SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 12 OCTOBER 2020" Afternoon-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 12 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Judiciary

2. Virtual

3. Ambasador

4. Appreciate

Q.2 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

AGILE


Option:

1. Visible

2. Guile

3. Nimble

4. Docile

Q.3 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Actions speak louder than words


Option:

1. What you don’t say is what you are

2. What you do is your own business

3. What you do reveals the real you

4. What you can see may not be true

Q.4 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
FURTIVE


Option:

1. Adhesive

2. Positive

3. Secretive

4. Abortive

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the
alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
The choices we make in life determine who we are. One’s life is (1)______ marked by the
exemplary choices one has made (2) ______ one’s journey. The mega icon Ratan Tata has
described his journey (3)______ being a seven-year-old boy who played his (4) ______ the
freedom struggle to being moved by the plight of a family on a two-wheeler which became the
genesis of the world’s most (5)______ car the Tata Nano.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. rarely

2. often

3. seldom

4. never

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the
alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
The choices we make in life determine who we are. One’s life is (1)______ marked by the
exemplary choices one has made (2) ______ one’s journey. The mega icon Ratan Tata has
described his journey (3)______ being a seven-year-old boy who played his (4) ______ the
freedom struggle to being moved by the plight of a family on a two-wheeler which became the
genesis of the world’s most (5)______ car the Tata Nano.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. toward

2. into

3. along

4. upon

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the
alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
The choices we make in life determine who we are. One’s life is (1)______ marked by the
exemplary choices one has made (2) ______ one’s journey. The mega icon Ratan Tata has
described his journey (3)______ being a seven-year-old boy who played his (4) ______ the
freedom struggle to being moved by the plight of a family on a two-wheeler which became the
genesis of the world’s most (5)______ car the Tata Nano.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. above

2. for

3. though

4. from

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the
alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
The choices we make in life determine who we are. One’s life is (1)______ marked by the
exemplary choices one has made (2) ______ one’s journey. The mega icon Ratan Tata has
described his journey (3)______ being a seven-year-old boy who played his (4) ______ the
freedom struggle to being moved by the plight of a family on a two-wheeler which became the
genesis of the world’s most (5)______ car the Tata Nano.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. part in

2. part of

3. part from

4. part with

Comprehension:
In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the
alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
The choices we make in life determine who we are. One’s life is (1)______ marked by the
exemplary choices one has made (2) ______ one’s journey. The mega icon Ratan Tata has
described his journey (3)______ being a seven-year-old boy who played his (4) ______ the
freedom struggle to being moved by the plight of a family on a two-wheeler which became the
genesis of the world’s most (5)______ car the Tata Nano.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. economical

2. economize

3. economic

4. economist

Q.10 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
A piece of cake


Option:

1. Something serious

2. Something difficult

3. Something easy

4. Something amusing

Q.11 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
RESERVED


Option:

1. Cowardly

2. Friendly

3. Forgiving

4. Reticent

Q.12 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. Behind them come camels carrying drums and small guns.
B. The Emperor is escorted by two decorated elephants who head the procession.
C. At the end come the platoons of soldiers in rows of two.
D. First of all, there is a volley of guns announcing Emperor Bahadur Shah’s entry into the mosque.


Option:

1. BCDA

2. DCBA

3. DBAC

4. ABDC

Q.13 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
Freedom of expression meaning the right to express one’s own convictions and beliefs.


Option:

1. Freedom of expression

2. meaning the right

3. to express one’s own

4. convictions and beliefs

Q.14 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given
sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No improvement’.
The rising prices of essential food items have placed an
weighty burden on the poor. 


Option:

1. No improvement

2. trivial

3. enormous

4. lightest

Q.15 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
ENIGMA


Option:

1. Make-believe

2. Clarity

3. Mystery

4. Charade

Q.16 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Having no moral principles


Option:

1. Mischievous

2. Unscrupulous

3. Ethical

4. Unaware

Q.17 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Resettlement

2. Embarassment

3. Announcement

4. Undergarment

Q.18 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence.
Those earning less than Rs.10,000 are ______ from paying income tax.


Option:

1. adjusted

2. exempted

3. collected

4. accepted

Q.19 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.
The Delhi Police has shot an educational video on Traffic Rules for school students.


Option:

1. An educational video on Traffic Rules for school students was being shot by the Delhi Police.

2. An educational video on Traffic Rules for school students had been shot by the Delhi Police.

3. An educational video on Traffic Rules for school students has been shot by the Delhi Police.

4. An educational video on Traffic Rules for school students is being shot by the Delhi Police.

Q.20 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. In order to buy that bicycle, he plans to win some prize money by teaching an illiterate person how to read and write.
B. He needs a bicycle to win the bicycle race which would help pay off his father’s debt.
C. The film ‘Douch’ is about a young Iranian village boy.
D. But the only illiterate person is a 90 year old woman who is ill-tempered and doesn’t wish to learn anything.


Option:

1. DABC

2. ADBC

3. CBAD

4. CABD

Q.21 Select the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment in the given
sentence. If there is no need to substitute it, select ‘No improvement’.
India has lost a veteran actor with the
deceased of Shriram Lagoo.


Option:

1. No improvement

2. expired

3. bereavement

4. demise

Q.22 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.
Sitab asked his mother, “Has it been snowing all night?”


Option:

1. Sitab asked his mother if it is snowing all night.

2. Sitab asked his mother if it had been snowing all night.

3. Sitab asked his mother if it was snowing all night.

4. Sitab asked his mother if it has snowed all night.

Q.23 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.
My hotel in Goa had a wonderful view of the sea in the window.


Option:

1. had a wonderful view

2. in the window

3. My hotel in Goa

4. of the sea4

Q.24 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
Using right and left hand equally well


Option:

1. Ambidextrous

2. Left-handed

3. Inexpert

4. Unskilled

Q.25 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the give sentence. The teacher ______ the student for cheating.


Option:

1. refused

2. invoked

3. praised

4. rebuked

 

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