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

 

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

Evening-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the correctly spelt word.


Option:

1. Studiuous

2. Business

3. Memmoir

4. Restaurent

Q.2 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
METROPOLITAN


Option:

1. National

2. Insular

3. Federal

4. Provincial

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
A ______ of small stones is called a mosaic.


Option:

1. design

2. structure

3. mound

4. pattern

Q.4 Select the synonym of the given word. 
Nebulous


Option:

1. Dearly

2. Faith

3. Vague

4. Stable

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.
A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri (1)______ founded in the 16th
century by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city (2)______ had been the
capital of Akbar (3)______ fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site (4)______ a
famous tourist attraction, it is a fine (5)______ of Mughal architecture.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.


Option:

1. is

2. were

3. was

4. had

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.
A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri (1)______ founded in the 16th
century by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city (2)______ had been the
capital of Akbar (3)______ fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site (4)______ a
famous tourist attraction, it is a fine (5)______ of Mughal architecture.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.


Option:

1. who

2. where

3. what

4. which

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.
A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri (1)______ founded in the 16th
century by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city (2)______ had been the
capital of Akbar (3)______ fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site (4)______ a
famous tourist attraction, it is a fine (5)______ of Mughal architecture.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.


Option:

1. since

2. for

3. from

4. by

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.
A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri (1)______ founded in the 16th
century by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city (2)______ had been the
capital of Akbar (3)______ fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site (4)______ a
famous tourist attraction, it is a fine (5)______ of Mughal architecture.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.


Option:

1. if

2. but

3. and

4. nor

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.
A city, predominantly made of red sandstone, Fatehpur Sikri (1)______ founded in the 16th
century by the Mughal Emperor, Akbar. It is essentially a fortified city (2)______ had been the
capital of Akbar (3)______ fifteen years. Now a UNESCO world heritage site (4)______ a
famous tourist attraction, it is a fine (5)______ of Mughal architecture.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.


Option:

1. ruin

2. example

3. organization

4. infrastructure

Q.10 Select the option that is the direct form of the given sentence. 
Nidhi exclaimed that it was a beautiful painting.


Option:

1. Nidhi said to the artist, “That looks like a beautiful painting!”

2. Nidhi told him in wonder, “How beautiful!”

3. Nidhi exclaimed, “What a beautiful painting!”

4. Nidhi said to the artist in surprise, “How beautiful you made that painting!”

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom. 
To have a gut feeling


Option:

1. To experience discomfort

2. To feel an instinct or intuition

3. To have pain in the abdomen

4. To suffer from inflammation

Q.12 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
INSTANT


Option:

1. Diverse

2. Prompt

3. Similar

4. Gradual

Q.13 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Tending to associate with others of one's kind


Option:

1. Genial

2. Harmonious

3. Gregarious

4. Congruous

Q.14 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
RIND


Option:

1. Shade

2. Peel

3. Petal

4. Leaf

Q.15 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error. 
We noticed that most of the shoppers in the mall looking for packets of ready to cook
food.


Option:

1. in the mall looking for

2. We noticed that

3. packets of ready to cook food

4. most of the shoppers

Q.16 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct
order. 

A. They grew cabbages and carrots in their back yard.
B. The family was very poor and was always hungry because there was a war on.
C. They also had a chicken, which provided the family with eggs, but still they were hungry.
D. Their country had been invaded by a foreign army.


Option:

1. CADB

2. DABC

3. CDAB

4. BDAC

Q.17 Select the option that is the passive form of the given sentence. 
The police brought a search warrant when they raided his house.


Option:

1. A search warrant was brought by the police when they raided his house.

2. A search warrant was brought when they raided his house by the police.

3. The police had raided his house and brought a search warrant.

4. A search warrant had been brought when the police raided his house.

Q.18 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Lasting for a very short time


Option:

1. Illusory

2. Ephemeral

3. Endless

4. Infinite

Q.19 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
The performances of the notable dancers and guest artists ______ the audience.


Option:

1. enthralled

2. occupied

3. absorbed

4. immersed

Q.20 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence. 
Akshay is likely to take the heat for having miscalculated the expenses.


Option:

1. feel very hot

2. receive criticism

3. scold everyone

4. enjoy warm climate

Q.21 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Inclusion

2. Discriminatory

3. Excess

4. Supportors

Q.22 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error. 


Option:
Most of voters in Taiwan seem to have once again voted for the democratic party and
President Tsai Ing-wen.

1. the democratic party

2. in Taiwan seem to have

3. once again voted for

4. Most of voters

Q.23 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. 
Since it falls on the floor, her dog, a black Labrador, gulped the biscuit down.


Option:

1. Since it fell

2. No improvement

3. Because it is falling

4. As it have fallen

Q.24 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.  This is a class
who is expected to do exceptionally well in the quiz next week.

Option:

1. which is expected to do

2. No improvement

3. which are expecting to be doing

4. that is expecting to done

Q.25 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 

A. I sow a seed.
B. I saw the sapling.
C. I saw the sprout.
D. I saw the plant.


Option:

1. ABCD

2. CABD

3. ACBD

4. DBAC

 

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