SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 16 OCTOBER 2020" Morning-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 16 October 2020"

Morning-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
One whom it is impossible to defeat


Option:

1. Cowardly

2. Dissatisfied

3. Inimitable

4. Invincible

Q.2 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options, pick the one that
gives their correct order. 

A. While the most common belief is that these traits remain fixed, research studies show otherwise!

B. One such research study suggests that we can change our traits provided we want to change them.

C. We all possess certain personality traits that set us apart from the rest.

D. These traits, a mix of good and bad, define how we respond to situations and people.


Option:

1. CBDA

2. ACDB

3. BCAD

4. CDAB

Q.3 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Massage

2. Amass

3. Messanger

4. Immediate

Q.4 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
The manager said, “I want you to attend the conference.”


Option:

1. The manager said I am wanting you to attend the conference.

2. The manager told to me I am to go to attend the conference.

3. The manager said that she wanted me to attend the conference.

4. The manager said that she want me to attend the conference.

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.
Red okra from Karnataka. Black rice from Gujarat. Red corn from Tamil Nadu. What you
would (1)______ as exotic varieties of food today are (2)______ indigenous crops that belong
to a specific region. Many such (3)______ crops have gone extinct. Many more are on the
brink. But with Indian households (4)______ more conscious about healthy eating and the
natural benefits of consuming local food, (5)______ among both consumers and farmers is
increasing.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. described

2. describing

3. describes

4. describe

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.
Red okra from Karnataka. Black rice from Gujarat. Red corn from Tamil Nadu. What you
would (1)______ as exotic varieties of food today are (2)______ indigenous crops that belong
to a specific region. Many such (3)______ crops have gone extinct. Many more are on the
brink. But with Indian households (4)______ more conscious about healthy eating and the
natural benefits of consuming local food, (5)______ among both consumers and farmers is
increasing.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. incredibly

2. surprisingly

3. mostly

4. openly

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.
Red okra from Karnataka. Black rice from Gujarat. Red corn from Tamil Nadu. What you
would (1)______ as exotic varieties of food today are (2)______ indigenous crops that belong
to a specific region. Many such (3)______ crops have gone extinct. Many more are on the
brink. But with Indian households (4)______ more conscious about healthy eating and the
natural benefits of consuming local food, (5)______ among both consumers and farmers is
increasing.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.

Option:

1. new

2. global

3. native

4. foreign

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.
Red okra from Karnataka. Black rice from Gujarat. Red corn from Tamil Nadu. What you
would (1)______ as exotic varieties of food today are (2)______ indigenous crops that belong
to a specific region. Many such (3)______ crops have gone extinct. Many more are on the
brink. But with Indian households (4)______ more conscious about healthy eating and the
natural benefits of consuming local food, (5)______ among both consumers and farmers is
increasing.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. becoming

2. becomes

3. became

4. have become

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.
Red okra from Karnataka. Black rice from Gujarat. Red corn from Tamil Nadu. What you
would (1)______ as exotic varieties of food today are (2)______ indigenous crops that belong
to a specific region. Many such (3)______ crops have gone extinct. Many more are on the
brink. But with Indian households (4)______ more conscious about healthy eating and the
natural benefits of consuming local food, (5)______ among both consumers and farmers is
increasing.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. awareness

2. apprehension

3. experience

4. intelligence

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’. 
The teacher said that all that students who did not complete the task in the given time
should attempt it again.
 


Option:

1. those

2. No improvement

3. them

4. this

Q.11 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options, pick the one that
gives their correct order. 

A. Vijay the bus conductor was always there in one of these trucks.
B. He had now quit his old job and joined politics.
C. In the week before the elections, trucks bumped up and down the dirty streets of
Laxmangarh, full of young men holding microphones and shouting: “Stand up to the rich!”
D. That was the thing about Vijay; each time you saw him, he had done better for himself.


Option:

1. CABD

2. ABCD

3. CBAD

4. DABC

Q.12 In the given sentence, identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
A Delhi bound aircraft has to make an emergency landing at Mumbai airport as a
woman passenger suddenly developed a serious breathing problem.


Option:

1. a serious breathing problem

2. as a woman passenger

3. suddenly developed

4. has to make

Q.13 In the given sentence, identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
According to environment activitists, demolition of unauthorised apartment
complexes are became a lesson for land encroachers.


Option:

1. According to

2. demolition of unauthorised apartment complexes

3. for land encroachers

4. are became

Q.14 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
DEPLETE


Option:

1. Increase

2. Raise

3. Complete

4. Reduce

Q.15 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Illiterate

2. Jostle

3. Dimention

4. Ideology

Q.16 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
You've cleared the ______ examination, haven't you?


Option:

1. frequent

2. conclusion

3. ability

4. entrance

Q.17 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
My friend narrated a very interesting story at the International Storytelling Festival.


Option:

1. A very interesting story was narrated by my friend at the International Storytelling Festival.

2. A very interesting story is being narrated by my friend at the International Storytelling Festival.

3. A very interesting story has been narrated by my friend at the International Storytelling Festival.

4. A very interesting story was being narrated by my friend at the International Storytelling Festival.

Q.18 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Let off the hook


Option:

1. Made to pay for one's actions

2. Not made to wait for a long time

3. Not allowed to take part in an activity

4. Allowed to escape from blame

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’. 
My doctor knew that I would eventually recover and do the kind of work I would be doing before.


Option:

1. would have been doing

2. had been doing

3. No improvement

4. would have done

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


Option:

1. Appreciative

2. Favourable

3. Lethargic

4. Sarcastic

Q.21 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
OPTIONAL


Option:

1. Original

2. Compulsory

3. Elective

4. Fanciful

Q.22 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
INCOHERENT


Option:

1. Delightful

2. Puzzling

3. Inconsistent

4. Intelligible

Q.23 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Soon passing out or of a short duration


Option:

1. Fluke

2. Extempore

3. Frostbite

4. Evanescent

Q.24 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Parthian shot


Option:

1. Say goodbye

2. Praise

3. Victory

4. Parting hit

Q.25 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
The student has made a ______ to the police about a false video of her that is being
circulated by some miscreants.


Option:

1. complaint

2. complain

3. complaining

4. complainant

 

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