SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 07 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 07 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'.

Photosynthesis is (1)/ possible (2)/ because of sun. (3)/ No error (4)

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

Correct Answer: 3

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'.

Every effect we see, hear or speak in our outside (1)/ or physical world has a specific cause that (2)/ have its origin in the inner or mental world. (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.

______ worst is yet to come.

1) The
2) An
3) A
4) None

Correct Answer: The

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.

Corruption is an evil generally more ______ in the underdeveloped and developing countries of the world.

1) reluctant
2) distant
3) rampant
4) extravagant

Correct Answer: rampant

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

Turbulence

1) Agitation
2) Calmness
3) Repose
4) Stillness

Correct Answer: Agitation

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

Quiescent

1) Dull
2) Questionable
3) Bright
4) Alive

Correct Answer: Dull

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

Sordid

1) Dirty
2) Black
3) Corrupt
4) Reputable

Correct Answer: Reputable

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

Relationship

1) Affinity
2) Member
3) Leaning
4) Opposition

Correct Answer: Opposition

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

The art of

P : efforts and practice
Q : fruit of persistent
R : effective presentation is the

1) QPR
2) RPQ
3) RQP
4) PRQ

Correct Answer: RQP

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.

The girl caught the kite.

1) The kite was caught by the girl.
2) The kite is caught by the girl.
3) The kite was catch by the girl.
4) The kite is catch by the girl.

Correct Answer: The kite was caught by the girl.

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.

Tina said to him, “Please wait here till I return.”

1) Tina asked him to stay there.
2) Tina requested him to wait there till she returned.
3) Tina request him to wait until she comes.
4) Tina says he should wait there till her returned.

Correct Answer: Tina requested him to wait there till she returned.

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) Laison
2) Liaison
3) Lieison
4) Liaisone

Correct Answer: Liaison

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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.

Photography is the _____________ we can get to stopping time. The camera is our pause button, the cork we use to stop time from running out. And the photo album is the most potent time machine ever ____________, one that transports you to a curated past where everything exists ________ you choose to remember it, one that lets you revisit ________ just people and places and ages, but the hidden crannies of ________ own memory and the strange landscape of emotions that lies beyond.

Photography is the _____________ we can get to stopping time.

1) close
2) closest
3) closeness
4) closely

Correct Answer: closest

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.

Photography is the _____________ we can get to stopping time. The camera is our pause button, the cork we use to stop time from running out. And the photo album is the most potent time machine ever ____________, one that transports you to a curated past where everything exists ________ you choose to remember it, one that lets you revisit ________ just people and places and ages, but the hidden crannies of ________ own memory and the strange landscape of emotions that lies beyond.

time machine ever ____________, one that transports

1) build
2) built
3) building
4) builds

Correct Answer: built

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.

Photography is the _____________ we can get to stopping time. The camera is our pause button, the cork we use to stop time from running out. And the photo album is the most potent time machine ever ____________, one that transports you to a curated past where everything exists ________ you choose to remember it, one that lets you revisit ________ just people and places and ages, but the hidden crannies of ________ own memory and the strange landscape of emotions that lies beyond.

everything exists ________ you choose to

1) so
2) to
3) at
4) as

Correct Answer: as

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.

Photography is the _____________ we can get to stopping time. The camera is our pause button, the cork we use to stop time from running out. And the photo album is the most potent time machine ever ____________, one that transports you to a curated past where everything exists ________ you choose to remember it, one that lets you revisit ________ just people and places and ages, but the hidden crannies of ________ own memory and the strange landscape of emotions that lies beyond.

lets you revisit ________ just people

1) nor
2) none
3) no
4) not

Correct Answer: not

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.

Photography is the _____________ we can get to stopping time. The camera is our pause button, the cork we use to stop time from running out. And the photo album is the most potent time machine ever ____________, one that transports you to a curated past where everything exists ________ you choose to remember it, one that lets you revisit ________ just people and places and ages, but the hidden crannies of ________ own memory and the strange landscape of emotions that lies beyond.

but the hidden crannies of ________ own memory and

1) your
2) you
3) yourself
4) yourselves

Correct Answer: your

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

Be left stranded

1) Unable to leave somewhere because of a problem.
2) Suffer a bad hair day.
3) Having only a single thing to hold on to save yourself.
4) To be the last person on whom the blame falls on eventually.

Correct Answer: Unable to leave somewhere because of a problem.

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

All thumbs

1) Permission from the concerned people to go ahead.
2) A crowd cheering their favourite team.
3) Physically awkward, especially with respect to the hands.
4) An illiterate person who cannot sign his name.

Correct Answer: Physically awkward, especially with respect to the hands.

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

A group of people leading the way in new developments or ideas

1) Sycophant
2) Stooge
3) Zealot
4) Vanguard

Correct Answer: Vanguard

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

Eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant

1) Docile
2) Truculent
3) Pliable
4) Pliant

Correct Answer: Truculent

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".

The base of the cooking vessels would have a thick coating of carbon deposit and (clean) it was a pain.

1) cleaned
2) cleans
3) cleaning
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: cleaning

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".

It (has been pointed) out that people’s Facebook postings are not a real reflections of who they are.

1) has being pointed
2) has been point
3) has been pointing
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: no improvement

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.

The introduction of

A-had ruled from the time man learned to cook food
B-meant the end of firewood, which
C-the kerosene stove also

1) CAB
2) BCA
3) CBA
4) BAC

Correct Answer: CBA

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

1) obsesive
2) obsessiv
3) obsessive
4) obsesiv

Correct Answer: obsessive

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