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

 

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

Evening-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
Delinquent


Option:

1. Offending

2. Rewarding

3. Despairing

4. Charming

Q.2 Given below are four sentences in a jumbled order. Out of the given options pick the one
that gives their correct order. 

A. Add the product to your shopping cart.
B. Select the brand you like.
C. Enter the card details and buy the product online.
D. Look for the product you want to purchase.


Option:

1. BCDA

2. ABCD

3. DACB

4. DBAC

Q.3 Select the correct antonym for the given word. 
Formidable


Option:

1. Dangerous

2. Trivial

3. Scary

4. Appalling

Q.4 Identify the segment which contains a grammatical error.

The old woman in our locality is knowing for her hot temper.


Option:

1. is knowing for

2. In our locality

3. The old woman

4. her hot temper

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.

The two men bowed to one (1)______ and parted. Tom found himself in a difficult (2)______. He
was going to (3)______ three duels in a (4)______ of three hours. "Even if I am killed, it will be a
(5)______ death," he thought.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank no.1


Option:

1. self

2. other

3. another

4. each

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.

The two men bowed to one (1)______ and parted. Tom found himself in a difficult (2)______. He
was going to (3)______ three duels in a (4)______ of three hours. "Even if I am killed, it will be a
(5)______ death," he thought.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank no.2


Option:

1. situation

2. location

3. relation

4. station

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.

The two men bowed to one (1)______ and parted. Tom found himself in a difficult (2)______. He
was going to (3)______ three duels in a (4)______ of three hours. "Even if I am killed, it will be a
(5)______ death," he thought.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank no.3


Option:

1. participate

2. think

3. fight

4. figure

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.

The two men bowed to one (1)______ and parted. Tom found himself in a difficult (2)______. He
was going to (3)______ three duels in a (4)______ of three hours. "Even if I am killed, it will be a
(5)______ death," he thought.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank no.4


Option:

1. place

2. time

3. difference

4. matter

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.The two men bowed to one

(1)______ and parted. Tom found himself in a difficult (2)______. He
was going to (3)______ three duels in a (4)______ of three hours. "Even if I am killed, it will be a
(5)______ death," he thought.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option to fill in the blank no.5


Option:

1. curious

2. laborious

3. glorious

4. spurious

Q.10 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence.

Peter said, "He broke his glasses."


Option:

1. Peter said that he is breaking his glasses.

2. Peter said that he break his glasses.

3. Peter said that he is going to break his glasses.

4. Peter said that he had broken his glasses.

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

To cost an arm and a leg


Option:

1. Easily affordable

2. Very expensive

3. To give away an arm and a leg

4. Not readily available

Q.12 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence.

The police arrested the thieves yesterday.


Option:

1. The thieves had been arrested yesterday by the police.

2. The thieves were arrested yesterday by the police.

3. The thieves were being arrested yesterday by the police.

4. The thieves have been arrested yesterday by the police.

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. 
Tons of sheep were grazing in the field.


Option:

1. No improvement.

2. Many sheeps

3. A flock of sheep

4. Numerous sheeps

Q.14 Select the correct antonym for the given word.

Identical


Option:

1. Similar

2. Corresponding

3. Indistinguishable

4. Different

Q.15 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Valour

2. Voracous

3. Video

4. Voluntary

Q.16 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The yoga instructor was ______ at the student's flexibility.


Option:

1. disturbed

2. amazed

3. ridiculed

4. angry

Q.17 Given below are four sentences in a jumbled order. Out of the given options pick the one
that gives their correct order.

A. The police suspected the man to be a thief.
B. Then the trial began in the court.
C. He was soon arrested by the police.
D. The thief was sentenced to two years’ imprisonment.


Option:

1. DCAB

2. BCDA

3. ACBD

4. BACD

Q.18 In the sentence identify the segment which contains the grammatical error.

When Harry come back home, he saw blood everywhere.


Option:

1. come back home

2. he saw

3. blood everywhere

4. When Harry

Q.19 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

Something that is extremely unpleasant


Option:

1. Horrendous

2. Heightened

3. Humane

4. Humorous

Q.20 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word.

Prodigious


Option:

1. Exciting

2. Proud

3. Unimportant

4. Immense

Q.21 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

The government enterprises were privatized as they were ______ heavy losses on a daily
basis.


Option:

1. containing

2. earning

3. incurring

4. demanding

Q.22 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given.

Something like an opening, particularly one in the body such as a nostril


Option:

1. Obscure

2. Obtuse

3. Orifice

4. Oblique

Q.23 Select the wrongly spelt word.


Option:

1. Conviencing

2. Concussion

3. Commemorate

4. Conveyance

Q.24 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom.

Flying off the handle


Option:

1. Day dreaming

2. Having lofty ideas

3. Suddenly becoming enraged

4. Flying away, being launched from a handle

Q.25 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 Dean said, "You can have neither jam nor butter, but not both."


Option:

1. either jam or butter

2. no jam or butter

3. jam and butter

4. No improvement.

 

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