SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 20 OCTOBER 2020"Afternoon-Shift (English Language)

 

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2019 "held on 20 October 2020"

Afternoon-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error. 
Soni take her daughter to the park in the evening in a stroller.


Option:

1. to the park

2. in a stroller

3. Soni take her daughter

4. in the evening

Q.2 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Unpretensious

2. Recurrent

3. Dilemma

4. Excellence

Q.3 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A type of magic in which spirits, especially evil ones, are used to make things happen


Option:

1. Chemistry

2. Sorcery

3. Mimicry

4. Alchemy

Q.4 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
We must not take the future for granted; rather, we should enjoy the ______ joys of our
humdrum lives. 


Option:

1. habitual

2. average

3. everyday

4. future

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 reasons we fail to talk convincingly about climate change is that we present it as
something “out there”. We (1)______ to make it clear (2)______ it’s linked to (3)______ daily
decisions, such as walking (4)______ driving, and not talk about it in (5)______ of abstractions.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 1.


Option:

1. keep

2. use

3. need

4. know

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 reasons we fail to talk convincingly about climate change is that we present it as
something “out there”. We (1)______ to make it clear (2)______ it’s linked to (3)______ daily
decisions, such as walking (4)______ driving, and not talk about it in (5)______ of abstractions.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 2.


Option:

1. that

2. so

3. if

4. then

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 reasons we fail to talk convincingly about climate change is that we present it as
something “out there”. We (1)______ to make it clear (2)______ it’s linked to (3)______ daily
decisions, such as walking (4)______ driving, and not talk about it in (5)______ of abstractions.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 3.


Option:

1. our

2. much

3. their

4. those

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 reasons we fail to talk convincingly about climate change is that we present it as
something “out there”. We (1)______ to make it clear (2)______ it’s linked to (3)______ daily
decisions, such as walking (4)______ driving, and not talk about it in (5)______ of abstractions.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 4.


Option:

1. never

2. before

3. or

4. also

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 reasons we fail to talk convincingly about climate change is that we present it as
something “out there”. We (1)______ to make it clear (2)______ it’s linked to (3)______ daily
decisions, such as walking (4)______ driving, and not talk about it in (5)______ of abstractions.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in blank number 5.


Option:

1. voices

2. words

3. terms

4. things

Q.10 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 book’s page seem to have been torn by someone.


Option:

1. The book’s page seems

2. The page of the book has seem

3. The page of the book was seems

4. No improvement

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence. 
Ashutosh kept a stiff upper lip even when he was reprimanded in the presence of clients.


Option:

1. behaved insolently

2. kept shouting

3. remained expressionless

4. started sniggering

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


Option:

1. Base

2. Pinnacle

3. Asset

4. Force

Q.13 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
MOTIF


Option:

1. Purpose

2. Reason

3. Creation

4. Design

Q.14 Select the most appropriate meaning of the underlined idiom in the given sentence. 
Have you heard the news that Hema is looking for greener pastures?


Option:

1. was feeling rejected

2. has been fired

3. exploring new opportunities

4. has been transferred

Q.15 Select the option that is the direct form of the given sentence. 
Explaining her work she said that she made films for posterity to remember.


Option:

1. Explaining her work, she said, “She makes films for posterity to remember.”

2. Explaining her work, she said, “I will make the films that will remember posterity.”

3. Explaining her work, she said, “She made films for posterity to remember.”

4. Explaining her work, she said, “I make films for posterity to remember.”

Q.16 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. The father then wanted his son to pick him up at four in the afternoon so that they could go home together.
B. A teenager had just passed his driving test and was eager to drive his father’s car.
C. He asked his son to drop him at a place that was some 18 miles from home before he took the car for servicing.
D. His father agreed.


Option:

1. BCAD

2. ADBC

3. CBAD

4. BDCA

Q.17 Identify the segment in the given sentence which contains the grammatical error. 
The wedding reception will be hosted in Mumbai at a late date.


Option:

1. will be hosted

2. at a late date

3. The wedding reception

4. in Mumbai

Q.18 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A deep fissure in the earth's surface


Option:

1. Chasm

2. Tremor

3. Earthquake

4. Volcano

Q.19 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
ACCRUE


Option:

1. Spread

2. Collect

3. Range

4. Variety

Q.20 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Select the option that gives their correct order. 
A. In reality, however, we exist in compartments, separated by walls of caste, religion, and geography.
B. But we find that ignorance levels are growing as well because the rate at which we are
accumulating information is not commensurate with the rate at which our awareness is growing. 
C. Technologically we live in a borderless world.
D. Another paradox is that we take pride in describing ourselves as a knowledge-based society.


Option:

1. ABDC

2. CBAD

3. CADB

4. BADC

Q.21 Select the option that is the passive form of the given sentence. 
This book explores the secret of leading a long and meaningful life.


Option:

1. The secret of leading a long and meaningful life is explored in this book.

2. The secret of leading a long and meaningful life was being explored by this book.

3. The secret of leading a long and meaningful life have been explored by this book.

4. The secret of leading a long and meaningful life had been explored by this book.

Q.22 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. 
Have you got confirmation of the receipt of the donation?


Option:

1. Did you got confirmation

2. No improvement

3. Have you get confirmation

4. Has you got confirmations

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


Option:

1. Deplete

2. Remove

3. Insert

4. Exhaust

Q.24 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
A literature festival on the beach: With waves crashing on the beach, the Kerala Literature
Festival got ______ in Kozhikode with a range of panel discussions in English and Malayalam.


Option:

1. apart

2. underway

3. away

4. wayward

Q.25 Select the correctly spelt word.


Option:

1. Squirrell

2. Exquiste

3. Recquirement

4. Acquaintance

 

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