SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 23 March 2018" Morning Shift (English Language)

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SSC CHSL (Tier - 1) Online Exam Paper - 2017 "held on 23 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'.

My first (1)/ task has (2)/ to go for shopping. (3)/ No error (4)

Options:

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

Correct Answer: 2

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'.

In 2003, Delhi won the first 'Clean Cities International (1)/ Partner of the Year' award at its "bold efforts to curb (2)/ air pollution and support alternative fuel initiatives". (3) /(4)

Options:

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

Correct Answer: 2

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.

______ is not well with her.

Options:

1) This
2) Always
3) It
4) All

Correct Answer: All

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.

A youth is ______ who is not a child anymore and is yet to enter adulthood.

Options:

1) someone
2) no one
3) anyone
4) every

Correct Answer: someone

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

Banal

Options:

1) Original
2) Commonplace
3) Distinctive
4) Sharp

Correct Answer: Commonplace

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

Contrite

Options:

1) Determined
2) Specific
3) Devise
4) Regretful

Correct Answer: Regretful

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

Benison

Options:

1) Amen
2) Approval
3) Blessing
4) Execration

Correct Answer: Execration

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

Drawn

Options:

1) Tense
2) Thin
3) Relaxed
4) Drained

Correct Answer: Relaxed

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

All animals have

P : have memory
Q : animals do not
R : sensation but some

Options:

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

Correct Answer: RQP

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.

She opened the lock.

Options:

1) The lock opened by her.
2) The lock was opened by her.
3) The lock is open by her.
4) The lock is to open by her.

Correct Answer: The lock was opened by her.

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.

Ram said, “I met her yesterday.”

Options:

1) Ram said that he met her yesterday.
2) Ram said he meet her the day before.
3) Ram said that he had met her the day before.
4) Ram met her the day before.

Correct Answer: Ram said that he had met her the day before.

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) Possetion
2) Possession
3) Poessession
4) Posesion

Correct Answer: Possession

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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.

We must remember that we cannot create a draconian state _________ order to end corruption. The moral transformation of civil society must be __________ and based on persuasive leadership. A ___________ definition of a sustainable lifestyle must be voluntarily accepted. Only _________ will the competitive urge to make more and more money end. Money should become meaningful, moral and deeply _____________. If true wealth is found in a rich heart, no one will want to touch money even with a barge pole.

draconian state _________ order to end corruption.

Options:

1) into
2) so
3) in
4) for

Correct Answer: in

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.

We must remember that we cannot create a draconian state _________ order to end corruption. The moral transformation of civil society must be __________ and based on persuasive leadership. A ___________ definition of a sustainable lifestyle must be voluntarily accepted. Only _________ will the competitive urge to make more and more money end. Money should become meaningful, moral and deeply _____________. If true wealth is found in a rich heart, no one will want to touch money even with a barge pole.

society must be __________ and based on

Options:

1) nature
2) natural
3) naturally
4) naturism

Correct Answer: natural

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.

We must remember that we cannot create a draconian state _________ order to end corruption. The moral transformation of civil society must be __________ and based on persuasive leadership. A ___________ definition of a sustainable lifestyle must be voluntarily accepted. Only _________ will the competitive urge to make more and more money end. Money should become meaningful, moral and deeply _____________. If true wealth is found in a rich heart, no one will want to touch money even with a barge pole.

A ___________ definition of a sustainable lifestyle

Options:

1) clearly
2) clarity
3) clarification
4) clear

Correct Answer: clear

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.

We must remember that we cannot create a draconian state _________ order to end corruption. The moral transformation of civil society must be __________ and based on persuasive leadership. A ___________ definition of a sustainable lifestyle must be voluntarily accepted. Only _________ will the competitive urge to make more and more money end. Money should become meaningful, moral and deeply _____________. If true wealth is found in a rich heart, no one will want to touch money even with a barge pole.

Only _________ will the competitive urge

Options:

1) than
2) thus
3) so
4) then

Correct Answer: then

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.

We must remember that we cannot create a draconian state _________ order to end corruption. The moral transformation of civil society must be __________ and based on persuasive leadership. A ___________ definition of a sustainable lifestyle must be voluntarily accepted. Only _________ will the competitive urge to make more and more money end. Money should become meaningful, moral and deeply _____________. If true wealth is found in a rich heart, no one will want to touch money even with a barge pole.

moral and deeply _____________. If true wealth

Options:

1) satisfy
2) satisfaction
3) to satisfy
4) satisfying

Correct Answer: satisfying

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

Be out of order

Options:

1) Some goods which are out of stock.
2) Do something against the court's ruling.
3) A device not working properly or at all.
4) Things kept in an organized manner.

Correct Answer: A device not working properly or at all.

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

A sight for sore eyes

Options:

1) An ugly sight unpleasant to the eyes.
2) When one becomes tired of watching too much TV or reading.
3) A person or thing that one is extremely pleased or relieved to see.
4) A beautiful sight that you can visualise even with closed eyes.

Correct Answer: A person or thing that one is extremely pleased or relieved to see.

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

Rude in a mean-spirited and surly way

Options:

1) Affable
2) Churlish
3) Cordial
4) Genteel

Correct Answer: Churlish

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

A characteristic of one thing that is suggestive of another

Options:

1) Antithetic
2) Disparate
3) Conjecture
4) Reminiscence

Correct Answer: Reminiscence

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".

The diesel engines replaced the steam engines and the old first class coaches (is replaced) by coupes in a corridor.

Options:

1) was replaced
2) were replaced
3) were replace
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: were replaced

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 kept aside our clothes, (clean) our hiking boots and made sure we had our thick woollen socks.

Options:

1) cleaned
2) cleans
3) to clean
4) no improvement

Correct Answer: cleaned

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.

I say a small
A-prayer whenever I ring
B-next assignment
C-the doorbell to my

Options:

1) ABC
2) CBA
3) CAB
4) ACB

Correct Answer: ACB

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) floundar
2) flounder
3) flaunder
4) flaundar

Correct Answer: flounder

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