SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 14 March 2018" After Noon Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 14 March 2018"

After Noon Shift (English Language)

QID : 101 - 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'.

The evolutionary history of penguins (1)/ is well-researched and represents a showcase of (2)/ evolution biogeography. (3)/ No error (4)
Options:
1)  1
2)  2
3)  3
4)  4
Correct Answer: 3
 

QID : 102 - 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'.

It was by real sorrow (1)/ that I heard this morning (2)/ of your great loss. (3)/ No error (4)
Options:
1)  1
2)  2
3)  3
4)  4
Correct Answer: 1
 

QID : 103 - 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.

Angela was ______ of that big mansion.
Options:
1)  terrified
2)  moisturised
3)  embarrassed
4)  sweating
Correct Answer: terrified
 

QID : 104 - 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.

______ great was achieved by an individual without enthusiasm and interest.
Options:
1)  Nothing
2)  Something
3)  Everything
4)  Anything
Correct Answer: Nothing
 

QID : 105 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Jettison
Options:
1)  Keep
2)  Eject
3)  Embrace
4)  Retain
Correct Answer: Eject
 

QID : 106 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Prolific
Options:
1)  Dead
2)  Productive
3)  Famous
4)  Evidence
Correct Answer: Productive
 

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

Purloin
Options:
1)  Steal
2)  Filch
3)  Lift
4)  Compensate
Correct Answer: Compensate
 

QID : 108 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Florid
Options:
1)  Busy
2)  Plain
3)  Flowery
4)  Pretentious
Correct Answer: Plain
 

QID : 109 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

The economic
P : a country leads to exponential
Q : growth of that country
R : empowerment of women of
Options:
1)  PRQ
2)  PQR
3)  RPQ
4)  RQP
Correct Answer: RPQ
 

QID : 110 - 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.

The commotion terrified her.
Options:
1)  She was terrified.
2)  She is terrified of commotion.
3)  She terrified by the commotion.
4)  She was terrified by the commotion.
Correct Answer: She was terrified by the commotion.
 

QID : 111 - 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.

I said to Ajay, “Will you lend me some money?”
Options:
1)  I told Ajay to lend me some money.
2)  I said to Ajay if he would give me some money.
3)  I asked Ajay if he would lend me some money.
4)  I asked Ajay if he would give me some money or not.
Correct Answer: I asked Ajay if he would lend me some money.

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QID : 112 - 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)  Meidieval
2)  Medieval
3)  Medeival
4)  Medievul
Correct Answer: Medieval
 

QID : 113 - 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.

It is basic to a democracy that its citizens remain in harmony _______ one another. At the very least, they should _______ treat each other as enemies. Enmity is spread only by vested interests that hope to thrive _________ polarising citizens. The ______________ between professed love for the country and infecting the people with hatred remains ignored. There is no instance in history of the policy of ‘divide and rule’ _____________ people’s welfare.

remain in harmony _______ one another.
Options:
1)  to
2)  at
3)  each
4)  with
Correct Answer: with
 

QID : 114 - 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.

It is basic to a democracy that its citizens remain in harmony _______ one another. At the very least, they should _______ treat each other as enemies. Enmity is spread only by vested interests that hope to thrive _________ polarising citizens. The ______________ between professed love for the country and infecting the people with hatred remains ignored. There is no instance in history of the policy of ‘divide and rule’ _____________ people’s welfare.

they should _______ treat each other
Options:
1)  no
2)  neither
3)  not
4)  nor
Correct Answer: not
 

QID : 115 - 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.

It is basic to a democracy that its citizens remain in harmony _______ one another. At the very least, they should _______ treat each other as enemies. Enmity is spread only by vested interests that hope to thrive _________ polarising citizens. The ______________ between professed love for the country and infecting the people with hatred remains ignored. There is no instance in history of the policy of ‘divide and rule’ _____________ people’s welfare.

hope to thrive _________ polarising citizens
Options:
1)  so
2)  as
3)  by
4)  like
Correct Answer: by
 

QID : 116 - 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.

It is basic to a democracy that its citizens remain in harmony _______ one another. At the very least, they should _______ treat each other as enemies. Enmity is spread only by vested interests that hope to thrive _________ polarising citizens. The ______________ between professed love for the country and infecting the people with hatred remains ignored. There is no instance in history of the policy of ‘divide and rule’ _____________ people’s welfare.

The ______________ between professed love
Options:
1)  incompatible
2)  in compatibility
3)  in compatible
4)  incompatibility
Correct Answer: incompatibility
 

QID : 117 - 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.

It is basic to a democracy that its citizens remain in harmony _______ one another. At the very least, they should _______ treat each other as enemies. Enmity is spread only by vested interests that hope to thrive _________ polarising citizens. The ______________ between professed love for the country and infecting the people with hatred remains ignored. There is no instance in history of the policy of ‘divide and rule’ _____________ people’s welfare.

‘divide and rule’ _____________ people’s welfare.
Options:
1)  promote
2)  promotion
3)  promoted
4)  promoting
Correct Answer: promoting
 

QID : 118 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

Blessing in disguise
Options:
1)  Good fortune always follows bad; that is the way of fate.
2)  An apparent misfortune that eventually has good results.
3)  If a curse makes one stronger than it is a blessing.
4)  A life of hardship does wonders for a person's character.
Correct Answer: An apparent misfortune that eventually has good results.
 

QID : 119 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A picture paints a thousand words
Options:
1)  An image of a subject conveys its meaning more effectively than a description does.
2)  No words can do justice to a masterpiece.
3)  A great poem or script recreates a complete imagery.
4)  Your mind will create fanciful images based on the information that it gets.
Correct Answer: An image of a subject conveys its meaning more effectively than a description does.
Candidate Answer: An image of a subject conveys its meaning more effectively than a description does.
 

QID : 120 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Working-class people regarded collectively
Options:
1)  Opulent
2)  Proletariat
3)  Gilded
4)  Affluent
Correct Answer: Proletariat
 

QID : 121 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

A long, angry speech of criticism or accusation
Options:
1)  Obeisance
2)  Panegyric
3)  Homage
4)  Tirade
Correct Answer: Tirade
 

QID : 122 - 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 Buddha (was consumed) by the human suffering that he saw all around him.
Options:
1)  was consume
2)  was consuming
3)  were consumed
4)  no improvement
Correct Answer: no improvement
 

QID : 123 - 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".

This unresponsive attitude by people must (has hurt) him.
Options:
1)  have hurt
2)  have hurting
3)  have has hurt
4)  no improvement
Correct Answer: have hurt
 

QID : 124 - 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.

Rest assured that water
A-stop plunging if there are too
B-many people around
C-in the Nohkhalikai falls will not
Options:
1)  BCA
2)  CAB
3)  BAC
4)  ACB
Correct Answer: CAB
 

QID : 125 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.
Options:
1)  scrupulus
2)  scruppulous
3)  scruppulus
4)  scrupulous
Correct Answer: scrupulous

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