SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 10 March 2018" Evening Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 10 March 2018"

Evening 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'.

Although he (1)/ studied regularly, (2)/ his marks didn't improving. (3)/ No error (4)

Options:

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'.

Buddhism originated in Ancient India around 6th and 4th (1)/ centuries BCE, from where it spread through most (2)/ of Asia, and then it declines in India during the Middle Ages.

(3)/ No error (4)

Options:

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.

Is the lipstick natural or ______?

Options:

1) artificial
2) daydream
3) unreal
4) vulnerable

Correct Answer: artificial

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.

In the court of god we will be judged by our action and ______.

Options:

1) steeds
2) bleed
3) gleeds
4) deeds

Correct Answer: deeds

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

Laconic

Options:

1) Brief
2) Verbose
3) Lengthy
4) Unabridged

Correct Answer: Brief

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

Propitious

Options:

1) Luxurious
2) Pitiful
3) Sad
4) Hopeful

Correct Answer: Hopeful

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

Mellow

Options:

1) Ripe
2) Mature
3) Rich
4) Hard

Correct Answer: Hard

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

Exhume

Options:

1) Dig
2) Reveal
3) Hide
4) Resurrect

Correct Answer: Hide

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

For ages,

P : the Indian psyche has been
Q : geared towards devoting one’s life
R : to the welfare of all

Options:

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

Correct Answer: PQR

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.

My cousin has written this essay.

Options:

1) This essay has been written by my cousin.
2) This essay was written by my cousin.
3) This essay has been wrote by my cousin.
4) My cousin wrote this essay.

Correct Answer: This essay has been written by my cousin.

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.

“Don’t you know the way to home?” asked the lady.

Options:

1) The lady asked why he didn’t know the way to home.
2) The lady asked whether he didn’t knew the way to home.
3) The lady asked about the way to home.
4) The lady asked why he doesn’t know the way to home.

Correct Answer: No Correct Answer ( Benefit to all )

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.

Options:

1) Foreign
2) Forien
3) Foriegn
4) Foreing

Correct Answer: Foreign

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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.

It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, prepares good or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ to it, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.
It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes

Options:

1) say
2) said
3) saying
4) says

Correct Answer: saying

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.
It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, prepares good or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ to it, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.
own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted,

Options:

1) these
2) this
3) those
4) here

Correct Answer: this

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.
It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, prepares good or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ to it, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.
by his wise ______________ unwise conduct,

Options:

1) or
2) but also
3) but
4) nor

Correct Answer: or

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.

It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, prepares good or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ to it, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.
that he receives _________ the hand of Providence,

Options:

1) form
2) from
3) of
4) for

Correct Answer: from

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.
It is a proverbial ___________, that every one makes his own destiny; and __________ is usually interpreted, that every one, by his wise ______ unwise conduct, prepares good or evil for himself: but we may also understand it, that whatever it be that he receives _________ the hand of Providence, he may so accommodate __________ to it, that he will find his lot good for him, however much may seem to others to be wanting.
so accommodate __________ to it, that he

Options:

1) he
2) his
3) himself
4) him

Correct Answer: himself

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

Options:

1) Pray hard for your wishes.
2) To happen in the way you had hoped.
3) Day dream about success.
4) Be finally proved that you were right.

Correct Answer: To happen in the way you had hoped.

QID : 19 - 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) When an evil plan is hatched criminals agree.
2) Said to those people who don’t like each other to make them agree.
3) Said when two people have the same opinion or make the same choice.
4) Intelligent people will think of plans to which everybody will say yes.

Correct Answer: Said when two people have the same opinion or make the same choice.

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

Options:

1) Vindication
2) Satiety
3) Redress
4) Exigency

Correct Answer: Exigency

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

Believe in and follow the practices of

Options:

1) Atheist
2) Pagan
3) Agnostic
4) Adhere

Correct Answer: Adhere

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 have lost the magic of living, and (is mired) in numbers.

Options:

1) was mired
2) to mire
3) are mired
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: are mired

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".

There is something in a train journey that (was fascinated) a lot of people and I am one of them.

Options:

1) has fascinated
2) have fascinated
3) has fascinate
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: has fascinated

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.

On the speech front, we

A-can all do something individually
B-idiom of communication
C-if we change our

Options:

1) ABC
2) CBA
3) ACB
4) CAB

Correct Answer: ACB

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

Options:

1) monopoly
2) iliterrate
3) monnopoly
4) monnopolly

Correct Answer: monopoly

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