SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 13 OCTOBER 2020" Afternoon-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 13 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error.
If India will win this match they will win the series.


Option:

1. the series

2. they will win

3. this match

4. If India will win

Q.2 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
A collection of drawings, documents, etc. That represent a person's, especially an artist's, work


Option:

1. Dossier

2. Sketch

3. Profile

4. Portfolio

Q.3 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Placque

2. Lacquer

3. Rogue

4. Boutique

Q.4 Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no
improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement’.
As we’ve been neighbours, I have known Mrs. Shashi Singh since more than 16 years.


Option:

1. by more than 16 years

2. for more than 16 years

3. from more than 16 years

4. No improvement

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.
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka
state, India. (1)______ the attractions of Hampi (2)______ beautiful temples, ruins of palaces
(3)______ of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal
platforms, treasury buildings...the list is practically (4)______. Most of the visitors to Hampi
arrive at the well-connected Hospet Junction railway station, (5)______ about 13km from
Hampi. Roads to Hampi are in great shape. Driving all the way to Hampi from the
neighbouring cities is not a bad idea either.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.


Option:

1. Along

2. Aside

3. Away

4. Among

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.
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka
state, India. (1)______ the attractions of Hampi (2)______ beautiful temples, ruins of palaces
(3)______ of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal
platforms, treasury buildings...the list is practically (4)______. Most of the visitors to Hampi
arrive at the well-connected Hospet Junction railway station, (5)______ about 13km from
Hampi. Roads to Hampi are in great shape. Driving all the way to Hampi from the
neighbouring cities is not a bad idea either.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.


Option:

1. was

2. are

3. is

4. were

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.
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka
state, India. (1)______ the attractions of Hampi (2)______ beautiful temples, ruins of palaces
(3)______ of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal
platforms, treasury buildings...the list is practically (4)______. Most of the visitors to Hampi
arrive at the well-connected Hospet Junction railway station, (5)______ about 13km from
Hampi. Roads to Hampi are in great shape. Driving all the way to Hampi from the
neighbouring cities is not a bad idea either.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.


Option:

1. refunds

2. remains

3. revenues

4. returns

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.
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka
state, India. (1)______ the attractions of Hampi (2)______ beautiful temples, ruins of palaces
(3)______ of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal
platforms, treasury buildings...the list is practically (4)______. Most of the visitors to Hampi
arrive at the well-connected Hospet Junction railway station, (5)______ about 13km from
Hampi. Roads to Hampi are in great shape. Driving all the way to Hampi from the
neighbouring cities is not a bad idea either.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.


Option:

1. written

2. finished

3. endless

4. finite

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.
Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in India located near Hospet town in the Karnataka
state, India. (1)______ the attractions of Hampi (2)______ beautiful temples, ruins of palaces
(3)______ of aquatic structures, ancient market streets, royal pavilions, bastions, royal
platforms, treasury buildings...the list is practically (4)______. Most of the visitors to Hampi
arrive at the well-connected Hospet Junction railway station, (5)______ about 13km from
Hampi. Roads to Hampi are in great shape. Driving all the way to Hampi from the
neighbouring cities is not a bad idea either.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.


Option:

1. located

2. placed

3. settled

4. fitted

Q.10 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. He put it down to dry and went to count his coins.
B. When he came back, it seemed like the teapot had moved.
C. Akito walked into an old curiosity shop and bought a teapot and took it home.
D. Later that day, he cleaned the teapot till it shone like the sun.


Option:

1. CDAB

2. CABD

3. BCDA

4. ABDC

Q.11 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence.
Timers at traffic signals, that help motorists save fuel by switching off their engines while
waiting, will soon be phased out due to technical ______.


Option:

1. symbols

2. streamers

3. glitches

4. illuminations

Q.12 Select the option that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case no
improvement is needed, select ‘No improvement’. Finally, Ananya found her pet kitten
over the top branch of a tree in their garden.


Option:

1. on the top branch of the tree

2. in a top branch of a tree

3. No improvement

4. across the top branch in the tree

Q.13 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order.
A. “Today, respect is shown in different ways,” she said, “students have a more questioning bent of mind.”
B. Vidya Subramaniam occupies a small but privileged place in the dance world that has seen the old guard giving place to the new.
C. Back in the day, respect meant not sitting on even the same level as one’s gurus but that’s no longer true, especially for those who live in Western milieus.
D. For instance, she spoke of how the very idea of ‘respect’ has changed over time.


Option:

1. DBAC

2. DCAB

3. BCAD

4. BDCA

Q.14 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word.
ALTRUISTIC


Option:

1. Soft-spoken

2. Outstanding

3. Serene

4. Selfish

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


Option:

1. Disguise

2. Complete

3. Conceal

4. Disrupt

Q.16 Select the option that is the direct form of the given sentence.
Brinda told her doctor that she was leaving for Boston the next day.


Option:

1. Brinda told her doctor, “I was leaving for Boston tomorrow”.

2. Brinda had told her doctor, “She was leaving for Boston the next day”.

3. Brinda said to her doctor, “I am leaving for Boston tomorrow.”

4. Brinda told to her doctor, “I will be leaving for Boston the next day”.

Q.17 Select the option that is the passive form of the given sentence.
She did not forget me even though I have been away for a year.


Option:

1. Even though I have been away for a year she did not forget me.

2. Even though I have been away for a year she had not been forgotten.

3. Though I have been away for a year she has not forgot me.

4. I have not been forgotten even though I have been away for a year.

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
FOLIAGE


Option:

1. Greenery

2. Firmness

3. Urgency

4. Foolishness

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence.
A _______ of small stones is called a mosaic.


Option:

1. Pattern

2. Design

3. Mound

4. Structure

Q.20 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.
A group of ships sailing together


Option:

1. Cruisers

2. Vessels

3. Navy

4. Fleet

Q.21 Select the correctly spelt word.


Option:

1. Fassion

2. Injecshun

3. Transishion

4. Intention

Q.22 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error.
I don’t recognise none of the politicians who have been invited to be the speakers today.


Option:

1. invited to be

2. I don’t recognise none of

3. the speakers today

4. the politicians who have been

Q.23 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.
CONSTRAINT


Option:

1. Hazard

2. Concern

3. Burden

4. Control

Q.24 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence.
It took Rohan a long time to get the hang of the machine in the new factory.


Option:

1. Learn how to use

2. Put up safely

3. Bring someone to run

4. Clean and dry

Q.25 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Fit as a fiddle


Option:

1. Playing a musical instrument

2. Healthy and strong

3. Of the right size

4. Singing happily

 

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