SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 19 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 19 March 2018"

Morning Shift (English Language)



QID : 1 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

What happen (1)/ at your (2)/ college today? (3)/ No error (4)

Options:

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 1

QID : 2 - In the following question, some part of the sentence may have errors. Find out which part of the sentence has an error and select the appropriate option.

Some girls are taking prior permission to (1)/ sport a loosely tied plait on the days (2)/ they had washed their hair. (3)/ No error (4)

Options:

1) 1
2) 2
3) 3
4) 4

Correct Answer: 1

QID : 3 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Her trekking was met ______ obstacles.

Options:

1) with
2) from
3) by
4) of

Correct Answer: with

QID : 4 - In the following question, the sentence given with blank to be filled in with an appropriate word. Select the correct alternative out of the four and indicate it by selecting the appropriate option.

Aryabhatta was the first astronomer to state ______ that the earth is round and it rotates on its axis.

Options:

1) sympthatically
2) automatically
3) emphatically
4) accidentally

Correct Answer: emphatically

QID : 5 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Barbarous

Options:

1) Refined
2) Polite
3) Crude
4) Civilized

Correct Answer: Crude

QID : 6 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word.

Pejorative

Options:

1) Right
2) Discussion
3) Derogatory
4) Complimentary

Correct Answer: Derogatory

QID : 7 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Decimate

Options:

1) Preserve
2) Destroy
3) Execute
4) Abate

Correct Answer: Preserve

QID : 8 - In the following question, out of the given four alternatives, select the one which is opposite in meaning of the given word.

Adjure

Options:

1) Order
2) Require
3) Advise
4) Disclaim

Correct Answer: Disclaim

QID : 9 - Rearrange the parts of the sentence in correct order.

Cities have

P : intellectual stimulus
Q : always provided
R : and educational leadership

Options:

1) PQR
2) RQP
3) QPR
4) PRQ

Correct Answer: QPR

QID : 10 - A sentence has been given in Active/Passive Voice. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Passive/Active Voice.

The watch man opened the gate.

Options:

1) The gate opened the watch man.
2) The gate is being opened by the watchman.
3) The gate was opened by the watchman.
4) The gate is opened by the watchman.

Correct Answer: The gate was opened by the watchman.

QID : 11 - A sentence has been given in Direct/Indirect Speech. Out of the four given alternatives, select the one which best expresses the same sentence in Indirect/Direct Speech.

He said, “I am hungry.”

Options:

1) He inform about his hunger.
2) He says he was hungry.
3) He was feeling hungry.
4) He said that he was hungry.

Correct Answer: He said that he was hungry.

QID : 12 - In the following question, a word has been written in four different ways out of which only one is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Options:

1) Apeareance
2) Appearrance
3) Appearence
4) Appearance

Correct Answer: Appearance

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QID : 13 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Many a travelogue I read nowadays are about how the traveller went on a road less travelled ___________ some off-the-track trek or to an unknown destination or simply into the wild. How no internet ________________ is what you need to reconnect with yourself! How leaving your watch and phone __________ and going into the world of no check-ins and no updates would bring you solitude! These write-ups are laced with adjectives describing the geography of the region and filled with __________ details of the author’s days in that remote place. And, ironically, they all end with a strange advice to travel, and tell no one. I beg to _________.

road less travelled ___________ some off-the-track trek

Options:

1) but
2) or
3) but also
4) also

Correct Answer: or

QID : 14 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Many a travelogue I read nowadays are about how the traveller went on a road less travelled ___________ some off-the-track trek or to an unknown destination or simply into the wild. How no internet ________________ is what you need to reconnect with yourself! How leaving your watch and phone __________ and going into the world of no check-ins and no updates would bring you solitude! These write-ups are laced with adjectives describing the geography of the region and filled with __________ details of the author’s days in that remote place. And, ironically, they all end with a strange advice to travel, and tell no one. I beg to _________.

How no internet ________________ is what you need to

Options:

1) connectivity
2) to connect
3) connects
4) connecting

Correct Answer: connectivity

QID : 15 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Many a travelogue I read nowadays are about how the traveller went on a road less travelled ___________ some off-the-track trek or to an unknown destination or simply into the wild. How no internet ________________ is what you need to reconnect with yourself! How leaving your watch and phone __________ and going into the world of no check-ins and no updates would bring you solitude! These write-ups are laced with adjectives describing the geography of the region and filled with __________ details of the author’s days in that remote place. And, ironically, they all end with a strange advice to travel, and tell no one. I beg to _________.

watch and phone __________ and going into

Options:

1) under
2) below
3) backside
4) behind

Correct Answer: behind

QID : 16 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Many a travelogue I read nowadays are about how the traveller went on a road less travelled ___________ some off-the-track trek or to an unknown destination or simply into the wild. How no internet ________________ is what you need to reconnect with yourself! How leaving your watch and phone __________ and going into the world of no check-ins and no updates would bring you solitude! These write-ups are laced with adjectives describing the geography of the region and filled with __________ details of the author’s days in that remote place. And, ironically, they all end with a strange advice to travel, and tell no one. I beg to _________.

and filled with __________ details of the author’s

Options:

1) hour
2) second
3) time
4) minute

Correct Answer: minute

QID : 17 - In the following passage, some of the words have been left out. Read the passage carefully and select the correct answer for the given blank out of the four alternatives.

Many a travelogue I read nowadays are about how the traveller went on a road less travelled ___________ some off-the-track trek or to an unknown destination or simply into the wild. How no internet ________________ is what you need to reconnect with yourself! How leaving your watch and phone __________ and going into the world of no check-ins and no updates would bring you solitude! These write-ups are laced with adjectives describing the geography of the region and filled with __________ details of the author’s days in that remote place. And, ironically, they all end with a strange advice to travel, and tell no one. I beg to _________.

and tell no one. I beg to _________.

Options:

1) differ
2) different
3) difference
4) differentiation

Correct Answer: differ

QID : 18 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A bad patch

Options:

1) A potholed road.
2) A medical bandage.
3) A period of difficulty.
4) Shoddy repair work.

Correct Answer: A period of difficulty.

QID : 19 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which best expresses the meaning of the idiom/phrase.

A dime a dozen

Options:

1) A very expensive proposition.
2) Something which appears cheap but which will prove expensive in the long run.
3) Something which appears attractive but has zero value.
4) Very common and of no particular value.

Correct Answer: Very common and of no particular value.

QID : 20 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Wrap or cover for warmth

Options:

1) Encourage
2) Muffle
3) Divulge
4) Expose

Correct Answer: Muffle

QID : 21 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which is the best substitute of the words/sentence.

Keen interest or enthusiasm

Options:

1) Lassitude
2) Lethargy
3) Avidity
4) Soporific

Correct Answer: Avidity

QID : 22 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

The realisation came when we noticed that our children (had becoming) too dependent on us.

Options:

1) had become
2) has became
3) has become
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: had become

QID : 23 - In the following question, out of the four alternatives, select the alternative which will improve the bracketed part of the sentence. In case no improvement is needed, select "no improvement".

The technical aspect of English that deals with ironies (has always intrigue) my inquisitive mind.

Options:

1) is always intrigued
2) will always intrigued
3) has always intrigued
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: has always intrigued

QID : 24 - The question below consists of a set of labelled sentences. Out of the four options given, select the most logical order of the sentences to form a coherent paragraph.

It is ethics and

A-values that have the inherent
B-of motivation into inspiration
C-potential to transform the spirit

Options:

1) ABC
2) ACB
3) CBA
4) CAB

Correct Answer: ACB

QID : 25 - In the following question, four words are given out of which one word is correctly spelt. Select the correctly spelt word.

Options:

1) anotate
2) annotate
3) annottate
4) anottate

Correct Answer: annotate

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