SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 18 OCTOBER 2020"Evening-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 18 October 2020"

Evening-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
The simplest way to get proper recognition are through doing things with dedication and
sincerity.


Option:

1. with dictation and sincerity

2. to get proper recognition

3. are through doing things

4. The simplest way

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


Option:

1. Lucid

2. Compatible

3. Unintelligible

4. Equivocal

Q.3 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A person who speaks always in praise of himself


Option:

1. Evangelist

2. Egotist

3. Nationalist

4. Conventionalist

Q.4 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Cut to the chase


Option:

1. Talking about the important point and leaving out the detail

2. Sleeping long hours and spoiling the health

3. Stopping unexpectedly and missing the chase

4. Cutting long pieces and spoiling the dish cooked

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.
Everyone wants to be happy. I also want to be happy (1)______ that's when I am at my best. I
know that happiness comes from (2)______ me, not from outside. The (3)______ tools I will
have to learn to use here will only work if I understand that I’m in (4)______ of my thoughts,
actions and emotions and if I’m willing to do some simple exercises on a (5)______ basis.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 1.


Option:

1. unless

2. because

3. nevertheless

4. until

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.
Everyone wants to be happy. I also want to be happy (1)______ that's when I am at my best. I
know that happiness comes from (2)______ me, not from outside. The (3)______ tools I will
have to learn to use here will only work if I understand that I’m in (4)______ of my thoughts,
actions and emotions and if I’m willing to do some simple exercises on a (5)______ basis.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 2.


Option:

1. within

2. around

3. for

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.
Everyone wants to be happy. I also want to be happy (1)______ that's when I am at my best. I
know that happiness comes from (2)______ me, not from outside. The (3)______ tools I will
have to learn to use here will only work if I understand that I’m in (4)______ of my thoughts,
actions and emotions and if I’m willing to do some simple exercises on a (5)______ basis.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 3.


Option:

1. stable

2. effortless

3. powerful

4. affective

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.
Everyone wants to be happy. I also want to be happy (1)______ that's when I am at my best. I
know that happiness comes from (2)______ me, not from outside. The (3)______ tools I will
have to learn to use here will only work if I understand that I’m in (4)______ of my thoughts,
actions and emotions and if I’m willing to do some simple exercises on a (5)______ basis.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 4.


Option:

1. charge

2. frame

3. custody

4. structure

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.
Everyone wants to be happy. I also want to be happy (1)______ that's when I am at my best. I
know that happiness comes from (2)______ me, not from outside. The (3)______ tools I will
have to learn to use here will only work if I understand that I’m in (4)______ of my thoughts,
actions and emotions and if I’m willing to do some simple exercises on a (5)______ basis.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank No. 5.


Option:

1. stimulant

2. temporary

3. legal

4. regular

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


Option:

1. Stagnate

2. Kindle

3. Imbibe

4. Instill

Q.11 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error. 
The man with a lost eye have been accused for murder of two girls in his neighbourhood.


Option:

1. The man with a lost eye

2. in his neighbourhood

3. have been accused for

4. murder of two girls

Q.12 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
CLOUDY


Option:

1. Transparent

2. Indefinite

3. Vague

4. Murky

Q.13 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’. 
Lot of times she advised him for not being lazy for completing such a tough task.


Option:

1. A lot of times

2. Much of time

3. No improvement

4. A lot of time

Q.14 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’. 
As long as they are here, Hari won’t attend the training.


Option:

1. So long so

2. So far as

3. As long that

4. No improvement

Q.15 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
The storekeeper asked the security, "Did you see the torch I kept here?"


Option:

1. The storekeeper asked the security whether he saw the torch he had kept there.

2. The storekeeper asked the security if he saw the torch he kept there.

3. The storekeeper asked the security whether he had seen the torch he had kept there.

4. The storekeeper asked the security if had he seen the torch he kept there.

Q.16 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Keep a civil tongue


Option:

1. Speak with great politeness

2. Express dissent mildly

3. Argue with soft words

4. Maintain silence when needed

Q.17 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
Success is the ______ of taking risks, everybody knows.


Option:

1. tension

2. by-product

3. pressure

4. burden

Q.18 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
PLACATE


Option:

1. Appease

2. Enrage

3. Propitiate

4. Conciliate

Q.19 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Envioronment

2. Solvent

3. Residual

4. Pollutant

Q.20 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options select the one that gives
their correct order. 

A. When Franco was young; he would stay at sea all night.
B. Every morning, he would arrive with a big catch of fresh fish and sell it in the market.
C. Franco was a fisherman who lived on the beach.
D. He had been fishing for as long as he could remember.


Option:

1. CDAB

2. CBDA

3. DCAB

4. CDBA

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
People readily accept any ______ of their leaders if supported by the media.


Option:

1. dispute

2. argument

3. concession

4. compromise

Q.22 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Painless death given to patients to relieve suffering.


Option:

1. Euphemism

2. Euphorbia

3. Euphoria

4. Euthanasia

Q.23 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
Sheetal might have misplaced Mohan’s wallet in their rush.

Option:

1. Mohan’s wallet may be misplaced by Sheetal in their rush.

2. Mohan’s wallet may have been misplaced by Sheetal in their rush.

3. Mohan’s wallet might have been misplaced by Sheetal in their rush.

4. Mohan’s wallet might be misplaced by Sheetal in their rush.

Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options select the one that gives
their correct order. 
A. Though John found none, he was not ready to give in.
B. He continued the search till noon.
C. John wanted to have a big well dug.
D. He searched around for workers who would do the job for him without pay.


Option:

1. CDAB

2. DCAB

3. CADB

4. CDBA

Q.25 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Telepathy

2. Homoepathy

3. Allopathy

4. Naturopathy

 

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