SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 12 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 12 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'.

She chose (1)/ to stayed (2)/ there for a while. (3)/ No error (4)

Options:

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

Correct Answer: 2

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'.

Along with Plato, Aristotle is considered the father of Western (1)/ Philosophy, which from his teachings inherited almost its entire (2)/ lexicon, including problems and methods of inquiry. (3)/ No error (4)
Options:
1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 4

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.

What is it? ______ it wait?

Options:
1) may
2) can’t
3) would
4) is

Correct Answer: can’t

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.

______ citizen of India must know about our country’s history, struggle, culture and other important things

Options:

1) Each
2) Any
3) Every
4) No

Correct Answer: Every

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

Winsome

Options:
1) Repulsive
2) Charming
3) Ugly
4) Repellent

Correct Answer: Charming

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

Amorous

Options:
1) Detest
2) Correct
3) Erotic
4) Appreciate

Correct Answer: Erotic

QID : 107 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Unprecedented

Options:

1) Exceptional
2) Bizarre
3) Fantastic
4) Known

Correct Answer: Known

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

Antithesis

Options:

1) Opposite
2) Reverse
3) Harmony
4) Conflict

Correct Answer: Harmony

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

The first and decisive step

P : in the expansion of
Q : conquest of the Atlantic ocean
R : Europe overseas was the

Options:

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

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. I will conquer it.

Options:

1) It would conquer me.
2) It will be conquered by me.
3) Conquered it will be by me.
4) It will be conquer by me.

Correct Answer: It will be conquered by me.

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. The teacher said, “Wow! You have done well.”

Options:

1) The teacher applauded him, saying that he had done well.
2) The teacher appreciated me.
3) The teacher said wow, he had done well.
4) The teacher applauded him by saying wow.

Correct Answer: The teacher applauded him, saying that he had done 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.

Options:

1) Ocurrense
2) Ocurrence
3) Occurrence
4) Occurence

Correct Answer: Occurrence

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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.

The English language is ___________ complex in character that it can scarcely be learned by rule, and can __________ be mastered by the study of such idioms and phrases as are provided in this book; but just as care must be taken to place every accent or stress _________ the proper syllable in the ______________ of every word it contains, so must the stress or emphasis be placed on the proper word in ___________ sentence spoken.
The English language is ___________ complex in character

Options:

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

Correct Answer: so

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.
The English language is ___________ complex in character that it can scarcely be learned by rule, and can __________ be mastered by the study of such idioms and phrases as are provided in this book; but just as care must be taken to place every accent or stress _________ the proper syllable in the ______________ of every word it contains, so must the stress or emphasis be placed on the proper word in ___________ sentence spoken.
and can __________ be mastered by the study

Options:

1) good
2) best
3) nice
4) fine

Correct Answer: best

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.
The English language is ___________ complex in character that it can scarcely be learned by rule, and can __________ be mastered by the study of such idioms and phrases as are provided in this book; but just as care must be taken to place every accent or stress _________ the proper syllable in the ______________ of every word it contains, so must the stress or emphasis be placed on the proper word in ___________ sentence spoken.
accent or stress _________ the proper

Options:

1) on
2) in
3) into
4) to

Correct Answer: on

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.
The English language is ___________ complex in character that it can scarcely be learned by rule, and can __________ be mastered by the study of such idioms and phrases as are provided in this book; but just as care must be taken to place every accent or stress _________ the proper syllable in the ______________ of every word it contains, so must the stress or emphasis be placed on the proper word in ___________ sentence spoken.
syllable in the ______________ of every word

Options:

1) pronounce
2) pronounces
3) pronounced
4) pronunciation

Correct Answer: pronunciation

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.
The English language is ___________ complex in character that it can scarcely be learned by rule, and can __________ be mastered by the study of such idioms and phrases as are provided in this book; but just as care must be taken to place every accent or stress _________ the proper syllable in the ______________ of every word it contains, so must the stress or emphasis be placed on the proper word in ___________ sentence spoken.
proper word in ___________ sentence spoken.

Options:

1) all
2) while
3) every
4) as

Correct Answer: every

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

Options:

1) Harmful gaseous effluents from a factory.
2) To fly like a bird or a plane.
3) When an emotion or idea is on everyone's mind.
4) To be likely to happen.

Correct Answer: When an emotion or idea is on everyone's mind.

QID : 19 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.
Children should be seen and not heard

Options:

1) The voice of children is often drowned in company of adults.
2) Some children will seek attention by crying.
3) Children should not speak in the presence of adults.
4) Those children are likable who dress neatly.

Correct Answer: Children should not speak in the presence of adults.

QID : 20- In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.
Instruct or improve someone morally or intellectually.

Options:

1) Hoodwink
2) Allude
3) Beguile
4) Edify

Correct Answer: Edify

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

Options:

1) Piety
2) Amity
3) Rancorous
4) Fidelity

Correct Answer: Rancorous

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".
That game (were interrupted) by the rains, it resumed an hour after, when the rains stopped.

Options:

1) are interrupted
2) was interrupt
3) was interrupted
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: was interrupted

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".
The course (has been) a success with more than a thousand students joining it.Options:

1) have been
2) is been
3) was been
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.
If a country wants to

A-to listen to the World Bank, the
B-custodian of big business
C-prove it is business-friendly, it has

Options:

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

Correct Answer: CAB

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) immpenetrable
2) impenetrable
3) impanetrable
4) immpanetrable

Correct Answer: impenetrable

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