SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 20 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 20 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'.

All that we admired and adored (1)/ before as great and magnificent, (2)/ are obliterated or vanished. (3)/ No error (4)

Options:

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

Correct Answer: 3

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. If a sentence is free from error, select 'No Error'.

An online shop evoke the analogy of buying products or services (1)/ at a regular retailer or shopping centre; the process (2)/ is called business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce .(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.

He will pay ______ for his foolishness.

Options:

1) Dearly
2) Deer
3) Dear
4) Dearest

Correct Answer: Dearly

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.

It is ______ for all the students to follow the rules.

Options:

1) imperative
2) meant
3) expected
4) abide

Correct Answer: imperative

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

Beguile

Options:

1) Deceive
2) Warn
3) Deter
4) Repel

Correct Answer: Deceive

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

Farcical

Options:

1) Serious
2) Absurd
3) Analytical
4) Lame

Correct Answer: Absurd

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

Abutting

Options:

1) Touching
2) Far
3) Bordering
4) Joining

Correct Answer: Far

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

Predicament

Options:

1) Trouble
2) Hardship
3) Condition
4) Solution

Correct Answer: Solution

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

Attaining long-term food

P : security requires the
Q : raising of incomes and
R : making food affordable

Options:

1) PRQ
2) QRP
3) PQR
4) RPQ

Correct Answer: PQR

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 Chinese company manufactured those robots.

Options:

1) Those robots were manufactured by the Chinese company.
2) Those robots was manufacture by the Chinese company.
3) These robots were manufactured by the Chinese company.
4) The robots was manufactured by the Chinese company.

Correct Answer: Those robots were manufactured by the Chinese company.

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.

Bunty says, “I may not come for the practice today.”

Options:

1) Bunty says that he may not come for the practice today.
2) Bunty says that he might not come for practice today.
3) Bunty said that he might not come for the practice that day.
4) Bunty told me he won’t come to the practice.

Correct Answer: Bunty says that he may not come for the practice today.

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) Misterous
2) Misterius
3) Mysterous
4) Mysterious

Correct Answer: Mysterious

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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.

The general consensus is that the millennial _____________ with taking pictures of everything stems from the tendency to over- share on social media, but it may also be a manifestation _______________ our relationship with an increasingly unstable present. When everything around you _______________ before you can register it, it is tempting to reach into your pocket for your smartphone, click away, and think about it later, even ___________ the subject is as simple as a slice of toast. The selfie may be narcissistic, but it is ___________ a self-portrait that anchors you to a time and place, be it your first holiday abroad or the nightclub you visit every weekend.
is that the millennial _____________ with taking pictures

Options:

1) obsess
2) obsessive
3) obsessed
4) obsession

Correct Answer: obsession

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.

The general consensus is that the millennial _____________ with taking pictures of everything stems from the tendency to over- share on social media, but it may also be a manifestation _______________ our relationship with an increasingly unstable present. When everything around you _______________ before you can register it, it is tempting to reach into your pocket for your smartphone, click away, and think about it later, even ___________ the subject is as simple as a slice of toast. The selfie may be narcissistic, but it is ___________ a self-portrait that anchors you to a time and place, be it your first holiday abroad or the nightclub you visit every weekend.
also be a manifestation _______________ our relationship

Options

1) form
2) for
3) of
4) off

Correct Answer: of

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.

The general consensus is that the millennial _____________ with taking pictures of everything stems from the tendency to over- share on social media, but it may also be a manifestation _______________ our relationship with an increasingly unstable present. When everything around you _______________ before you can register it, it is tempting to reach into your pocket for your smartphone, click away, and think about it later, even ___________ the subject is as simple as a slice of toast. The selfie may be narcissistic, but it is ___________ a self-portrait that anchors you to a time and place, be it your first holiday abroad or the nightclub you visit every weekend.
When everything around you _______________ before you can

Options:

1) change
2) changes
3) changing
4) changed

Correct Answer: changes

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.

The general consensus is that the millennial _____________ with taking pictures of everything stems from the tendency to over- share on social media, but it may also be a manifestation _______________ our relationship with an increasingly unstable present. When everything around you _______________ before you can register it, it is tempting to reach into your pocket for your smartphone, click away, and think about it later, even ___________ the subject is as simple as a slice of toast. The selfie may be narcissistic, but it is ___________ a self-portrait that anchors you to a time and place, be it your first holiday abroad or the nightclub you visit every weekend.
it later, even ___________ the subject is as simple

Options:

1) by
2) if
3) with
4) so

Correct Answer: if

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.
The general consensus is that the millennial _____________ with taking pictures of everything stems from the tendency to over- share on social media, but it may also be a manifestation _______________ our relationship with an increasingly unstable present. When everything around you _______________ before you can register it, it is tempting to reach into your pocket for your smartphone, click away, and think about it later, even ___________ the subject is as simple as a slice of toast. The selfie may be narcissistic, but it is ___________ a self-portrait that anchors you to a time and place, be it your first holiday abroad or the nightclub you visit every weekend.
but it is ___________ a self-portrait that anchors

Options:

1) all
2) then
3) such
4) also

Correct Answer: also

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

No dice

Options:

1) A great gamble.
2) Used to refuse a request or indicate that there is no chance of success.
3) Be confident of the outcome.
4) Make false assurances.

Correct Answer: Used to refuse a request or indicate that there is no chance of success.

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

Keep at bay

Options:

1) Keep your loved ones protected even when they are faced with problems.
2) To control something and prevent it from causing you problems.
3) Hide your precious stuff.
4) Be alert at all times.

Correct Answer: To control something and prevent it from causing you problems.

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

Regard with great respect

Options:

1) Insolence
2) Venerate
3) Flippancy
4) Coarseness

Correct Answer: Venerate

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

Kill someone by covering their nose and mouth so that they suffocate

Options:

1) Bulwark
2) Foster
3) Sentinel
4) Smother

Correct Answer: Smother

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".

Learning (include) discovery, insight, understanding as well as accumulation of information.

Options:

1) includes
2) had includes
3) has include
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: includes

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".

We protested that we (was going) all the way to Haridwar.

Options:

1) is going
2) were going
3) were went
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: were going

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.

The need

A : the highways has
B : been felt over the years
C : to curb drunken driving on

Options:

1) BCA
2) CAB
3) BAC
4) ACB

Correct Answer: CAB

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) unattractiveness
2) unatrractiveness
3) unattracttiveness
4) unatrracttiveness

Correct Answer: unattractiveness

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