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

 

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

Morning-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the option that expresses the given sentence in direct speech. 
Bharati told Rakesh to call her when he reached there.


Option:

1. “Call her when you have reached here”, Bharati told Rakesh.

2. “Call me when you reached there”, Bharati says to Rakesh.

3. “Call him when you are reaching there”, Bharati told Rakesh.

4. “Call me when you reach there”, Bharati told Rakesh.

Q.2 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence. 
To restart his cash-strapped company he decided to apply for a bank loan.


Option:

1. expensive

2. improving

3. impoverished

4. expanding

Q.3 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. 
Gitanjali did not had school yesterday because it was a second Saturday.


Option:

1. No improvement

2. does not have

3. did not have

4. was not having

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
Around one hundred ______ across the world participated in the conference.


Option:

1. delegates

2. intelligent

3. talents

4. clever

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.
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in
Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. (1)______ is situated near the historical (2)______ of
Champaner, a city which was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the (3)______ prominent king of the
Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it (4)______ the name of his friend and general
Champa, also known later as Champaraj. The heritage site is dotted with forts with bastions
ranging (5)______ the hills of Pavagadh, and extending into the city of Champaner.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.


Option:

1. Which

2. It

3. They

4. That

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.
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in
Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. (1)______ is situated near the historical (2)______ of
Champaner, a city which was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the (3)______ prominent king of the
Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it (4)______ the name of his friend and general
Champa, also known later as Champaraj. The heritage site is dotted with forts with bastions
ranging (5)______ the hills of Pavagadh, and extending into the city of Champaner.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.


Option:

1. garden

2. fort

3. city

4. tower

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.
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in
Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. (1)______ is situated near the historical (2)______ of
Champaner, a city which was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the (3)______ prominent king of the
Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it (4)______ the name of his friend and general
Champa, also known later as Champaraj. The heritage site is dotted with forts with bastions
ranging (5)______ the hills of Pavagadh, and extending into the city of Champaner.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.


Option:

1. more

2. main

3. most

4. chief

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.
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in
Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. (1)______ is situated near the historical (2)______ of
Champaner, a city which was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the (3)______ prominent king of the
Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it (4)______ the name of his friend and general
Champa, also known later as Champaraj. The heritage site is dotted with forts with bastions
ranging (5)______ the hills of Pavagadh, and extending into the city of Champaner.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.


Option:

1. on

2. from

3. at

4. after

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.
Champaner-Pavagadh Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is located in
Panchmahal district in Gujarat, India. (1)______ is situated near the historical (2)______ of
Champaner, a city which was founded by Vanraj Chavda, the (3)______ prominent king of the
Chavda Dynasty, in the 8th century. He named it (4)______ the name of his friend and general
Champa, also known later as Champaraj. The heritage site is dotted with forts with bastions
ranging (5)______ the hills of Pavagadh, and extending into the city of Champaner.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.


Option:

1. from

2. above

3. away

4. to

Q.10 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Act of giving up the throne


Option:

1. Abdication

2. Abandonment

3. Renunciation

4. Resignation

Q.11 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A person who is blamed for something that someone else has done


Ans

1. Competitor

2. Scapegoat

3. Enemy

4. Opponent

Q.12 Identify the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error. 
Yesterday I searched in every my cupboard for the shirt I couldn’t find.

Option:

1. in every my cupboard

2. I couldn’t find

3. for the shirt

4. Yesterday I searched

Q.13 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
NEAT


Option:

1. Messy

2. Sharp

3. Strong

4. Clear

Q.14 Select the correctly spelt word.


Option:

1. Wisdum

2. Witness

3. Wimper

4. Welth

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


Option:

1. disresponsible

2. unresponsible

3. illresponsible

4. irresponsible

Q.16 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
MANDIBLE


Option:

1. Jaw

2. Human

3. Glory

4. Praise

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 firing of the missile not only killed innocent persons and also created political furore.


Option:

1. No improvement

2. not only killed innocent persons but also

3. but killed innocent person and also

4. not only kill innocent persons and also

Q.18 Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom. 
Pull yourself together


Option:

1. Use a rope ladder

2. Regain composure

3. Talk about fitness

4. Be friendly with everyone

Q.19 Select the option that expresses the given sentence in passive voice. 
Sujata shared the results of her experiment with her colleagues.


Option:

1. Her colleagues shared the results of her experiment with Sujata.

2. The results of her experiment are being shared with her colleagues by Sujata.

3. The results of her experiment can be shared with her colleagues by Sujata.

4. The results of her experiment were shared with her colleagues by Sujata.

Q.20 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order. 
A. Then he would give one leap, two leaps, through the snow, and sit up again on his hind legs and look all around.
B. A grey hare lived in the woods near a village.
C. Then he would prick up the other, jerk his whiskers, snuff, and sit up on his hind legs.
D. During the winter, when night came, he would prick up one ear and listen. 


Option:

1. BCDA

2. BDCA

3. ABCD

4. CDBA

Q.21 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
AURA


Option:

1. Shriek

2. Noise

3. Colour

4. Halo

Q.22 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives their correct order. 
A. According to the EPR, the corporation expects such manufacturers to develop a collect back system for plastic waste.
B. The Municipal Corporation has introduced the extended producers responsibility (EPR) for producers and generators of plastic waste.
C. The producers are persons engaged in manufacture, or import of carry bags, multilayered packaging and sheets, and persons using them.
D.They must formulate a plan to collect re-usable waste generated from their products within a prescribed timeframe.


Option:

1. DBCA

2. BCAD

3. CADB

4. ACBD

Q.23 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Belligerent

2. Pharmaceutical

3. Trousseau

4. Tumulttous

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank. 
According to experts, some sectors remain ______ during these difficult times, including
banking and financial services, FMCG, food and technology.


Option:

1. redundant

2. resilient

3. repentant

4. repugnant

Q.25 Identify the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error. 
Despite of her tiredness Meera went into the kitchen to make some dinner for the children.


Option:

1. Despite of her tiredness

2. Meera went into the kitchen

3. to make some dinner

4. for the children

 

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