SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 15 OCTOBER 2020" Afternoon-Shift (English Language

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 15 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A situation in which many people leave a place at the same time


Option:

1. Mitigation

2. Immigration

3. Exodus

4. Navigation

Q.2 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
The Commonwealth Games had a grand opening ceremony with spectacular cultural
performings. 


Option:

1. a grand opening

2. The Commonwealth Games had

3. cultural performings.

4. with spectacular

Q.3 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
INTEGRATE


Option:

1. Divide

2. Increase

3. Disappear

4. Unite

Q.4 Select the most appropriate segment to substitute the underlined segment of the given
sentence.  In the jungle, I saw a group of lions.


Option:

1. a herd of lions

2. a school of lions

3. a pride of lions

4. a flock of lions

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. 
Increasing levels of air pollution are (1)______ for higher incidence of respiratory diseases
and other illnesses. Various studies carried out in Delhi reflect the correlation between air
pollution and its (2)______ impacts.
To tackle the problem of air pollution, a number of measures have been taken in the past,
such as switching to (3)______ fuels, tightening vehicular emission limits, phasing out of old
vehicles and maintenance of in-use vehicles, closing or relocating (4)______ industries,
plantation activities etc. However, a lot more still needs to be done if the capital desires to
(5)______ clean air.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1


Option:

1. responsible

2. responding

3. responsive

4. responsibility

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. 
Increasing levels of air pollution are (1)______ for higher incidence of respiratory diseases
and other illnesses. Various studies carried out in Delhi reflect the correlation between air
pollution and its (2)______ impacts.
To tackle the problem of air pollution, a number of measures have been taken in the past,
such as switching to (3)______ fuels, tightening vehicular emission limits, phasing out of old
vehicles and maintenance of in-use vehicles, closing or relocating (4)______ industries,
plantation activities etc. However, a lot more still needs to be done if the capital desires to
(5)______ clean air.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. illness

2. long

3. rough

4. health

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. 
Increasing levels of air pollution are (1)______ for higher incidence of respiratory diseases
and other illnesses. Various studies carried out in Delhi reflect the correlation between air
pollution and its (2)______ impacts.
To tackle the problem of air pollution, a number of measures have been taken in the past,
such as switching to (3)______ fuels, tightening vehicular emission limits, phasing out of old
vehicles and maintenance of in-use vehicles, closing or relocating (4)______ industries,
plantation activities etc. However, a lot more still needs to be done if the capital desires to
(5)______ clean air.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. righteous

2. cleaner

3. guiltless

4. immaculate

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. 
Increasing levels of air pollution are (1)______ for higher incidence of respiratory diseases
and other illnesses. Various studies carried out in Delhi reflect the correlation between air
pollution and its (2)______ impacts.
To tackle the problem of air pollution, a number of measures have been taken in the past,
such as switching to (3)______ fuels, tightening vehicular emission limits, phasing out of old
vehicles and maintenance of in-use vehicles, closing or relocating (4)______ industries,
plantation activities etc. However, a lot more still needs to be done if the capital desires to
(5)______ clean air.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. polluting

2. pollution

3. pollute

4. polluted

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. 
Increasing levels of air pollution are (1)______ for higher incidence of respiratory diseases
and other illnesses. Various studies carried out in Delhi reflect the correlation between air
pollution and its (2)______ impacts.
To tackle the problem of air pollution, a number of measures have been taken in the past,
such as switching to (3)______ fuels, tightening vehicular emission limits, phasing out of old
vehicles and maintenance of in-use vehicles, closing or relocating (4)______ industries,
plantation activities etc. However, a lot more still needs to be done if the capital desires to
(5)______ clean air.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. breathed

2. breather

3. breathes

4. breathe

Q.10 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
Roshan said to me, "Sandeep made a new year greeting card for his teacher"


Option:

1. Roshan told me that Sandeep had made a new year greeting card for his teacher.

2. Sandeep made a new year greeting card for his teacher said Roshan.

3. Roshan said Sandeep had made a new year greeting card for his teacher.

4. Roshan was saying that Sandeep made a new year greeting card for his teacher.

Q.11 Select the most appropriate words to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
I dislike people with ______ who say something and do something else.


Option:

1. double standards

2. many roles

3. strange achievements

4. multiple relations

Q.12 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. In India, forests are huge catchment areas for rivers and streams as they help in storing water.
B. If these forests continue to be felled indiscriminately, rivers and streams will dry up leading to drought.
C. Due to this many states are facing shortage of water in the summer months.
D. Unfortunately, these dense forest areas are disappearing.


Option:

1. ADCB

2. DCBA

3. CADB

4. ABCD

Q.13 Select the wrongly spelt word.

Option:

1. Interfear

2. Selection

3. Acrimony

4. Electorate

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Rub the wrong way


Option:

1. Annoy someone

2. Please someone

3. Rub well without oil

4. Rub incorrectly

Q.15 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Not mince (your) words


Option:

1. State your opinion clearly

2. Say words that are confusing

3. Eat a lot clumsily

4. Not to have clarity

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


Option:

1. Restrain

2. Instigate

3. Appeal

4. Provoke

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’. 
Why did the teacher ask all four of you to stay back in class in the break?


Option:

1. No improvement

2. asking four of you

3. ask you all four

4. asked of four of you

Q.18 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
TOLERANCE


Option:

1. Impatience

2. Endurance

3. Aggression

4. Oppression

Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. However, in today's ever changing world, power looms are replacing the traditional handloom textiles.
B. Handloom refers to the use of wooden frames of various kinds by skilled artisans to weave fabric from natural fibres.
C. One of the most prominent among Indian handlooms are Banarasi textiles.
D. Banarasi textiles are made with gleaming gold threads and weaving techniques as old as time.


Option:

1. CDAB

2. BDAC

3. DBCA

4. BCDA

Q.20 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Attacked

2. Provision

3. Clearify

4. Promote

Q.21 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
I use jaggery to sweeten my tea in winters.


Option:

1. I have been using jaggery to sweeten my tea in winters.

2. Jaggery is used by me to sweeten my tea in winters.

3. Jaggery is being used by me to sweeten my tea in winters.

4. In winters jaggery was used by me to sweeten my tea.

Q.22 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
To laugh at something in a cruel way


Option:

1. Deprive

2. Defy

3. Deride

4. Decide

Q.23 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
The ______ entered the house in disguise saying his uncle lived there and robbed the
place.


Option:

1. technique

2. technical

3. technician

4. technicality

Q.24 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
My domestic help was taking ill the day I had a party in my house.


Option:

1. the day I had a party

2. in my house

3. My domestic help

4. was taking ill

Q.25 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
DISABLE


Option:

1. Disapprove

2. Refuse

3. Permit

4. Disallow

 

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