SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 14 OCTOBER 2020" Afternoon-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 14 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Separate

2. Marriage

3. Intriging

4. Symphony

Q.2 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
I use baking soda to remove stains from my clothes.


Option:

1. Baking soda is used by me to remove stains from my clothes.

2. I have been using baking soda to remove stains from my clothes.

3. Baking soda was used by me to remove stains from my clothes.

4. Baking soda is being used by me to remove stains from my clothes.

Q.3 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order. 
A. It is also very sad that ill-treatment is meted out to one of your gifts, and everyone indulges in excess!”
B. “I can’t take it anymore,” he complained. “People abuse me and exploit me, and there is no respect for me – no realisation that I am your prasadam to men!
C. An ancient story tells us that the God of Food came before the Divine Presence, battered, exhausted, and downcast.
D. The Lord smiled and said to him, “Those who abuse you and indulge in excess are destroying themselves.” 


Option:

1. CBAD

2. ACDB

3. CABD

4. BADC

Q.4 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
Aanya said, "I've made a rose and honey vanilla dessert for you."


Option:

1. Aanya said to me that she was making a rose and honey vanilla dessert for me.

2. Aanya told me that she would make a rose and honey vanilla dessert for her.

3. Aanya told me that she is making a rose and honey vanilla dessert for me.

4. Aanya told me that she had made a rose and honey vanilla dessert for me.

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 fireman died while 14 others had a narrow escape when a part of the factory-cum-outlet
of a well-known battery (1)______ firm where they were battling a major (2)______ collapsed
following a series of sudden explosions in west Delhi. The brave fireman who had joined the
department last year and got married (3)______, was buried under a pile of debris following
explosions which were (4)______ by a compressor burst. The fireman died due to (5)______
bleeding and smoke inhalation. It took firemen five hours to pull his body out of the debris.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.

Option:

1. manufactured

2. manufacturing

3. manufacturable

4. manufactures

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 fireman died while 14 others had a narrow escape when a part of the factory-cum-outlet
of a well-known battery (1)______ firm where they were battling a major (2)______ collapsed
following a series of sudden explosions in west Delhi. The brave fireman who had joined the
department last year and got married (3)______, was buried under a pile of debris following
explosions which were (4)______ by a compressor burst. The fireman died due to (5)______
bleeding and smoke inhalation. It took firemen five hours to pull his body out of the debris.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. trouble

2. blaze

3. ruin

4. fracture

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 fireman died while 14 others had a narrow escape when a part of the factory-cum-outlet
of a well-known battery (1)______ firm where they were battling a major (2)______ collapsed
following a series of sudden explosions in west Delhi. The brave fireman who had joined the
department last year and got married (3)______, was buried under a pile of debris following
explosions which were (4)______ by a compressor burst. The fireman died due to (5)______
bleeding and smoke inhalation. It took firemen five hours to pull his body out of the debris.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. generously

2. eventually

3. evidently

4. recently

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 fireman died while 14 others had a narrow escape when a part of the factory-cum-outlet
of a well-known battery (1)______ firm where they were battling a major (2)______ collapsed
following a series of sudden explosions in west Delhi. The brave fireman who had joined the
department last year and got married (3)______, was buried under a pile of debris following
explosions which were (4)______ by a compressor burst. The fireman died due to (5)______
bleeding and smoke inhalation. It took firemen five hours to pull his body out of the debris.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. amazed

2. triggered

3. advocated

4. horrified

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 fireman died while 14 others had a narrow escape when a part of the factory-cum-outlet
of a well-known battery (1)______ firm where they were battling a major (2)______ collapsed
following a series of sudden explosions in west Delhi. The brave fireman who had joined the
department last year and got married (3)______, was buried under a pile of debris following
explosions which were (4)______ by a compressor burst. The fireman died due to (5)______
bleeding and smoke inhalation. It took firemen five hours to pull his body out of the debris.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. towering

2. lavish

3. exorbitant

4. excessive

Q.10 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’. 
Doctors at the AIIMS Trauma Centre managed to save the life of 12 year old archer Shivangini,
whose were struck by an arrow in the neck during a practice session.


Option:

1. who was struck

2. No improvement

3. which was struck

4. who was striked

Q.11 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
PREJUDICE


Option:

1. Tolerance

2. Justice

3. Bias

4. Advantage

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


Option:

1. Refuse

2. Commend

3. Oppose

4. Neglect

Q.13 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
I found the scene of some people making fun of a beggar quite ______.


Option:

1. destructive

2. repulsive

3. admirable

4. sociable

Q.14 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Disapprove

2. Allegation

3. Permanent

4. Grammer

Q.15 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
One who tells future from the stars


Option:

1. Astrologer

2. Philanthropist

3. Miser

4. Personification

Q.16 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
PROVOKE


Option:

1. Appease

2. Beckon

3. Encourage

4. Stimulate

Q.17 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.
Jump on the bandwagon


Option:

1. Do something because circumstances force you to

2. Get involved in an activity because it is likely to succeed

3. Get engaged in an activity that is very important

4. Do an activity that is fun

Q.18 In the given sentence, identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
The performance of our players is worst than I had expected.


Option:

1. The performance

2. our players

3. I had

4. worst than

Q.19 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Add insult to injury


Option:

1. Hurt someone physically

2. Make a bad situation even worse

3. Say words that are very offensive

4. Play a prank on someone

Q.20 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
PERSECUTION


Option:

1. Affliction

2. Perfection

3. Oppression

4. Stimulation

Q.21 In the given sentence, identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
A panel has been formed to look within the security needs of college students.


Option:

1. of college students

2. the security needs

3. to look within

4. has been formed

Q.22 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’. 
She is quite capable of looking after herself, aren't she?


Option:

1. isn't she

2. won't she

3. No improvement

4. wasn't she

Q.23 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
The scientist, who is known for his ______ ideas on space travel, is much admired.


Option:

1. anarchist

2. ridiculous

3. revolutionary

4. malicious

Q.24 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Movement of people or animals from one area to another


Option:

1. Acclimatisation

2. Migration

3. Population

4. Diversification

Q.25 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Pick the option that gives their correct order. 
A. When we wish to achieve something, we cannot expect success in a moment.
B. It is the same with any great achievement.
C. It took several years to build Rome and bring it to the state of glory.
D. Rome, the greatest city of ancient world was not built in a short time.


Option:

1. ABCD

2. CDAB

3. BACD

4. DCBA

 

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