SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 19 OCTOBER 2020"Afternoon-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 19 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A period of one thousand years


Option:

1. Century

2. Millennium

3. Centenary

4. Decade

Q.2 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
Mother said to Kavya, "Switch off the light before you go to sleep."


Option:

1. Mother told Kavya to switch off the light before you go to sleep.

2. Mother told Kavya to switch off the light before she is going to sleep.

3. Mother told Kavya to switch off the light before she goes to sleep.

4. Mother told Kavya to switch off the light before she went to sleep.

Q.3 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Look before you leap


Option:

1. Caution others before taking a step

2. Prepare yourself before jumping

3. Think carefully of the consequences

4. Pull someone out from a disaster

Q.4 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
SACRED


Option:

1. Solemn

2. Divine

3. Profane

4. Pious

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.
Roman civilization emerged around the sixth century BC. At the height of (1)______ power, the
Roman Empire ruled over a huge chunk of (2)______, and all the present-day Mediterranean
countries (3)______ part of ancient Rome. Early Rome was (4)______ by kings, but later, the
people took control over their own city and ruled (5)______. They introduced a council known
as the Senate which ruled over them. From this point, Rome was referred to as the Roman
Republic.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. one’s

2. its

3. their

4. his

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.
Roman civilization emerged around the sixth century BC. At the height of (1)______ power, the
Roman Empire ruled over a huge chunk of (2)______, and all the present-day Mediterranean
countries (3)______ part of ancient Rome. Early Rome was (4)______ by kings, but later, the
people took control over their own city and ruled (5)______. They introduced a council known
as the Senate which ruled over them. From this point, Rome was referred to as the Roman
Republic.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. islands

2. land

3. sea

4. country

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.
Roman civilization emerged around the sixth century BC. At the height of (1)______ power, the
Roman Empire ruled over a huge chunk of (2)______, and all the present-day Mediterranean
countries (3)______ part of ancient Rome. Early Rome was (4)______ by kings, but later, the
people took control over their own city and ruled (5)______. They introduced a council known
as the Senate which ruled over them. From this point, Rome was referred to as the Roman
Republic.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. were

2. have

3. had

4. are

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.
Roman civilization emerged around the sixth century BC. At the height of (1)______ power, the
Roman Empire ruled over a huge chunk of (2)______, and all the present-day Mediterranean
countries (3)______ part of ancient Rome. Early Rome was (4)______ by kings, but later, the
people took control over their own city and ruled (5)______. They introduced a council known
as the Senate which ruled over them. From this point, Rome was referred to as the Roman
Republic.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. conducted

2. controlled

3. governed

4. regulated

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.
Roman civilization emerged around the sixth century BC. At the height of (1)______ power, the
Roman Empire ruled over a huge chunk of (2)______, and all the present-day Mediterranean
countries (3)______ part of ancient Rome. Early Rome was (4)______ by kings, but later, the
people took control over their own city and ruled (5)______. They introduced a council known
as the Senate which ruled over them. From this point, Rome was referred to as the Roman
Republic.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. ourselves

2. themselves

3. himself

4. yourself

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


Option:

1. Cheerful

2. Optimistic

3. Sullen

4. Friendly

Q.11 In the given sentence, identify the segment which contains a grammatical error. 
All these boys have come to college without few knowledge of English.


Option:

1. of English

2. without few knowledge

3. have come to college

4. All these boys

Q.12 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 house has a garden in front,is it?


Option:

1. isn't it

2. hasn't it

3. does it

4. No improvement

Q.13 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Chill out


Option:

1. To be nervous

2. To fight

3. To calm down

4. To be angry

Q.14 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
The important ______ is where to arrange the funds from.


Option:

1. issue

2. result

3. solution

4. view

Q.15 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
AFFLUENT


Option:

1. Wealthy

2. Destitute

3. Impoverished

4. Proficient

Q.16 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A plantation of grapes


Option:

1. Vineyard

2. Nursery

3. Orchard

4. Grove

Q.17 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’. 
Many attempts has been made to climb the Everest before Tenzing and Hillary succeeded.


Option:

1. have been made

2. was made

3. No improvement

4. had been made

Q.18 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank. 
Several villages in Kashmir have been ______ due to heavy snowfall.


Option:

1. divided

2. isolated

3. confined

4. engaged

Q.19 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Tedious

2. Advantageous

3. Victorious

4. Rebelleous

Q.20 In the given sentence, identify the segment which contains a grammatical error. 
Everyone are asking for passes to the music festival at Nehru Park.


Option:

1. Everyone are asking

2. to the music festival

3. for passes

4. at Nehru Park.

Q.21 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Irrelevant

2. Irrilegious

3. Irritable

4. Irrigate

Q.22 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
He spent a lot of money on movies.


Option:

1. A lot of money is spent by him on movies.

2. A lot of money was spent by him on movies.

3. A lot of money was being spent by him on movies.

4. A lot of money had been spent by him on movies.

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


Option:

1. Wither

2. Crumble

3. Grow

4. Vanish

Q.24 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives
their correct order. 
A. When he returned, there was more than just his dog waiting for him.
B. A koala had joined the dog in the car’s more comfortable climate.
C. A winemaker in South Australia left his air-conditioned car open to help keep his dog cool in the heat.
D. Although the human struggled a while to make the koala leave, it did leave his car eventually.


Option:

1. CABD

2. CBAD

3. BACD

4. BCDA

Q.25 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives
their correct order. 
A. People in a small Chinese town were shocked to see a wild elephant wandering in their town.
B. The elephant eventually left the town.
C. Authorities followed the large mammal’s every movement.
D. But the locals will probably never forget this special visit. 


Option:

1. CABD

2. ACBD

3. ABDC

4. BDAC

 

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