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

 

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

Evening-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Come in the way of


Option:

1. Facilitate

2. Indulge

3. Hamper

4. Deprive

Q.2 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
An unforseen happening which creates some damage


Option:

1. Magical

2. Mishap

3. Menace

4. Mystery

Q.3 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
Neeta said, "Let me see how Pragya performs in her preboard examinations."


Option:

1. Neeta said I would see how Pragya performed in her preboard examinations.

2. Neeta wants to see Pragya's performance in her preboard examinations.

3. Neeta said that she wanted to see how Pragya performed in her preboard examinations.

4. Neeta wanted to see how Pragya would perform in her preboard examinations.

Q.4 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 was looking troubled when the teacher asked her to submit the homework.


Option:

1. is look trouble

2. No improvement

3. was troubling

4. had been trouble

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. 
A recent census of waterbirds conducted as a part of Asian Waterbird Census (1)______ an
increase in their population in Najafgarh Jheel this year. The census also showed a (2)______
in the number of threatened species. Last year, the number of waterbird species were thirtyone
which climbed to fifty- four this year, while the threatened variety (3)______ from four to six in

the same duration. The region also saw a healthy monsoon in 2019, which would have

(4)______ impacted the quality of habitat, making it (5)______ to more birds.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. recorded

2. played

3. reaped

4. responded

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. 
A recent census of waterbirds conducted as a part of Asian Waterbird Census (1)______ an
increase in their population in Najafgarh Jheel this year. The census also showed a (2)______
in the number of threatened species. Last year, the number of waterbird species were thirtyone
which climbed to fifty- four this year, while the threatened variety (3)______ from four to
six in the same duration. The region also saw a healthy monsoon in 2019, which would have
(4)______ impacted the quality of habitat, making it (5)______ to more birds.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. health

2. growth

3. slowdown

4. wealth

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. 
A recent census of waterbirds conducted as a part of Asian Waterbird Census (1)______ an
increase in their population in Najafgarh Jheel this year. The census also showed a (2)______
in the number of threatened species. Last year, the number of waterbird species were thirtyone
which climbed to fifty- four this year, while the threatened variety (3)______ from four to six
in the same duration. The region also saw a healthy monsoon in 2019, which would have
(4)______ impacted the quality of habitat, making it (5)______ to more birds.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. rose

2. is risen

3. rises

4. had risen

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. 
A recent census of waterbirds conducted as a part of Asian Waterbird Census (1)______ an
increase in their population in Najafgarh Jheel this year. The census also showed a (2)______
in the number of threatened species. Last year, the number of waterbird species were thirtyone
which climbed to fifty- four this year, while the threatened variety (3)______ from four to six
in the same duration. The region also saw a healthy monsoon in 2019, which would have
(4)______ impacted the quality of habitat, making it (5)______ to more birds.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. dutily

2. deftly

3. directly

4. decently

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. 
A recent census of waterbirds conducted as a part of Asian Waterbird Census (1)______ an
increase in their population in Najafgarh Jheel this year. The census also showed a (2)______
in the number of threatened species. Last year, the number of waterbird species were thirtyone
which climbed to fifty- four this year, while the threatened variety (3)______ from four to six
in the same duration. The region also saw a healthy monsoon in 2019, which would have
(4)______ impacted the quality of habitat, making it (5)______ to more birds.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. unattractive

2. attractive

3. possible

4. impossible

Q.10 Select the correct passive form of given sentence. 
We can buy diamonds, but we cannot buy sympathy.


Option:

1. Diamonds can be bought but sympathy cannot be brought.

2. Diamonds can be bought but sympathy can be brought.

3. Diamonds can be bought and sympathy cannot be brought.

4. Diamonds cannot be bought but sympathy cannot be brought.

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Eat humble pie


Option:

1. Eat something which is not tasty

2. Admit that you are wrong

3. Eat less food

4. Make noise while eating

Q.12 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
The flyover was closed in October last year for repairs but its reopening has been ______ as
it will be ready only in March this year.


Option:

1. broken

2. delayed

3. built

4. repaired

Q.13 Four jumbled sentences are given. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. Saranda forests, in Singhbum, are a huge catchment for rivers and streams in this state.
B. If these forests are opened up for mining purposes the remaining rivers and streams will dry up.
C. The state of Jharkand faces water scarcity every summer.
D. These forests are India's largest contiguous Sal forests and the current plan says mining
should not be allowed in the dense forest as rivers are drying up.


Option:

1. CBAD

2. ACDB

3. CADB

4. BADC

Q.14 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word 
IMPROMPTU


Option:

1. Fast

2. Planned

3. Unplanned

4. Appropriate

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


Option:

1. Fancy

2. Slow

3. Strong

4. Fast

Q.16 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
The park was well lighted at night but it was deserted, so it was a bit scared.


Option:

1. The park was well lighted

2. so it was a bit scared

3. at night

4. but it was deserted

Q.17 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
INTERSPERSED


Option:

1. Met

2. Scattered

3. Collected

4. Wore

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


Option:

1. Managed

2. Disappeared

3. Dropped

4. Acted

Q.19 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
To fall on deaf ears


Option:

1. To be listened carefully

2. To be ignored

3. To be aware of what is going on

4. To be paid attention

Q.20 Four jumbled sentences are given. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. The minimum temperature in the national capital dropped yesterday as cold north
westerly winds continued to blow in from the hills.
B. North India has been witnessing a harsh winter this year.
C. However, experts said the minimum temperatures would increase over the next few days
due to a cloud cover.
D. A favourable outcome of the wind factor was that there was a slight decrease in air
pollution levels due to the wind speeds.


Option:

1. BADC

2. BCDA

3. ABDC

4. CDAB

Q.21 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
The neighbourhood were getting disturbed with the loud music that was playing at the
wedding party in the big bungalow.


Option:

1. that was playing

2. in the big bungalow

3. at the wedding party

4. The neighbourhood were getting disturbed

Q.22 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
Today's ______ are only interested in watching movies with the stories they can relate to the
cinema.


Option:

1. accountants

2. personalities

3. audiences

4. politics

Q.23 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Implicatted

2. Coercion

3. Suppression

4. Pressurised

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. 
"Did you tell your parents that you would going for a movie with me this evening?" My friend asked me.


Option:

1. that you are going

2. this that you was going

3. then you were being gone

4. when you will going

Q.25 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Irritable

2. Irational

3. Escalation

4. Appreciation

 

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