

___________ it became difficult to empirically prove that children __________ better in private schools, the attack __________ a new weapon: per unit cost of learning outcomes. Most of the learning outcome researches almost _______________ fail to understand the entire ______________ of education in any depth and reduces it to learning of so-called 3Rs for economic purposes.

Most of the learning outcome researches almost _______________ fail to understand

Options:
1) sometimes
2) always
3) often
4) rarely

Correct Answer: always

QID : 200 - 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.

___________ it became difficult to empirically prove that children __________ better in private schools, the attack __________ a new weapon: per unit cost of learning outcomes. Most of the learning outcome researches almost _______________ fail to understand the entire ______________ of education in any depth and reduces it to learning of so-called 3Rs for economic purposes.

the entire ______________ of education in any depth

Options:
1) purpose
2) target
3) scheme
4) ambition

Correct Answer: purpose

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