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

 

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

Morning-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
AGITATE


Option:

1. Calm

2. Impress

3. Argue

4. Excite

Q.2 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
HOLISTIC


Option:

1. Comprehensive

2. Sketchy

3. Superficial

4. Dissimilar

Q.3 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
Over 7,50,000 people from 192 countries have pledged to go vegan for a month which, they
say, would reduce carbon ______ by 45000 tons.


Option:

1. omission

2. inclusion

3. emission

4. exclusion

Q.4 Select the option that is the passive form of the given sentence. 
The Principal gave her a warning about coming late to school every day.


Option:

1. She gives a warning to the Principal about coming late to school every day.

2. She has given a warning by the Principal about coming late to school every day.

3. She was given a warning about coming late to school every day by the Principal.

4. She was giving a warning by the Principal about coming late to school every day.

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.
Simply put, happiness is satisfaction of mind. However, different individuals (1)______
different perceptions of how to achieve (2)______. For some, happiness lies (3)______ wealth;
for others, it is in (4)______ and position; yet happiness is (5)______ to most.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.


Option:

1. having

2. have

3. has

4. had

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.
Simply put, happiness is satisfaction of mind. However, different individuals (1)______
different perceptions of how to achieve (2)______. For some, happiness lies (3)______ wealth;
for others, it is in (4)______ and position; yet happiness is (5)______ to most.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.


Option:

1. happiness

2. fame

3. dream

4. money

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.
Simply put, happiness is satisfaction of mind. However, different individuals (1)______
different perceptions of how to achieve (2)______. For some, happiness lies (3)______ wealth;
for others, it is in (4)______ and position; yet happiness is (5)______ to most.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.


Option:

1. over

2. in

3. about

4. on

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.
Simply put, happiness is satisfaction of mind. However, different individuals (1)______
different perceptions of how to achieve (2)______. For some, happiness lies (3)______ wealth;
for others, it is in (4)______ and position; yet happiness is (5)______ to most.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.


Option:

1. satisfaction

2. happiness

3. mind

4. rank

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.
Simply put, happiness is satisfaction of mind. However, different individuals (1)______
different perceptions of how to achieve (2)______. For some, happiness lies (3)______ wealth;
for others, it is in (4)______ and position; yet happiness is (5)______ to most.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.


Option:

1. creative

2. elusive

3. probable

4. fashionable

Q.10 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
LURK


Option:

1. Tremble

2. Vibrate

3. Prowl

4. Sing

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the idiom 
Looking for a needle in a haystack.


Option:

1. Searching for small things to do

2. Be interested in sewing and embroidery

3. Attempting something impossible

4. Suddenly deciding to do farming

Q.12 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
He is your brother, ______?


Option:

1. is he

2. is it

3. isn't it

4. isn't he

Q.13 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. While an average person lives up to 72 years of age, the life expectancy of doctors is only
about 59 years, the shocking IMA study concluded.
B. The sudden death of Dr. Meena Kumar at an International Conference in London after
suffering a cardiac arrest has alarmed the medical community.
C. She was a well-known medico recognised for her services as a consultant neurologist
with a career of over 25 years.
D. Her death brings to the fore the fact that even doctors have risky life-styles and a hard
life, a study by the Indian Medical Association conducted on doctors, said. 


Option:

1. ABDC

2. DABC

3. CABD

4. BCDA

Q.14 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Relating to the healing of diseases


Option:

1. Preventive

2. Immunity

3. Therapeutic

4. Inoculation

Q.15 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Identification

2. Corruption

3. Embodiment

4. Discriminiation

Q.16 Select the correctly spelt word.


Option:

1. Frequensy

2. Acquirum

3. Secquence

4. Bouquet

Q.17 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error. 
Have I ever told you what lovely pickles my grandmother used to made when she was in
Visakhapatnam?


Option:

1. used to made

2. when she was in

3. what lovely pickles

4. Have I ever told you

Q.18 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. 
There is a double-digit growth in salaries of vocational jobs now and the trend
are likely to continue in the coming years.


Option:

1. is likely for continuing

2. is likely to continue

3. is like to be continued

4. No improvement

Q.19 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. 
His uncle advised Naveen to keep away from involving himself in the controversy.


Option:

1. that he keeps away for

2. No improvement

3. from keep away in

4. for keep away from

Q.20 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A group of people who have come together in a religious building for worship and prayer


Option:

1. Congregation

2. Throng

3. Multitude

4. Crowd

Q.21 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence. 
Anu jumped the gun and announced their plans at the dinner table.


Option:

1. acted hastily

2. ate quickly

3. started shooting

4. shouted loudly

Q.22 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error. 
Aryan told Sriram, “Don’t worry I can be able to climb that tree to reach the fruit.”


Option:

1. to reach the fruit

2. I can be able to

3. Don’t worry

4. climb that tree

Q.23 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
HEINOUS


Option:

1. Agreeable

2. Biased

3. Unwilling

4. Unhealthy

Q.24 Select the option that is the direct form of the given sentence. 
The child asked his mother if he could swim in the pool there.


Option:

1. The child asked his mother, “May I swim in the pool here?”

2. The child asked his mother, “Could he swim in the pool there?”

3. The child asked to his mother, “Can he swim in the pool there?”

4. The child said to his mother, “Will I swim in the pool here?”

Q.25 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. So, clearly, where you get your news from matters, since you can’t possibly be expected
to verify and authenticate every bit of ‘news’ you receive.
B. Are you really sure those apparently sound bits of medical advice you received as
forwards would pass muster with your doctor?
C. Yet, we do often forward these in the belief that we are doing a good deed to our friends
and relatives.
D. Being educated is no guarantee against falling prey to fake news.


Option:

1. CADB

2. DBCA

3. BACD

4. ACBD

 

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