SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 04 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 04 March 2018"

Morning Shift (English Language)


QID : 1 - 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'.

Due to the (1)/ snow the (2)/ marks was unrecognisable. (3)/ No error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: No Correct Answer ( Benefit to all )

QID : 2 - 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'.

Acceptance is not about allowing everything to occur or to go on, (1)/ it is neither related to passivity and weakness, (2)/ nor is it about confirmation or mediocrity. (3)/ No error (4)

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 3

QID : 3 - 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.

She jumped ______ the bar table.

1) upon
2) up
3) in
4) into

Correct Answer: upon

QID : 4 - 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.

Sun is a ______ perfect sphere of hot plasma, with internal convective motion that generates a magnetic field.

1) nearly
2) near
3) about
4) more

Correct Answer: nearly

QID : 5 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Hybrid

1) Homogeneous
2) Composite
3) Pure
4) Love

Correct Answer: Composite

QID : 6 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Discreet

1) Described
2) Careful
3) Rash
4) Mundane

Correct Answer: Careful

QID : 7 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Heed

1) Care
2) Caution
3) Attention
4) Neglect

Correct Answer: Neglect

QID : 8 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Articulate

1) Unclear
2) Enunciate
3) Eloquent
4) Coherent

Correct Answer: Unclear

QID : 9 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

All the sound reasons

P : ever given for conserving
Q : to the conservation of wildlife
R : other natural resources apply

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

Correct Answer: PRQ

QID : 10 - A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

She will finish the thesis in a fortnight.

1) The thesis would be finished in a fortnight by her.
2) The thesis will finished by her in a fortnight.
3) The thesis will be finished by her in a fortnight.
4) A fortnight is required to finish the thesis.

Correct Answer: The thesis will be finished by her in a fortnight.

QID : 11 - A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

“I know her well” said Manisha.

1) Manisha said that she knew her well.
2) Manisha said if she knows her well.
3) Manisha said that she knows her.
4) Manisha says that she knew her well.

Correct Answer: Manisha said that she knew her well.

QID : 12 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) Commiety
2) Committee
3) Comittee
4) Commitee

Correct Answer: Committee

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QID : 13 - 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.

Now, what exactly does big business want? Though they cite some ____________ worded performance indicators to compile the index, the true intention appears to be something ____________. They want land at throwaway prices even ______________ it is fertile agriculture land; they want licenses to be issued immediately even if the proposed activities are likely to result in environmental ______________; they want labour laws to be favourable to them so it becomes easy to hire ________ fire and exploit workers; and they want the government to respond favourably to their ‘bailout’ demands from time to time so they can transfer their risk on to taxpayers, notwithstanding the fact that they enjoyed their profits during their heyday.

they cite some ____________ worded performance

1) cleverly
2) cleverer
3) cleverest
4) cleverness

Correct Answer: cleverly

QID : 14 - 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.

Now, what exactly does big business want? Though they cite some ____________ worded performance indicators to compile the index, the true intention appears to be something ____________. They want land at throwaway prices even ______________ it is fertile agriculture land; they want licenses to be issued immediately even if the proposed activities are likely to result in environmental ______________; they want labour laws to be favourable to them so it becomes easy to hire ________ fire and exploit workers; and they want the government to respond favourably to their ‘bailout’ demands from time to time so they can transfer their risk on to taxpayers, notwithstanding the fact that they enjoyed their profits during their heyday.

something ____________. They want land at

1) other
2) extra
3) added
4) else

Correct Answer: else

QID : 15 - 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.

Now, what exactly does big business want? Though they cite some ____________ worded performance indicators to compile the index, the true intention appears to be something ____________. They want land at throwaway prices even ______________ it is fertile agriculture land; they want licenses to be issued immediately even if the proposed activities are likely to result in environmental ______________; they want labour laws to be favourable to them so it becomes easy to hire ________ fire and exploit workers; and they want the government to respond favourably to their ‘bailout’ demands from time to time so they can transfer their risk on to taxpayers, notwithstanding the fact that they enjoyed their profits during their heyday.

prices even ______________ it is fertile agriculture land;

1) if
2) then
3) but
4) also

Correct Answer: if

QID : 16 - 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.

Now, what exactly does big business want? Though they cite some ____________ worded performance indicators to compile the index, the true intention appears to be something ____________. They want land at throwaway prices even ______________ it is fertile agriculture land; they want licenses to be issued immediately even if the proposed activities are likely to result in environmental ______________; they want labour laws to be favourable to them so it becomes easy to hire ________ fire and exploit workers; and they want the government to respond favourably to their ‘bailout’ demands from time to time so they can transfer their risk on to taxpayers, notwithstanding the fact that they enjoyed their profits during their heyday.

environmental ______________; they want labour laws

1) degrade
2) degrading
3) degraded
4) degradation

Correct Answer: degradation

QID : 17 - 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.

Now, what exactly does big business want? Though they cite some ____________ worded performance indicators to compile the index, the true intention appears to be something ____________. They want land at throwaway prices even ______________ it is fertile agriculture land; they want licenses to be issued immediately even if the proposed activities are likely to result in environmental ______________; they want labour laws to be favourable to them so it becomes easy to hire ________ fire and exploit workers; and they want the government to respond favourably to their ‘bailout’ demands from time to time so they can transfer their risk on to taxpayers, notwithstanding the fact that they enjoyed their profits during their heyday.

easy to hire ________ fire and exploit

1) and
2) if
3) thus
4) so

Correct Answer: and

QID : 18 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

After one's own heart

1) Sharing or having one's tastes or views.
2) Infatuation with a person which is not reciprocated.
3) Memorise some thing by heart.
4) Don’t have the courage to do something bad for a good person.

Correct Answer: Sharing or having one's tastes or views.

QID : 19 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Pull the wool over someone's eyes

1) To protect someone.
2) To keep oneself warm.
3) Deceive someone by telling lies.
4) To pretend to be blind to the other person's bad behaviour.

Correct Answer: Deceive someone by telling lies.

QID : 20 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

A warning of impending danger

1) Naive
2) Monition
3) Obtuse
4) Daft

Correct Answer: Monition

QID : 21 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Concerned with beauty or the appreciation of beauty

1) Foul
2) Aesthetic
3) Hideous
4) Gross

Correct Answer: Aesthetic

QID : 22 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

We sat on the floor to eat dinner and he (appreciate) the fresh food my mother served.

1) had appreciated
2) appreciated
3) will appreciate
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: appreciated

QID : 23 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

We sat there (enjoy) the view.

1) enjoyed
2) enjoying
3) enjoys
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: enjoying

QID : 24 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

Life is never meant to

A-country like India
B-be easy, especially if you
C-live in a developing

1) BAC
2) ACB
3) BCA
4) ABC

Correct Answer: BCA

QID : 25 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

1) stridancy
2) stridensy
3) stridansy
4) stridency

Correct Answer: stridency

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