SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 17 OCTOBER 2020" Morning-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 17 October 2020"

Morning-Shift (English Language)


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


Option:

1. Elaborate

2. Intricate

3. Lengthy

4. Intensive

Q.2 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
TRUST (n)


Option:

1. Welfare

2. Safety

3. Belief

4. Ability

Q.3 Select the word with the incorrect spelling.


Option:

1. Quantity

2. Quarrell

3. Argument

4. Aisle

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank. 
Several environmentalists from the city conducted a meet to discuss issues related to
the ______ pollution levels created by the growing number of pharmaceutical companies.


Option:

1. rise in

2. raising of

3. rising from

4. raise in

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.
One of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Maharashtra, the Ellora Caves, date back
(1)______ about 1,500 years ago, and (2)______ the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.
(3)______ 34 caves are actually Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religious monuments (4)______ in
the rock. They were given the (5)______ of World Heritage Site in 1983.
Created between the 6th and 10th century, the 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves
carved in proximity at Ellora are proof of the religious harmony prevalent during this period of
Indian history.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.1.


Option:

1. to

2. for

3. at

4. in

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.
One of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Maharashtra, the Ellora Caves, date back
(1)______ about 1,500 years ago, and (2)______ the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.
(3)______ 34 caves are actually Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religious monuments (4)______ in
the rock. They were given the (5)______ of World Heritage Site in 1983.
Created between the 6th and 10th century, the 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves
carved in proximity at Ellora are proof of the religious harmony prevalent during this period of
Indian history.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.2.


Option:

1. were

2. are

3. be

4. is

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.
One of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Maharashtra, the Ellora Caves, date back
(1)______ about 1,500 years ago, and (2)______ the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.
(3)______ 34 caves are actually Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religious monuments (4)______ in
the rock. They were given the (5)______ of World Heritage Site in 1983.
Created between the 6th and 10th century, the 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves
carved in proximity at Ellora are proof of the religious harmony prevalent during this period of
Indian history.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.3.


Option:

1. The

2. Many

3. An

4. Few

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.
One of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Maharashtra, the Ellora Caves, date back
(1)______ about 1,500 years ago, and (2)______ the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.
(3)______ 34 caves are actually Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religious monuments (4)______ in
the rock. They were given the (5)______ of World Heritage Site in 1983.
Created between the 6th and 10th century, the 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves
carved in proximity at Ellora are proof of the religious harmony prevalent during this period of
Indian history.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.4.


Option:

1. carved

2. created

3. constructed

4. erected

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.
One of the most fascinating archaeological sites in Maharashtra, the Ellora Caves, date back
(1)______ about 1,500 years ago, and (2)______ the epitome of Indian rock-cut architecture.
(3)______ 34 caves are actually Buddhist, Hindu and Jain religious monuments (4)______ in
the rock. They were given the (5)______ of World Heritage Site in 1983.
Created between the 6th and 10th century, the 12 Buddhist, 17 Hindu and 5 Jain caves
carved in proximity at Ellora are proof of the religious harmony prevalent during this period of
Indian history.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank No.5.


Option:

1. role

2. symbol

3. status

4. function

Q.10 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Close fitting cover for a sword or knife


Option:

1. Guard

2. Sheath

3. Screen

4. Shield

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom. 
Hats off to  someone


Option:

1. Make new hats for

2. Congratulations to

3. Give hats to

4. Announce a prize for

Q.12 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Expidition

2. Extempore

3. Extinct

4. Experiment

Q.13 Select the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error. 
They had to wait for the luggages to be put into the cab before they themselves got
into it.


Option:

1. They had to wait

2. before they themselves got into it

3. to be put into the cab

4. for the luggages

Q.14 Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case
there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’. 
I had no informations about  the bank strike so I went there yesterday.


Option:

1. no information about

2. no informations concerning

3. No improvement

4. not got informations about

Q.15 Select the option that is the passive form of the sentence. 
The sub-committee is presenting its report in a week’s time.


Option:

1. The report of the sub-committee is presenting in a week’s time.

2. The report of the sub-committee had been presented in a week’s time.

3. The report of the sub-committee is being presented in a week’s time.

4. The report of the sub-committee has been presented in a week’s time.

Q.16 Select the segment in the sentence, which contains the grammatical error. 
Did you know whether we can exchange the dress if my sister doesn’t like it?


Option:

1. doesn’t like it

2. we can exchange the dress

3. Did you know whether

4. if my sister

Q.17 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence. 
A lot of work has gone on behind the scenes for the special event which is being planned next week.


Option:

1. In the theatre

2. Unknown to everyone

3. For spreading the news

4. To complete the arrangements

Q.18 Select the alternative that will improve the underlined part of the sentence. In case
there is no improvement select ‘No improvement’. 
Harry and Meghan have decided to work and become financially independent.


Option:

1. No improvement

2. have decide to work and become

3. has decided to work and become

4. have decided to work and became

Q.19 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
ABBREVIATE


Option:

1. Challenge

2. Dispute

3. Expand

4. Oppose

Q.20 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct
order. 

A. “It is mine. I saw it first," claimed one cat.
B. Suddenly they spotted a loaf of bread lying beneath a tree.
C. Once upon a time, two cats were passing through a street.
D. Both pounced upon it and caught the loaf at the same time.


Option:

1. ADBC

2. BADC

3. DBCA

4. CBDA

Q.21 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct
order. 

A. Ibn Al-Haitham wrote a book in seven volumes namely ‘Kitāb al-Manāẓir ’ also
known as ‘The Book of Optics.’
B. However, during the medieval period, the notable work of an Arab writer and
scientist, Ibn Al-Haitham revolutionised the concept of physics.
C. During the ancient period, the development of Physics took place simultaneously
with the development of astronomy.
D. In this book, Ibn Al-Haitham disproved the ancient Greek concept of vision and
introduced a new theory. 


Option:

1. CBAD

2. BCDA

3. ADBC

4. ACBD

Q.22 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
ALLURING


Option:

1. Attractive

2. Cheating

3. Deceitful

4. Distracting

Q.23 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank. 
Astronomy enthusiasts and sky gazers will be able to watch six eclipses in 2020, but
only three of them are expected to be ______ in India.


Option:

1. evident

2. exposed

3. revealed

4. visible

Q.24 Select the option that is the direct form of the sentence. 
The doctor advised Jaya to put the eye drops into her eyes four times a day from the
next day.


Option:

1. The doctor advised Jaya, “From tomorrow put the eye drops into her eyes four times a day.”

2. The doctor advises Jaya, “From the next day put the eye drops into your eyes four times a day.”

3. The doctor advised Jaya, “From tomorrow put the eye drops into your eyes four times a day.”

4. The doctor had advised Jaya, “From the next day you put the eye drops into your eyes four times a day.”

Q.25 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply


Option:

1. Pond

2. Creek

3. Reservoir

4. Pool

 

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