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

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 10 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'.

Her behaviour (1)/ around him (2)/ was a little oddly. (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'.

The more energy we give to a particular thought (1)/, the greater is its power to attract its corresponding circumstance into (2)/ their physical world through the law of attraction.

(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.

I am tired ______ this, Chandler.

Options:

1) with
2) over
3) of
4) for

Correct Answer: of

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.

The main use of friendship is that it ______ man to express his feelings and emotions.

Options:

1) enables
2) capables
3) stables
4) ables

Correct Answer: enables

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

Unruly

Options:

1) Cooperative
2) Disobedient
3) Compliant
4) Yielding

Correct Answer: Disobedient

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

Ennui

Options:

1) Continuation
2) Boredom
3) Anger
4) Strange

Correct Answer: Boredom

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

Temporal

Options:

1) Material
2) Fleshly
3) Earthly
4) Spiritual

Correct Answer: Spiritual

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

Capacious

Options:

1) Cramped
2) Broad
3) Comfortable
4) Generous

Correct Answer: Cramped

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

In order to tone up

P : it should be
Q : the physical education programme,
R : reoriented and implemented

Options:

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

Correct Answer: QPR

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 sister will write an application.

Options:

1) An application would be wrote by my sister.
2) An application will be wrote by my sister.
3) An application will be written by my sister.
4) An application would written by my sister.

Correct Answer: An application will be written by my sister.

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.

Rita said, “Alas! I am undone.”

Options:

1) Rita said that she was undone.
2) Rita told me that she was undone.
3) Rita exclaimed sadly that she was undone.
4) Rita said that alas, she was undone.

Correct Answer: Rita exclaimed sadly that she was undone.

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) Mellnia
2) Millennia
3) Milleinia
4) Meillenia

Correct Answer: Millennia

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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.

One who has witnessed a debate ______ argument between two men _____________ strong intellectually, one of whom is a trained logician and the other lacking this advantage, will never forget the impression produced _________ him by the unequal struggle. The conflict is like that of a ____________ wrestler, untrained in the little tricks and turns of the science, in the various principles of applying force in a certain way at a certain time, at a certain place, with a __________ and experienced wrestler.
witnessed a debate ______ argument between

Options:

1) of
2) or
3) but
4) so

Correct Answer: or

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.

One who has witnessed a debate ______ argument between two men _____________ strong intellectually, one of whom is a trained logician and the other lacking this advantage, will never forget the impression produced _________ him by the unequal struggle. The conflict is like that of a ____________ wrestler, untrained in the little tricks and turns of the science, in the various principles of applying force in a certain way at a certain time, at a certain place, with a __________ and experienced wrestler.
two men _____________ strong intellectually,

Options:

1) equal
2) equality
3) equals
4) equally

Correct Answer: equally

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.
One who has witnessed a debate ______ argument between two men _____________ strong intellectually, one of whom is a trained logician and the other lacking this advantage, will never forget the impression produced _________ him by the unequal struggle. The conflict is like that of a ____________ wrestler, untrained in the little tricks and turns of the science, in the various principles of applying force in a certain way at a certain time, at a certain place, with a __________ and experienced wrestler.
impression produced _________ him by the unequal

Options:

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

Correct Answer: upon

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.
One who has witnessed a debate ______ argument between two men _____________ strong intellectually, one of whom is a trained logician and the other lacking this advantage, will never forget the impression produced _________ him by the unequal struggle. The conflict is like that of a ____________ wrestler, untrained in the little tricks and turns of the science, in the various principles of applying force in a certain way at a certain time, at a certain place, with a __________ and experienced wrestler.
like that of a ____________ wrestler, untrained

Options:

1) powerful
2) power
3) powerfully
4) powering

Correct Answer: powerful

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.
One who has witnessed a debate ______ argument between two men _____________ strong intellectually, one of whom is a trained logician and the other lacking this advantage, will never forget the impression produced _________ him by the unequal struggle. The conflict is like that of a ____________ wrestler, untrained in the little tricks and turns of the science, in the various principles of applying force in a certain way at a certain time, at a certain place, with a __________ and experienced wrestler.
certain place, with a __________ and experienced wrestler

Options:

1) trained
2) train
3) training
4) trains

Correct Answer: trained

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

Be on the air

Options:

1) Broadcast over the radio or on TV.
2) Float like a bird.
3) To pass bodily gases.
4) Be very arrogant.

Correct Answer: Broadcast over the radio or on TV.

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

A diamond in the rough

Options:

1) Someone or something with potential or talent but lacking training or polish:
2) A person who dresses shabbily
3) A diamond will shine out even when it is not polished.
4) A person of character will shine through even in tough times.

Correct Answer: Someone or something with potential or talent but lacking training or polish:

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

An opinion or conclusion formed on the basis of incomplete information

Options:

1) Proof
2) Conjecture
3) Clincher
4) Averment

Correct Answer: Conjecture

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

Protection or exemption from something, especially an obligation or penalty

Options:

1) Castigation
2) Immunity
3) Penance
4) Ostracism

Correct Answer: Immunity

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".

I (has been) fortunate to travel with interesting co-passengers.

Options:

1) have been
2) have being
3) has being
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: have been

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".

A bed sheet hung on the doorway sufficed till the doors (is finally installed).

Options:

1) was finally installed
2) were finally installed
3) were finally install
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: were finally installed

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.

Everyone around

A-stood as a misfit among them
B-me turned out to be
C-an early-riser and I

Options:

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

Correct Answer: No Correct Answer ( Benefit to all )

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) declination
2) declenation
3) declinasion
4) declenasion

Correct Answer: declination

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