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

 

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

Morning-Shift (English Language)


Q.1 Select the correct passive form of the given sentence. 
Gulliver easily pulled all the warships of the enemy after him.


Option:

1. All the warships of the enemy had been easily pulled by Gulliver after him.

2. All the warships of the enemy were easily pulled by Gulliver after him.

3. All the warships of the enemy were being easily pulled by Gulliver after him.

4. All the warships of Gulliver were easily pulled by the enemy after him.

Q.2 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Gallop

2. Gallary

3. Galley

4. Gallant

Q.3 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
CANDID


Option:

1. Truthful

2. Frank

3. Genuine

4. Devious

Q.4 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
Order was quickly ______ in the area after the scuffle between the two groups.


Option:

1. rebuilt

2. repaired

3. restored

4. recovered

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. 
During organised tours, tourists can visit a former Nazi compound 40 kilometres (1)______
Berlin called the ‘Forbidden City’. Twenty thousand people (2)______ here every year to learn
about Nazi military history. The Nazis (3)______ militarily active at the compound, (4)______
was kept secret in a forest and behind a fence. The Nazis (5)______ much of World War II from
here.
SubQuestion No : 5
Q.5 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 1.


Option:

1. into

2. in

3. at

4. from

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. 
During organised tours, tourists can visit a former Nazi compound 40 kilometres (1)______
Berlin called the ‘Forbidden City’. Twenty thousand people (2)______ here every year to learn
about Nazi military history. The Nazis (3)______ militarily active at the compound, (4)______
was kept secret in a forest and behind a fence. The Nazis (5)______ much of World War II from
here.
SubQuestion No : 6
Q.6 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 2.


Option:

1. watch

2. call

3. roam

4. visit

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. 
During organised tours, tourists can visit a former Nazi compound 40 kilometres (1)______
Berlin called the ‘Forbidden City’. Twenty thousand people (2)______ here every year to learn
about Nazi military history. The Nazis (3)______ militarily active at the compound, (4)______
was kept secret in a forest and behind a fence. The Nazis (5)______ much of World War II from
here.
SubQuestion No : 7
Q.7 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 3.


Option:

1. had

2. were

3. was

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. 
During organised tours, tourists can visit a former Nazi compound 40 kilometres (1)______
Berlin called the ‘Forbidden City’. Twenty thousand people (2)______ here every year to learn
about Nazi military history. The Nazis (3)______ militarily active at the compound, (4)______
was kept secret in a forest and behind a fence. The Nazis (5)______ much of World War II from
here.
SubQuestion No : 8
Q.8 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 4.


Option:

1. which

2. what

3. who

4. whom

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. 
During organised tours, tourists can visit a former Nazi compound 40 kilometres (1)______
Berlin called the ‘Forbidden City’. Twenty thousand people (2)______ here every year to learn
about Nazi military history. The Nazis (3)______ militarily active at the compound, (4)______
was kept secret in a forest and behind a fence. The Nazis (5)______ much of World War II from
here.
SubQuestion No : 9
Q.9 Select the most appropriate option for blank number 5.


Option:

1. planned

2. fought

3. started

4. carried

Q.10 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Look after


Option:

1. Take care of

2. Resemble

3. Scold

4. Search for

Q.11 Select the most appropriate meaning of the given idiom. 
Make a beeline


Option:

1. Go straight to

2. Be crazy

3. Stand in a queue

4. Remain busy

Q.12 Select the INCORRECTLY spelt word.


Option:

1. Serious

2. Curious

3. Gorgeous

4. Ambiteous

Q.13 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
A ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained control by force


Option:

1. Democrat

2. Dictator

3. Protector

4. Traitor

Q.14 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains a grammatical error. 
The publics are not satisfied with the new act.


Option:

1. The publics are

2. not satisfied

3. new act

4. with the

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


Option:

1. Refuse

2. Resolve

3. Scatter

4. Agitate

Q.16 Select the correct indirect form of the given sentence. 
I said to Kirti, "These plants will take about two months to flower."


Option:

1. I told Kirti that those plants will be taking about two months to flower.

2. I told Kirti that those plants would take about two months to flower.

3. I told Kirti that those plants take about two months to flower.

4. I told Kirti that these plants will take about two months to flower.

Q.17 Select the most appropriate synonym of the given word. 
SALVAGE


Option:

1. Save

2. Hurt

3. Lose

4. Waste

Q.18 Select the most appropriate ANTONYM of the given word. 
CONVENIENCE


Option:

1. Enjoyment

2. Assistance

3. Hindrance

4. Satisfaction

Q.19 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives
their correct order. 
A. The cable was thick as pack-thread, and the bars were the size of knitting needles.
B. Then I made fifty hooks by twisting three bars together at a time.
C. I ordered a great quantity of strong cable and bars of iron.
D. I twisted the cables together and made fifty strong cords.


Option:

1. CABD

2. ADCB

3. CADB

4. ABDC

Q.20 Select the word which means the same as the group of words given. 
Flesh eating animal


Option:

1. Herbivore

2. Carnivore

3. Insectivore

4. Omnivore

Q.21 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’. 
After switching off the light, he went off to sleep.


Option:

1. switching off a light

2. he has switched off the light

3. being switched off the light

4. No improvement

Q.22 Given below are four jumbled sentences. Out of the given options pick the one that gives
their correct order. 
A. In December 2019, Typhoon Kammuri came to the Philippines.
B. They closed schools and evacuated hundreds of thousands of people from their homes.
C. Officials closed the international airport in the capital city of Manila for 12 hours.
D. It flooded streets and damaged many houses and power lines.


Option:

1. CBAD

2. ADCB

3. ABCD

4. CBDA

Q.23 In the given sentence identify the segment which contains a grammatical error. 
When the boys were playing the match, it suddenly starts raining.


Option:

1. When the boys

2. it suddenly

3. starts raining

4. were playing the match

Q.24 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’. 
While my parents talked to the visitor, I made tea in the kitchen.


Option:

1. parents have talked

2. parents are talking

3. parents were talking

4. No improvement

Q.25 Select the most appropriate word to fill in the blank in the given sentence. 
He ______ his studies even after leaving college and finally got a Ph.D. degree.


Option:

1. pursued

2. carried

3. persisted

4. sought

 

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