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

 

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

Morning-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
MALIGNANT


Option:

1. Benign

2. Hesitant

3. Indignant

4. Fatal

Q.2 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
Some people think that the credit card culture encourages people to shop compulsively and
merely ______ debts.


Option:

1. accumulate

2. stimulate

3. formulate

4. simulate

Q.3 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
A Royal Bengal tigress and her three cubs was poison and their carcasses left to rot in the Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa.


Option:

1. A Royal Bengal tigress

2. and her three cubs was poison

3. in the Wildlife Sanctuary in Goa

4. and their carcasses left to rot

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
This winter ______ weather conditions have led people to remain indoors.


Option:

1. traverse

2. inverse

3. adverse

4. averse

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.
One complaint parents and teachers have about children these days is that they are simply
not interested in (1)______. In his weekly column ‘Down in Jungle land’ Ranjit Lal, an (2)______
offers some useful suggestions. Keeping a dog or cat as a pet (3)______ to be made
mandatory. Regular visits to national parks and (4)______ are another way to get children
hooked. Treks in wilderness areas are even (5)______ as children can then engage with all
kinds of life-forms on their turf.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. unnaturalness

2. naturalist

3. nature

4. natural

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.
One complaint parents and teachers have about children these days is that they are simply
not interested in (1)______. In his weekly column ‘Down in Jungle land’ Ranjit Lal, an (2)______
offers some useful suggestions. Keeping a dog or cat as a pet (3)______ to be made
mandatory. Regular visits to national parks and (4)______ are another way to get children
hooked. Treks in wilderness areas are even (5)______ as children can then engage with all
kinds of life-forms on their turf.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. environmentalist

2. environs

3. environment

4. environmental

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.
One complaint parents and teachers have about children these days is that they are simply
not interested in (1)______. In his weekly column ‘Down in Jungle land’ Ranjit Lal, an (2)______
offers some useful suggestions. Keeping a dog or cat as a pet (3)______ to be made
mandatory. Regular visits to national parks and (4)______ are another way to get children
hooked. Treks in wilderness areas are even (5)______ as children can then engage with all
kinds of life-forms on their turf.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. can

2. will

3. must

4. needs

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.
One complaint parents and teachers have about children these days is that they are simply
not interested in (1)______. In his weekly column ‘Down in Jungle land’ Ranjit Lal, an (2)______
offers some useful suggestions. Keeping a dog or cat as a pet (3)______ to be made
mandatory. Regular visits to national parks and (4)______ are another way to get children
hooked. Treks in wilderness areas are even (5)______ as children can then engage with all
kinds of life-forms on their turf.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. sanctorum

2. sanctuary

3. sanctuaries

4. sanctity

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.
One complaint parents and teachers have about children these days is that they are simply
not interested in (1)______. In his weekly column ‘Down in Jungle land’ Ranjit Lal, an (2)______
offers some useful suggestions. Keeping a dog or cat as a pet (3)______ to be made
mandatory. Regular visits to national parks and (4)______ are another way to get children
hooked. Treks in wilderness areas are even (5)______ as children can then engage with all
kinds of life-forms on their turf.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. worse

2. better

3. good

4. best

Q.10 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
ENRAGE


Option:

1. Infuriate

2. Moderate

3. Placate

4. Alleviate

Q.11 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
Rains lashed Delhi and brought the temperature down by a few degrees.


Option:

1. Delhi was being lashed by rain and the temperature was being brought down by a few degrees.

2. Delhi had been lashed by rain and the temperature had been brought down by a few degrees.

3. Delhi is being lashed by rain and the temperature was brought down by a few degrees.

4. Delhi was lashed by rains and the temperature was brought down by a few degrees.

Q.12 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
Scientist have recently announced that a more effective antidote for snakebite venom has
been made.


Option:

1. recently announced

2. that a more effective antidote

3. for snakebite venom has been made

4. Scientist have

Q.13 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
OPULENT


Option:

1. Distant

2. Shabby

3. Virulent

4. Luxurious

Q.14 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.

Option:

1. Decieve

2. Fattening

3. Business

4. Dessert

Q.15 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
Ravi asked, “Ritu, how many sets of class 12 practice papers have you finished?”


Option:

1. Ravi asked Ritu how many sets of class 12 practice papers she had finished.

2. Ravi asked Ritu how many sets of class 12 practice papers she has been finishing.

3. Ravi asked Ritu how many sets of class 12 practice papers was she finishing.

4. Ravi asked Ritu how many sets of class 12 practice papers had she been finishing.

Q.16 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Very careful and precise


Option:

1. Tremulous

2. Meticulous

3. Garrulous

4. Tumultuous

Q.17 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 Arabian Sea region is very important for India as several major ports
are locating there.


Option:

1. No improvement

2. have been locating

3. was locating

4. are located

Q.18 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
DIVERSE


Option:

1. Identical

2. Practical

3. Farcical

4. Parallel

Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. For example, our project files were kept pending for a few years.
B. However, such hindrances did not stop us from tirelessly working towards the
establishment of 450 clinics.
C. We initially constructed over 150 clinics.
D. But very soon many roadblocks were put in our path of expansion.


Option:

1. ABDC

2. CDAB

3. CBDA

4. DCAB

Q.20 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Accomodate

2. Acceptable

3. Beginning

4. Quizzes

Q.21 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Bite off more than one can chew


Option:

1. To take on more than one can deal with

2. To cheat someone and get away

3. To eat quickly and run away

4. To taste something while cooking

Q.22 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A natural skill at doing something


Option:

1. Knack

2. Quack

3. Snack

4. Stack

Q.23 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 

A. Some returned in the 80’s but they were not allowed to reclaim or buy land.
B. In the 70’s many Vietnamese living in Cambodia faced deportation after a change in
government.
C. Their only solution was to live in wooden homes floating on the lake.
D. Even today they can be found living on the lake surviving on fishing and tourism.


Option:

1. ABDC

2. DACB

3. CBDA

4. BACD

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’.  Sele, is a near extinct language,
spoken for just five villages in Nepal, which lie close to Tibet.


Option:

1. spoken of

2. No improvement

3. spoken in

4. spoken out

Q.25 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Like talking to a brick wall


Option:

1. Fascinated

2. Inattentive

3. Frightened

4. Curious

 

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